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Advantages and disadvantages of texting 797

Advantages and disadvantages of texting

Mobile smartphones have become an evermore important part of our lives since their introduction a tad over ten years ago. One of the most convenient things about today’s phones is the simplicity of texting. Obvious advantages include fast and direct communication, but texting does have disadvantages. Below I will touch…

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Sexting from Congressman to Car Dealerships 797

Sexting – from Congressman to Car Dealerships

The rapid development of communications technologies in the last quarter of a century has indeed transformed how people interact with each other — unfortunately, sometimes new technologies introduce inappropriate behavior. Sending sexually explicit text messages is one of these behaviors, it is called sexting.

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Happy 25th birthday, mobile texting!

This year mobile text messaging celebrates its 25th birthday. Many things have happened since 1992 when the first text (in history) was sent.  Since then, texting truly has become a cultural phenomenon, and it has undoubtedly changed the way people communicate, both among themselves, and with companies. But how did…

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TCPA vs. Facebook SMS birthday alerts: who wins this battle?

If you are a Facebook user – just like roughly one-third of the planet – then you have probably noticed that Facebook sends birthday alerts via text messages. If you google the words “Facebook birthday alert texts” you will get a ton of results from websites where people asked how…

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TCPA texting rules for car dealerships

2017 TCPA texting rules every car dealership needs to know

Today’s reality regarding real-time communication is proven in the data. On average smartphone users in the United States send 764 text messages and place 164 phone calls per month. Without a doubt younger users skew the data, but even people aged 55 to 64 text on average 80 times per…

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Texting demographics: everybody texts!

Not only Millennials text – all age groups text and research shows texting is the most used function on a smartphone. For car dealerships, the real question is should they be texting with clients? AdvantageTec can answer that for fixed operations as we provide texting solutions to hundreds of large…

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Automotive dealership texting [VIDEO]

Have you asked yourself this question lately, is my dealership communicating properly? On average smartphone users in the United States send 764 text messages and place 164 phone calls per month. Without a doubt, younger users skew the data, but even people aged 55 to 64 text on average 80…

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Improve customer retention and increase sales with texting

Improve customer retention and increase sales with texting

What is your customer retention percentage? Are you asking for more incremental work when the vehicle is on the hoist? Are you using SMS to your advantage?

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FCC’s Robocall Strike Force cuts off robocalls for good

FCC’s Robocall Strike Force cuts off robocalls for good

On August 19, 2016, FCC opened up the meeting of the group called “Robocall Strike Force,” a team made up of titans in the tech industry with the goal of ending automated robocalls and autodialer text messages.

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How can a dealership benefit from texting?

How can a dealership benefit from texting?

There is no arguing with the numbers: studies have shown that customer service and business, in general, can be improved significantly if you are using a texting solution. This…

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