Scare your competitors with SMS this Halloween

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Don’t miss a trick and treat your customers this Halloween, by sending bulk SMS offers, news and updates that’ll leave your competitors spooked.
With the haunted holiday fast approaching, kids and adults are dying to find the best Halloween gear to horrify and unnerve their unfortunate guests. And of course the best deals, which is why, if you’re a retailer, staying ahead of your competitors is essential.
Halloween is a time for celebration but it’s not a recent event. People throughout the centuries as far back as the Celts would use light from fires and dress in costumes in an attempt to ward off evil spirits. Over time, Halloween has evolved into a community event involving; trick or treating, pumpkin carving and apple bobbing and provides a great opportunity for businesses to send spooky SMS about events, new stock and even costume ideas.
SMS is not only an easy way of promoting but it is also fast, which is why if your business is not already using SMS, it may well come back to haunt you. But don’t just take our word for it. 98% of all text messages, on average, are read within 5 seconds of receipt meaning that there is no chance of your spooky surprise being missed as the autumn event approaches.
There’s no need to be scared though, Esendex offer plenty of opportunities to reach the right customers at the right time, however you choose to do it:
If you find that sending SMS from your PC suits you then we offer perfect integration opportunities whether by email, through your API or for extra simplicity, just send from your computer via our website.
If automation sounds more like your thing then scheduling a specific time and date for your text messages to be sent out can be done. An option that can save you valuable time, money and resource and perhaps even leave you with time to start planning your own Halloween celebrations.
Of course Halloween signals the arrival of Autumn. This means that it could provide a good opportunity to find out what existing customers will be looking for over the most crucial months for retail. This is where SMS surveys could help you make plans to creep out your competitors even more, especially if you’re asking the right questions.
This Halloween, make sure it’s your competitors you’re scaring and not your customer by using a trusted SMS supplier with direct connections.

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