10 SMS Messaging Examples From 10 Organizations

Have you thought about incorporating text messaging into the marketing strategy for your organization? You're in good company. Here are 10 SMS messaging examples from 10 different companies and organizations to help spark ideas for your own messaging. They range from promoting sign-ups to sharing discount promos to pitching mobile app downloads.


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Babies “R” Us

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Macy’s Promo Alerts: Click here for our app http://bit.ly/1cHR9YN


Customer Appreciation Event Starts Today! 20% off your ENTIRE purchase thru 3/26 in store & online! http://dqs.co/manu2s Reply STOP to cancel

No Kid Hungry

Hi XXXXX! Thank you for joining Team No Kid Hungry! We’ll keep you updated w/ ways you can help end hunger in your community. Lean more on our website nokidhungry.org


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U.S. Forest Service

Thank you for joining Smokey Bear’s free mobile club. U may get up to 4 msgs per month. Opt-out at anytime by replying STOP. Stnd txt rates apply.

If you would like to take a short Smokey Bear Quiz and receive a free mobile wallpaper, reply YES

World Vision

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Yogurt Mountain

Happy Spring! Treat yourself to $1.00 OFF of a regular size of YOMO! Valid 3/25 – 3/26; Use Code: 564-268-939;Reply STOP to quit


Lastly, here are some tips for best text messaging practices to give you additional content ideas:


·      Send text messages that are timely and relevant to current events

·      Use a mixture of informational and call-to-action text messages

·      Don’t send more two to three text messages per month

·      Link to your mobile website in text messages

·      Promote your social media channels in text messages

What messaging has worked well for your SMS marketing campaigns?