Learn how to craft a persuasive event reminder message that gets more attendees in the door.
If you’ve run events before, you know how important it is to have a good turnout — not only because you want the event to be a success, but also because you put weeks or even months into planning it.
I know from running webinars and helping with charity events in the past that it can be a bit of a head-scratcher to figure out how to draw people in and get them to attend.
Luckily, texting takes a lot of the guesswork out of increasing event attendance. Follow the simple steps and best practices I’ve outlined below and you’ll have an attention-getting event reminder message.
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First off, I know we’re mostly all familiar with the usual email invites and mail-in invitations that come ahead of any big event, so why would I recommend texting as a better alternative?
Well, there are a few reasons.
Now you know why SMS works and it sounds like a good option for increasing your event’s attendance. But where do you start when writing out your event reminder message?
Here are a few guidelines to follow for the ideal event reminder.
Still need a little inspiration as you start writing your text event reminders? I’ve got you covered. Just take these templates to use for your next round of event reminder messages.
Use this format to invite guests to an upcoming webinar or online presentation.
Got a big professional conference coming up? Pack the ballroom with this example.
Bring the whole work team together for a fun, productive get-together in a few clicks.
It takes a village to support a good cause, so make sure you’re staying top-of-mind with your donors and community members.
Almost there! Before you start sending out reminders, keep a few key details in mind.
If you’re hosting an event, you likely have something important to offer your attendees. Make sure they know how and when to participate by sending reminders in the most efficient and effective way possible — with SMS.
It’s convenient for both you and your guests, and you’ll be glad to have the reminder portion of your event setup done in a snap.
Lily is a content marketing specialist at SimpleTexting. She specializes in making helpful, entertaining video content and writing blogs that help businesses take advantage of all that texting has to offer. When she’s not writing or making TikToks, you can find Lily at roller derby practice or in a yoga studio in the Seattle area.More Posts from Lily Norton
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