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What does our future hold? Don’t change the channel.

What does our future hold? Don’t change the channel. Fortunately, I can’t tell the future.  I imagine if I could, the journey wouldn’t be quite as sweet.  I’ve found that just around the corner of some of the largest failures … Read More

Ask less give more to your customers

Ask for Less to Give More to Your Customers

Ask for Less to Give More to Your Customers Here’s a secret I wish all marketers knew: If you make it easier for me to engage you and you really care about my experience with your company, I will naturally … Read More

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Why Entrepreneurs Should Never Quit Cold Calling

Why Entrepreneurs Should Never Quit Cold Calling In today’s culture, being an entrepreneur is often over-romanticized. The truth of the matter is that most people do not have the stomach to be a full-time entrepreneur, where they could easily lose … Read More

How do I send out a textALERT?

How do I send out a textALERT? Watch this short video tutorial explaining the process. Your browser does not support the video tag. When sending out a textALERT you have a couple of choices.  You may want to create a … Read More

3 Tips to Enhance $5 Friday

3 Tips to Enhance $5 Friday $5 Friday is a great way to reward your loyal customers and get a few extra visits a year from customers that are not quite as loyal as you’d like them to be.  When … Read More

TL Connects & Smoothie King Partnership

Smoothie King Corporate picks TL Connects as the preferred SMS Vendor for Franchisees

Smoothie King Corporate picks TL Connects as the preferred SMS Vendor for Franchisees TL Connects has been helping Smoothie King locations with their local store marketing using our integrated kiosk solution and all-in-one communication and text marketing platform since the … Read More

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Fellow Smoothie King Franchisee drives over 400 people into local stores in one day.

Fellow Smoothie King Franchisee drives over 400 people into local stores in one day. You’re probably asking yourself, “How did this Smoothie King franchisee drive over 400 people into his 5 stores in one day?”  I’m here to tell you, … Read More

Mobile Marketing – Text Beats Apps Hands Down

Mobile Marketing – Text Beats Apps Hands Down Smartphones are quickly becoming the digital gateway for consumers, replacing desktops and laptops as the preferred way for people to get online. Consequently, there’s a lot of hype around smartphone apps as … Read More

Five Tips for Creating the Best Digital Loyalty Program

Five Tips for Creating the Best Digital Loyalty Program Digital loyalty programs can be a great way to drive sales and build closer customer relationships. But it’s important to design your reward program carefully so that you can get customers … Read More

TL Connects Makes Customer Rewards Simple for Rafferty’s

TL Connects Makes Customer Rewards Simple for Rafferty’s Rafferty’s Restaurant & Bar is an employee-owned chain based in Bowling Green, Kentucky. It operates 16 locations across the Southeastern U.S. Rafferty’s focuses on customer satisfaction, preparing menu items from scratch daily … Read More