In this article we will learn how to grow SMS subscribers. From the strategic to the actionable, use these methods to grow your SMS opt-in list fast.

Use a website pop-up to invite SMS opt-ins
Create urgency
Use a partner to cross-promote
Have a low bar to entry
Don’t forget a really sweet prize

Convert email subscribers to SMS subscribers because SMS messages average +90% open rates and +30% response rates. You can send an email marketing campaign to promote the advantages of VIP SMS updates. You can also add SMS opt-in as a CTA in email signatures across the company.

Before we set up the SMS popup lets check the SMS settings https://app.shopagain.io/account/sms to verify that you have set up a phone number. If you dont have it, then you can follow the instructions and provision a number for your account.

There are three ways by which people can subscribe to your SMS messages:

Launch an SMS subscription popup - To set up SMS popup on website just click on the Popup from the left panel and click on the Popup Library

Popup library

Send an SMS - Your customers can send START to your dedicated mobile number to subscribe

SMS Settings

Scanning the QR code - You can download the QR code from the setting page and share it on social media or print it and display in your store. People can scan the photo using a phone then can subscribe.

Once people have subscribed, you can launch SMS campaigns to send them product launch messages or reminders for abandoned carts.
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