Does your business want to improve its customer service levels with existing customers or target new customers? Marketing budgets are always tight and there typically needs to be a return on investment for any marketing activity. Well good news, business text messaging, whether you are a market stall or a town hall is a very effective marketing medium.
- Instant Communication – typically a text can take less than 10 seconds to send and deliver plus figures show that almost 50% of mobile users check their mobiles at least 50 times per day.
- Open Rate – Emails have a typical open rate of under 30%. Texts have an average open rate of over 95%. The higher the open rate the greater chance of success.
- Greater Engagement – The Mobile Marketing Association are quoting as saying that people are 5 times more likely to respond to text marketing than direct mail. Why? Replying to a text takes seconds. Its easy.
Send Texts Online
Whether you only need to send 10 text messages a month or thousands of messages a month KAT have chosen a text partner who can help you reach any sized group of contacts through a secure web page. No download or apps required.
Not only can you send personalised messages at a time suited to you but you can generate reports to see when your texts were delivered.
Text Short Codes
Text Short Codes allows you to receive text messages as well as send them. Messages can be recieved in numerous ways such as an inbox in our portal or your account can be sent to send received messages to a nominated email address as selected by you.
Text Short Codes are great for competitions, voting and marketing, and is an easy low cost way for your customers to contact you, for example, confirming an appointment, entering a draw for concert tickets or placing an order.
Pricing starts from £19.99 ex VAT per keyword per month.
Inbound Text Numbers (11 digit long) allows you to receive text messages as well as send them. Messages can be recieved in numerous ways such as an inbox in our portal or your account can be sent to send received messages to a nominated email address as selected by you.
Inbound text numbers are designed for customer service alerts, reminders, notifications and marketing purposes, and is an easy low cost way for your customers to contact you, for example, confirming an appointment, making a table reservation or placing an order.
Pricing starts from £11.99 ex VAT per month for a 11 digit inbound text number.
Email to Text
The email to text solution from KAT is the perfect and most convenient way to send text messages to unlimited people from email programs such as Outlook and Gmail. The service is free to use, just buy text credits and away you go.
The email to text solution works in conjunction with our 1 way or 2 way text solutions and can also be set as the preferred destination for delivery reports of all sent messages.