Sending Text Marketing messages to clients is a great way to market your business and keep them updated on what's going on at your store location or studio. You can specifically send the following types of text blasts:
Non-Automated Messages: Send one-time text marketing campaigns.
Automated Messages: Send recurring birthday, thank you, and follow-up marketing campaigns on a consistent schedule. You can also send messages to lost customers or clients who haven't visited your business in a while.
Related Article: Creating Email & Text Marketing Campaigns - Web Version
For information about Text Message plans, please see Text Message Plans.
To sign up for a text marketing plan, follow the steps below. Images are from the Web version unless there's a difference for the Vagaro Pro app.
Go to→ .
(On Vagaro Pro,→ → .)
Select a plan.
The example above is in US$.
Choose a phone number to use for sending text marketing messages.
Vagaro's cell phone message provider randomly generates these numbers. Select Next to continue.
Select Get Started. This takes you to the Marketing Dashboard where you can start setting up your first text marketing campaign.
When you first sign up for Text Marketing, the phone number provided will be subject to review by Twilio. This may take some time. Do not send text campaigns during the approval period because all messages will fail.
For more information on the Verification process, see Twilio's guide for the review process.
The toll-free number verification requires a valid name and address on the account. Please ensure that the account owner's profile has a valid name and the business profile has a valid address. A PO box is not considered a valid address.