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What is Bulk SMS?

Bulk SMS is a way of marketing where you send text messages to a list of subscribers. Bulk SMS is the perfect way to send promotions, alerts, reminders, special offers, and any form of communication to engage with your audience.

With Trumpia, businesses can send highly targeted and relevant messages to your different contacts, automatically. Minimize opt outs and improve customer engagement completely automatically, leading to higher ROI on your bulk messaging campaigns.

Why You Need SMS

Study shows that a third of consumers have signed up to be contacted by brands, churches, restaurants, and other types of organizations. This means that bulk text strategy can bring significant returns on investment for many organizations to increase their revenue and reach.

Here are some more statistics on why bulk text needs to be a part of your marketing strategy:

  • Text Messages Get Seen

    98% of text messages are read, compared to just 22% of emails

  • Text Messages Are Quick

    90% of text messages are read within 3 minutes.. This makes it the most effective way to generate traffic to your stores for last minute sales.

  • Text Messages Are Engaging

    Text messages are responded to 7.5x more often and 60x quicker than emails.

  • Text Messages Are Popular

    89% of consumers say they want to text message to communicate with a business, but only 48% of businesses are equipped to do this.

  • Text Messages Are Engaging

    Bulk text marketing has an engagement rate that is up to 8x higher higher than email marketing.

Getting Started

Once you decide you want to take advantage of SMS, you need to subscribe to a bulk SMS service provider like Trumpia. Service providers give you all the tools you need in order to opt in contacts and get started on sending out your first SMS marketing campaign.

Sending out a Bulk SMS Message

Text messages have to be sent through a SMS provider like Trumpia. Luckily sending a text message is both cost effective and easy to use, so getting started with your messaging campaigns takes minutes, not days. Once you’ve decided on a SMS provider, here are the steps you need in order to send bulk text messages to your customers.

  • Sign Contacts Up

    The first step in getting started with bulk SMS is to create a way for your contacts to “opt in” to your messaging lists. Here are 3 ways to do it:

    1. 1.Customers can opt themselves in to your bulk SMS campaigns by texting a mobile keyword to your shortcode. Mobile keywords are effective and easy because you can post them on your website, social media, and other advertising mediums.
    2. 2.Online signup pages allow customers to opt in by providing information through filling out a form on your website. This method is recommended in situations where you wish to collect more information from your customers on top of their consent to be contacted via bulk messages.
    3. 3. If you have express written consent from your existing contacts that they consent to receive messages from you, you can import their contact information manually into your bulk SMS database.
  • Begin Sending out Your Message

    In order to send a bulk SMS message, you simply have to log in to your SMS provider and compose a message. Then you select who you want to send the message to, what time you want the message to go out, and attach any optional MMS pictures or links to your message. Once you’ve sent your bulk SMS message, your service provider should be able to track your statistics so you can see how your audience is reacting to your bulk SMS campaigns.

Bulk SMS Use Cases

In this section we want to cover how different types of businesses and organizations have used bulk text to further their goals. This will help businesses and organizations understand how SMS can help them meet their business objectives.

  • Retail - Get The Word Out

    Because 98% of SMS messages get read, it is the most effective way to promote your upcoming sales and increase in-store traffic.

    • Use bulk SMS to make new product announcements to your customers.
    • Send more information about upcoming items to your customers in order to drive interest to your online or in-store offerings.
  • Marketing - Boost Revenue

    With a 98% read rate vs email’s 22%, mass texting is the perfect tool to increase customer interest and maximize your ROI.

    • Increase in-store traffic and revenue by mass texting mobile coupons and promotions.
    • Automatically send a reminder if a coupon is about to expire or when a sale is ending in order to get the most out of your marketing campaigns.
  • Churches - Engage Your Congregation

    Mass texting allows for a more convenient way for members to take part in your cause.

    • When a new member texts your keyword, you can forward them a link to your churches site to learn more or to sign up for your newsletter.
    • Through mass SMS you can invite members to participate in ministries, donate to your church, and send event reminders.
  • Universities - Reach Prospective Students

    Mass texting helps you better reach prospective students to better market your university to them and increase your attendance.

    • During critical situations, mass message all students, staff, and faculty to the danger.
    • Send automated mass reminders for approaching application and financial aid deadlines.
  • Hotels - Boost Revenue Year Round

    Mass texting is the ideal solution for hotels and the hospitality industry to have their messages seen and keep their reservations booked year round.

    • Increase reservations and sales during the off-season by sending text promotions like discounts or spa packages.
    • Promote your mobile app by sending them a text link to download. With a nearly 6x higher click-through rate than email, you’ll see a large boost in app downloads.
  • Political Campaigns - Rally Your Supporters

    Maximize engagement and donations, as mass SMS has a better response rate than phone or email outreach.

    • Boost attendance at campaign events with a mass invites to your rallies.
    • Send mass messages to your subscribers in order to leverage your base and gather more donations.
  • Recruiting - Increase the Number of Candidates

    For the same reasons you prefer texting with your friends over calling them, mass SMS is the most effective communication channel for recruiting.

    • Market your business to recruits and send new job openings to interested candidates.
    • Cut down on no-shows for job fairs and interviews with automated mass reminders.
  • Real Estate - Market Your Listings

    Mass texting is a simple and cost effective way to advertise your openings and quickly find interested buyers.

    • Through mass texting, send property listings to different groups of interested buyers based off of what they are looking for.
    • Generate interest and send interested buyers updates or MMS pictures of your properties.
  • Restaurants - Send Promotions to Customers

    98% of text messages are read, making it the most effective way to reach your patrons.

    • Send mobile coupons to attract the 77% that are more likely to go to a restaurant during off-peak times if they received a discount.
    • Announce upcoming specials through mass texting or picture messaging. Send MMS pictures of your menu items to entice customers.

The Trumpia Advantage Trumpia’s bulk SMS solution is intelligent and does more than the indiscriminate mass SMS of other providers.

  • Automation

    Set your campaigns on autopilot, saving valuable time and effort. Trumpia automatically carries out tasks for you, dynamically interacting with subscribers based on their behavior and profile.

    • Trumpia’s Auto Campaigns carry out mass messaging campaigns for you without the need to code or manage the system on a day to day basis. After you set it and forget it, our software will take care of the rest, saving you valuable time and completing complex tasks that would be impossible to do manually.
    • Initiate a drip campaign that sends messages at specific intervals whenever someone takes certain actions in our system. You designate the messages and timing, then sit back and relax as we take care of the rest.
  • Smart Targeting

    Trumpia’s Smart Targeting sorts contacts into separate distribution groups based on criteria you collect, from customer characteristics and specific interests to their behavior. This lets you mass message but target your subscribers, leading to more effective engagement and fewer opt outs.

    • Unlike traditional SMS marketing services that can only send a mass of untargeted messages, Trumpia’s Smart Targeting gets you results by maintaining your customer satisfaction by making sure they don't feel spammed.
    • Our Dynamic Targets keep your filtered distribution lists organized in real time, automatically updating whenever a new subscriber is added, a contact unsubscribes, or an existing profile gets updated.
  • Lifecycle Engagement

    Trumpia takes pride on something none of our competitors can match – Lifecycle Engagement. This means our platform is more than just a toolbox, it works for you to automatically engage your subscribers every time they interact with our system.

    • From initial sign-up, through nurturing, to conversion, and the feedback loop, our system can engage subscribers based on their prior behavior and collected data.
    • By providing automated, intelligent service, customers are more likely to become advocates for your business.
  • Omnichannel Messaging

    Trumpia isn't just for mass SMS, we provide a variety of marketing channels so you can ensure you reach 100% of your audience.

    • Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) messages enable you to send vivid pictures and videos, immediately grabbing your audience's attention.
    • Our email comes with many of the same advanced capabilities that SMS does, like templates, targeting, message scheduling, and even automation.
  • API

    Thousands of customers come to Trumpia for our highly scalable messaging API, the foundation of which is programmable mass SMS. They then stay for life because of our unmatched service, time-saving productivity tools, and a variety of other messaging channels.

    • New short codes are expensive and take weeks to activate. We include a shared short code that’s ready for immediate use. We also have other number options that can match your use case.
    • We aren't just limited to mass SMS. Using our integrated solution, send messages via all popular channels, including text messaging, email, social media, and voice broadcast