How SMS Inspired the Launch of Twitter

Posted by on May 17th, 2016

Lots of you often ask ‘why 160 characters?’. The simple answer is that this is a restriction set by the networks, but this wasn’t good enough for the team at FireText HQ so we investigated a little further…

10 Fun Facts About SMS

Posted by on April 19th, 2016

We spend our days chatting about SMS campaigns here at FireText HQ and love sharing our text message marketing knowledge with our lovely customers, but we also know some facts about SMS that you might not have heard before.

How to Incorporate Secure NHS SMS into Your Health Practice

Posted by on April 1st, 2016

SMS provides an invaluable communication channel for healthcare practices. It can be used for several purposes, including appointment reminders and healthcare updates. It is cost-effective, easy to use, and a majority use texting for personal and business purposes. Incorporating secure NHS SMS into your health practice isn’t difficult, but it does take some planning to […]

Why Polls Are Important to Your Text Marketing Campaign

Posted by on March 23rd, 2016

There are many different categories of messages you can include in your text marketing campaign, including offers, coupons, surveys, tips, and polls. Some businesses may omit polls in their text marketing, but by doing so, they miss out on one of the best ways to engage customers and learn more about customer expectations. If you […]

How to Create Value with Your Text Marketing Campaign

Posted by on March 4th, 2016

One of the most important aspects of any text marketing campaign is that it actually provides value to your audience. This motivates people to not only sign up but also remain a loyal and engaged subscriber. Developing messages that impart value for your subscribers does not have to be a strenuous task. The following practices […]

Case Study: UK Custom Plugs

Posted by on February 19th, 2016

Custom Plugs started as a Leeds based company. They now have three depots across the globe (UK, EU and US), each one paving the way for the future of plugs, specialising in the design and manufacture of Acrylic, Wooden, Stone & Silicone body jewellery. Matthew, one of UK Custom Plug’s two founders, spoke to us […]

7 Best Practices for Incorporating Mass Text Messaging for Your Nonprofit

Posted by on February 3rd, 2016

Non-profit organizations benefit from including mass text messaging in their programs, whether for fundraising or to spread the word about events. It is a great way to stay connected with your subscribers and increase engagement. Although a well-crafted texting campaign can bring in a lot of support, it is still important to follow text messaging […]

The Top 4 Benefits of SMS for GP Practices

Posted by on February 1st, 2016

Effective patient-doctor communication is an important component of overall care. It is also a key element of a successful healthcare practice. GP practices that communicate well with their patients achieve higher levels of patients satisfaction, as well as a reduction in missed appointments. If you are looking for a simple way to improve communication at […]

How to Incorporate Mass Text Messaging into Your Property Management Business

Posted by on January 27th, 2016

As a property manager, it is your job to ensure your clients’ properties remain in top shape and that renters pay on time. Text messaging can help you to remain in communication with your clients and renters to ensure everything runs smoothly. Incorporating a mass text messaging program helps you to streamline your communication with […]

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