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

Nate Bishopconversational SMS campaings, real-time communication, SMS, Text Messaging, TextUs Voice

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

Why Over 700 Staffing Firms Now Use TextUs

TextUs TeamPress, Staffing and Recruiting

Fastest-growing business-class texting platform now used by over 700 staffing firms to quickly place job candidates BOULDER, CO — TextUs, the leading business-class text messaging™ software, announced today that over 700 staffing firms now use the platform to communicate in real time with staffing and recruiting candidates. Debuting at #573 on the Inc. 5000, TextUs is the fastest-growing text messaging … Read More

TextUs Music Presents “Electro Essentials” – Volume 2 of our Music Playlists Series Brought to You by the TextUs Team

Casey BernartTextUs Music

We’re excited to share our next installment of TextUs Music with you. Each month, different team members here at TextUs will be curating a musical adventure for you. We want to bring you into our day-to-day by sharing the good stuff that keeps us motivated. I put together “Electro Essentials,” a collection of a few of my favorite electronic tunes.

Our Top 8 Most-Read Articles of 2018

TextUs TeamBusiness Texting, News and Updates, SMS

We love year-end lists. From the best books, movies, and memes to the weirdly specific lists (2018 best weird dog names, anyone?), year-end lists help us remember what we loved and learned in the last year and to find new gems. So here’s our contribution: our most-read articles of 2018.

Introducing TextUs for Drift: Conversational Text Messaging is Here to Help You Build Better Relationships Now

Andrew Kimmellconversational SMS campaings, Marketing, marketplace, Mobile, Partner Network, sales, Sales Acceleration, SMS

A few years ago, listening to the Seeking Wisdom podcast, I heard Drift CEO David Cancel say “your website is like your store,” and it all clicked. Our websites are like our physical brick and mortar stores, and we’re creating an experience for every customer who visits, just like we would if we were meeting in person. If we thought … Read More

The Secret to Closing More Deals? Start Texting.

TextUs TeamBusiness Texting, Definitive Guide to Business Texting, sales, SMS, Text Messaging

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

TextUs TeamBusiness Texting, SMS, Text Messaging

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

How to Send Conversational SMS Campaigns Without Sounding Like a Mass Marketer

Andrew Kimmell101 Text Message Templates, Business Texting, conversational SMS campaings, Marketing, meeting booking, sales, Sales Acceleration, SMS

Business texting, like any business communication, is a dance between selling and information, between friendliness and respect, between brevity and thoroughness. In this dance, the difference between you and a mass marketer is how much attention you pay to your partner. A mass marketer isn’t concerned with a personal connection or a tailored approach. You can be different. An attentive … Read More