Understanding SMS Segments and MMS

2 min read SMS and Segments Do you remember when your text messages were limited to 160 characters? They still are…kinda. SMS messages still limited to 160 simple characters, which are called ‘segments’, in order to fit network limitations. So if somebody sends a message with 300 characters, the message is broken down into two segments of 160…

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Disclosure, Opt-in, Opt-out & Help: How to Do It

3 min read Intro Disclosure/consent text, opt-in messages, opt-out messages and help messages should all be considered when your business starts texting. Depending on how you plan on leveraging text messaging will impact how you go about putting these things into place. We’ll give you some examples of what should be included within these texts for you to…

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Receive Inbound Leads via Text

3 min read Inbound leads are highly valuable. If handled well, they turn into sales more easily than any other lead type. Unfortunately, obtaining them requires a great deal of effort and resources. Texting is the world’s preferred form of communication – offering prospects the option to text you their information helps you gather more leads than with…

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How to get Consent to Text with your Customers

2 min read Texting with your customers or prospects doesn’t start until you have one thing, permission from the individual. For the most part, it just comes down to texting people who want to be texted; but you should be aware of what the industry defines as obtaining consent for how you use text messaging. We’ll go over what constitutes consent for various use cases, as well as let you know a few…

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How to Use Lists to Increase Sales and Reduce Costs

3 min read Intro Within Beetexting, tags are the foundation of your lists. A tag can be applied to any contact, all the contacts sharing the same tag will be put on their own list together. You can then send promotional messages to those lists. Just like any form of marketing, creating detailed lists to send your marketing to can increase your success and lower…

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Your Success Team

2 min read Intro Hello! And thank you for using Beetexting. My name is Alex and I am a member of the Customer Success team here at Beetexting. We are not your typical “Customer Service/Support Reps”. While we are in fact your touchpoint to Beetexting for whatever platform support you need, we are also here as your resource to strategize the most effective ways…

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Promotional Texting for Business, How to Do It

3 min read Intro to Promotional Text Messaging Promotional text messaging can be an extremely powerful tool, especially when digital marketing is being turned on its head by data and privacy issues. When you text, you can count on your information or promotion getting in front of the people that are most likely to be interested in it, while a social media campaign…

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Some Business Texting Best Practices

3 min read Intro Working in a new environment can be daunting, but it can also offer a great opportunity to expand! And we’re here to help you along the way. Here are a few ideas to help keep your texting operations running smoothly.     Declare who you are  When does this apply? All the time, whenever you start texting with someone.  Could…

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What are Opt-Outs and How Can You Avoid them?

2 min read An opt-out gives consumers the ability to avoid receiving communications in the future. When your business is texting with an individual, they have the ability to opt-out at any time. In fact, all it takes is for them to reply STOP to one of your messages and they will never receive messages from your phone number again.   This is a…

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Turn on Desktop Notifications – Chrome

2 min read Allow Chrome notifications from system settings Go to “Notifications and Action Settings”, type “notifications” in your system search and you will see it in the search results Scroll down to the section with the heading Get Notifications From These Senders In Get Notifications From These Senders section, find and select Google Chrome Once inside Google…

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