2 December 2019

5 tips to increase ROI and drive sales this holiday season

It’s the noisiest time of year, so how do you make your business communications stand out?

With 90% of messages opened within 90 seconds, SMS is the perfect channel to cut through and capture your customer’s attention. Bonus! Achieve up to 13% conversion rate by extending your messages with mobile landing pages.

Mobile landing pages allow you to craft rich and engaging holiday campaigns. Sent via SMS, you can include rich content, unique links for each recipient and detailed click analytics to track the success of your campaign.

5 tips to delight customers and boost ROI

‘Tis the season to take your marketing to the next level. While special offers can be effective, there are plenty of other messages to engage your customers. Here are five tips to be creative this holiday season:

1. Holiday loyalty offers

Send bulk SMS with special offers for the holiday season.

2. Digital holiday campaigns

Promote your new products and drive traffic to your store.

3. Abandoned cart reminders.

With a 23 percent conversion rate, easily recover lost revenue.

4. Reminders for shipping deadlines

Prompt buyers to purchase with SMS reminders.

5. Competitions and holiday giveaways

‘Tis the season to be giving, with ‘text-in-to-win’ competitions.

Need ideas? Try these!

We have created templates designed to convert and drive sales for you. Simply choose your favourite design and follow these steps at the end of the article.

Header image Headline Body copy SMS copy
Time is running out Worried about getting your Christmas presents in time? Order by 20/12/19 and get FREE express shipping.

It’s almost Christmas. View our shipping deadlines: ${mlpUrl}

Reply stop to opt out.

Last chance! Order today and get your gifts in time for Christmas. Use code: FREESHIPPING. Expires: 10/12/19

Less than a month to Christmas. Beat the rush with this shipping bonus: ${mlpUrl}

Reply stop to opt out.

Did you forget something? Complete your order now and get x% off. Special code: XMASGIFT. Expires 20/12/10 at 11:59pm.

Psst. You left something in your cart. Claim your special offer: ${mlpUrl}

Reply stop to opt out.

Still thinking it over? Finish your order now to receive by Christmas!

It’s in the bag. Don’t forget you’ve left items in your cart: ${mlpUrl}

Reply stop to opt out.

‘Tis the season to be giving Text the code HOLIDAYS for your chance to win a special gift or voucher code. Ends 20 Dec 2019.

Happy holidays! Here’s a special treat just for you: ${mlpUrl}

Reply stop to opt out.

From our family to yours Place your order by 23/12/19 and go in the draw to win a FREE holiday hamper.

We’ve got something special for you: ${mlpUrl}

Reply stop to opt out.

Get in quickly! ’Tis better to give AND receive! Get 20% off. Use code: CHRISTMAS20.

Flash sale! Claim your offer now: ${mlpUrl}

Reply stop to opt out.

‘Tis the season to be giving. Be the first to shop our Christmas deals.

We have a sneak peek just for you. Take a look: ${mlpUrl}

Reply stop to opt out.

It’s here!

Our new holiday catalogue has arrived. It’s packed with great gift ideas to help you wrap up your shopping in time for Christmas.

Happy holidays! Our holiday catalogue is now available: ${mlpUrl}

Reply stop to opt out.

Only 3 weeks until Christmas!

Get your gifts sorted with our latest catalogue.

New catalogue alert. Get a sneak peak: ${mlpUrl}

Reply stop to opt out.

Get started in these easy steps:

Not yet a MessageMedia customer?

Sign up today, then continue to the steps below.

If you haven’t used mobile landing pages before:

  1. Log in to the portal and request mobile landing pages (under extensions).
  2. View the guide on sending your first mobile landing page.

Ready? Let’s create your campaign:

  1. In the portal, select the mobile landing page called “Maniwaki”.
  2. Choose a template below and copy/paste into the landing page editor.
  3. Save your landing page and add the SMS copy into your message.
  4. Edit text (if required).
  5. Send to your customers!

Need help? Contact us for any questions.

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