January 12, 2022

SMS marketing: Writing a catchy text message

An effective SMS marketing campaign delivers messages that convey value and prompt customers to take action, but how can brands ensure this? Let’s look at three easy tips to help create successful text message campaigns and engage with target audiences.
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Written by:
Team Mobiz
October 21, 2021

From a landing page to a meaningful customer relationship

The landing page is the door to your business; therefore, first impressions can make or break the experience for your potential customer. Design and personalize your landing pages so they align with important factors such as your target audiences' industry and location, this can help create a lasting impression, build brand awareness and lead to action.
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Written by:
Team Mobiz
October 18, 2021

Building customer trust with #SafeToClick links

The success of digital marketing often depends on the customer click-through rate. It hinges on a link that is key to getting customers to take the next step. But a bulk, generic, shortened link doesn’t exactly shout “safe”, does it? For marketers, customer hesitancy to click links can pose a huge threat to the results of their campaigns - #SafeToClick links offer the solution.
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Written by:
Team Mobiz
September 17, 2021

Personalized mobile marketing: Gaining a leading edge

In the marketing world, personalization plays a vital role in this mobile-first growth. Although mobile marketing is a relatively new concept, it has been proven to deliver personalized experiences beyond email marketing capabilities, driving potential and existing customers to your business directly from their smartphones.
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Written by:
Team Mobiz
August 31, 2021

6 proven ways to build an SMS subscriber list

A cornerstone of any successful mobile marketing strategy is having an engaged list of SMS subscribers. This list of subscribers means you have a dedicated community with whom you can share and communicate with directly. Here are 5 great ways how to get started with building or increasing the contacts in your SMS marketing list.
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Written by:
Team Mobiz
January 11, 2021

The MarTech Stack

Understanding where technology and marketing meet, your MarTech stack, is one of the best ways to scale your business and transform big data into actionable insights.
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Written by:
Team Mobiz
December 18, 2020

SMS marketing in 2021

One of the most powerful ways to deliver content into the hands of your audience in 2021 is with an SMS, not only because 90% of text messages are read, but because in our fast-paced, day-to-day lives, content that is easy to consume simply makes sense.
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Written by:
Team Mobiz
October 7, 2020

The strength of SMS marketing versus the rest

It’s easy to miss a mail, recycle a flyer and let a phone call go to voice mail. And if you aren’t online at the exact right moment, it’s likely that you’ll miss a social media post too. But with text messages, one way or another, you’re probably going to read it whether the message is opened or seen as a preview on your home screen.
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Written by:
Team Mobiz
May 28, 2020

Why SMS beats email in the current climate of crisis

In a time of email fatigue, as we are bombarded by Covid-19 corporate messaging, communicating with customers via SMS can be far more effective.
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Written by:
Greg Chen
April 30, 2020

#LockdownLessons: Mobiz keeps communication going during lockdown

Exploring the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on businesses, how they prepared for lockdown and its impacts on operations and employees, as well as lessons learned that we can take into the post-Covid-19 era.‍
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Written by:
Even-Lee Courie
September 17, 2020

Mobile everything

By 2022, mobile data traffic is expected to reach 77.5 exabytes per month, globally. And even though mobile phones are part of our taken-for-granted world, the Covid-19 pandemic has put mobile phone usage on an upwards trajectory.
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Written by:
Team Mobiz
September 1, 2020

Mobiz CEO Greg Chen reinventing SMS marketing

South African SMS marketing platform Mobiz could very well be the next big disruptor in the digital marketing world. We live in a world where brands are baying for the consumer’s attention using every platform on which their customer base is most active.
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Written by:
CFO
April 1, 2019

SA’s mobile marketing start-up Mobiz gets R18m funding

South African venture capital firm Kalon Venture Partners today announced a $1 million ($18 million) investment in Mobiz, which it says is one of the fastest-growing smart SMS marketing engagement platforms in SA.
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Written by:
Admire Moyo
November 5, 2019

Addressing data inequality could help solve the unemployment crisis

If the country is to have any hope of addressing this critical issue of unemployment, creative ideas are needed. Rehashing past solutions will simply see the joblessness rate continue to worsen.
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Written by:
Greg Chen
October 23, 2019

How 5G will and won’t benefit South Africa

Over the past few months, there’s been a lot of excitement surrounding the rollout of 5G in SA, with the country’s first 5G network going live in September. While some of the buzz is warranted, the new-generation technology will have a limited impact on the typical South African mobile user.
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Written by:
Admire Moyo
September 14, 2019

Telcos can help SMEs pick up new customers

Without similar budgets and resources, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have traditionally found the going a little tougher. But, thanks to advancements in technology, SMEs can now go toe-to-toe with their bigger counterparts.
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Written by:
Greg Chen
September 3, 2019

Say “Hello” to your customers regularly and they’ll keep coming back

Whether you’re a business offering a particular service or a professional working in a professional practice, regular communication with your customers or clients can go a long way to keep your appointments book filled up.
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Written by:
Greg Chen
June 24, 2019

Want to grow your SME? Talk to your existing customers

South African needs its small and medium enterprises to succeed, says Greg Chen, CEO and co-founder of Mobiz, noting that SMEs are the key to unlocking inclusive growth in an economy that has stagnated for the best part of a decade.
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Written by:
Futurewave Business IT
July 2, 2019

6 pivotal moments in mobile marketing

Once bulky devices that were only useful for the odd phone call, cellphones have evolved into powerful pocket computers that allow people to access almost all the information in the world (and watch cat videos to their hearts’ content).
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Written by:
Greg Chen
May 1, 2019

Getting personal with consumers

One of the most important consumer trends in retail currently is the demand for greater personalisation. Consumers want to know that retailers understand them and communicate with them in a way that shows that understanding of the consumers' wants and needs. 
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Written by:
Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage