If you want to send digital messages, you must ask permission to send them first. It’s called “Opting-In” or “Subscribing.” Once you are granted permission to communicate this way, the results can be truly amazing and rewarding.
We design, build and manage automated permission-based marketing and messaging campaigns for all types of organizations. Text messages have an astounding 98% open-and-read rate – far better than any other method. They are perfect for mobile devices, the primary computing platform for most of us. For those subscribers that prefer email or even direct mail, we can do that too. We will build you a messaging campaign using whichever communication method that your opt-in subscribers prefer.
We help you craft your opt-in request, your messages, your messaging strategy, your messaging frequency and even the optimum messaging schedule. Then we combine it all into a messaging campaign that will engage your audience and provide you with the best possible results. All of these services are included in our low monthly prices. You don’t have to learn any to use any software unless you want to. We will run your messaging campaign for you. You just have to decide what to say!
Our messaging tools include:
• Text Messages
• Multimedia Text Messages
• Mobile Coupons
• Mobile eCards
• Appointment Reminders
• Automated Emails
• Automated Social Media
• Recorded Voice Memos
• Direct Mail
• Try it free for 30 days!
Permisio Intro Video (1:40)
A quick overview our rich features in less than 2 minutes.
Text messages are the preferred way to communicate on mobile phones, and have an unmatched 98% open-rate. The 160-character limit for SMS (Short Message Service) is perfect for today’s short attention spans, and even works when the customer doesn’t own a smart phone. Send one message, or 50,000. Permisio can do it.
If pictures are worth 1,000 words, then videos must be worth 10,000. With Permisio you can send both pictures and videos, as well as longer text messages (up to 500 characters) to mobile phones. MMS messages (Multimedia Message Service) increase engagement and invite readers to take the next step.
Paper coupons are going the way of the dinosaur. Today the preferred way to distribute coupons is by mobile phones. With Permisio you can forget about postage and printing. Permisio allows you to quickly send your customers offers that they will carry with them wherever they go. Customers redeem coupons by showing their phones, and you can track and limit coupons too.
Making the most of special occasions and holidays is easy with Permisio. We’ve got many beautiful mobile-ready templates for every occasion. Pick a fun graphic, edit the message to your liking, and push send. Birthday specials, Holiday deals, and special occasion promotions are that easy.
Run a business that depends upon people keeping timely appointments? Send a reminder by text. You can upload your entire appointment calendar and Permisio’s automated reminder feature will notify your customers so that they arrive on time.
Every serious marketer uses email in their campaigns. While we strongly advocate text messaging, not every customer will opt-in for texts. No problem – Permisio can send automated bulk emails as well. We’ve got dozens of colorful templates so your emails will be beautiful as well as informative.
Permisio’s 2-Way Texting feature allows your subscribers to respond to your bulk messages via text. This is a great feature to increase engagement. All the messages go to the Permisio interface (not your phone), where you can engage in back-and-forth conversation.
Social Media Marketing
With Permisio you can simultaneously post to Twitter and Facebook at the same time you send texts. Integrate text messaging into your social media strategy by texting a link to your Facebook page to your opt-in list – and put a text message opt-in request on your Facebook page to encourage that population to accept your texts. Both platforms can work together!
Voice Memo Broadcasting
While the law prohibits using Permisio’s Voice Broadcasting feature for commercial marketing purposes, it can be useful for churches, clubs, membership organizations and businesses to handle important internal announcements. Get the word out quickly by recording a short voice memo.
Use Custom Keywords to segment your subscriber list, and you can send each group a different message. For example: ask your customers to text VEGGIES to join one list, and ask them to text STEAK to join another. Permisio will automatically place them on a separate distribution list, so everybody receives an appropriate message.
Let the software do the work. Pre-load your entire messaging campaign (both text and email) far in advance with Permisio’s Automation Marketing feature. Set the day, the time, and the method of communication, and all of your messages will go out on schedule. Automate additional messages to go out depending upon response.
Good old-fashioned direct-mail. Sometimes the old ways are best. Direct-mail still outperforms every digital channel (except text messaging) by a wide margin. We manage direct-mail campaigns at no additional charge.
Access to the Permisio platform is billed month-by-month. While we do offer lower rates if you choose to make a commitment, we don’t lock you in with a contract. If Permisio is working for you, that’s great. If not, it’s easy to leave us when your current billing period expires. Just let us know with an email, and you’re done.
Learn Permisio’s easy-to-use interface by watching over 50 quick videos on every available feature. We’ll be here to hold your hand until you’re ready to fly solo. We’ll help you as much as you need with live one-on-one web meetings. Our 30-day free trial gives you time to learn before billing starts.
Free And Friendly Support
The best part about working with a small team like us, instead of a giant software conglomerate, is that we are here for you when you need us. Our expertise is sales and marketing, and consulting is always free. Just pick up the phone and call and we’ll help solve any problems you might be having.
Recent Blog Posts
We dine out frequently. Two to three times each week, for years and years. Want to know how many times restaurants have reached out to us with an invitation to return in the last several decades? Never. Nope, not once. As a career marketer, I find the passive...read more
In the beginning, interruption marketing was all there was I began my career in "Interruption Marketing" back in 1993. The Internet was still young then, and it was long before text messaging and email use. Social media consisted of basic internet bulletin boards. My...read more
She "likes" you, just don't get carried away To illustrate my point, I will use romance as a metaphor for marketing. Most of the time you wouldn't expect someone that smiled at you to agree to marry you five minutes later. Yet, marketers do that all the time. They...read more
Restaurant business is among the industries that can get the most out of SMS marketing. Offering motivations for joining SMS loyalty clubs can increase opt-ins. Promoting events that local customers are interested in can help maintain a loyal customer base and generate new interest. And integrating a text messaging campaign with other media can render impressive results for the advanced marketer.read more
If you publish something noteworthy to social media, you will probably pick up some “Likes” along the way. They are an easy way for readers to interact and indicate some level of approval.
It’s important that marketers not confuse “Likes” with deep interaction. It only takes microsecond to hit the thumbs-up button, and doesn’t require any effort at all. I compare it to somebody waving at you from a distance, and not much more. Very little value there.read more
The stats show that an average less than 25% of all marketing emails actually get opened. Less than 5% result in a click through to a company’s website. As a marketer, knowing that 3/4 of your messages are invisible, and more than 95% of them do not result in a customer reaction, is somewhat depressing.read more