Use Cases in Retail SMS Marketing
Announcing the New Price of Success
SMS retail solutions send new sales—and cost savings—straight to your bottom line
If you’re a brick-and-mortar retailer, you know how hard it is to build a sustainable business in today’s marketplace. You have to carefully manage costs to have any chance of competing with eCommerce companies. And it gets tougher every year, as they use their large economies of scale to muscle you out of the way.
Success in this environment depends on your ability to reach customers faster, achieve higher levels of engagement, and drive more traffic to your store and website. That’s exactly what SMS can deliver to your retail business.
Text messages give you a powerful tool for instantly putting your message into customer hands—and taking success back into yours. They’re nearly instantaneous, affordable, and highly effective. And it’s easier than ever to get started with MessageMedia’s SMS platforms.
How SMS Can Improve Your Retail Business
Create a New Engagement Channel
- Bulk SMS is faster, cheaper, and more effective than email and direct mail, dramatically improving your open rates and conversions
- SMS marketing enables you to instantly put product announcements, promotions, and special event details into your customers hands
- Combining a real-time message with a limited-time offer is a great way to increase urgency and sales
- Two-way SMS makes it convenient for customers to opt-in to marketing programs, RSVP to events, and even purchase goods and services
Increase Productivity and Cost Savings
- Easily manage staff rosters by sending shift reminders, open-shift notifications, and schedule confirmations, so that your employees and business stay on schedule
- Send order updates, in-stock notifications, and delivery confirmations to let your customers know that you’re on top of their business
- Integrate SMS into your CRM to automate workflows and drive new cost savings across your business
Your Retail SMS Partner
At MessageMedia, we understand the unique needs of the retail industry and can help you harness the power of text messaging in your business. We offer an SMS platform—SMS APIs, web, or email—for businesses of all sizes. Whether you need a cost-effective solution for sending out promotions or complete SMS integration with your CRM, our team of specialists will work with you every step of the way to ensure that you get the most out of your SMS investment.