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Posted by on June 25th, 2019

Love Island has become the talk of the season over the past few years, after becoming ITV2’s most successful show in the history of the channel! It’s a guilty pleasure, which over 3 million people have decided to dedicate the next seven weeks of their life to.

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.

SMS Marketing: An Eco-Friendly Approach to Reaching More Customers

Posted by on June 4th, 2015

As more people have become concerned with the impact that humans have on the environment, many businesses have begun implementing more eco-friendly practices. Going green can benefit your business in a few different ways. Not only does it help to reduce your environmental impact, it may also help you connect with more eco-conscious customers. Marketing […]

Community Outreach On a Budget with SMS

Posted by on December 17th, 2014

Working for charities and non-profits demands a smart approach to community outreach. Without the budget to throw money around, organisations like schools and churches have to get creative with their strategy. Text messaging is the most cost-effective way to do this. If you’re not sure about the role SMS can play in your next outreach […]

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How SMS Keywords Could Avoid Some Basic QR Code Fails

Posted by on July 9th, 2014

At FireText we have our finger on the pulse of mobile marketing so that we can accurately advise you, our dear customers, on the best times to use SMS – and help you to avoid any blunders. In this post, we bring you 3 light-hearted QR code attempts that sadly hit brick walls and explain […]

SMS Reminders Would Reduce Missed Dental Appointments

Posted by on July 3rd, 2014

SMS messages are quick and convenient for both the sender and the recipient, which is why they have proven to be such a successful reminder tool. You have probably been in a situation where an appointment was booked months in advance yet you didn’t remember until the day of the appointment – or in some […]