Mobile messaging for sports and fitness

Improve attendance and fan loyalty with text messaging

SMS offers a direct line of communication from you to every mobile phone on the planet, and our bulk SMS messenger service allows you to fully harness the medium to boost the success of your sports and fitness business.

SMS messaging allows you to communicate with players and fans using the single most effective method available, with 5 second delivery times and an unbeatable average open rate of 98%. With SMS marketing, you can be sure that your target audience is consuming your marketing materials, whether they’re letting them know of an upcoming fixture at your venue, advertising the latest equipment available at your gym, providing availability times of your best coaches, or even allowing for the easy distribution of simple to redeem digital tickets.

Our award-winning platform makes it incredibly easy to get even more value from your marketing and internal messages, with industry leading features included as standard.

Mobile tickets

Save paper, avoid losses and beat forgeries with mobile tickets that can be stored on the recipient’s phone and are fully compatible with Passbook and Passwallet apps.

Live match updates

Keep the fans who can’t be there updated with live match updates sent instantly to their handsets.

Link with social media

Share any texts you send with your social media pages to present a unified message across all channels.

Boost ticket sales

Still have tickets available for an upcoming match? Send a message out to your opted-in contacts to get some last minute sales.

Training reminders

Make sure your players are all where they need to be with text reminders of upcoming training times.

Build an opt-in database

Encourage fans and supporters to register their interest and sign up to your mailing list with a short code and keyword.

Increase attendance at events

Running a special event? Boost attendance rates with promotional messages sent in the run up.

Messages sent from anywhere

Messenger’s companion app, available for iPhone and Android, means that you can plan your campaigns and send messages even when out of the office.

Drive online traffic

Include trackable short links in your messages to drive traffic to your website and measure the effectiveness of your campaigns.

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—Ian Southall, Slimming World consultant

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Others are using SMS marketing in your industry

LTA Uses Textlocal's Bulk SMS Software for the Sport & Fitness Sector
Preston North End FC Uses Textlocal's Bulk SMS Software for the Sport & Fitness Sector
Ulster Rugby Uses Textlocal's Bulk SMS Software for the Sport & Fitness Sector