more interactivity to their ads. Silicon Valley start-up 4INFO plans to
announce a new trial partnership with Yahoo to provide
Advertisers to Consumers: We’ll Text You – WSJ.com
Analysts like to make bold predictions about the growth of mobile advertising. Most have overshot reality.
But at least one slice of the business appears to be catching on, according to marketers: ads sent via text message. A growing number of companies are using cellphone text messages to lend more interactivity to their ads. For instance, Coors Brewing’s Coors Light beer recently added a text-message component to its traditional sponsorship of the NFL Draft. Football fans opted to receive draft alerts, and each message contained a squib about Coors Light.