How to Integrate SMS into Your Content Calendar and Campaign Planning

What’s better than sending out SMS marketing? How about integrating SMS with your other marketing channels and amplifying your message’s impact? Using an SMS content calendar to guide your planning helps ensure your messages go out consistently and at the right time.  And if you’re using the emfluence Marketing Platform, you can map out your SMS marketing, along with email and social media, all from the same marketing calendar.   Let’s take a quick look at how to plan your SMS marketing, along with other customer engagement using a content calendar. […]

How to Write an Opening SMS Line That Actually Works

Sending the right SMS marketing text comes with a lot of pressure — and that pressure starts with the opening line.   Not only must it catch a subscriber’s attention and keep them engaged, it must do so in an incredibly tiny amount of space in a world where people’s attention spans are shorter than ever. Seriously. Take a look at your phone’s message inbox. There’s not much space there for, well, anything.  Moreover, there might not be a more sacred ground than a person’s text message inbox. Your marketing copy […]

3 Profitable Uses for SMS in B2B Sales and Marketing

B2B sales is built on touchpoints. The more touches you can make with each prospect over the sales cycle and beyond, the greater the likelihood that the prospect will turn into a loyal customer with a high lifetime customer value. SMS offers the potential to ramp up your B2B sales touchpoints with each prospect, at a much lower cost than most other forms of marketing.  SMS is probably the most interactive, personal and immediate form of marketing communication. It can’t replace email, social media or other channels, but it can […]

6 CRM Trends in 2023

Like much of your Martech stack, the humble CRM system has evolved tremendously in recent years. No longer just a simple central repository for your customer contact and engagement details, the modern CRM has become a powerful engine that can drive your entire email marketing/marketing automation, social media, and content marketing strategies.  These changes all make sense for busy marketers who want to spend less time jumping between platforms and more time producing productive campaigns. But it also makes perfect sense for your sales and customer service teams that deal […]

Start the Year Off with a Well-Organized CRM

Have you set your 2023 company goals yet? If you’re like many others out there, a new year signifies the time to reset, collect all of your thoughts from the previous year, and run full speed ahead towards your goals for this year. Before you get too far along though, we have a suggestion.  A well-organized CRM allows you to maximize the impact of your stored data and leverage it to take your strategies to the next level. If you’re really looking to kick off the year right, make it […]


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