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Why Retailers Should Use SMS for Outreach

By Jeremy Bradley, Ytel  |  

With every season comes a new reason to head to our favorite shops and spend some money! Whether it's clothing, sporting goods, new technology or the hottest new smartphone (just t...

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Shopping for SMS? Make Sure these Boxes are C...

By Brandon Wells, Ytel  |  

As SMS marketing continues to see massive growth each year, agencies and companies alike are able to offer SMS as part of their marketing services without the experience or team to...

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SMS Industry Guide: Accounting and Tax Profes...

By Sean Dailey, Ytel  |  

Winter, fall, summer, spring... and tax season! Is your firm looking for new business? Or maybe your team is getting dragged down with the same client communication routine every s...

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New Verizon Surcharge for SMS Long Code Messa...

By Brandon Wells, Ytel  |  

In May 2019, Verizon is introducing the first United States carrier fee for long code application-to-person messaging (A2P). What’s this exactly mean and how does this impact you? ...

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A Seamless CPaaS Integration Boosts Business ...

By Brian Keep, Ytel  |  

Few things are more frustrating to customers than having to wait for an answer. When you're able to create a perception with your customers that you are there for them when and how...

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5 Pitfalls to Avoid When Building Communicati...

By Brandon Wells, Ytel  |  

You’ve identified your use case.  You’ve signed up for an account with a programmable communication API company, and you’re now ready to start building communication capabilities t...

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SMS Industry Guide: Sports and Entertainment ...

By Sean Dailey, Ytel  |  

There’s no business like show business… that is if people show up! In the entertainment industry, your job is to fill seats and show people a good time! But first, it’s necessary t...

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SMS for Nonprofits and Religious Organization...

By Jeremy Bradley, Ytel  |  

Nonprofits and religious organizations have unique communications needs; from organizing events to creating awareness for a cause, there’s always something newsworthy to be conveye...

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What Makes Up the Perfect Text?

By Jeremy Bradley, Ytel  |  

If your business is already using SMS as a mobile marketing tool, you’re steps ahead of your competitors. With a 98% open rate, SMS messages are proven to effectively reach the cus...

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Text Enable Your Business Phone Numbers

By Sean Dailey, Ytel  |  

You know that phone number you have listed on your website, marketing materials, social media profiles, digital and traditional media avenues?  Chances are good that your customers...

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