Just like your email inbox has a spam filter, carriers are filtering certain text messages from being delivered that appear to be spam.

There are certain words you should refrain from using in your initial messages, as well as certain words you should include.

Words you should include:

  • Your name

  • Your company name

Phrases you should not include:

  • Affordable

  • Apologize

  • Apology

  • Bother

  • Buy

  • Debt

  • Did I reach the right person

  • Disturb

  • Do I have the right person

  • Do you happen to know

  • Do you know anyone

  • Excuse me

  • Insurance

  • Loan

  • Lend

  • Mortgage

  • Offer

  • Out of the blue

  • Property Records

  • Public records

  • Shot in the dark

  • Sorry

When composing your "conversation starters" feel free to use variations DealMachine has provided within SMS Marketing, and if you compose your own conversation starters, make sure to keep these blocked words out of your saved replies.

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