Invoices! One of the biggest parts of any business is the invoice that comes with it. A large percentage of B2B businesses claim that their invoices misplace. Moreover, lost invoices cause delayed payments and other losses. The main problem here is the method of communication that comes with invoices. Instead of using large and expensive methods to send out invoices, you can now send invoices on text messages.
Text messages are an easy way of communication. Moreover, they do not get buried under the weight of multiple messages a day like emails. Hence, using text messages is one of the best ways to go about it.
How to send invoices on text messages?
Text messages have an open rate of up to 98%. Hence, it is the easiest and most direct way of communication. So why not use this communication in your B2B business? Simply, take permission and send these messages out.
There are several ways to request payments via text. However, make sure to comply with all text marketing laws when you are sending out these messages. Let us talk about a few of them.
One of the reasons why you may not have your invoice cleared is because the other party ‘forgot’. While we understand that you may hate this excuse, it might be valid. However, to fight it back is to send a message reminder.
With ExpertTexting, you can customize and schedule messages. Simply, set up a recurring campaign and schedule it a day before pay-day. Moreover, you can add links that redirect clients to the page with their particular invoice with the passcode you give them. The possibilities of sending reminders are endless.
If your client still has missed their payment, then don’t be afraid to send a gentle reminder. Tell them that the payment date surpassed and they missed it. However, keep your tone soft, easy to understand, and kind. When it comes to matters of money, they are quite sensitive. Therefore, your tone can make a difference.
With ExpertTexting you can send a single message. Or you can even send a mass text with custom details to make the message personal to each client.
Another reason to send invoices on text messages is with the confirmation. Make sure to send a polite confirmation message with the date and time of the receiving. Confirmation messages should be thankful and informational. Keep it sweet and simple. Ideally, personalizing these messages works the best.
Additionally, you can link these messages with pages of the e-invoice. These give enough data to both parties to keep track.
Your business may offer special plans to help pay you back. Make sure to communicate these plans with your clients and customers. Moreover, you may have a certain penalty on late payments. Make sure to make it transparent.
Texting ensures that communication is short and clear. Moreover, you can send these messages as general mass texts to all your clients.
Make sure to use ExpertTexting to enable two-way messaging. This allows clients to text you back with their queries. Simply, initiate a conversation and cater to their needs easily.
Benefits of sending invoices on text messages?
Sending invoices of text messages will help your business in several aspects. Here are a few of them that might catch your attention.
Imagine making several phone calls on payday. Or, drafting the perfect email and taking your time with it. Only to find out that people barely read emails anymore and they drown in the spam. Text messages are quick and the message barely takes time to craft. The message was short and simple – easy to send and easy to receive.
Higher opening rate
Did you know that emails have an open rate of only about 20%? Compare this to text messages that have a rate of up to 95% and even higher. Why bother sending out emails that are going easily ignorable?. Send a message to be direct and out there!
How many times have your clients told you that they did not get the message? One of the best things about mass texting with ExpertTexting is that you can get the delivery reports. These show you when the message is received. Moreover, with text messages, the odds are in your favor. Statistics say that 95% of texts are read within the first three minutes of receiving them.
Text messaging is convenient in more than one way. If you use a service like ExpertTexting, then the price is about one-third of what the market offers. Moreover, the plan is prepaid so we only charge you for the messages that you send out. Several others offer you to buy plans. However, that usually ends up wasting money on leftover messages. Or, you have to pay more to buy more texts.
Another way text message is convenient is that they are less of a hassle. They do not need formal drafting and a proper structure. The structure is self-defined and you just have to send a message.
Get started with ExpertTexting
ExpertTexting is a mass texting service that helps you send out messages with the invoice. It is an easy and reliable way to enhance communication between businesses and clients. To send out invoices, you just have to follow the following steps.
Step 1: Log in to your ExpertTexting account and get started.
Step 2: Create a new campaign with the group of your choice. You may have to upload contacts to make a group. Once you are done, begin your campaign and craft your message. In this step, you can add custom fields to make the messages personal as well.
Step 3: Click send or schedule your campaign for a later time.