"Phizzle needed a partner to target small businesses within the geography of our US-based customer base. Text2Vip is the best-of-breed text message marketing company eager to focus on this important local SMB segment." Ben Davis, CEO of Phizzle
San Francisco, CA and Atlantic City, N.J. (PRWEB) May 5, 2010
Phizzle, the smart platform for mobile marketing solutions, and Text2Vip, the leader in text message marketing, today announced a strategic partnership that will offer expert strategy, consultation, and innovative mobile solutions for purposes of creating cross promotional opportunities to the extensive network of leading brands that comprise Phizzle’s and Text2VIP’s collective customer base.
With the technology and support provided by Phizzle’s web-based platform designed to enhance fan and audience engagement, Text2Vip remains focused on the management of the clients’ mobile campaigns and creative strategies. Phizzle and Text2Vip have delivered millions of messages that have provided such clients as the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Philadelphia 76ers with revenue generating mobile initiatives to maximize ROI.
Reaching out to small businesses as a partnership, the Phizzle and Text2vip alliance will level the playing field for SMBs by providing them with access to the same technology as large companies, at a price they can afford. The synergy of numerous local grassroots businesses and enterprise sports franchises has never been so easily bridged in the mobile space.
According to Ben Davis, chief executive officer of Phizzle, “Phizzle needed a partner to target small businesses within the geography of our US-based customer base. The connection to the local communities is critically important to our clients and Text2Vip has established themselves as the best-of-breed text message marketing company eager to focus on this important local SMB segment. With Text2Vip as a partner, Phizzle is now able to offer our client base of sports franchises and broadcasting partners’ local customers to help further generate revenue.”
The functionalities available in the Phizzle and Text2Vip partnership include:
- SMS messaging platform
- Auto RSS feeds
- Robust reporting and analytics
- Trivia, voting
- Text 2 screen, pics 2 screen
- Mobile internet site builder
- Video, images, audio
- Data forms for sign ups and opt in’s
“Text2Vip’s partnership with Phizzle allows many of our clients including local restaurants, bars, and quick service franchisees to feature exciting cross promotional opportunities with the likes of Phizzle’s client base of broadcast television networks and professional sports teams,” commented Paul Faherty, chief executive officer of Text2Vip. “With the power of Phizzle’s technology combined with Text2Vip’s local marketing expertise and network, mobile fan engagement is about to take a huge leap forward.”
Phizzle is the smart platform for mobile marketing solutions. Phizzle’s mission is to drive community engagement, participation entertainment and audience education. We do this by providing complete, real-time, turnkey technology solutions to attract, measure and advertise through various media outlets including broadcast television, live events, digital signage and the mobile internet By delivering and managing innovative mobile marketing programs to meet the demands of today’s professional sports and entertainment brands to create an outstanding combination of deep customer loyalty and increase advertising revenue, Phizzle enables premium brands to expand their marketing strategy to include targeted and integrated multichannel mobile campaigns.
Phizzle’s premium brand clients include Cleveland Cavaliers, San Jose Sharks, Fox Sports Net, Comcast-Spectacor, DirecTV Sports Networks, Philadelphia 76ers, Nashville Predators and others. The privately-owned company is headquartered in San Francisco, California. For more information, visit http://www.phizzle.com or call 1-877-744-9952.
Text2Vip provides full service mobile marketing solutions for small to medium size businesses. Text2Vip assists clients in identifying mobile strategies, and creating unique call to action graphics. They assume SMS programming responsibilities and provide detailed reporting for measurable ROI tracking. Clients range from independent restaurant, bar and retail business owners, to multi-unit quick service food chains and national franchises. The privately-held company is headquartered in Atlantic City NJ. For more information, visit http://www.text2vip.com or call 888-813-8398.
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