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Introducing TextUs Voice - The Next Wave in Business Communication is Here

Posted by Nate Bishop on Oct 2, 2018 3:07:00 PM

There is a major shift happening in business communication right now. Your business is no longer in control of the conversation -- the customer is.

We can all order anything online, instantly get a ride, access all the entertainment and information that we want, on-demand and on our phones. This means that the power to make the decisions that drive business is literally in our pockets.

But, when it comes to business conversations, most companies are still acting as though the ball is in their court. We’re still using a business-first approach instead of a putting the customer first.

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Topics: Voice, Product Updates, News and Updates, TextUs Voice, real-time communication, Business Texting, Inside Sales, Staffing and Recruiting, Customer Service, Sales Acceleration

5 Text Messaging Templates to Kick Off a Conversation

Posted by TextUs Team on Jul 31, 2018 9:25:00 AM

Nowadays, it’s expected that businesses use text messaging. In fact, 64% of customer prefer text messaging over voice when it comes to customer service. Because texting for business has become the norm, you can use it much in the same way you would phone or email to get a conversation with a prospect going. The biggest difference? That’s right -- people actually read their text messages.

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Topics: SMS, Marketing, Text Messaging, Business Texting, 101 Text Message Templates, sales, Sales Acceleration

How to Quickly Send Personalized Group Broadcast Text Messages from Bullhorn with TextUs

Posted by Erich Hugunin on Jun 13, 2018 6:00:00 AM

As recruiters and salespeople, we spend tons of time and energy reaching out to our candidates and leads.

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Topics: Text Messaging, Staffing and Recruiting, Business Texting, sales, Sales Acceleration, Inside Sales, Bullhorn

9 Text Message Templates to Book Meetings Faster and Fill Your Calendar

Posted by TextUs Team on May 30, 2018 2:04:07 PM

Sometimes, the right message is all it takes to get a meeting with your contacts. And text messaging is the perfect medium for setting appointments. It helps you ask simple questions and get quick answers back, just what you need to fill your calendar.

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Topics: SMS, Templates, Text Messaging, Business Texting, Sales Acceleration, Staffing and Recruiting, Inside Sales

7 Ways to Use High-Volume Business Texting to Reach More Contacts Faster Than Ever Before

Posted by TextUs Team on Apr 16, 2018 2:43:46 PM

Maybe you have bad associations with texting a lot of people at once. You think “mass texting” and you might picture the worst kind of business communication -- anonymous, generic outreach or promotional messages that don’t meaningfully consider the audience on the other side of them.

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Topics: SMS, High Volume, Product Updates, Sales Acceleration, Staffing and Recruiting, Business Texting, Marketing

Introducing Nate Bishop, TextUs’s New VP of Sales

Posted by TextUs Team on Mar 29, 2018 12:23:39 PM

We’re excited to announce that Nate Bishop has joined the TextUs team as our new VP of Sales. Before joining us here at TextUs, Nate was the Strategic Alliance Manager of North America at Bullhorn ATS and the Director of Sales at CloudCall, a cloud-based, ATS integration and voice services platform. Earlier in his career, he served as an enterprise sales engineer at Hewlett Packard.

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Topics: Sales Acceleration, Business Texting, Staffing and Recruiting, Text Messaging, News and Updates, Inside Sales, Press

2018 State of Staffing Industry Growth Benchmarking Report

Posted by TextUs Team on Mar 15, 2018 10:42:57 AM

We’re excited to share StaffingHub’s 2018 State of Staffing Industry Growth Benchmarking Report, co-sponsored by TextUs, Erecruit, and StaffingReferrals.

StaffingHub surveyed hundreds of staffing industry professionals to understand the strategies, tools, and tactics that the most successful staffing firms use to grow faster.

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Topics: Fastest-Growing Staffing Firms, Sales Acceleration, Text Messaging, Business Texting, Staffing and Recruiting, 2018 State of Staffing

Introducing TextUs MMS - Now You Can Send and Receive Images for Business

Posted by TextUs Team on Feb 14, 2018 1:01:03 PM

Smartphones have become the primary way we take photos.That means that when your customers are shopping, attending conferences, or networking, they use their phone to take photos of products, informative presentations, and even business cards.

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Topics: MMS for Business, MMS, Product Updates, Text Messaging, Business Texting, Sales Acceleration

How to Connect Faster with a New Business Texting Strategy

Posted by TextUs Team on Jan 10, 2018 12:55:05 PM

When you’re communicating with anyone -- from friends and family to leads and clients -- your interactions build off of each other to create a connection. No single message, phone call, or chat defines the relationship -- instead, trust is built (or eroded) incrementally over time.

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Topics: Text Messaging, Business Texting, Definitive Guide to Business Texting, Sales Acceleration, Staffing and Recruiting

Introducing the Business Texting Framework

Posted by Andrew Kimmell on Dec 22, 2017 8:35:48 AM

A New Communication Strategy for the Mobile World

In the past decade, we’ve entered a new frontier: the mobile world. People are on-the-go, constantly connected, and expect services on-demand.

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Topics: Business Texting, Staffing and Recruiting, Customer Service, Sales Acceleration, Text Messaging

The Business Texting Playbook for Sales

Posted by TextUs Team on Oct 2, 2017 3:13:20 PM
Learn how to tap into business texting for your sales team to grow your lead numbers, close leads faster, and increase revenue.
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Topics: Business Texting, Templates, Text Messaging, Playbooks, Inside Sales, Sales Acceleration

How Do You Use Business Texting?

Posted by TextUs Team on Sep 11, 2017 3:03:37 PM
Four decades ago, in 1977, the first emails were used by the Department of Defense to share information between people on the same network.
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Topics: Business Texting, Customer Service, Sales Acceleration, Staffing and Recruiting

51 Text Message Templates Your HR Team Can Use Today

Posted by TextUs Team on Jun 26, 2017 2:18:27 PM
Have you noticed that your applicants and even employees take a long time to respond to your calls and emails? If they respond at all? Like you, they are inundated with messages. Each day, they probably receive dozens of phone calls and hundreds of emails.
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Topics: Business Texting, Sales Acceleration, Staffing and Recruiting, HR, Templates

Business Texting for Financial Services: Text The Merchant, Close The Deal

Posted by TextUs Team on Apr 26, 2017 1:32:53 PM
Recently, Ted Guggenheim, CEO and co-Founder of TextUs, spoke with Ed McKinley of deBanked Magazine. deBanked serves as a news source for those wanting to keep up with the crossroads of the financial industry and the online world of financing.
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Topics: Business Texting, Press, Sales Acceleration

101 Text Message Templates for Sales and Recruiting Professionals

Posted by TextUs Team on Jan 10, 2017 6:00:00 AM
You’re probably a pro when it comes to using email templates and honing your email communication strategy. But, text messaging is a different tool entirely. You want to be engaging, casual, and friendly.
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Topics: Business Texting, Sales Acceleration, Staffing and Recruiting

Our Top 5 Most-Read Articles of 2016

Posted by TextUs Team on Dec 21, 2016 10:23:45 AM
It’s time to look back on the best of the best of the year. Here are the top 5 most-read articles from the TextUs blog in 2016.
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Topics: Business Texting, Staffing and Recruiting, Sales Acceleration

5 Sales Tools You Can’t Live Without

Posted by TextUs Team on Aug 25, 2015 9:47:04 AM

Sales isn’t easy -- especially today when competitors are around every corner and you are all vying for people’s very, very limited time. Fortunately, many tools are available to help you take advantage of every opportunity that comes your way.

Here are five sales tools you can’t live without.

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Topics: Inside Sales, Sales Acceleration

The Art of the Sales Follow-Up Email

Posted by TextUs Team on Aug 6, 2015 3:28:00 PM

You know those emails you get that begin: “Hi there, I’m just checking in….” Don’t you hate that?

Newsflash: Your prospects hate it too.


Sales follow-up emails are important:
  • 80% of sales are made on the fifth to twelfth contact.
  • But...only 10% of salespeople make more than three contacts.

However, that doesn’t mean they need to be horrible. Here are five guidelines for writing effective, non-annoying sales follow-up emails.

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Topics: Inside Sales, Sales Acceleration

5 Mistakes Your Sales Team Makes and How to Avoid Them

Posted by TextUs Team on Jul 29, 2015 10:45:00 AM

We all make mistakes (we’re human!), but when it comes to your sales team, the wrong mistakes can be costly. Here are five of the worst mistakes salespeople make and how to avoid them.

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Topics: Inside Sales, Sales Acceleration

How to Write LinkedIn Messages That Don’t Suck

Posted by TextUs Team on Jul 21, 2015 8:11:00 AM

LinkedIn is an excellent place to prospect for sales -- it gives you an amazing amount of access to details about people’s professional lives and allows you to specifically target your messages to reach exactly the right people at exactly the right time.

But LinkedIn is also a challenge. Every decision maker you send a message to is probably receiving messages from many other salespeople as well, some of whom are probably your competitors. Fortunately for you, many of your competitors are writing terrible LinkedIn messages that immediately land in the trash. This provides an opportunity for you to get ahead by crafting well-written messages that will be read.

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Topics: Sales Acceleration