Texting retains major appeal for marketers

07/9/2013 | B2B Marketing

Despite advances in mobile marketing channels such as e-mail and social media, SMS text messages retain certain key advantages, according to Alastair Shortland, founder of SMS marketing service Text Local. "People are swamped with e-mails; instant messaging is only for person-to-person messaging and, although social media is fantastic, who is going to notice an offer from a local business perspective?" he said.

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