Grow Your Business with Text Message Promotions

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Example of using SMS for a promotional campaign.

Acquire new customers, engage existing ones, and sell more products with promotional text messages. Thousands of online and brick-and-mortar businesses use SMS to make their retail promotions more effective.

Starbucks uses SimpleTexting for SMS marketing. Century 21 uses SimpleTexting for SMS marketing. Stanford University uses SimpleTexting for SMS marketing. PEPSICO uses SimpleTexting for SMS marketing. UBER uses SimpleTexting for SMS marketing. LEGOLAND uses SimpleTexting for SMS marketing. Marriott uses SimpleTexting for SMS marketing. KAPLAN uses SimpleTexting for SMS marketing. Columbia University uses SimpleTexting for SMS marketing. Samsung uses SimpleTexting for SMS marketing. SimpleGive uses SimpleTexting for SMS marketing. Dennys uses SimpleTexting for SMS marketing. Chick-fil-A uses SimpleTexting for SMS marketing. Playtika uses SimpleTexting for SMS marketing. Michigan State University uses SimpleTexting for SMS marketing.

Higher Engagement Rates Mean More Sales

Retail text message promotions are one of the most cost-effective ways to reach your customers. Each text only costs pennies. And with a 98% open rate (compared to just 20-30% for email), people are more likely to see your product—and buy it.

45%

Average response rate to text messages.

75%

People who prefer offers be sent to them via SMS.

98%

Percentage of texts messages that are opened.

How Retailers Can Use Texts for Promotions

Everyone is competing for the attention of your customers. SMS retail promotions put your message front and center. Here are just a few ways retailers use text messages.

How Retailers Can Use Texts for Promotions

Use MMS to send coupons right to your customers’ phones. You can even include scannable barcodes.

Write your messages in advance and schedule automated marketing campaigns that align with your product sales.

Make your SMS promotions feel personalized by automatically including your customers’ names.

Send customers links to new products so that they can purchase directly from their phones.

How B-Unlimited Used Texts to Increase Sales by 10%

How B-Unlimited Used Texts to Increase Sales by 10%

B-Unlimited is one of the top apparel printing companies in the country. For the past three years, they’ve appeared on Inc. 5000’s list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Text messages helped them connect with one of the hardest-to-reach audiences: college students.

"I did my research on a few different options before we chose SimpleTexting. Unlimited keywords was a big deal to us. Our sales team loves this tool!"

—Jonathan Holder, VP of Operations

Convenient for Customers. Good for Business.

Get all the tools you need to create successful text message promotions, all in one place.

Bulk Retail Texts

In just a few clicks, you can inform all of your customers, all at once, about your latest deals, promotions, discounts and more.

Customer Data Collection

Learn more about your shoppers. Use our platform to text your audience questions and automatically record their responses.

Text-2-Win Sweepstakes

Create buzz and attract new customers with sweepstakes. They’re easy to set up and the random selection process is built-in.

Audience Segments

Send messages that are effective and relevant. Segment your audience based on custom data such as location, opt-in date and more.

MMS Marketing

Texts aren’t limited to words alone. Include images, coupons, links and more using MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service).

Scheduled Texts

It’s easy to be proactive about your promos. Just write your messages ahead of time and we’ll take care of sending them.

Retail Text Marketing and Promotion Examples

Text messaging for promotions isn’t just effective, it’s also easy. No need to be a tech wizard or graphic design expert. Just write a strong message, include your promotional offer, and hit send.

Here are some examples to get you started:

Get 50% off our notebooks when you buy any backpack. Offer valid till Friday at midnight. Shop now: https://bit.ly/1SLZ4JQ

Our cycling accessories are 20% to 75% off this week! Stop by the shop and get geared up for less.

Looks like you still have an item in your shopping cart. Check out in the next 24 hours and get 10% off.

How retail SMS promotions work:

BACK2SCHOOL

You’re now subscribed to our exclusive student discounts! Can we get your first name?

John

Hi John! Get 50% off our notebooks when you buy any backpack. Offer valid till Friday. Shop here: https://bit.ly/1NvKeXg

Thanks!

Make Your Promotions Powerful with Our Easy-to-Use API

Plug your existing CRM into our texting platform with our easy-to-use API platform. Create successful retail promotions by sending cart abandonment texts and personalized coupons to your customers.

Simple

Spend less time on development and get to market faster. It only takes minutes to get set up with our API.

Reliable

Your SMS promotions are being sent from a platform with a guaranteed 99.95% uptime.

Affordable

API access comes with every plan. Our platform is built for everyone from small shops to big-box retailers.

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Ready to harness the power of promo texts for your retail business? All it takes is a few clicks and you’ll be ready to start sending SMS promotions.

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