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Communication trends and resources for doing business faster.

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: Inside Sales, Business Texting, Text Messaging, Sales Acceleration, Templates, Playbooks

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, Staffing and Recruiting, Customer Service, Sales Acceleration

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, Staffing and Recruiting, Sales Acceleration, 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, Staffing and Recruiting, Sales Acceleration

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