Building text marketing platforms subscriber opt-in list depends on your industry. It can be as simple as a professional provider including a SMS opt-in approval on their client or patient application/registration or onboarding forms. Like in healthcare offices or schools…
In hospitality or entertainment venues opt-in request can be tied to reservations or ticket sales to receive upcoming events/schedule or latest insights. Promote the list as a special fan insider special… Retail or restaurants might find use of opt-in promos with discounts, giveaways or consider loyalty benefits…
Consider the 20/80 business rule: 20% of customers or clients provide 80% of the business, think engagement and loyalty.
List building for text marketing platforms may seem arduous at times but it’s about dedication and commitment like most roads to success.
Keep in mind promotion LIST TEXT ‘Keyword’ to (long-code) the Keyword also acts as a list segmentation targeting factor.
Utilize our Website Text promo widgets. Convert website traffic into your SMS opt-in list!
A SMS message is only 160 max characters so space is at a premium. Use as little shorthand as possible, make sure it is understandable and to keep communications professional. Consider URL shortener services like Bit.ly to save message characters along with message analytic tracking if desired. Although, some consider such shortener URLs spammy due to URL anonymity.