Getting started with SMS
SMS resources, tips & tricks, and answers to your questions
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Send tailored text messages that expedite the consumer path to purchase with Yotpo SMSBump’s innovative technology. To effectively engage consumers today, and continuously re-engage them so that they make more purchases over time, is no easy feat. Brands must navigate multiple channels, saturated markets, and complicated buyer journeys to raise awareness and see shoppers through from consideration to purchase — and they have to do it all quickly and seamlessly.According to a survey conducted by Linnworks, fast, convenient, and frictionless eCommerce purchase experiences are the ones that will win consumers today — 76% of consumers say convenience is a key priority in selecting a retailer, and nine in ten will prioritize using a retail site that offers a seamless experience. We’ve seen this in the rise of buy online, pick up in store (BOPIS), which was quickly adopted by brands and consumers alike to bridge the gap between offline and online shopping, and we’ve seen it in the rise of SM
A truly exceptional customer experience transcends the point of purchase — it continues all the way until you are able to bring your customer back. Transactional text messages are a simple way to deliver engaging content at every stage of this post-purchase customer journey, allowing you to keep your brand top of mind, establish credibility and trust, and drive repeat purchases.What are transactional text messages? Similar to post-purchase emails, a transactional SMS is a non-marketing message used to connect with your customer about a recent purchase, sharing need-to-know order details, tracking information, and more. Consumers today expect these real-time updates where it’s most convenient to receive them — their phones — and with SMS, you can reach them there with a level of immediacy and personalization that other channels can’t match.💡 In fact, a recent Yotpo survey revealed that over 55% of U.S. consumers prefer text messaging because it’s immediate, convenient, and allows them
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Your SMS footer will empower you to collect SMS Subscribers natively as your customer is browsing the website. Footer forms are a great way to initiate conversations with shoppers and build long-lasting relationships via SMS. These forms are intuitive and easy to set up & enable brands to maximize subscriber collection.
With Social Opt-In, customers can seamlessly subscribe to SMS with a single click from any social channel! Social Opt-In was designed for the perfect mobile experience, where the customer clicks the link to opt-in and is driven to their native messaging app with a pre-populated message to easily send to opt-in. Social Opt-In links can be used for Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, and more, providing opportunity to drive engagement anywhere.
Brands can include Contact Cards as part of their welcome flow to new subscribers. By sharing a Contact Card, subscribers can save the brand's number in their phones, increasing overall brand recognition and making it easier than ever for customers to engage with them via SMS. Learn more here.
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