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So, you’re thinking about implementing a SMS / text message marketing program and you’re wondering about short codes and long codes; what they are, what the differences between them are and why you should choose one over the other.
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Text messages are limited by character length – 160 in the U.S., 136 in Canada. That may not seem like much, but text messages work best as a short “calls to action.” With texts, you need to be short and to the point.
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Keep your text messages short. A call to action. A brief snippet of info. And always, always, always think of your promotions from your customers’ and prospects’ point of view. The only thing they are thinking is: "What’s in it for me?"
Be creative with your text message marketing campaigns. Use it to leverage all your marketing channels. Flagging people’s attention to major promotions and comminications / discussion in other channels spurs interest, and accordingly, action.
I occasionally get asked about how SMS / text message marketing compares to marketing with an app. In this post, I’ll discuss the pros and cons of each medium, although there’s no reason why you have to restrict yourself to using one or the other.