You use Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) all the time, probably without thinking too much about it. Whenever you text a funny GIF to your friends or a breathtaking pic of the sunset, you’re tapping the power of MMS.
In our latest eBook, The Definitive Guide to Business Texting, we break down everything you need to know to create a comprehensive, simple, effective texting communication strategy that your team will be eager to use.
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.
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.
Now that you’ve gotten your team to use business texting, how do you help them get responses?
Here are 7 actionable tips that you and your team can start implementing today to get optimal response rates.
We know texting works to get ahold of people faster -- here's how to coach your team to adopt it for business.
Learn how to tap into business texting for your sales team to grow your lead numbers, close leads faster, and increase revenue.
“TextUs has been a game changer. Texting is much more effective than email for getting in touch with candidates.” -- Sheldon Arora, CEO of LiquidAgents Healthcare
Learn how to implement business texting messaging in your HR department for quicker, more efficient employee and applicant communication.
It’s been a decade since Americans started sending more text messages per month than they make phone calls. In that decade, text messaging has changed many aspects of our lives. We text friends when we’re running late to a movie, we judge the success of new romances on the quality and quantity of texts exchanged, and we send family members photos of our newborns over text.
Successful business texting is both an art and a science. It combines the finesse, charm, and simplicity of great business communication with the thoughtful outreach strategies that will help you connect and close faster.
In today’s ultra-competitive job market, a recruiter's every minute counts.
Commercial staffing company Hamilton-Ryker was having trouble getting in touch with their associates. They were wasting valuable recruiting time playing phone tag. So they decided to try the TextUs business-class texting platform.
You may be thinking, “Business-class text messaging? It’s just texting from your cell phone, but you use it for your professional contacts, right?”
Business-class text messaging is more than texting for business. It’s even more than using a professional text messaging platform (although that’s a big part of it).
Fastest-growing senior living CRM joins forces with leading two-way texting platform to power faster, more meaningful communication
DENVER, CO, MAY 9, 2016 -- The more responsive a senior living community is, the more successful it will be in securing qualified leads and making strong connections with future residents.
We’ve all gotten texts like this before.
Shortcode text: Win a brand new Porsche! Text VROOM to 27272!
Even if you’re into the idea of driving around in your new Porsche, you probably don’t look forward to getting these texts.
You know that staffing and recruiting effectively today means going mobile and going social. The common denominators in these recruiting trends are: speed, efficiency, convenience, and connection.
To reach the top candidates, texting is a simple communication powerhouse that increases your reach with a mobile workforce. Here’s why you should text your candidates more.
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If you’re in healthcare or finance, or if you use email for commercial purposes, you know all about regulatory compliance. You also probably have internal systems in place (like call recording and email archiving) so you can keep an eye on how your salespeople and customer service agents are representing your brand.
How many text messages have you received today? Did you read and respond to them instantly? Thought so.
Text messaging is the #1 thing people do with their cell phones. Across all age groups, people send and receive an average of 41.5 texts per day. Younger demographics are pulling this number even higher -- 18-to-29 year-olds average 87.7 texts per day, while teenagers top 100. And unlike for email and phone calls, we are all incapable of ignoring text messages -- 98% of them are read, almost all within 3 minutes of receipt.