A lot of businesses actively look for the best Text SMS marketing software on the market.
Great marketing comes from differentiating yourself from the crowd, and that starts by finding the best software features that stand out from the rest.
Bulk software is in abundance, but it certainly isn’t all great. The secret to finding the right software for your business isn’t by looking solely at ‘bulk’, but by looking for the best features.
The right features will give your business access to more, and with it, give your customers access to more at the same time.
Take a look below at the top features that separate great bulk SMS marketing software from the merely ‘good’.
Forget those archaic and often misplaced paper punch cards. Offer SMS "punch card" loyalty rewards to your customers and build loyalty to your brand to keep customers happy and coming back.
The digital loyalty kiosk is a cutting edge tool that lets you create an easy to use kiosk display. It provides your on-site customers with a user friendly display – letting them join a mobile club, check-in to a loyalty program, and check their current status.
At the heart of a SMS marketing campaign is the ability to send SMS messages in bulk to your subscribers. Send to 1 group or multiple groups at once! Send messages to your customers to announce deals or discounts you want to promote which can bring in massive business.
The ability for users to engage in keyword marketing. Mobile keywords are an element of mobile marketing campaigns to appeal to a certain target market. You get access to unlimited keywords! People can sign up for your text marketing by texting in a keyword.
Scheduling out messages in intervals is a great way to ensure your customers won't forget about you. Our script allows you to have full control of when SMS messages get sent out so you can schedule out messages months in advance.
After a person joins your subscriber list, automatically send them a custom message back. You can also setup the autoresponders to automatically send SMS back to the subscribers after they subscribe on a preset schedule much like email autoresponders work.
We have added MMS capability! MMS brings the best of email and urgency of SMS to your customer communications. Paint the whole picture with rich media on every mobile phone, with near-100% open rates and fast response times.
2-way messaging allows existing subscribers to reply to your campaigns, send you text messages, and engage you in 2-way chat. It's a great way to stay connected and answer any questions your subscribers may have.
Create SMS contests as a way to engage and reward your customers. An invaluable tool for keeping your current customers happy and engaged and staying with your marketing campaigns.
Easily collect your contacts' birthdays when they subscribe to your list. Then, on their birthday or even a certain amount of days before, our system will automatically send them your birthday text message.
Ability to share your message to your Facebook page! Spread the word and increase participation among your fans giving you the ability to grow your subscribers by sharing your messages on your Facebook account.
View detailed stats like # of successful messages, # of failed messages, reason the message failed, and allow the user to delete any subscribers from the list that have failed to receive messages.
Track your campaigns to take a deeper look into which keywords are performing the best, detailed SMS logs and new subscribers and unsubscribers over a certain period of time.
Allow potential customers to join a SMS marketing list through a web based form that is placed on a website. This provides yet another cost-effective avenue to reach and attract new consumers.
Create text-to-vote polls to keep your subscribers engaged and interested in what you have to offer as well as collect valuable information and gain insight into what they want and need from you.
Perfect for users that want to create their own pages with video, images, or any HTML and then send those page URLs out to their subscriber list to view. Equipped with a full-featured HTML editor.
Schedule and send appointment reminders to your customers ensuring they won't forget about an appointment they made. Search for your contact then easily schedule an SMS to go out to them.
You have the option to shorten your links so they don't take up as many characters in your text messages and also track how many clicks were made for a given link to see how effective your message was. A very helpful little tool!
Add multiple numbers to a user account. Very useful if you have a large number of opt-in contacts to market to, you can spread your workload across multiple numbers for better performance and caution!
Get new subscriber email alerts as they happen or in a daily summary. Also get low credit balance email alerts so you'll always be aware of when to replenish your credits.
Save common or often used SMS messages so that you will not have to re-enter the same message repeatedly. Simply select which template to use and have it populate the message for you.
On the run? No problem at all! You'll have the ability to blast out your SMS marketing campaigns with a simple text message! No need to login to your account to manage this process. Talk about fast and convenient!
Generate QR codes as a way to bridge your offline marketing campaign to the online medium. Our software comes equipped with new subscriber and web page URL QR codes.
With our group segmenting function, you can easily create groups within your text marketing lists. This organizes your contacts into groups and allows you to keep organized all your subscribers and where they are coming from!
Broadcast a voice message out to your contacts! Either type in a message and the system will convert the text into voice, or upload your own message via a MP3 file. Another great way to communicate and keep your contacts engaged in your offerings.
Have an opt-in SMS list from somewhere else that you want to migrate over? Provided you have explicit written consent from your subscribers that they agreed to receive messages from you, you can upload your list as well. We've made that processes incredibly easy!
Voicemail and call forwarding capability. Have the option to have your calls go directly to voicemail, where you can then listen to them inside the control panel, or have your calls forwarded to any number you wish!
Get email notices when someone texts in something to your online number(SMS to Email). You can then respond directly to that email from your email client, the system will take that email, and text them back(Email to SMS). A great and very useful tool!
Have the option to collect the name and email from a new subscriber joining your opt-in list! Collect names to personalize your SMS messages and emails if you want to promote to them with your email marketing campaigns.
Very simple to use contact management system that contains your contacts/subscribers. Search on and manage all your subscribers here.