The potential for SMS marketing in Africa

The potential for SMS marketing in Africa

Everyone has a smartphone these days, right? Not if you’re in sub-Saharan Africa, where – according to a 2020 report by the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSMA) – only 44% of the mobile connections were smartphone-based in 2019. This means that, on the vast...
How timing affects the success of an SMS campaign

How timing affects the success of an SMS campaign

From the speed of delivery to the best time of day, the timing of a campaign can have a significant impact on its success. Every brand and campaign is different, and therefore every element should be tested – but here are a few general rules to bear in mind for your...
Anatomy of a great SMS

Anatomy of a great SMS

We have reviewed thousands of SMS campaigns and come up with what we think is a benchmark for the anatomy of a great SMS. OPTION 1: REPLY ‘YES’ Personalisation has been shown to increase the amount and quality of the leads our clients generate. Highlight the unique...