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Writing a Killer Opt-in Email Request

You CAN Write an Effective Email Opt-in Request As you have learned in our on-going weekly customer trainings, asking for an opt-in by email is probably the least effective way to ask for an opt-in. Most people don't open their emails, and the ones that do, only read...

Top Seven Reasons I Love Texting!

Why do I love texting for communicating with customers and supporters?  The answers a simply outined in these 7 benefits! My chosen topic this week, is a personal favorite, and it is filled with facts about texting that you may not know. Take a look... Sometimes...

Understanding the Alphabet Soup of Texting Rules

Understanding the Rules and Regulations Governing Texting This week's conference call was so exciting that nobody showed up! But it is important, nevertheless, for you to understand the ins and outs of the industry. So I hope you at least read the Customer Manual...

Our Newest Feature: Hashtag Keywords

Social media. It’s an ever growing beast that seems difficult to tame. If you aren’t engaged on facebook, twitter, instagram, youtube, linkedin, (to say nothing of email or texting) your message isn’t reaching it’s full potential. But coordinating an effective social...

How Often Should I Send a Text?

How Often Should I Send a Text to My Subscribers? This post was inspired by a question that customers ask most often, "How many text messages should I send?" The answer is varied depending upon the type of business or organization you have, but here are some general...

Opt-In Strategies

Originally Published, March 3, 2016 After you sign up for a Raindroppers account the first thing you want to do is to get your users to opt-in to your keyword. After all, it doesn't make sense to send out text messages if you don't have anyone signed up to receive...

Going Viral!

Originally Published, May 27. 2015 Have you ever wanted to see content from your organization go viral? Do you have something fabulous to say, or a really cool thing-a-ma-bob, or a great idea that you KNOW could change the world if people would only listen to you?...

Opt-In Strategies, Part 2

Getting people to actually sign up to use your SMS tools is the hardest part, but it really isn't that hard! However, it does take a little bit of dedication and effort!  It is a new way of thinking, so it will take a certain amount of mental gymnastics to change your...