SMS Text Messaging

  • 97% of text messages are opened, while only 22% of emails are opened
  • In 2011, 73% of all adult mobile phone users in the United States send and receive text messages – up 10% over 2010
  • 45% of 21-50 year olds polled prefer texting to voice calling, 38% prefer voice to texting, while 14% are neutral
  • Voice calling is decreasing as text messaging increases amongst American adults
  • Only 43% of smartphone users use their phone to make voice calls but over 70% of smartphone users text
  • The average American adult (18+) sends or receives over 500 text message a month
  • 80% of people surveyed indicated that text messaging was their preferred way to send a message to a friend
  • 91% of all US mobile users keep their phones within arms reach at all times
  • 25% of all US adults don’t have a landline telephone
  • The average response time it takes to respond a text message is 90 seconds
  • 90% of all text messages are read within 3 minutes of their delivery
  • 50% of all text message users in the United States are over the age of 35

After reading these stats above do we even need to say more?  If you aren’t sending frequent SMS text messages you might be missing out on the single most efficient way of communicating to your customers than ever before.  Imagine sending last minute promotions that 90% of will be read within 3 minutes?  Imagine sending a text message to everyone that will be playing in your tournament or that just finished playing in the tournament?  What if there is inclement weather and you need to cancel leagues today?  There are so many different applications for using SMS text messaging.  It’s easy to use and inexpensive to operate.

Action Golf Marketing’s SMS Text System can be added onto any package or even sold ala carte to an existing website. Contact us for more information.

Campaign Package One-time Setup Monthly Licensing Per text message
Starter – 1 keyword $49 Set-up $59 per month Includes 600 Messages
Express – Up to 2 keywords $69 Set-up $99 per month Includes 1,400 Messages
Premium – Up to 5 keywords $79 Set-up $129 per month Includes 2,400 Messages
Executive – Up to 7 keywords $99 Set-up $199 per month Includes 4,500 Messages
Enterprise – Up to 10 keywords $149 Set-up $299 per month Includes 6,500 Messages
$.045 per message in excess

Check out screenshots of our SMS Text Message (Click to enlarge)