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How to improve Customer Service and cut costs with SMS. If your business ships products then you have an issue – how do you ensure that your product gets to the customer in good time in an ever demanding marketplace?
Next-day deliveries are becoming the norm, same-day deliveries are on the rise. This can be tough on the retailer – an increase in online deliveries to an often moving target. There is one thing that moves with your customers though; their mobile phone. Your customers will welcome effective SMS updates, if a business can use mobile in a useful way everyone wins. Mobile Marketing Extends Its Reach with In-Text Links. One of the persistent and legitimate grumbles about SMS is that you are restricted to a measly 160 characters.
While e-mail and the web are unrestricted, mobile marketers have had to chew the end of their pencils to compress their offer into what amounts to a short sentence. While some argue that this limitation poses the perfect challenge for copywriters, most mobile marketing folk would do anything to be given more elbow room to get their message across. The ability to send long messages of up to 612 characters provides some relief, although any text message longer than 160 characters will cost more than one text credit. With ever tightening budgets, most tend to opt for the shorter but lower cost option.
Mobile Marketing Breaks Free This inconvenience is however coming to a pretty rapid end with the meteoric rise of the smart phone. 60.4% of all mobile users in the UK now have smartphones (source – E marketing). Popularity: 2% Related posts: Six Misconceptions About Mobile Marketing. By now, we all know the importance of being mobile.
You can't walk down the street or have a conversation with someone without him or her pulling out a phone to text, check email, or just in the general hope that someone might have tried to contact them. As with all new technology, mobile marketing has fallen victim to misconceptions. The world of mobile marketing seems to be full of hot air and flatulence: "Yeah, but you have to... ," "Haven't you got to... ," and "I heard you had to... . " The Perfect SMS Marketing Campaign.
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Before we start it is important to remember that every business is different so some things may not apply to your business or may not work for your business, but most importantly remember that every customer is different. What they want, like, need and are interested in varies from one to the next but we can certainly give you some helpful pointers on what works for others and some general rules that will work across most sectors.
Know your customer Hopefully you will have a pretty clear understanding of who your average customer is and what they like and are looking for. 10 Best Ever Marketing Fails. In life we all make mistakes, we all know that, however some are more colossal than others.
When it comes to marketing and advertising your business those mistakes can be pretty costly and quite harmful to your brand’s image, but on a plus side they can pretty darn funny! Panic Stations! How To Handle An Important Page Disappearing From Google (Case Study) - YouMoz. Picture the scene...
A typical day in my life as a Career Coach. 9.15am 15 minute call with a client to decide which of 2 job offers to accept.
I feel sure we have made the right decision. We had identified she wanted to move into commercial management. The role she has taken is Controller of a Commercial Team in an unrelated product area with a boss who shares her values and principles. Digital Marketing in Music. Digital Marketing in Music Category: Blog Yesterday I presented at the excellent MIA (Music Industries Association) event about digital marketing in the music industry.
Having normally spoken at search/digital focused events in the past, it was a very interesting experience to really see what people were doing with digital within a specific sector – especially as there was a great crowd of people, all with a good mix of backgrounds in the room. What we've Learned from England's Rollercoaster Autumn. On Sunday morning, newspapers up and down the country were waxing lyrical with patriotic pride over England’s astonishing 38-21 victory over New Zealand. It still surprises me how, in any sport, a single result can change an entire nations mood on the direction their team is moving in. The days of criticising England and their captain Chris Robshaw for their decision making against both Australia and South Africa seem nothing but a distant memory.
Fast forward a few days and some of the excessive optimism has been tempered with the reality of where the England team actually is at the moment, and their allocation in what will surely be known as the ‘group of death’ in the 2015 Rugby World Cup, alongside fellow rugby heavyweights Australia and Wales. Blog » Blog Archive » Top tech news stories from the last week. It seems there’s been lots of big stories breaking in the last week or so. Here are might thoughts on a few of them… Gradwell News Timeline. The Definition of Advertising Has Never Been More Unclear. For most of the past 100 years, if a marketer said he needed a new advertising campaign, everybody knew what that meant. The machine turned on. The marketer called the agency of record’s account team.
Wedding and Event Inspiration - Be Inspired. Watch Wimbledon In Style posted on 19 June 2014. The Case of Katie Hopkins and Other Deliberate Hate Figures. Before the 4th July 2013 most people (who could remember) knew Katie Hopkins as a former candidate on the BBC show The Apprentice in 2006. Of those of us who watched the show we remember her as the one we all enjoyed hating. She was the show’s villain for that series. Her outrageous claims on her CV that she would do anything to get what she wanted – including her husband whom she stole from his ex-wife, did little to warm the hearts of Sir Alan Sugar or the TV audience.
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