How Cool is Text Message Marketing REALLY? 6 things you’re going to love about GC Text
Did you know that 82% of text messages are read within 5 minutes, but on average consumers only open 1 in 4 emails in their inbox? Read that again. While email has dominated the marketing world for years, we’re seeing the trend that text message marketing is saying “step on down, there’s a new king in town”. Shall we all bow down together? We think so! We’ve done a little homework (and by a little, we mean A LOT!) and found a tool that literally ticks all the boxes on your text message marketing wish list! Say hello to “GC Text”! Want to know what it is and why we think you NEED it? Buckle in, we’re glad you asked.
Whether you’re looking to quickly connect with your employees or engage with your audience base, easy and efficient communication is essential. GC Text is all that and more from behind the scenes tracking and reporting features to better understand your audience, to personalizing your text message marketing content with more than just a generic phone number and boring mass text verbiage! #ThankGoodness #WeAreHereForIt
We want you to see just how cool GC Text really is with six reasons we know you’re going to love using it to market your business. But, before we get carried away with excitement, (we tend to do that when it comes to all things #digitalmarketing!), can we all just take a minute and be thankful we said see ya’ later to flip phones many moons ago and don’t have to hit buttons three times to send a simple text message? Alright, glad we got that out of our system.
Let’s discuss why you need to give text message marketing your undivided attention in 2019 and beyond.
We’re all about it and you should be too! Your audience wants to connect with you, and this is the fastest way to send them reminders, answer their questions, and let them know about any incentives they might have won on your latest #giveaway campaign!
You know that big red “easy button”? Imagine GC Text comes with one of those for your desk! No really, it couldn’t be easier to set up. You simply choose your unique keyword and short code, upload your contact list to send your promos, then watch your engagement grow! It really is that easy! And hey, we’re here to help with the technical stuff if you’re unsure what a shortcode is.
GC Text is a great tool for campaigns like celebrating a Grand Opening or any major happenings that are a BIG DEAL. You can promote special sales or holidays or even your latest giveaway with a simple text to your audience!
Every contact in your text marketing list is more than just a phone number. First and last name fields can be automatically merged into your mass text messages for a personal touch. Personalizing your mobile marketing campaigns with the recipients ́names is one of the best advanced messaging features for maximizing the impact of your message. Remember when we said we did our homework on this? Trust us here, we know our stuff when we say personalization and branding is a must for your business.
Need to send a message next week, but already know what you’re going to say? Schedule text message campaigns to go out at any date or time – down to the minute. It doesn’t get easier than that.
TRACKING AND REPORTS
Our tracking and reporting features allow you to gather valuable information and develop a deeper understanding of your audience. This is a vital tool that will not only save you time but money too so that you can better spend your efforts in other ways to grow your business. With GC Text reports, you can find spikes in engagement, see results, analyze, refine, and profit.
With a 98% open rate, texting can’t be beat for engaging with your audience. Get started with GC Text today by choosing the right package for your team. Get only what you need and nothing that you don’t.
Ready to get started? Learn more by visiting our GC Text website, here: http://gctext.com/