75 Text Message Examples by Industry

March 17, 2023 (Updated) | By Jake Meador & Sam Pelton
75 Text Message Examples by Industry

One of the reasons you might feel hesitant to launch an SMS alerts or marketing strategy at your business is simple: It’s hard to imagine how you would use it practically.

Sure, you might be able to imagine some more obscure situations where it would be helpful. And you may even be aware of the impressive SMS marketing statistics.

But how would it fit into the day-to-day life of your business?

To answer that question, we’re sharing 75 real text message examples sent by our various customers with Mobile Text Alerts. Our customers include people who use our software chiefly for alert messages as well as people who use SMS as a marketing channel.

Hopefully these messages can help give you a sense of how you might use bulk SMS messaging software. If you have questions, don’t hesitate to reach out via our contact page! Contact Us Now.

(Note that the following examples have been edited for privacy, clarity, and grammar.)

Boutique Text Message Examples

GOING LIVE IN THE GROUP (link below) THROUGHOUT THE DAY TODAY WITH LOTS OF GREAT NEW ITEMS!!! Make sure you set your notifications to ”ALL POSTS” so you don't miss out! [link]

Inventory restock! Hey [first name], NEW Peyton is here! Loaded to FB to look and shop! Is it Friday yet?? [link]

Sale: Friday Light Deals - 50% off dresses in link below. Expires 11/01/21. Use Code: Early50! Boots coming soon!! [link]

The Boutique is live now!! Check it out here: [link]

Flash Sale happening until 12:00 EST tonight!! You don’t want to miss these deals! MUST CHECKOUT BEFORE MIDNIGHT [link]

Try it for FREE for your boutique today!

Church Text Message Examples

Facing a difficult situation? Pastor Nicholson is going to teach us how we can face those challenges. See you tonight!!

Good evening church family - The weather has caused widespread power outages, including at the church. As a result, we will have virtual service on Zoom at 10am tomorrow morning. Stay warm and be safe!

Good Evening Leaders! Join Pastor Rugh in the virtual Leadership Meeting on Zoom this Saturday @ 9:00am. Click the link below to join meeting. If you are unable to download Zoom, use the conference call number and meeting id/password. Click Link to join meeting: [link]

This Sunday, May 30th, we're having a baptism service followed by a potluck celebration. You don't want to miss it! See you Sunday @ 10am.

We invite you to join the small prayer groups tonight! Dial [number] between 7:10 - 7:15 pm to join; prayer time: 15 min

Try it for FREE for your church today!

Coach Text Message Examples

Welcome! You're registered for the 5-day speech workshop for your child! Please reach back out to us and let us know your name and a little bit about your child. We would love to know more so that we can help you make the most of this group. Also, here is the link to schedule a 10 minute consult with us: [link]

Grab dinner, a pen & paper. The webinar starts in 20 minutes at 8pm EST @ [link]

Hey, you're late. Webinar started at 7pm EST today. Click here to access [link]

[6 Hours Left] Over $150,000+ In Less Than 4 Months... Watch This Video: [link]

Good morning. If you are receiving this message it was noted by my website assistant that you have either not opened and viewed the email or not opened the attachment in the email sent to you yesterday to your inbox. Please take the time today to complete this task. Reminding you of the importance that all emails and messages, particularly this one that pertains to your services, are read. This change in services directly affects everyone.

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Construction Text Message Examples

It does not appear that you have started your Open Enrollment in the system. You must go in and complete enrollment. Please login to the mobile app, click the three little lines in the upper left hand corner, then Myself, then Benefits, then ENROLL NOW in the royal blue box. If you are having issues, please let Cheryl know - [phone number]. Thanks!

Welcome to Mobile Text Alerts. This alert system will inform you of any delayed start times, lightning stand downs or job shutdowns.

Just a reminder that we will have our monthly Safety Committee meeting this Friday at 8am here at the training center.

Let's wish Greg Smith a very Happy Birthday today!

[First name], have you registered for the training on 9/24 at Holmes Park? - Spots still available, sign up here: [link]. Get in early for the Annual Clay Shoot on 10/15. Registration and Sponsorships available here: [link]

Try it for FREE for your construction business today!

Direct Sales Text Message Examples

We are LIVE on Facebook and YouTube right now! Get into the Roll Call cuz its SHOWTIME! [link]

[first name], we're having a Black Friday sale at Kimberly’s Pampered Chef site till Nov 29! Go to [link] to check it out :)

Special releases available NOW!!! Minimal quantities!!! [link]

Surprise, it's a Mega Party!! 100K pieces of LuLaRoe in one place! One Link, One Invoice… [link]

Going live tonight at 8 pm. Invite 5 friends!

Try it for FREE for your direct sales business today!

Education Text Message Examples

District schools and offices have announced that they are closing early due to the inclement weather headed our way. [Preschool] will close at 1pm today.

REMINDER: First Start will be closing at 4:00pm today due to staff being vaccinated.

Hello Parents! Just wanted to remind you all that our school assembly is happening this afternoon at 2:00pm and everyone is invited. Our Kindergarten and 1st Grade students will be performing!

We are going to end the school year with our favorite - Pajama Day! Lunch is breakfast food: french toast, tri-tater, sausage patty, strawberries

Operations ALERT- Please Check Email Important information regarding changes to school operations is in your email Inbox. Please check ASAP.

Try it for FREE for your school or university today!

Government Text Message Examples

First Plaza has been impacted by an emergency. The Emergency Management Team has been activated. Please communicate with other team members and/or report to the Building Mgt. Office.

REMINDER: There is a special election TODAY for Mayor in the Community Center Banquet Room. Polls will be open until 8 p.m. tonight!

Hello Association Members, our January meeting will be this Wednesday, the 12th, starting at 8:00 AM at the Green Gateau. This month's presenter is Geraldine Howard, with a theme of a digital deep dive into advertising. Check your email for more information and other news. We hope to see you there!

Outlook and Blackberry are experiencing issues for most people. Please use Office.com and sign in with your to access Outlook Online. Thanks.

Still writing checks for water bills? Sign up for monthly bank drafts! Forms are at the Water Dept., or online at [link]

Try it for FREE for your government institution today!

Healthcare Text Message Examples

Hello Caregivers! Please remember to clock in and clock out at your scheduled time. Failure to do so may result in discrepancies in pay!

Emily Jackson & Associates PA - Hi, this is an APPOINTMENT REMINDER for Annie at the OFFICE on Monday at 4-5PM. Please CONFIRM by replying “CONFIRMED,” or if you need to RESCHEDULE please reply “RESCHEDULE.” Thank you!

FB Live Holiday Extravaganza w/ Dr. McLaughlin & Dr. Kwon is starting now! [link]

Reminder: Please join Aaron Nicholson and Alyson Attanasio from Lincoln Health Advisors for the FREE Deep Dive event. Door prizes and lunch will be served. Starts this Wednesday 1/19 at 10 am-1pm at Embassy Suites Hotel! Reply with “Yes” to join us! See you there.

We are currently experiencing widespread network connectivity issues and the IS team is working to correct the issue.

Try it for FREE for your healthcare business or organization today!

Manufacturing Text Message Examples

HR Reminder: Please remember to upload your Covid 19 Attestation into your HR dashboard

Due to the nearby fire, the area has been evacuated and our plant is closed. 3rd Shift is not to report this evening.

A cybersecurity risk in open-source software [software name] has been identified. While the risk is high there are few internet facing servers which use this software. Patch fixes to mitigate the vulnerability are now underway. There is no action required - awareness only. Code YELLOW: High Risk - Low/Small Scope.

Due to the severe weather in the areas surrounding our offices today, we are asking affected employees to check in with your supervisor to let them know you’re safe. Supervisors, send an update to Sheila once your team is accounted for. Pending weather is still moving into the area. Please remain safe and vigilant.

We will be holding an All Hands Meeting for all employees on Thursday October 21st, at 1:30 pm in the cafeteria. We look forward to seeing everyone there.

Try it for FREE for your manufacturing business today!

Nonprofit Text Message Examples

Football equipment return is tonight and Thursday November 14th, from 5 to 7 PM at the Bert Wood Park Gym

Hey Campus Missionary, we are proud of you! If you are graduating, let us know your address so we can send you a congrats. See you at camp!

Boise Staff, there is a fire on site near the amphitheater. The fire department here. If you're on campus, stay away from the area. If you're off campus, remain offsite until the all clear. Please stand by for more information.

Tonight! 6:00pm in the university Blue room. Join us as we eat BBQ and listen to a panelist discussion. See you there!

CLINIC CANCELLED for Monday, January 24th. We will be rescheduling for Thursday, January 27th. If you need supplies, please reach out to Katie Pelton and we can arrange for pick up prior. Thank you for understanding!

Try it for FREE for your nonprofit organization today!

Real Estate Text Message Examples

Hello [first name], My name is Austin Rugh of Sumter Realty Nebraska. Your property has shown up on our Multiple Listing Service as expired listing. Since I specialize in homes that didn't sell the first time, I was wondering when we could get together for 15 min so I could show you how my team sells homes. Our average listing term is 2 months, and we have seen most of our properties go under agreement after the first weekend. We also have the ability to sell privately, off market if you prefer. I have openings this week for today at 4pm or tomorrow at 12pm. When works for you?

TODAY Dec 22 at 12 PM - All associates and employees are invited to attend the Annual Foundation Meeting via Zoom to hear our end-of-year report. ZOOM LINK: [link]

Grand Opening for North Midwestern Realty. Tomorrow 11a.m. - 2 p.m. Don't miss it!

The building is closed today due to storm impact on subway lines. All staff will work from home. Your supervisor will inform you of assignments.

Raquel Thomas has a client looking for 3/2 in the Woodlands around the price range of 450.

Try it for FREE for your real estate organization or business today!

Retail Text Message Examples

Your cart is closing soon. Shop now. [link]


We will be open from 11-2 on Tues, Wed, Fri, and Sat this week! Stop by and see us at [address] behind the Plaza!

Need your acai fix?! We'll be back at First Street today from 11-2! Menu & specials on IG

$40 off anything thru 1-12 when you buy $95. Plus, buy 1 get 1 FREE for new customers.

Try it for FREE for your retail business today!

Small Business Text Message Examples

Please see attached image for parking restrictions beginning [date].

As a thank you for your business, we want to offer you $20 off a full set of lash extensions and $10 off a fill. Call [phone number] for an appt.

Beautiful day for golf! No frost and mostly sunny with a high of 65. Hope to see you for a round!

Hi [first name], it was great to meet you at the bridal expo! We sent you an email with more info on us, check for it in spam, etc.

Our Let it Glow! Holiday Promotions are here! Check them out at [link] ... Stay Beautiful! - [business name] - Direct [phone number]

Try it for FREE for your small business today!

Transportation Text Message Examples

Our insurance reps will be set up in the drivers room on 9/15 if you want to speak to them.

At present time flights are on hold due to weather. Please call ahead of time if you have a flight scheduled today. [phone number]

It's time to RSVP to the company Christmas Party! Use the link to RSVP. We hope to see you there! [link]

Your route has been randomly selected for a video review. Please call me to schedule a time @ [phone number]. Thank You

UPDATE: The Town of Delavan Public Information Meeting tonight, April 12 regarding the Applebee Drive project is at 6:00PM. For anyone who is unable to make it until 7:00PM, we will stay to have a discussion with them at that time.

Try it for FREE for your transportation business or organization today!

Webinar Text Message Examples

Good morning [first name]! Thank God it's Monday! The Agency Meeting is today @ 1:30pm. Zoom ID: [number] PW: [password]

The “[event name]” event is starting now (1pm ET)! Join here: [link]

Will you be ready to join the webinar at 11:30 AM CT? Here's your live mobile link: [custom-1973]. If you are watching on your phone you will need to download the Zoom App. If you are watching on desktop we just emailed you again with your Join Link. See you soon :)

Thanks for getting my ebook! I'm hosting a Free VIP presentation on how to get going with the ebook concepts FAST. Join me here: [link]

I'm LIVE right now helping folks with their app ideas. I start at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT. Join me -- [link]

Try it for FREE for your webinars today!


It can be easy to overthink things when you’re adopting a new marketing channel.

But SMS messaging is one of the simplest and most obviously useful messaging tools available to most businesses. As the above messages make clear, the potential uses for such software are practically limitless. Whether you’re in education, public service, or run a local small business, there are ways in which texting can be an incredibly powerful, valuable tool for you in your day-to-day work.

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