E-commerce sales are slated to reach nearly $500 billion in 2018, according to eMarketer. Players will slug it out on factors like pricing and shipping. Customer loyalty will ensure you thrive, and texting enables you to leapfrog over your competition.
The most personal device we own is our cell phone and messaging is an app that is inbuilt in every mobile. What messages can you send your customers for maximum impact? Here are 10 SMS templates which you can use –
1. Excite your customers
Send shipping confirmations to tell customers their package is on its way
Hi (FirstName), Shopdrop.com has Shipped Your Order (OrderID). We’ll update you soon about the delivery date. Thanks, (YourName).
2. Sale is every customer’s favorite four letter word
Message sale alerts to get your customers’ attention
SALE! Hi (FirstName), Shopdrop.com’s year-end sale has begun. Log on now for an early bird Discount. Coupon: EBIR Exp: 5/06/17. Thanks, (YourName).
3. No one likes being cast away
Send abandoned carts to customers’ homes
Hi, We noticed you didn’t Complete your Order on Shopdrop.com. Reply HELP if you have any Questions. Thanks, (YourName).
4. Loyalty’s worth gold these days
A text loyalty program will retain customers
Hi (FirstName), Thanks for shopping on Shopdrop.com. Reply JOIN to join Club Shopdrop for Exclusive offers. Thanks, (YourName).
5. A t-shirt feels lonely without jeans
Cross-sell via message
Hi (FirstName), Thanks for buying a t-shirt on Shopdrop.com. Get jeans at 15% off. Offer valid Today only. Cpn: JE15. Thanks, (YourName).
6. Everyone gets one of these every year
Pamper customers on their birthdays
Happy Birthday, (FirstName)! Celebrate on Shopdrop.com by using your 30% birthday Discount. Cpn: BDAY. Thanks, (YourName).
7. Get quick performance reviews from customers
Send text surveys
Hi (FirstName), We want to know what you think about Shopdrop.com! On a scale of 1-10, how will you R
8. Everyone loves to win
Engage customers with text contests
Hi (FirstName), Take part in the Shopdrop.com Giveaway! Message IN for a chance to Win some cool threads. Thanks, (YourName).
9. Network and prosper
Reward customers for referrals
Hi (FirstName), Bring friends to Shopdrop.com and get a Gift card worth $15 on their first purchase. Thanks, (YourName).
10. Make cross customers smile
Manage product returns with texts
Hi (FirstName), We’re sorry that you wish to return your Shopdrop.com buy. Message REPLACE to replace and REFUND for a refund. Thanks, (YourName).
Categories: SMS/Text Marketing