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 […]

QR Code vs SMS - Brickwall

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 […]

SMS Text Marketing Campaigns That Inspire

Posted by on June 5th, 2014

At FireText we’ve heard some great SMS marketing stories over the years. In this post we have hand-picked three of our favourite SMS campaigns that stand out for being so different.

Have You Ever Fallen Down a Hole Whilst Texting?

Posted by on March 31st, 2014

If you’re anything like me, you’ll feel the need to respond to a text message almost as soon as you receive it. This instant read and respond rate is one of the many reasons businesses choose to use SMS campaigns in their marketing and communications. Apple are taking it one step further and have filed […]

Text Mix-Up for Unicef & Cancer Research

Posted by on March 25th, 2014

The importance of creating a clear call to action… The latest nominating craze to take over your Facebook homepage is the ‘no make-up selfie’ which has raised more than £1m through text donations to Cancer Research. Whilst this is a fantastic way of raising awareness (and money) for a really worthwhile cause; there have been […]