Text to Win Platform

Easily launch your own text to win contests

Text to win contests are a fantastic way of engaging with your current SMS subscribers while at the same time, having the benefit of attracting new subscribers to text to join.   Everyone loves a chance to win something and doing it through text, makes it so simple, and exciting, your SMS subscribers will love participating.  Txtra’s text to win platform feature has everything you need to set-up and launch your SMS marketing contest and fully automate everything, including selecting the winner.  

Our SMS marketing software has everything you need to set up a text to win contest and automate most of it for you.

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How Text to Win Works

Easy for your customers to engage and even easier for you to create.  Text to win contests are run entirely through text messaging and people enter by texting a contest keyword.

Text to win sweepstakes have become increasingly popular because of their effectiveness in engaging customers on their phones. They’re the perfect way of engaging your current subscribers while at the same time, drawing attention to grow your SMS marketing list by attracting new subscribers.

Setting Up a Text to Win Contest

The only thing more enjoyable than winning a text to win contest, is setting one up with Txtra.  Its so simple to do that you’ll be able to have it up and running in less than one minute.


The first step is simply to create your SMS contest.  Once you’re logged in to your Txtra account go to Tools > Contests and choose “Add Contest ” from the Actions dropdown.

You’ll give your contest a name and a keyword and assign it to a group.  Select the contest start date and end date, and Txtra will be ready to start collecting your text to win contest entries for you – between the dates that you choose. 

You can even decide how many entries you want to allow per person.

2. Send your Text to Win Contest SMS

After you’ve saved your SMS contest, go ahead and start advertising it.  Send a message to your existing subscribers, advertise it in your business and put it on your web site.  Txtra has features to help you with all three of those scenarios, such as:

3. End Your Contest and Notify Your Text to Win Winner

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any easier, Txtra’s text-to-win feature will automatically stop accepting SMS contest entries after the deadline has passed, automatically limit the number of entries per person (based on your rules of course) and automatically and randomly select the winner for you. 

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1. Easily create your next text to win contest in less than 1 minute
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2. Txtra automatically selects the winner of your SMS contest
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How Does Text to Win Help Your Business?

Text Contests have a conversion rate of almost 34%, making it the perfect tool for getting tons of attention and not only engaging your current subscribers but also acquiring new ones. 
Set the start and end dates, and Txtra will automatically and randomly pick your winner for you.  As an added bonus, you can even send a mobile SMS coupon to everyone who entered but didn’t win – a great way to ensure customers come to your business ASAP.
  • Using a keyword to opt-in like with your groups, you can create a contest to reward your current subscribers and draw in new ones.
  • You start a contest that’s easy to opt-in to, and it can last as long as you want with a winner(s) every week or all at the end of the month.
  • You can even send the losers a message with a Mobile Coupon to drive them to your storefront.
  • The promise of the chance of a reward pulls people in. Contests have a conversion rate of almost 34%, making it the perfect tool for garnering attention and capturing subscribers.

Why Choose Txtra For Your SMS Surveys?

We know you have options out there for your text to vote solution, but here are are some reasons to choose Txtra as your SMS marketing platform.

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Unlimited Keywords

One of the easiest ways to grow your list and while many SMS marketing companies charge per keyword per month, Txtra provides unlimited keywords at no extra charge.

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We're here to help you grow your business so there's no limit to the number of contacts you can add to your Txtra account. You'll never be charged based on contacts, so let's get texting.

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