SMS Marketing Trumps Social Media Marketing [Infographic]

Cody Ward

A recent infographic by Mogreet , a leader in mobile video and MMS messaging, stacks up the usage and engagement of SMS & MMS mobile communication against social media’s top players Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest.

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SMS Marketing: a Grossly Underrated Marketing Tactic

Kikolani

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%.

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Top Tools for Mobile Marketing

SocialFish

The world of mobile marketing has been in development for several years now and businesses of all stripes have “gone mobile”. The organizations that invest in mobile marketing are the ones who will see the most success.

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Why Mobile Search Is Important

The Social Media Incubator

One emerging trend in online marketing is mobile search. With more people buying smartphones and using them to find businesses online, mobile search is poised to be a high growth marketing opportunity for many businesses all around the globe. SMS, or texting. Twitter.

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Top Tools for Mobile Marketing

SocialFish

The world of mobile marketing has been in development for several years now and businesses of all stripes have “gone mobile”. The organizations that invest in mobile marketing are the ones who will see the most success.

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Mobile apps are a waste of time for associations.

SocialFish

I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately, and my thinking has been influenced by research, including the September Pew Internet report on “The Rise of App Culture,” and a r eport on global mobile statistics from MobiThinking. Remember, the adoption rate for SMS is 2.5

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Now People Can Join Your Facebook Fan/Business Page via SMS/Text.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Now People Can Join Your Facebook Fan/Business Page via SMS/Text Message Just found out about a neat new way to get more “Likers&# to your Facebook Page, via text message! First, in order for someone to be able to do this, they need to have their mobile settings configured in Facebook. This can be done by going to your Account Settings and then the Mobile tab.

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Mobile apps are a waste of time for associations.

SocialFish

I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately, and my thinking has been influenced by research, including the September Pew Internet report on “The Rise of App Culture,&# and a r eport on global mobile statistics from MobiThinking. There are better ways to invest in mobile this year.

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Online & mobile disaster relief efforts for Japan

SocialFish

There was a question on an ASAE listserve last week from a Japanese AMC looking for online/mobile examples of what associations and nonprofits could do to help with Japanese relief efforts following the earthquake a couple of weeks ago. Association Case Studies From the Trenches Mobile

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How to Use SMS Marketing to Boost Your Blog’s Audience

ProBlogger

Remember SMS? Make sure your blog is mobile friendly. Now that I’ve got your attention, the first thing to do is to ensure that your blog is mobile optimized. It seems like a bizarre tip to mention in 2017, but according to a recent survey from BaseKit, 91% of all small businesses do not have a mobile optimised site. Just remember that 100% of your messages are going to be sent to a mobile device! However, SMS campaigns spike within the hour.

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Mobile Marketing Tips: 8 Steps to be Seen ANYWHERE

Devumi

The move to mobile marketing is taking off at crazy levels. With Google’s latest algorithm update, the over-hyped Mobilegeddon, taking the marketing world by storm lately, you’ve probably started thinking about mobile marketing strategies. Getting your business into mobile marketing 1.

Why Online Banking on Mobiles Will Soar

Idaconcpts

Several forecasts predict that by 2015, 50% or more of US mobile users will be conducting transactions from their mobile devices (e.g. As another example, Schwab, which began sending Twitter feeds in mid-June 2010, has 277 followers. The WholeFoods Twitter account has 1.8

Why Apps Fail and Other Mobile Marketing Truths

Convince & Convert

It’s Jay Baer from Convince & Convert live today with my friend, a very special guest, Simon Salt , who is a digital strategist and the CEO of IncSlingers and the author of the brand new e-book, “The Shorty Guide to Mobile Marketing” Simon, how are you, good sir? It’s called, “The Shorty Guide to Mobile Marketing” Are there other Shorty Guides or did you pick that name, or is that sort of a category? No mobile foundation whatsoever.

Marketing Automation, Set It and Forget It

Cody Ward

With the expansion of mobile devices and tablets many people continue to work after they get home or into late hours. SMS Communication – There has been a boom of success stories relating to SMS marketing campaigns. Once you get that opt-in permission however, you’ll get their full attention as 98% of all SMS are read.

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5 Fun Twitter Quizzes

Firebelly

How addicted to Twitter are you? The Ultimate Twitter Quiz How much is your Twitter account worth? The Twitter Spelling Test Which type of Twitter user are you?

Email and Mobile - what blasts better?

Social Media Network Marketing

Friday, April 3, 2009 Email and Mobile - what blasts better? The recent understanding goes that email blasts are obsolete - when you compare this with mobile SMS. Naturally mobile is more on the move. BUT how much can you feed into the mobile? And then does email really work inspite of it rating above than mobile on certain parameters. The truth is that the possibilities of what mobile can offer are only growing, and rapidly.

Twitter announces #NewTwitter

Firebelly

The changes will most likely lead to people spending more time on Twitter's actual website - something that would appeal to potential advertisers. Two of the biggest changes on #New Twitter 1. Photos and videos will be able to be viewed directly on the Twitter timeline.

5 Tips for a Fantastic Marketing Conference

Cody Ward

Embrace the conversations by setting up Twitter hashtags, Facebook pages about the event, or other channels for people to share. Content Marketing Email Marketing Online Advertising Social Media conference event event marketing keynotes live mobile sms speakers statisticsI recently attended a marketing conference in Indianapolis, IN called Connections - “Inspire the Future” The event was put on by ExactTarget , an international email marketing service provider.

The History of Marketing [Infographic]

Cody Ward

New technologies give rise to new means of communications with the personal computers and mobile phones but older mediums such as newspaper advertising still dominates. SMS messaging on mobile phones gets introduced in 1992 and twenty years later is still at it’s infancy. Twitter launches in 2007 and doesn’t stop growing. Mobile, tablets, and hand-held devices are skyrocketing as computer towers and laptops sales drop.

8 Marketing Trends to Implement in Your 2012 Marketing Plan

yMarketingMatters

With your subscribers having access to their own circle of influence on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+, they are becoming your evangelists to spread your content across social networks even more seamlessly. Trend #7 – Make a Mobile Version of Your Website!

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How to Contact Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Other Social Networks

Kikolani

The following are links to the contact information for Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, and Reddit. Mobile. Report an Issue with Facebook Mobile Texts. Mobile Photos Upload Issues. Mobile App-Install Ads Beta.

Flickr Friday: Sexist Profiling on Twitter

Firebelly

» June 04, 2010 Flickr Friday: Sexist Profiling on Twitter Heres an interesting look at a breakdown of the several different Twitter user types. I assure you that not only women are interesting in generating reactions on Twitter -plenty of men do as well.

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Twitter is top social media channel among Fortune 500

Firebelly

Hart "Show The Love" Facebook Sweepstakes » February 24, 2010 Twitter is top social media channel among Fortune 500 The Fortune 500s use of blogs, online video, and podcasts continues to increase, but Twitter was the social media channel of choice in 2009, according to the Fortune 500 and Social Media: A Longitudinal Study of Blogging and Twitter Usage by America’s Largest Companies study conducted by the Society for New Communications Research (SNCR) and Financial Insite.

Social Networking Stats: Facebook To Acquire WhatsApp, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Twitter: 241 million monthly active users. Mobile messaging service WhatsApp is being acquired by Facebook to the tune of $19 billion in cash and stock — Facebook’s biggest acquisition to date. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.23

Twitter versus Plurk: Not Even in the Same League

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

After using both closely, the comparison to Twitter shouldn’t even be the case. Plurk and Twitter are two entirely different beasts. But Plurk is a lot more, and Twitter still has its place. Do Plurk and Twitter really need to be compared?

Mobile Marketing Goes To The Dogs

Diva Marketing Blog

He kindly agreed to share his latest article about mobile marketing with Diva Marketing 's community. In this issue Jon's dog analogy so reminded me of Twitter! I have read that as many as 60 million consumers were exposed to mobile advertising in a recent month and that analysts think the mobile market could be as big as $3 billion in billings within the next 4 years. The Hound Dog Not is the mobile advertising getting bigger, it is getting more sophisticated.

Tweetie 2: The Best iPhone Twitter App

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Halloween Mania Music Mix | Main | Time to Elf Yourself for the holidays » November 10, 2009 Tweetie 2: The Best iPhone Twitter App Tweetie 2 is the successor to the popular original Tweetie iPhone app by atebits. It is rewritten from the ground up with a fast and powerful new core, Tweetie 2 offers the most polished mobile Twitter experience around.

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Top 5 Social Media Apps that All Marketers Need

agora pulse

We live in an increasingly-mobile world. Marketers are attached to their mobile devices and finding new ways to access information on-the-go, especially through social media apps. Agorapulse’s mobile interface is extremely transparent and easy to navigate.

Wendy's "Treat it Forward" on Facebook, Twitter & Foursquare for.

Firebelly

Theyll donate an additional 50 cents every time you help spread the word about Fathers Day Frosty Weekend on Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare or FrostyCard.com.

Your Twitter Story: How did you start Tweeting, and how big of.

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « iPhone apps catered to where you live | Main | Content Update: Stories connect Us » October 06, 2009 Your Twitter Story: How did you start Tweeting, and how big of Twit have you become? Did anyone else catch Biz Stone, co-found of Twitter, on “ The Martha Stewart Show ” Friday? From one Twitter guru to the founder, Martha learned more about how Twitter was started and even gave insight to how/why she began to Tweet. (I

5 Helpful Social Media Must Reads

Firebelly

Twitter Launching Official Tweet Buttons This Week By Ben Parr Twitter is launching an official Tweet Button for sharing articles on websites and counting how many times a URL has been shared. Is Twitter for Business Even Worth the Trouble?

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Social Media Tools, Apps, Resources and Plugins

Harp Interactive

Twitter Tools: tagwalk. Provides a snapshot of your Twitter account including your latest tweets, who you talk to, your links, mentioned by, interests, stats and more. Taweet (beta) is a social calendar and event promotion application for Twitter. Twitter Directories.

Monday Roundup: Smart Integrated Communications

Waxing UnLyrical

SMS Marketing: a Grossly Underrated Marketing Tactic. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Monday Roundup: Smart Integrated Communications.

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How Grandma Reads Your Facebook Updates & 4 Other Social Media Stories

Firebelly

How easy is it make your blog or website mobile friendly? Firebelly Memo: I think businesses can expect to see more feedback from people on Twitter when businesses will be able to receive direct messages from people they dont even follow.

3 Stories That Rocked The Social Media World This Week

Firebelly

World's Oldest Twitter User Dies at 104 Ivy Bean, the Internet-famous centenarian heralded as world's oldest Twitter user, passed away last night at her retirement home in Branford England.

This Just In

Social Media Marketing

Second, as you can see from that 57% figure, opting in is going to be extremely important; but even so, I believe that if we're taking up their valuable texting time by shooting them an SMS message, then it should be something that is worth their attention.

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Twitterese — The new way to speak online

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Time to Elf Yourself for the holidays | Main | social media marketings good news » November 12, 2009 Twitterese — The new way to speak online Twitter users are using Twitter terms. Twitter is a common noun. I’ve created a collection of Twitter words and theirdefinitions to help make the Twitter lingo illiterate more able to walk thewalk and talk the talk.

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Friday's 5 Fun Social Media Finds

Firebelly

Learn how to become uber popular on Twitter, generate a social media strategy with the click of a button and much much more. How To Build A Rabid Following on Twitter The title of this video explains it all.

Dentyne "Friend Request" Commercial: 60 Connections In Every Bottle

Firebelly

Almost every cell phone provider now touts Facebook and/or Twitter connectivity in their TV spots.

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Jake's Take: A Slew of Social Network Ideas

Firebelly

MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter together dominate theweb. Follow him on Twitter. Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « YouTube Tuesday: What The HELL Is Social Media? Main | Are We Addicted To Social Media?