The Anatomy of a Good Business Text Message

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If you’re like most people, you’ve been writing business emails and making professional phone calls for most of your career. You’ve likely developed shorthands, techniques, and even templates to make your outreach as successful as possible.  Business text messaging is a new frontier for many people. And though 64% of consumers want businesses to reach out by text, many companies … Read More

Our Most-Read Articles of the Decade

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As we look back on the 2010s, we’ve learned a lot, shared a lot of our learning, and connected with some great partners along the way. We’re grateful for how we’ve grown and wanted to give a little back.  So here are our most-read articles — ever. You’ll see texting templates for sales and recruiting, comprehensive guides on how to … Read More

3 Ways to Collect Phone Numbers to Start Texting for Business

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We hear it all the time: you know text messaging is the way to get ahold of hard-to-reach contacts and start the conversations that close deals.  But, your database has been built on email outreach, and you don’t have the mobile numbers you need to connect over text. Moving to a real-time communication strategy takes a little change in thinking … Read More

Case Study: Why 16% of Red House Recruitment’s Placements Start With TextUs

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Red House Recruitment is a close-knit team, specializing in permanent recruitment for the automotive industry. Whether their finding talent who will take a client to the next level or finding a game-changing position for a candidate, they make it their mission to provide exceptional service and go the extra mile in all they do. So, when they realized they had … Read More

Make the Shift From Promotional to Conversational: TextUs CMO Andrew Kimmell Featured on the Conversational Marketing Podcast

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Our CMO Andrew Kimmell was recently on the Conversational Marketing Podcast. He talks with hosts Sara Pion and Sammi Reinstein about why text messaging is a strictly conversational channel, text-enabling your business number, and the megatrend that’s sweeping through the business landscape. Check out some clips of his podcast below, as Andrew breaks down how to build a conversational approach … Read More

Boost Your Team’s Productivity by 10x Using a Real-Time Communication Workflow with TextUs Click-to-Call

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You’ve likely noticed the major sea change in the way we communicate in the past few years. Your cold calls go unanswered. You’ve stopped answering calls from people you don’t know.  You don’t even call your friends and family without texting to make sure it’s a convenient time to talk. The on-demand economy, an always-on society, and the rise of … Read More

6 Text Message Templates to Boost Engagement at Your Next Event

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A few weeks ago, we sponsored StaffingHub Live, the inaugural staffing event built to help firms scale faster, put on by our favorite source of industry intelligence, StaffingHub. At the event, executives learned a lot, made connections, and had some fun.  We also tested out the TextUs Concierge for the first time, using TextUs Next to answer attendees’ questions, share … Read More

Inaugural StaffingHub Live Event, Sponsored by TextUs, Helps Staffing Firms Grow Faster

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Last week, StaffingHub hosted their first event, StaffingHub Live, right in our backyard in Boulder, Colorado, at the Boulder Theater. Focused exclusively on staffing executives, the event brought together some of the top thinkers in the industry to dig into strategy and practical tips on how firms can scale faster. Here are some highlights from the show. Lunchmeat & Life … Read More

TextUs CMO Andrew Kimmell on the Big Ticket Clients Podcast Talking About Conversational Marketing with Text Messaging

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Our CMO Andrew Kimmell was recently on the Big Ticket Clients Podcast. He talked about the Era of Real-Time Communication, how to build relationships with text messaging, and how he was inspired by Zach Morris from Saved by the Bell when he was a kid.  Check out some clips of his podcast below, as Andrew breaks down how to build … Read More