Why text messaging and the gym make ideal running buddies

Posted by on April 19th, 2017

After web browsing, phone calls and SMS, fitness tracking is one of the most popular uses for a smartphone. When used in conjunction with one of the many fitness apps out there, the gyroscopes, speedometers and other native hardware available on every smartphone worth the name amount to a pocket-sized personal trainer. 

What should you check before sending your SMS campaign?

Posted by on March 14th, 2017

Sending a campaign to a group of contacts (of any size) can be daunting for sure, even the most seasoned marketer will get nervous clicking the big SEND button. No matter how many times we proof our content and check our campaign, we are all humans so the occasional mistake can happen.

Add SMS Message Extensions to your Google Adwords

Posted by on December 19th, 2016

We already know that our smartphones are the first place we turn to for communication or to search for info and now the clever chaps over at Google have found yet another way to combine the two. If you’re using AdWords for your business, you’ll love this new extension which allows you to receive text […]

Case Study: Alan Lawrence Hairdressers

Posted by on October 11th, 2016

Alan Lawrence Hairdressers is a busy hair salon based in Hadley Wood, Barnet. Established in 1976 and growing ever since; Alan and his team have built a strong client base of customers. He explains why adding SMS to his communications has led to an increase of customers returning.

Case Study: Rugged London

Posted by on October 3rd, 2016

Rugged London supply reclaimed building materials to businesses and individuals in the UK and Europe. David Northrop who heads up the team at Rugged London tells us how he achieved huge click through rates and customer interaction with his SMS give away!

How To: Preview a Link in your SMS

Posted by on September 19th, 2016

Sometimes you need to add just that little more content into your campaigns and iOS 10 has enabled you to do that by adding previews to their standard SMS messages.

Testing Testing…123!

Posted by on August 22nd, 2016

We’ve all done it, sent a message, checked back and realised damn auto-correct has made us look very silly indeed! It can be a bit of a joke between friends or family, but don’t make the same mistake with your customers…

Case Study: PrettyLittleThing.com

Posted by on August 3rd, 2016

PrettyLittleThing.com is an online fast fashion retailer aimed at 16-24 year old women, the brand prides itself in its ability to provide on-trend fashion at affordable prices offering the latest trend-led style to fashion forward females.

FireText Meet Firefish…

Posted by on June 6th, 2016

The moment we met with the team over at Firefish software, a recruitment marketing platform, we knew that we were meant to work together!

Schedule Text Messages via Zapier!

Posted by on May 18th, 2016

We’ve made an exciting update to our Zapier integration…not only can you trigger a message to be sent to a customer you can now also schedule the messages to be sent at a future time and date meaning automation just got super-clever!