In a world where customer experience is a top priority, eCommerce brands must go the extra mile to make their customers feel heard and valued. Delivering exceptional customer service isn’t always easy, especially when handling a large number of customers and inquiries. Fortunately, two-way texting offers brands an engaging way to communicate with customers, giving them the customized experiences they crave.
Gone are the days of real-time customer service being a luxury — it’s now a necessity. Today’s customers place high value on their experiences with your brand and two-way texting opens the door for back-and-forth conversations that boost engagement, build loyalty, and enhance the customer experience.
So, let's dive into the benefits of adding two-way text messaging to your SMS marketing strategy. 📱💜📱
With two-way text messaging, your brand and its SMS subscribers can join the conversation and text it out. Whether it’s handling a customer support inquiry, hyping up your latest product launch, or gathering feedback to reshape future conversations, two-way texting is the best way to connect with your customers and give them the support they need.
Two-way texting finally lets you have real conversations with your customers. No more awkward silences or one-sided chats, it's time to get personal. When customers can connect with live agents (aka real humans), it helps reduce those pesky support requests, makes customers happier, and gets them more engaged. Plus, who wouldn’t love more conversions? It's a win-win!
As more and more people are glued to their smartphones, and texting becomes the go-to form of communication, two-way texting has become a no-brainer for brands looking to step up their SMS marketing strategy.
eCommerce brands looking for a cost-effective way to collect data, resolve customer inquiries, and boost sales have met their perfect match.
Not knowing your target audience and what drives them could lead to costly mistakes and the potential loss of customers. Two-way texting lets you gather zero-party data, such as customer preferences, that can be used to tailor future messaging. Customers appreciate a personalized experience with your brand, and will be delighted by carefully crafted SMS that is made just for them.
While customers crave human connections, they also want to work with brands who can quickly resolve any issues that may come up. By offering an efficient solution to customer inquiries, two-way texting enables your brand to not only fill your customer’s cup with a personalized experience, but to increase customer satisfaction in real-time.
And what about the ROI? This is especially important for eCommerce businesses with limited funds who must make every dollar count. Two-way texting provides brands with an impactful way to boost revenue.
In fact, one LiveRecover by Voyage customer who adopted this P2P messaging strategy saw a 6.4x increase in recovered checkouts that translated to over $289,000 in revenue.
Having real-time communication with customers can seem overwhelming for a brand who is just getting started. But don’t worry, we’ve got your back. Here are some best practices to help you hit the ground running:
Two-way text messaging is more than just quick sales. It’s about creating on-brand customer experiences that truly capture the essence of your business with real-time, personalized human interactions.
With LiveRecover by Voyage, it’s now easier than ever to convert your customers with care, at scale. Forget about AI — this is all made possible through conversational texting. Our live agents act as your brand ambassadors, trained to deliver thoughtful, helpful, and timely responses that embody the ethos of your brand.
Plus, LiveRecover by Voyage provides detailed reports so you can easily track success and continually improve your SMS marketing strategy for a truly customer-centric experience.
Unlock the power of two-way texting: get a demo of LiveRecover by Voyage today.