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Luton, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom, 2007/06/29 - Flexta.co.uk has been selected to build a customised SMS sales and marketing platform for the Association of Independent Business (AIB) and its members - The-AIB.info.
The 12-month trial will comprise of a branded text-for-more-information solution, coupled with a series of SMS marketing campaigns to increase AIB membership.
Rel-aunched in 2005, the Association of Independent Business has experienced rapid and sustained growth and now represents more than 2,000 companies; its diverse membership of Sole Traders and SMEs spans the entire length and breath of the UK.
Stephen Jones, MD of Flexta.co.uk said, "Flexta is a member of the AIB itself, and so we're especially proud to be chosen as one of their trusted service providers. In selecting our proprietary technologies, the AIB will be able to harness SMS to further extend its user-base, and provide its members with a range of innovative, custom-built text-messaging solutions".
Stephen Gorman, Membership Director of AIB adds, "The AIB already provides its members with an unrivalled package of benefits including free legal advice, free marketing products, free financial advice, and free web hosting. In adding SMS text marketing tools to this portfolio, we're providing even more value to current and future AIB members, without increasing our prices".
AIB memberships start from just 60 pounds a year a fraction of the price of purchasing all these services on an individual basis. Furthermore, until 30th July 2007, companies can simply text the phrase ABOUT AIB to 60066 to receive a special promotion code entitling them to an incredible 10% discount on normal AIB prices.
Flexta (flexta.co.uk) enables Companies to realise the incredible potential of Mobile Business via SMS.
About the Association of Independent Business (AIB)
The AIB (the-aib.info) provides business services to more than 2,000 independent UK companies. Membership includes: free legal advice; free marketing products; free financial advice; free website hosting; free 0845 telephone numbers; discounted training programmes; and exclusive networking opportunities.