Time is Money! Fill your Diary with Profits

Posted by: MessageMedia

When Time is Money, Fill your Diary with Profits If appointments are the lifeblood of your business, late cancellations or ‘no-shows’ can mean thousands of dollars in lost revenue and reduced staff productivity. This is especially true for industries that are characterised by high appointment costs such as health and finance & banking. Tight appointment … Continued

8 Golden Rules for Crafting a Winning Text Message

Posted by: MessageMedia

You should never underestimate the power of the humble text message for reaching your customers. It is an incredibly powerful channel – being ubiquitous, familiar, instant, personal and unobtrusive all at the same time. SMS marketing is hugely effective: studies show that over half of people have opted-in for one or more SMS campaigns from … Continued

Business SMS VS Push Notifications

Posted by: MessageMedia

  Business SMS and push notifications are both great methods for communicating with an engaged customer base. There’s no questioning that the mobile device is the most effective way to reach your audience in real time. Your customers are mobile and each have a different preference, it’s important for marketers to choose the right communication … Continued

7 Reasons SMS Should Be Used For Customer Engagement

Posted by: MessageMedia

We love our mobile phones and there’s no doubt about it. Imagine a world without your smartphone! How would you entertain yourself or go about your daily business? Chances are you more than likely check your mobile phone even when it’s not even ‘Buzzing’. We can access our e-mails, favourite applications, the internet, news article … Continued

How to Utilise SMS Marketing Effectively for Mother’s Day

Posted by: MessageMedia

  Mother’s Day is fast approaching! This special occasion is a way to show Mother’s how much they’re appreciated and loved. The average person will spend $126.90  every year on Mother’s Day. (1) Your Business can take advantage of this day by sending an SMS Marketing Campaign out to all of your customers and offer a Mother’s … Continued

3 Habits of Successful SMS Users

Posted by: MessageMedia

Author: David McCoy, Account Manager at MessageMedia On the 3rd December in 1992 the first SMS was sent, it was wonderful and the world turned its head. (1) By 2010 it became the most widely used data application. Then, came the rise of a dreaded supervillain, the smartphone. What on earth did we do without … Continued

Managing Your Workforce With Business SMS

Posted by: MessageMedia

  MessageMedia: Managing Your Workforce With Business SMS Running your own small business can be a hassle at times, especially when you have a large workforce to manage on top of recruiting new staff and tending to the general day-to-day operations of your organisation.  One of the more difficult aspects of running your workforce is maintaining … Continued

Valentine’s Day E-Commerce To Make Customers Fall In Love

Posted by: MessageMedia

Christmas seems like it was just yesterday, but there’s another high-sales date coming. It’s time to prepare for your big Valentine’s Day sales events, and get those lovebirds into a long-term relationship with your business with savvy e-commerce strategies. A recent UK survey has shown that sales on mobile devices already account for 25% of … Continued

SMS Gateway Services

Posted by: MessageMedia

In this blog post, we look at some commonly asked questions relating to the technology and common terms used when sending Business SMS. What is an SMS gateway? An SMS gateway is a network that has been built to allow computers to send and receive single or bulk short message service (SMS) transmissions to or from … Continued

Better Service, Lower Costs

Posted by: MessageMedia

With rising food and staffing costs, shrinking margins and increased competition, it has never been tougher to be in the hospitality business. May 14 2013 With rising food and staffing costs, shrinking margins and increased competition, it has never been tougher to be in the hospitality business. Restaurants, clubs and bars are facing a series … Continued