So now you’re finally ready to get started with SMS marketing! Fantastic. But where do you start? Here at qiksms we believe that your customers and clients are the lifeblood of your business, and it’s truly essential to keep them engaged and active. SMS marketing is perfect tool to help you achieve this, so let’s start with adding contacts your account.
There are two ways to add contacts. You can either add your contacts manually by clicking the ‘Add New’ button on the Contacts page, or you can import your contacts from an Excel or CSV sheet. Both ways are really simple, and which way you choose generally depends on how many contacts you want to add. If you have a large database of contacts it’s much easier and quicker to import using a spreadsheet
On the contacts page you also have the ability to create groups. Just type in the name of your group and then click ‘Add New Group’. Then when you add contacts you can assigns these new contacts to one of your groups. This is perfect for dividing your contacts into more precise marketing segments. For example you could have one group with customer who have previously bought shoes, and one group for customers who have spent more than $1,000, and these groups can then be used for very targeted marketing campaigns. More on this in another post 🙂
Now with your contacts added it’s time to move on to the next and final step. Sending your marketing message! With qiksms it’s incredibly easy. Just click the ‘New’ button on the dashboard to go to the message sending page. Here it’s the simple matter of typing in the names of the contacts or group you want to send to. Type the message you want to send. And click send! It’s so easy that literally anyone can get started in minutes.
If you want to try today there is a special offer which gives you 10 free included text messages when you sign up. Just click here to sign up for free and get started!