Important Information on Advertising Your Mobile Marketing Campaign

As of August 1st 2011, mobile marketing audits are performed by a third party company for ALL advertisements of the keyword/short code call-to-action. All keyword and short code advertising will be required to contain the following information:

A program sponsor (i.e. the company name, program name, brand, etc.)
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Affiliate Marketing Tips and Best Practices

With the launch of the new changes to the TXT180 affiliate program, we have compiled a list of affiliate marketing tips and best practices that will lead you to more referrals and commissions as you promote and market TXT180. Our affiliate marketing tips are split up into 5 categories [...] Continue Reading…

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TXT180 Announces New Affiliate Program

TXT180 is heading the launch of a new affiliate program that introduces some changes to the existing affiliate program. TXT180 is always appreciative of our affiliates who work to bring customers to TXT180 as their text message marketing provider. Some of the changes that are present in our new [...] Continue Reading…

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SMS vs SMTP

We recently released an article about the major differences between SMS messages and MMS messages. In keeping with the same theme of defining terminology of text message marketing, this post will touch on the major differences between 2 types of delivery for text messages: true SMS (SMPP)┬ávs SMTP. Both [...] Continue Reading…

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SMS and MMS

Customers will often ask us at TXT180, “What is the difference between an SMS message and an MMS message?” This article will instruct those looking for more knowledge regarding the differences between SMS and MMS, and the advantages and disadvantages of both. We’ll define SMS and MMS and the [...] Continue Reading…

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Top 5 Text Marketing Business Types

Text message marketing has usefulness for many different business types. Just about any business can brainstorm ideas for how to implement it into their marketing strategy. There are, however, certain business types that find the most use of text message marketing. The business types are:

Restaurants
Churches
Bars/Nightclubs
Retail
Salons

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Text Message Marketing Decoded

For those of you who are new to the concept of text message marketing, we’ve provided a more basic approach to the concepts behind mobile marketing. Marketing through text message is still a new frontier and is spiking in popularity. There are several reasons for this, which we’ll discuss [...] Continue Reading…

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New Feature: Facebook and Twitter Integration

There are many different mediums that businesses can use to advertise and market. One such popular medium is social networking through sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. We at TXT180 are trying to help our customers merge the social media world with our text message platform. We’ve added [...] Continue Reading…

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How To Use a Text 4 Info Account

There are many different ways to implement a text message marketing account, some not necessarily for marketing purposes. There may be instances when a business may want to use a text marketing account for informational purposes only. A text 4 info account can accomplish this purpose, but in a [...] Continue Reading…

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How To Utilize Giveaways to Gain Subscribers

Subscribers for a mobile marketing campaign can be gathered in a wide variety of different ways. Previous articles have been written describing various ways of gathering subscribers, and this article in our How To┬áseries for mobile marketing, we’ll explore a specific method of gathering subscribers through giveaways.

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