Text Messaging vs. Email Subscriptions

by Justin

July 11, 2012

97% of text messages are read, while only 22% of emails are even opened.

When done properly, text message marking is the most effective and efficient way to reach your fans. Below is a set of videos that will help you get started using text message marketing to promote your band...

Intro To Text Marketing

This video will provide a brief introduction to the content that will be discussed in the rest of the videos.

Basics - How Text Marketing Works

An introduction to text message marketing and how it can help you as a musician.
How Credits And Jamwords Work
Explanation of credits and Jamwords, and an example of how you can see a huge return on your investment with text marketing.

Uploading Contacts
How to upload contacts from your phone or computer to you JamMob Dashboard.
Setting Up Your Auto-responder
How to create an auto-responder message, so fans will receive a confirmation text when they subscribe to your mobile list.
Sending Texts
A short video that demonstrates how to quickly and easily send texts to all of your fans that have subscribed to your mobile list.
Creating and Segmenting Lists
If you're a touring musician, it's important to be able to divide your lists by geographic location.  By segmenting your lists geographically, you can be sure that your credits are being used in the most efficient way possible.  This video will show you how to create multiple lists and segment them however you like.
App Marketplace
In addition to sending mass text messages to all of your fans, JamMob also offers some other cool features that will help you better engage and interact with fans.  This video will introduce you to the JamMob App Marketplace, where you can purchase add-ons for your JamMob account.
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About the author 


Currently residing in Los Angeles, CA, Justin Smith is a marketer and entrepreneur that has been helping independent artists promote their music online since 2008. He has a Bachelor of Science in Recording Industry Management from MTSU and an MBA with a concentration in Marketing from The University of Tennessee. As the founder of JamMob, he has continued to dedicate himself to helping independent artists pursue careers in the music industry.

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