Text contests, also known as text to win, mobile contests and text sweepstakes, are a type of competition whereby your audience participate in a contest for a prize by sending a text message via their cell phone to a sms short code. There are a range of text sweepstakes types you can run, from instant win contests through to random draw contests with multiple prizes.
All people that enter the text contest can be automatically included in your database for future campaigns or text message alerts.
Text contests is one of the top mobile marketing solutions because of its interactivity and ability to generate maximum entry results. Typically text contests will result in many more entries than online, mail or phone. Using mobile contests you can create an exciting mobile marketing campaign, engaging and entertaining your customers, whilst capturing their details into your database.
Text contests is an interactive marketing campaign that can be done by many companies in different industries such as Retail, Entertainment and Media, including TV, Radio and Print.
What are the benefits?
• The best way to rapidly build your database!
• Consumer engagement
• Create buzz
• Consumer satisfaction (prizing)
What can I do?
• Give a $50 gift card every week for a customer at random.
• The first 10 people who text will receive a 50% discount.
• Give away one of your products for the every 50th person that enters the text contest.