Group Texting Service For Businesses and Organizations

Our group texting service lets you reach large groups of people with a single text. Coordinate teams, send alerts, or stay in touch with customers using SMS group texts.

  • Import your contacts or use our tools to build your list
  • Send personalized messages to groups of any size
  • Replies go directly to you, not the entire group

Group Texting Service For Businesses and Organizations

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What Is a Group Text?

Also known as group SMS, this form of fast and efficient communication gives your organization the ability to market to the masses with the simple click of a button.

A group text messaging service allows businesses to connect with assortments of people, large and small, all at once. Share special offers, announcements, all within a single text blast.

98% of text messages are opened making it one of the most effective ways to reach people quickly. But unless you want all of your recipients on one thread, you can’t use your phone’s built-in messaging app. That’s where our SMS marketing software comes in. Our platform allows you to send a group text without reply all to any number of recipients. Plus, with our iOS and Android apps, you can send group texts while on-the-go.


How to Send a Group Text

It only takes three simple steps to send a large group text. Gather your contacts, send your message, then manage your replies!

Build Your List of Phone Numbers

Step 1

Build Your List of Phone Numbers

Whether you need to share marketing or informational text messages, there are a variety of ways to populate your contact list.
  • Let subscribers join your text message list right from your website with our customizable web sign-up forms.
  • Already have a list of contacts who have given you express written consent to send them text messages? Upload them directly into SimpleTexting!
  • Set up a text-to-join keyword that people can text in to your phone number to subscribe to your text list.

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Send Your SMS or MMS Group Text

Step 2

Send Your SMS or MMS Group Text

Your messages aren’t just limited to 160 characters. You can also share rich media such as photos, videos, and text up to 1,600 characters with MMS group texts!
  • Attach PNG, JPG/JPEG, TXT or GIF files to any message.
  • Include emojis to capture even more attention. 🎉
  • Drive higher click-through rate than traditional SMS.

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Check Your Results and Manage Replies

Step 3

Check Your Results and Manage Replies

Is two-way messaging part of your businesses’s group texting strategy? Our platform allows you to reply to individuals right from your inbox.
  • Measure the success of your campaigns by monitoring click-through rates.
  • Our link tracking analytics also enables you to segment and follow up with leads based on click behavior.
  • Sort your replies in our inbox based on time waiting or time received. You can also annotate, snooze, and mark conversations as resolved.

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How Can a Group Texting Service Help Your Organization?

Looking for examples of group texts within your industry? Here are a few ideas to get your business started.

When you have an important HR update or security alert, text messages are the best way to make sure it gets seen by your entire team. With our group texting platform, you can send a mass text to employees. Import their numbers or ask them to text in a keyword to sign up for updates.
Internal Communication

Organic reach on social is declining and emails get ignored. On the other hand, texts have a 99% open rate and 36% CTR. Use SMS marketing for e-commerce to drive incremental revenue, rescue abandoned carts, provide customer service, collect reviews, and more.
E-Commerce

Our restaurant texting service can help you reach your team and customers alike. Use SMS to send specials and discounts directly to your audience’s phones. You can also facilitate curbside delivery with two-way texting.
Restaurants

Running a successful fitness center requires regular participation and engagement with attendees. Gym text messages help you maintain a steady stream of customers with deals, upgrade offers, inspiration, perks, event notifications, and more!
Fitness Centers & Gyms

With our mass texting service for nonprofits, you can ensure your message doesn’t get lost in the noise. Send group texts to engage your donors, coordinate volunteers, and increase event attendance.
Nonprofits

Make sure your students, parents, and teachers don’t miss out on critical information. With mass text messaging for schools, you can get our important updates in just a few seconds.
Education

Examples of Businesses Using Group Texting

From increase sales to informed teams—these businesses demonstrate what's possible with group texting.

Image for Blue Baker Increases Its Coupon Offer Redemptions By 162% With SMS
Blue Baker Increases Its Coupon Offer Redemptions By 162% With SMS

Here’s how the multi-location bakery and restaurant uses SimpleTexting to promote its monthly giveaways.

Read their success story
Image for NAPA Auto Parts Text Enables Regional Distribution Centers In Four States—And Growing!
NAPA Auto Parts Text Enables Regional Distribution Centers In Four States—And Growing!

Learn why regional NAPA hubs utilize texting to communicate with local shop owners across the country thanks to savvy marketing group Arthur Elliott.

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Image for The Internet’s Most-Loved Baby Carrier Uses Texts to Increase Sales
The Internet’s Most-Loved Baby Carrier Uses Texts to Increase Sales

Baby Tula is a cultural phenomenon that has attracted the attention of parents across the world. Learn more about how they use SMS to announce new products.

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Why Choose SimpleTexting to Send a Group Text?

You've got your choice of group texting services. Here's why SimpleTexting might be the right one for you.

Support from people who care

Our world-class customer care team is available seven days a week to provide to best support when you have questions or need expert guidance.

Unlimited keywords & contacts

At SimpleTexting we want to give you every opportunity to grow and succeed. That’s why we offer unlimited keywords and contacts at no extra charge.

Easy-to-understand pricing

We don’t make our group SMS pricing complicated. You pay for the messages you send. And if you decide to cancel or pause your account, you can at any time!


Group SMS FAQs

Still have questions? Explore these answers to the most common queries, or click the blue chat button in the corner of your screen to connect with a team member!


What is a group text message or group SMS?

A group text message is a single message that you send to a large number of people at once. The group size can be small, medium, large, or huge—it all depends on the number of subscribers you have. Everyone in the group will receive the message as an individual, unaware of the other recipients.
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Unlike other apps, our group texting platform doesn’t limit how many contacts you can text. You can send to a small list with a few subscribers or to tens of thousands of people at once.
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Nope! With our group texting service, you don’t have to worry about creating a giant thread where contacts can see everyone else’s number. People can text back, but only you can see replies.
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All incoming SMS messages are free. If you ask your contacts to reply to your group text with a photo, this is considered an MMS message. Each incoming MMS costs 1 credit.
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With iMessage or WhatsApp, your group text is sent as one thread where all contacts can see who received the text. These threads are limited to 25 people. With SimpleTexting, replies are only seen by the sender. Plus, there’s no limit on contacts and you gain access to advanced features like link tracking, automated messages, and more.
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There are four popular ways to build your list. Use a text-to-join keyword. Add a web form to your site that lets people sign up online. Import an existing list. Create a mobile-sign up widget.
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Our plans start at $25 for 500 credits per month and go up from there based on how many messages you intend to send. All plans come with unlimited keywords and contacts, reliable support from top-notch humans, and free incoming SMS messages.
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Yes, there are rules and regulations. For instance, you must obtain express consent from people before texting them. Be sure to educate yourself about SMS compliance.
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