Wikipedia reports that today SMS is the most popular data service in the world with 2.4 billion + active users. SMS marketing is particularly important as it has the highest open rates (95%) of any marketing medium that is in existence as we know it today.
When you compare SMS Marketing to eMail marketing as a comparison generally, smaller email lists continue to perform better than larger lists. The average open rate for 25-499 members was 28%, for 500-999 members was 22.3%, and for 1000+ members was 12.2%. Small to medium email lists tend to be more targeted, yielding messages that are more relevant to the recipients.
Mobile SMS Marketing open rates
An Open Rate represents the percentage of delivered messages that are opened by recipients. So, as you can see Mobile SMS Marketing open rates outperform email marketing by a pretty good percentage:
“Small Lists” 25-499 members - 67%
“Medium Lists” 500-999 members - 73%
“Large Lists” 1000+ members - 83%
It is interesting to note that the larger the list the better the performance is with Mobile SMS Marketing. Another interesting factor about Mobile SMS Marketing is that even if a text message is not opened up immediately the likelihood that it will be opened, even if it is immediately deleted, is virtually 100% within 24 to 36 hours where a large percentage of emails are never opened – ever…
SMS Marketing Reseller
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This method of targeted, permission-based, context-driven marketing has been proven to yield great results! Our overall aim is to offer the following benifits to each of our customers:
Truly Personalized and Instant communication with customers
Shortest possible time to market with time sensitive offers
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As you can see a properly designed and executed SMS Marketing campaign can produce open rates of up to 95% (great for branding) and response rates of up to 20% (great for your bottom line)!
SMS Marketing Ideas
To start with it is important to reserve your best offers for your Mobile SMS Marketing list. This particular group of consumers is a very personal group. Their phone is their gadget of choice and any text message that comes in often gets attention “Very Quickly” at any time of the day or night.
To continue to enjoy the loyalty of this special group of customers and keep their mobile number in tact and in your opt-in list it is important to:
Reward them with exclusive deals
Don’t send same duplicated deals from web or print flyers
Target your key customers with irresistible offers
Invite your mobile exclusive customers to private sales events
SMS Marketing Statistics
Text messaging has been estimated to be 10 times more effective than newspaper advertising and 5 times more effective than direct mail. With text messaging to contact a customer it costs roughly 15 cents and your message is welcomed because they requested to receive the Mobile SMS Message.
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