5 ways to use Mobile Marketing for Chamber of Commerce and Young Professional Organizations

5 ways to use SMS to stay in contact with members

1. Opt in alerts about live events. Send a simple 160 character text message to members who have signed up for these alerts about today’s event with a phone number and url to purchase tickets.

2. Marketing opportunities at live events. We all love free stuff, so why not have everyone who shows up Text PRIZE to a shortcode for a chance to win. Y won’t have to deal with business cards and all that data entry.

3. Staff communications. Stay in touch with your team using SMS. Remind them of a staff meeting or luncheon.

4. Track your marketing spends. Newspaper Ads, Radio Spots and brochures can be tagged with a simple call to action specific for the medium. See how effective it is for your organization and make smarter buys in the future.

5. Prospecting. Stay in touch with folks who have showed an interest in your organization but didn’t move forward. If you can show them all the benefits of membership won’t they be more likely to join?

Mobile Marketing through SMS is a great communications tool for Chamber of Commerce and Young Professional organizations.

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About Casey McConnell

Casey McConnell, the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, founded Qittle in September 2008. Before founding Qittle, Mr. McConnell was the Marketing Director for The Aspen Club & Spa. Raised in Greeley, Colorado, Casey attended The Colorado School of Mines on an athletic scholarship for football. After college, Casey worked for his family's construction business before beginning his first Internet endeavor--Zoe Juice. Casey moved to Aspen, Colorado where he worked in the hospitality industry before starting at The Aspen Club & Spa in 2006. He worked to develop a vitamin line for the club before he was promoted to Marketing Manager in 2007. In his work with email marketing, Casey sees the potential text messaging will bring to the global marketplace-- much like how email exploded in the early part of the century. Casey is a member of Roaring Fork Leadership as well as the Aspen Young Professionals Association. He spends his free time in the mountains hiking in the summer and hitting the slopes in the winter. In the future, Casey hopes to take Qittle global and envisions the brand Qittle to be the number one company for text messaging solutions for businesses of all kind. Qittle, whose name Casey derived from different words meaning "talk" or "chatter," became a vision of how to quantify marketing efforts while incorporating the newest promising way to relay messages- mobile text messaging.
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