There's no doubt that texting is becoming an increasingly popular tool for businesses. Facebook's founder, Mark Zuckerberg, was quoted saying "...you should be able to message a business like you message a friend." The real question your business should be asking is whether texting is as effective as many of the stats indicate. We're not disputing the effectiveness of texting, after all, 90% of texts are read in under 3 minutes as opposed to 20% of emails. That sounds good, right? Keep reading and see why we think you should dig deeper into these stats before rushing to adopt a text solution.Read more »
With 97% of Americans using texting at least once a day, it is the most widely used application on a smartphone¹. Messages sent via text are read more often and faster than other forms communication, but business texting, and more specifically group texting for business, has struggled to gain adoption due to limitations and regulation. Recent changes in technology and legal requirements are making texting a more viable solution for businesses. Let's take a look at the various ways that texting works today, the changes, and why it's better for you.Read more »
Tired of getting unwanted text messages on your phone? Text message spam is illegal, but that isn't stopping the scammers from sending out endless offers for free gifts, cheap mortgages, or debt relief services. We loathe unwated messages, and we hate text spam just as much as you do. Really.
Here are 5 tips to help protect yourself from unwanted messages.Read more »
A lot of our customers ask why people need to opt-in to the Call-Em-All short code 292929 to receive automated text messages. Many don't realize that cell phone carriers require the cell phone owner to initiate mass text message communication to avoid text message spam. We dislike spam as much as you do!Read more »
Switching from another automated text message provider to Call-Em-All is now even easier with our new short code transfer system! As a reminder, a “short code” is the number someone texts to start receiving text message broadcasts from you (i.e. text keyword to 292929).Read more »