Keep your call to action simple. It is important to consider how long it takes to fill out the forms on any application a consumer could potentially use. Filling out paperwork online is simple but filling out the same form on a smartphone can be more tedious. It should always be a snap for someone to add themselves to your business’ mailing list.
Even though your goal with most marketing plans is to increase your customer base, you must remember that with mobile marketing you are working to maintain customers instead. Your existing prospects will most likely be more receptive to updates and text messages than newer prospects. Be mindful about how you use mobile marketing. Unsolicited marketing to new customer leads is often considered a spamming technique.
If you plan to create an app for your company, you must create one that gives your customers something that serves them convenience and answers to their problems. Customers won’t appreciate apps that do nothing but take up space on their phones, and are unlikely to reward you with their business.
Use an integrated suite of marketing approaches to get your message out with maximum impact. Do this when you are having a big sale and you need to let your customers know about this event. Send an email a week before the event, and a text reminder an hour before the sales starts.
Mobile marketing may mean different things to some, but it all comes down to reaching the audience. There is no single definition that stands out. Although, the general consensus is that this type of marketing uses cell phones. Apply the knowledge you’ve gained here to use mobile marketing to further your business.