Burst SMS - 5 Free SMS Tools

Here are 5 quick and easy tools that will help optimise your SMS campaigns. More importantly, they’re free. Everyone loves something free that adds tons of value to their lives right?

1) SMS Ideabook

Burst SMS - Ideabook

If you’re not sure which SMS tool you should be using, have a quick scroll through this SMS Ideabook. It highlights 14 popular SMS solutions, along with a visual example of how to use each one. There’s also a link to read more about each solution.

2) Headline Optimiser

SMS marketing revolves around a catchy headline. Often the time, people feel the need to overcomplicate this. If you’re struggling to write a strong headline that you’re happy with, try using this simple tool by CoSchedule.

3) SMS Character Counter


This tool is fantastic for anyone who uses special characters, UTF-8 encoding, or long format texts that exceed 160 characters. If you exceed 160 characters, this app will tell you exactly where your cut off point is. That way, you can reformat your message to make sure it looks the way you want. The counter also keeps track of every letter you type in real time, telling you how many characters you have until your next message.


4) Quick SMS Templates

SMS Templates by Burst SMS

If you’re looking for something quick and easy, try using these SMS templates. There are 50+ templates for donations, fitness, retention, sales, promotions, appointments, reservations, and more. Just copy and paste, or have a look through for some inspiration.


5) Persona Generator


Defining your target market is a must. Follow this up with a target audience, and now you’re ready for business, but that doesn’t mean you should stop there. In order to better understand your clients, it’s important to narrow down your audience into different segments – also referred to as personas. Try creating a customer persona with this free tool from HubSpot, and apply it to your database. Through this new data you will be able to create even more efficient marketing campaigns, which are tailored for your new personas.

I hope you found these tools helpful. Happy texting everyone!

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