New Tools to Help with Mobile Marketing
As a marketing method deeply entrenched within a fast-growing technology, we're seeing that new tools are constantly being introduced to help us either improve, keep up with, or use these new gadgets. Listed below are 3 new tools we've found that really make a difference!
Red Stamp - Red Stamp calls themselves your modern day social secretary. How true that is! Red Stamp is a free Apple app that gives users a chance to send electronic and printed cards or notes with but a few clicks. Designing and customizing is easy, and there are even content suggestions if you're stuck. Red Stamp can pull up your contacts, and recalls all your vital info as well. However, the best thing is the cards sent via email, text or Facebook and Twitter are absolutely free! If you wish to go all traditional on us and send a printed card, Red Stamp stamps it and physically mails it to the address of your choosing for only $1.99 each. Red Stamp is an excellent app that Hallmark ought to beware of! (or buy!)
Swipely - Beginning as an online payment processing site, Swipely has added a mobile loyalty program to its products, and it's a hit! No more searching everywhere for that (usually) lost loyalty card or keychain fob. Now it's all done by using a single text to join message, and you're in! Swipely can make it a snap to sign up with any participating loyalty program. This type of program is incredibly useful for restaurants, retailers and professionals seeking methods to keep and win new customers. Mobile loyalty programs can also help you build a customer email list, that is by necessity and definition a permission based list. I'm sure you are probably already thinking of what you can do with that!
TextUs.biz - More and more people prefer to text rather than talk (roughly 32 percent) TextUs.biz found a way to fill a very real need for a very reasonable price. TextUs.biz is an app that allows businesses to send and receive texts from customers via their computer, phone or iPad, everything from simple reminders to promotional sales messages. Your end users don't even have to download the app! TextUs.biz is completely free for the first 100 messages, and is very affordable after that, even if you end up sending oodles of texts!