Monday, December 9, 2013

Retail Stores: How to Use SendTree

Send news straight to your customers' phones!
At SendTree we know running a business is more than a 9-to-5 job; it’s a lifestyle. You’ve got the goods people want, but now you need a savvy-inexpensive-way to drum up some business. 

To keep customers in the loop on great deals you’ll want to stay connected and develop some regular rapport. The best way to do this is with SendTree’s mobile messaging service. Just encourage customers to text “JOIN” to your personal SendTree number to receive regular updates and notifications about your floor-sales, discounts, and special events.

Your key audiences: 

Thshop-a-holic, fashionistaimpulse shopper, and last-minute-gift-giver, they’re the people who matter the most to your business. But you don’t have to stop there. Here are a few more suggestions to increase your recipient list: 

  • Club Members or “Preferred Customers"
  • Customers in the check-out lane
  • Employees

Cell phones have become a part of your customers' daily life. For this reason consumers have come to expect immediacy in their shopping experience. With SendTree you can be sure your messages are showing up in the spaces your customers are checking most: their mobile phones. Check out this list of suggestions to help get your SendTree phone number into the hands of your customers.       

Help them to sign up:

  • List SendTree information on the back of sales receipts telling customers to sign up to receive information about store promotions, sales and new arrivals.
  • During checkout, ask customers if they would like to receive 15 percent off their next purchase for joining SendTree.
  • Create exclusive in-store or online events and offers such as after-hours preview parties or meet-and-greets with special guests only for SendTree participants to encourage users not to opt out.

Stay connected to customers with SendTree! 

Your customers see hundreds of advertisements everyday, so how can you make sure you’re staying connected with your audience? The trick to being heard has always been to meet the audience in the spaces they frequent most. Today, it’s no secret that space is mobile. Sign up for a free 30 day trial here>> 

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