The Anti-Spam Checklist: How to Avoid Becoming a Spammer

Andrew KimmellBusiness Texting, Marketing, sales, Staffing and Recruiting

Now more than ever, it’s important to make your communication meaningful.  You may feel pressure in these stressful times to do whatever you can to get your contacts’ attention — even reach out too often or send messages out too broadly –but resist this temptation.  Spam is never warranted, but in times when people are focused on big issues, sending … Read More

TextUs Offering Complimentary Service for Essential Businesses During COVID-19 Outbreak

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As you know, many of the businesses deemed essential during the COVID-19 pandemic are experiencing challenges communicating with their customers and staff. Most essential workers are strapped for time, in the field, and away from computers. But, communication and coordination are more important than ever for managing relationships and sharing time-sensitive updates.  That’s why we’re offering TextUs for Essential Businesses, … Read More

How to Recruit in Real Time and 10x Productivity with TextUs & Bullhorn [WEBINAR]

TextUs TeamBullhorn, Business Texting, real-time communication, Webinar

We’re excited to announce our latest webinar, Recruit in Real Time: Learn How to 10x Productivity with TextUs & Bullhorn. Join us on Tuesday, March 24th, at 1 pm EST.   In this webinar, Josh Berndt, our Director of Enterprise Sales, will be joined by Ahad Bhaiji, Solutions Consultant at Bullhorn — they’ll show you how TextUs and Bullhorn can help … Read More

The Give, Give, Give, Ask Strategy: How to Build Trust Using Text Messaging for Business [with Templates]

Andrew KimmellBusiness Texting, conversational text messaging, real-time communication, real-time communication strategy, The Wave Model of Growth

Think about how you communicate to build relationships — not with leads and customers but with your friends and family.  First, if you’re like most people, you don’t even “cold call” your closest friends anymore. Instead, you text first to see if now would be a good time to talk. Second, you likely don’t ask for help, favors, advice, and … Read More

TextUs Secures Series B Funding to Fuel Growth of Leading Business Texting and Real-Time Communication Software Platform

TextUs TeamBusiness Texting, Press, real-time communication

We’re excited to announce the initial close of our Series B funding round. The new equity plus expanded debt facility gives TextUs $5MM of additional capital to grow our business. We’ll invest the capital in expanding our voice and text products, cementing our market leadership in the staffing sector, growing our team, and keeping our customers happy.  In today’s on-demand … Read More

The Anatomy of a Good Business Text Message

TextUs TeamBusiness Texting, Templates

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

TextUs TeamBusiness Texting, real-time communication

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

TextUs TeamBusiness Texting

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

TextUs TeamBusiness Texting, Case Study, Customer Story, Staffing and Recruiting

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

TextUs TeamBusiness Texting, conversational marketing, conversational text messaging, podcast

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