Is SMS Marketing Still a Viable Strategy?
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
DECEMBER 20, 2011
SMS, really? In terms of rate of response, the simple SMS dominates the market. When you break down the figures involved in SMS marketing , the results can be quite staggering. Of all the SMS messages sent on a daily basis, 98% are opened, with 83% opened within 3 minutes. Flexibility : The variety that SMS marketing offers is almost endless. Platform.
Android Facebook Messenger Users Can Send, Receive SMS Messages
JUNE 14, 2016
Facebook is giving Messenger users with Android devices the option of accessing their SMS messages via the application. Users who choose to activate the feature will see their standard Messenger messages in blue and their SMS messages in purple, and those SMS messages will support text, images, videos, stickers , emoji and location sharing. Select “SMS” from the list.
SMS Marketing: a Grossly Underrated Marketing Tactic
MAY 26, 2016
Text message or SMS marketing delivers insanely higher ROIs and ridiculously higher sales than any other digital or conventional media. Take a moment to let these figures sink in: Papa John’s SMS marketing campaign boosted sales by 33% and generated an ROI above 500%. Silverstone, a British motor racing circuit, drove a 680% ROI from its integrated SMS campaign. Busines
Ten Social Media Truths About Chatbots
JULY 7, 2016
Google analytics Google's Allo internet browsing IRC MMS news feeds PR nightmare SMS social media management social media platforms Tay by Microsoft ui user interfaceFacebook recently announced that chatbots will be incorporated into Messenger. To understand the growing power, here are ten social media truths about chatbots.
The Mobile Imperative
NOVEMBER 23, 2011
" ) and get them to see mobile as a consumer platform instead of an advertising channel (or to think about mobile from a utilitarian marketing perspective). There's a sad truth about mobile, but I don't want to hear it. Making things even more complex are the telco companies who are still charging confusing fee structures for mobile data. Beyond that (as if that's not enough!), brand.
A New Look at the Marketing Mix: Paid, Owned, Granted, Leased, Earned
Convince & Convert
DECEMBER 9, 2014
Who controls the platform. Content created by the brand that’s distributed to an audience developed by a third party via a closed platform controlled by the third party. Content created by the brand that’s distributed to an audience developed by the brand via a closed platform controlled by the brand. Image via CreativeMarket.com. Who developed the audience. Paid Media.
Five Forms of Mobile Media
APRIL 14, 2011
Primary Communication Methods. 1) Short Messaging Service (SMS) : Second generation or 2G digital cellular networks (PCS) enabled SMS, which was the death of pagers in the 90s. Texting is also the primary form of donations on mobile platforms (thanks to Apple’s Machiavellian attitude about mobile app donations ). Image by Paul Swansen.
Should Businesses Use Twitter As a Marketing Channel? [Infographic]
SEPTEMBER 2, 2011
Tweet With the Internet becoming a competitive universe to operate in, social media platforms are regularly innovating and trying to establish themselves as commercially viable. It is also a good idea to assess a network’s position as a communication platform and identify a usage pattern. One of such platforms whose value for business and utility is being questioned is Twitter.
Get Your Business Moving: 9 types of Mobile Marketing
MARCH 17, 2010
SMS: (short message service): Also known as ‘texting’: Advertisers can send relevant marketing messages in form of texts. The applications comprise of managed platforms, virtual machines, native applications and widgets. Your customers are not confined to their homes or offices. Why should your marketing be?
Show 377 - How to make your brand reach the next billion
MARCH 19, 2012
Jana has created the first large-scale mobile platform to enable global organizations to engage directly with emerging market consumers in over 85 countries. SMS marketing through free air time. Jana has created the first large-scale mobile platform to enable global organizations to engage directly with emerging market consumers in over 85 countries. This weeks The Engaging Brand podcast is ready! - The free audio podcast for business covering social media, managment skills and marketing tips. Jana's CEO, Nathan Eagle , is a former Harvard professor with a Ph.D.
[COMIC] The Complexity Of Social Media Communications
AUGUST 2, 2013
But are we prepared for the vast range of communication channels that are available as new social media platforms launch? It all remains to be seen how humans will filter and process the massive amounts of data that are being thrown at us via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and SMS text messaging. Social media…it’s a whole new shift in the way we communicate, right? Cheers!
17 Productivity Tools for the Ultimate Business Gain
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JUNE 11, 2015
It’s also cross platform (the Android/iOS app looks beautiful). Ever been so busy doing something on your computer that you wanted to send a SMS message from your computer without having to pick up your phone? “SMS” lets you send SMS messages from your phone to a desired contact. (It does not support MMS.). Let’s dive in. join.me. before. Dropbox.
Social Media Should Drop Dead
NOVEMBER 9, 2010
The software has also become ubiquitous and simple to use, which has also added to the mass adoption of these platforms. The passing of the data is centralized and controlled by local, independently operated SMS (text message) gateways. Perhaps the only way that we'll derive true value from data in the future is when that data is no longer available so readily and easily to anyone and everyone who is connected to both the Internet and the mobile platforms. You can't kill a good online social network. Plus ca change. It changes. It evolves. Drop dead, Internet. avatar.
Tips To Get You Started On TSU [For Personal Use, Business Use, Brand Use] - Social Media
Social Media Network Marketing
JUNE 25, 2015
First thing first get to know the Social Media Platform: TSU is pronounced as 'sue'. The idea is that content creators, not just the platform provider, deserve to reap the monetary benefits that come with having an active user base. You Can Join TSU. You may wonder why TSU when we already have many other Social Media Platforms where we have our set of Friends and Relatives already. Opportunity to do just the same things you already do on other Social Media Platform just that here you will be rewarded not just be another person in the sea of people. Over 3.5
49 Tactics to Atomize Your Content Marketing
Convince & Convert
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
Content atomization (a term first coined by Todd Defen from SHIFT Communications) as defined in our workshop means: Content atomization = Taking a strong content marketing platform or theme, and executing it in many, strategically sound ways. SMS messages. Reasons Content Atomization Isn’t an Option. Atomization is resource efficient. Atomization helps win the relevancy wars.
3 Unbelievable Lessons and Sessions from Social Media Strategies Summit NYC
JUNE 9, 2016
It can come from SMS t ext messaging. People don’t always like posting everything about their personal life on social platforms. daughter might share her desired holiday gift with her mother via SMS. New functionality means a new chance to game the platform. want to share them with you. 1. Selling Your Brand Live: In-The-Moment Marketing With Live Streaming. https://t.co/seVh3wBG1g.
The Future of Social Media Is Mobile. Are You Ready?
JUNE 28, 2016
Almost all of these apps have messaging capabilities that have the potential to shift messaging away from straightforward, text-based SMS to more expressive, creative, and immersive forms of communication housed within apps. Social channels are also influencing this trend by prioritizing video and making it a more native experience within their platforms. There are currently 2.6
Top Tools for Mobile Marketing
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
EachScape : A drag & drop platform which allows you to create and manage your app for iOS, Android and HTML5. TextMagic : A bulk SMS service for businesses, whose features have been used to benefit charitable organizations and foundations as described in the case studies on their website. And that includes nonprofits, membership associations and organizations. And, with 1.5
A/B Testing: The Staggering Success of Presidential Optimization and How to Do It Yourself
MAY 23, 2016
Perhaps the team’s greatest contribution was the development of Quick Donate, which allowed users to “donate with a single click through email or on the web, and even through SMS.” In the end, 1.5 Because Marketo is a full-scale marketing automation platform. In the early morning hours of September 24th, 2015, Kyle Rush sent a simple Tweet. Odds are you haven’t heard of Kyle Rush.
Why Twitter is Trying to Turn Itself Into Facebook
Convince & Convert
MAY 4, 2015
They’re concerned with making the platform sticky. Even though Twitter owns Vine, it’s exciting to see its own native video platform coming to life, similar (again) to Facebook. SMS was the original way to tweet, and the SMS limitation was 140. But nowadays, fewer and fewer users are using SMS to tweet, so why not increase the limit? joelcomm Tweet This.
SendinBlue Review – Small Business Pricing with Enterprise Features
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
Just recently, I saw a long conversation on Facebook where someone asked if there were any good email marketing platforms outside of the top two or three that everyone seems to be using. This person was looking for a platform that had not been pummelled by hackers lately, keeping well-known email marketers down for days at a time. SMS marketing. SendinBlue. Campaign scheduling.
Social Media for NonProfits: Not Strictly Unprofitable
OCTOBER 22, 2015
In fact, they were some of the earliest adopters of social media because it was a free platform to spread awareness. This is considerably cheaper than other promotional activities like sending out flyers, SMS etc. We have some amazing examples of social media campaigns by non-profit organizations. However to gain all these benefits, you need to take certain actions. Measure Benefits.
Twelve Steps to A Strong QR Code Campaign
MAY 23, 2011
They also can make use of the GPS, phone, SMS, Internet connection, and more. Help them out by listing a few QR Code scanners that work on multiple platforms. Be sure to test using different types of smart phone platforms and QR code scanners/readers. Stephanie True Moss is the founder and chief creative officer of True Moss Communications, Inc. and editor of QRmedia.us.
How to Choose the Best Mobile Strategy for Your Business
Convince & Convert
APRIL 10, 2015
Consumers expect brands to address their issues immediately through a variety of platforms, including (but not limited to) email, online chats, and social media. If that’s too complex, you can solve the same problem simply: Create an app that allows them to reach a customer service rep immediately via SMS. Think about your business challenges. Calling Customer Service.
Small Businesses Online Marketing Efforts Surge in 2012 [Infographic]
Blue Focus Marketing
MAY 14, 2012
As marketing dollars flow from traditional to social media , more small businesses are leveraging social platforms in order to drive traffic and increase visibility. This marks a significant jump, but the more telling statistic lies not in how many small business owners are using these platforms, but in how many actually think location-based services will help them.
Will India See a Rise in Digital PR?
DECEMBER 11, 2013
With such alterations in the media industry, PR agencies have a window to get more creative and embrace newer avenues, such as social media platforms, more aggressively than before. With this shift in the media landscape to digital platforms, digital PR needs to catch up to the trend. Ed: A version of this post originally ran on September 20, 2013 on Vikypedia.in. Sixty two!
How to Contact Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Other Social Networks
APRIL 15, 2013
Confirmation Code SMS (Text Message) Issues. Platform Policy Checklist Translation Request. SMS/text messaging. Do you have a burning question you want to ask the support team at a popular social network, but you gave up because you couldn’t find the actual contact form through the endless maze of self-serve support documentation? How to Contact Facebook Support. Mobile.
22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets
APRIL 13, 2010
SMS other social networks are built on SMS revenues such as SMSFun. Twitter has probably done their dash with doing SMS deals by now. There are some plug-and-play virtual item platforms now. I’d like a magic wand that I click and it sends sparkles around my tweets please. I’d pay good $$ for that one. One, should we monetize other people’s activity?
Facebook Home – The Pursuit of Social WOW for Brands
Blue Focus Marketing
JUNE 12, 2013
The First has many new features , perhaps the most exciting of which is the inclusion of the immersive new mobile platform Facebook Home. The Facebook Home platform aims to do just that. For brands hoping to remain vigilant in their community building efforts, the Facebook Home platform helps to remove several barriers to communication. Leave your family at the table. Features.
19 productivity and time management apps for 2016
DECEMBER 24, 2015
This cross-platform app has been designed particularly for taking down notes, archiving documents/files, and organizing them. Todoist lets you collaborate and manage tasks both offline and online from over 15+ platforms. The app will do the reminding work by alerting you of all the upcoming tasks- and events via e-mails and SMS/text messages. And, rightly so! Basecamp. Dropbox.
How To Have Value Added Conversations In Social Media
Social Media Network Marketing
MARCH 6, 2011
We all hear about having conversations on Social Media platform. The medium could be phone like telecon, SMS and so on, it could be over net like GTalk, Yahoo chats, emails, Social Networking Sites and so on. We hear about have 'engaging' conversations. Involving humans to converse, share, comment, post and so on. Thereby creating better value added networking environment. Lets just step back and understand what is the meaning of conversation. The essence of conversation is broken down by the 'sending' and 'receiving' criteria. The reasons are plenty.
The Public Doesn't Need to Know What Gov 2.0 is, But They Do Need.
Social Media Strategery
MARCH 7, 2010
There have been a multitude of new policies , conferences , guidelines , platforms , and even awards for things related to something called Government 2.0 Many tech/development orgs are working on/talking about web technologies and their promise for delivering healthcare in the developing world- meanwhile frontlinSMS:Medic is actually impacting people with simple, old sms tech. Gov 2.0
[Case Study] Have you crossed the mobile threshold?
JANUARY 22, 2014
Assessing our technical environment and capabilities, we felt responsive design provided a mobile experience that was as ubiquitous as possible, spanning the greatest number of device classes and user types and doing it all without relying on a device detection platform. data point from an SMS campaign was another trigger for our approach to responsive design. Contact us. Conclusion.
Top 10 Apps for Windows Phones
SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
One of the few great Windows apps we’ve found that’s not ported from another platform, Musix Match is a lyric search system that gives you access to over five million songs. Input your details once, then send them quickly and easily via SMS or email to new contacts. Lyrics by MusixMatch. Price: Free. Download Lyrics by musiXmatch. 2. Reflections. Price: Free. Handyscan.
The Bees Awards Winners 2010
NOVEMBER 11, 2010
Here, we will list the winners of the 16 different categories of the event: Best 140 Characters (SMS, Tweet): Saatchi & Saatchi Los Angeles. Best Use of a Micro-Blogging Platform: Phéromone, the interaction agency. Best Use of a Social Media Platform: Prime. Best Use of mobile: The brpr Group. Best Relationship With Bloggers: Quango Inc. Best Writing: Wieden+Kennedy.
24 Full Service Tools to Manage B2B Social Media
SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
We’ve attempted to organize the platforms into categories for entry level users, advanced marketers, enterprise platforms and agency options. MediaFunnel is the Business Social Media (BSM) platform that will put you firmly in control of your organization’s Twitter and Facebook use. Sendible bills itself as a “one-stop-shop” for all your marketing needs. It allows you to manage multiple social channels, email, SMS and blog accounts all from one interface. The Buddy Media Platform empowers brands to manage Facebook Pages and engage fans. BuzzTrac. Expion.
A Brief History of the Evolution of Social Technology
Social Media Marketing
APRIL 8, 2011
Used to rally demonstrators, Facebook postings, mobile phone images and SMS messaging played a huge role in organizing a thus-far loose-knit regime opposition. He is also a professional writer and blogger, with a particular interest in the open source Drupal platform. The following is a guest post from David Murton. Cases in point are the recent uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia.