In 2005 Alastair Shortland started Textlocal from his house in Malvern. Since then over 165,000 users have sent more than one billion SMS using Textlocal’s Messenger platform. Textlocal have been listed as a Media Momentum Top 20 fastest growing digital agency for consecutive years, awarded a DMA Honours for innovation, as well as being awarded a place in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and Sunday Times Tech Track 100.
SMS presents a massive opportunity for businesses. It offers the chance to build relationships through instant communication. Whether it’s a restaurant or retailer boosting loyalty with special offers, a dentist delivering appointment reminders or a courier providing tracking information; the range of uses is vast.
The humble text message also offers dynamic features such as the ability to insert website links, attach files, forms or vouchers, all with easy to use campaign tracking tools to measure effectiveness.
By 2017, its predicted that 47% of businesses will have a mobile database in excess of 10,000 names, compared to 32% in 2013.
Textlocal continues to revolutionise the way businesses of all sizes and industries communicate with their customers.
Find out more: www.textlocal.com