How Text Message Marketing and Email Marketing Coexist

We all refer to text message marketing as being far superior to email marketing. This is a true statement, and the mobile marketing statistics show it. However, just because email marketing doesn’t put out the numbers quite like SMS marketing doesn’t mean that it should be tossed aside altogether. Generally speaking, [...] Continue Reading…

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Supplement your Income with Affiliate Marketing and Reselling

In these tough economic times, many of us are looking for ways to supplement our income in order to make a more comfortable living. The internet is the digital marketplace and much of the world cashes-in on the enormity of the digital marketplace. We have two great suggestions to further pad [...] Continue Reading…

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New Feature: Group Alternate Message and Opt-Out Alternate Message

The TXT180 staff would like to thank you for your continued business in choosing TXT180 as your text marketing service provider. In the interest of our customers, we have recently added 2 new features that helps our system be more user-friendly in meeting the needs of our customers.

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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) vs 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

Each of these business types [...] Continue Reading…

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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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