How to Use Text Messaging to Nurture Warm Leads

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Warm leads are the most exciting and the most fragile of your prospects. They’re interested, but how do you keep them interested without being too distant or too pushy? Since consumers prefer text messaging over other mediums, texting is the most effective way to bump these leads to hot. Here are a few ways to nurture effectively. Solve their problems ✨ … Read More

Call or Text Us: Why You Need to Text Enable All Your Business Phone Numbers Today

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Think about how you communicate with your friends and family. Chances are, you don’t spend much energy wondering if a phone number is textable — every friend, family member, acquaintance, and kids’ soccer coach that you communicate with has a single number that you can call or text without thinking about it. Communicating with your business should be just as … Read More

Why Your Team Needs to Communicate in Real Time to Make Today’s Customers Happy

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Gone are the days when businesses set the rules of engagement. The internet has leveled the field. Your customers are used to getting what they want, when they want, whether that’s an instant delivery from Amazon or on-demand customer support when something’s broken. But the good news is it’s pretty simple to meet clients where they are. Your best customers … Read More

Tired of Making Cold Calls? Learn How to Make Warm Calls with the Text + Call Double Punch

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Let’s be real: cold calls are old-fashioned and awkward, and don’t get results. We don’t like cold calling. Your customers don’t like cold calls. But phone calls are still an important tool. You can make calls more powerful by being strategic about when you use them. When you combine a well-timed text with a call, you get the double benefit of … Read More

The Secret to Closing More Deals? Start Texting.

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If you aren’t texting, you’re missing out on potential deals. Sales have had to pivot since inception, from door-to-door salespeople to letters to phone calls (a big leap!), then calls to email. And, just as you would’ve been missing out on great connections if you hadn’t started emailing your prospects in the past decade, today, you need to text your … Read More

SOS: How to Use Texting For Announcements and Emergencies

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Use texting for quick announcements and emergency blasts to internal staff and contacts. Brief enough to grab attention and more widely-accessed than email or calls (which may be jammed during an emergency), texts are a great way to quickly get time-sensitive messages to your audience. Reasons you might send an emergency text: Impending catastrophic weather A national emergency affecting your … Read More

IT Staffing Firm Meridian Technologies Improved Response Rates by 240% and Increased Submissions with TextUs + Bullhorn

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Meridian Technologies, an IT staffing firm, knew the power of texting. “If you’re not texting candidates, you’re behind the eight ball,” said Justin Van Tassel, Director of Recruiting, Talent Acquisition, Training & Development. Their recruiters were using their personal cell phones to text with prospects and candidates and seeing great response rates over email and phone outreach alone. But not … Read More