Monday, February 3, 2014

2014: The Year of SMS


Chinese Ring In the New Year with Billions of Texts

Experts speculate that Thursday, Jan 31st 2014 was a record breaking night for text messaging. On this night, Chinese mobile phone users sent out billions of text messages as they welcomed in the Chinese New Year. Last year the numbers reached 800 billion and this year it is expected to have increased. Messages reading 'best wishes' and 'good health' flooded mobile channels marking a promising start to the Year of the Horse (read the full article with Smart Planet here). 

Mobile Marketing: A Worldwide Trend for 2014

Text messaging continues to be a global trend among mobile phone users. Despite access to other social media platforms and instant messaging text messing is still one of the most immediate forms of communication. People love texting which is why it's not going anywhere, anytime soon. 

Businesses and organizations have picked up on this trend and are relying on mobile marketing to stay connected with their audience. Your customers and colleagues will appreciate receiving important news and notifications directly on their mobile phones. With SendTree you can begin your mobile marketing campaign today!