SMS is a a proven and cost effective way to communicate with your market and your customers in a way that will reach them.  Here are nine ideas showing how SMS can be used to help drive traffic to your store, or used to enhance customer relations. Note the inclusion of the optout on all promotional messages.

If you would like to explore how SMS can be used in your business, feel free to call Matt on 0409 349 752 for an obligation-free chat. In many cases we can set up a free account for you to test your ideas!

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Keeping in touch
Happy Birthday from ABC Store. Show message to get a 15% discount on any item at ABC Stores. Offer is valid till <date>. Rply2optout.

Promotions
Special deal, buy 2 free 1 for all wholefood items sold at ABC Store’s outlets from 18/5 to 21/5. Offer valid only while  while stock last! Rply2optout

Mobile Voucher
Show this SMS at any ABC Store to redeem 10% discount for any purchases from 18/5 to 21/5 plus get a free gift. Rply2optout

Payment Reminder
This is a reminder that your ABC Store account is due for payment. Please call us on 1234656789 to arrange payment.

New Product
The new blue widget has just been released and ABC Store has these items in stock. Be one of the first to own this amazing product! Rply2optout

Reminder
Hi <name> Don’t forget your dental appointment this <day, date> at <time>.  (or today at <time>). If you are unable to attend, please call 1234656789 to reschedule

News/ Invitation
Test drive the amazing new Ford Prefect at Fred’s Ford from 10am-10pm, on 18/5 for a drive. Every driver gets a free bottle of champagne. Rply2optout

Survey
Thanks for visiting Your TaxCo. Please let us know your satisfaction level. Reply text 1, 2, or 3. 1=poor 2=average 3=great.

Sale
ABC Store is having a container sale. Buy furniture @ big discounts, direct from the shipping container at our East St store Sat 18/5/, 8am-4pm only.Rply2optout

Website/mobile website
Buy online and save. Follow this link http://tinyurl.com/aaaaaa for great deals on computer monitors. Rply2optout

Opt in lists
TXT the word PARTY to <insert inbound number> to get weekly TXT only specials from the ABC Bottleshop.

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