The stats don’t lie
The average person looks at their phone 221 times a day and 98% of text messages are opened, guaranteeing your message will be opened and read. Not only this 94% of text messages are read within 5 minutes.
It's cost effective
SMS is cost effective, speedy and direct. Each text message you send costs 3.6p. Compared to the increasing cost of stamps, this is an easier route to reach your customers. Plus you won’t have to worry about a text getting lost in the post.
It’s environmentally friendly
Sending a text message has the lowest impact on our carbon footprint! So if you’re looking for ways to make your business greener SMS marketing is a big step in the right direction.
Customers like SMS
In terms of read rates, as we have said SMS open rates are high. This puts text messages above other forms of communication, such as emails and direct mail. Nearly everyone nowadays owns a smart phone and the majority of us know how to use SMS.
It saves time
Sending a bulk SMS to all your customers takes no longer than sending just one text on your phone. So, not only will you free up some precious time, but you could see results in minutes!