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Keyword & Shortcode

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 shortcode?

An SMS shortcode 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 shortcode: 555888. However, if you want to use a different shortcode, we can help with our enterprise solutions.

Using Keywords

You can use Keywords in many different ways to communicate with customers. Invite customers to text a keyword to receive coupons, receive information about changes in business hours, or be notified of upcoming events.

Examples of Keywords

  • Subscribing customers to your list: “Text ‘SIMPLE’ to 555888 to receive updates from SimpleTexting.”
  • Text-for-Info allows customers to receive updates, replies to questions, and information about your business: “Text ‘HOURS’ to 555888 to receive our open hours for the week.”
  • Text-to-Vote to get feedback: “Text the keyword Gatorade to 555888 to vote for your favorite flavor.”
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