TekTalk: SMS/Text: 9 Reasons Your Business Needs a Solution


Strategic Focus: SMS/Text

9 Reasons Your Business Needs an SMS/Text Solution

  • 80% of mobile phone users check their phone first thing in the morning
  • 90% of mobile phone users keep their on their person at all times
  • 90% of mobile phone users are reached within 3 minutes of a sent text message
  • To text, you don’t need a smart phone
  • Texting forces concise communications, the preferred method for distracted users
  • Less than 5% of recipients opt out of text campaigns
  • Leads who receive a text during the sales cycle are 40% more likely to convert to a win
  • Text is the most frequently used communications for people under the age of 50
  • 78% of people prefer to have a text-based communications with a business
  • List courtesy of Vonage Reach – see the graphic here


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Resources: More Helpful Stuff on SMS/Text

Looking for a little more information on SMS/Text for your customers? We have identified a few useful links (see below) that will provide color and use cases to help you identify ways to grow your business.


Spotlight: Vonage Business

Communicate Better with Vonage Business Cloud

Communication is Scalability – The Vonage system is entirely cloud-based, allowing you to implement new software without additional infrastructure or costs. So as your business grows, our network seamlessly scales with you—without unexpected fees.

Communication is Valuable Connections – Nexmo, the Vonage API platform, redefines customer experiences. Innovative, real-time technology connects businesses with consumers faster than ever before, in the ways — and channels– they prefer. Embedded communications create contextually relevant interactions, delighting customers and improving business bottom lines.

Communication is Productivity – Vonage business integrates with the most widely used cloud-based applications to optimize any workplace. This brings Vonage technology into the apps you already use—keeping your team working efficiently on one platform. See how seamless integration can increase your productivity.

Spotlight: IntelePeer

We help businesses use communications to build a better customer experience

At IntelePeer, we deliver critical, cloud-based voice communications you can build on with voice and messaging applications. We make it easy to connect to our services with multiple connection options and flexible deployments while helping to ensure your communications remain uninterrupted with disaster avoidance solutions. All of our products are backed by a rock-solid network and a team of experts who provide nothing but award-winning customer service.

We believe that business communications are meant for more than just simple interactions. That’s why we enable our partners and customers to leverage our innovative solutions and visionary architects to automate business processes and enhance the customer experience.

Ready to rethink your business communications? Let’s get started.

Spotlight: TexTel

At Textel We believe that talking to a business should be easy.

Did you know that the average American spends 43 days of their life waiting on hold? That’s not ok with us. It is our mission to bring some fun back to talking with a business. And in the process, drive better commerce through easier conversations.

The Perfect Business Texting Service – Reach customers faster with a robust, reliable business texting platform that uses your existing business phone number without limits or contracts.