SMS sender IDs: your options explained

Posted by on May 2nd, 2023

Ever notice the name or number at the top of a text message? This is called a sender ID. When you’re sending business SMS, you have two sender ID options: to send from your brand name or from what we call a reply number. Here, we explain when, why and how to use them.

How to transform your business texts

Posted by on April 24th, 2023

Messages like booking reminders and order confirmations often fall into the ‘boring’ trap. But don’t worry, there’s a simple way out! Ditch the blunt language and double down on creating functional-but-fun content to build rapport with customers. See our top content tips below.

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Bulk SMS templates for schools

Posted by on April 12th, 2023

SMS is an instant, direct way to contact parents and staff. Schools across the UK use FireText not only for our market-leading security credentials, but our 1:1 content support too. On that note, we’ve put together some nice and snappy bulk SMS examples just for you – take a look and be inspired!

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SMS for small businesses: top things to consider (2024)

Posted by on January 18th, 2023

Small businesses across the UK use text messaging to save time, be seen and increase touch-points for loyal customers. Read on for top things to consider when choosing an SMS platform – plus some ways you can use SMS to outdo your competition. Check out the recent reviews of SMS providers We actively encourage enquiring […]

Black Friday SMS: The ultimate guide for businesses (2023)

Posted by on November 18th, 2022

Despite reduced spending, the number of shoppers planning to purchase in the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales this year has risen by 6% versus last year. With plenty of people preparing for the best deals and gifts, it makes sense to let them know directly via SMS. Here’s your ultimate guide to Black Friday […]

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Beauty & wellness: SMS Tools to revitalise your Black Friday campaign

Posted by on October 11th, 2022

From makeup product drop promos to spa appointment reminders, SMS is dominating the beauty industry. After all, it’s an instant way to communicate with mobile-orientated masses. With Black Friday coming, there’s a chance to level up. Backed by an industry-leading platform and team of SMS experts, your beauty brand can boost engagement and team efficiency […]

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Retailers: Stock up & stand out with Black Friday SMS

Posted by on October 6th, 2022

You’ll hear it time and time again: send the right message at the right time on the right channel. With a bleaker Black Friday expected, the right message is in fact crucial. Many consumers will be making more conscious choices about how they spend their money. They’ll need clear, targeted and meaningful messages. Here’s how, […]

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5 reasons your customers appreciate text message marketing

Posted by on April 28th, 2022

Today, a personalised experience is essential for customers. You can’t ignore the data: 77% of consumers have a positive perception of a company that offers text messages. So we give 5 reasons why your customers love it – and provide some top-notch text examples.

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