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Keyword & Short Code

SimpleTexting makes it easy for you to reach your customers via text messages. All you have to do is reserve a specific keyword, and then your customers can text that keyword to 555888 to subscribe. That’s it!

What Is an SMS Keyword?

An SMS keyword is a word or phrase that your customers can text to a designated text short code to interact with your SMS marketing campaign. For example, if a restaurant asks you to text BURGER to 555888, BURGER is the keyword.

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What Is an SMS Short Code?

An SMS short code is a 5 or 6-digit number that customers can text to sign up for SMS updates. SimpleTexting gives you access to our easy-to-remember short code: 555888. However, if you want to use a different short code, we can help with our enterprise solutions.

Using Keywords

You can use keywords in many different ways to communicate with customers. For instance, you can invite them to text a keyword to receive coupons, information about changes in business hours, or notifications of upcoming events.

Examples of keywords

  • Subscribing customers to your list: “Text SIMPLE to 555888 to receive updates from SimpleTexting.”
  • Text-to-Vote to get feedback: “Text GATORADE to 555888 to vote for your favorite flavor.”
  • Triggers, also known as sub-keywords, allow customers to receive updates, replies to questions, and information about your business: “Text HOURS to 555888 to receive our open hours for the week.”
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