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Notify Customers to Text


##How do I tell my customers they can text my business? There are a few ways you can inform your customers about the ability to text message your business. First, when we give you a phone number, you can simply give your users that phone number. You can email them, tell them in person, or even carrier pigeon! Second, you can use our [Ping Widget](http://docs.sendsonar.com/docs/ping-widget). This widget can be easily placed on your website so when your customers visit your website on their mobile device, a little button will appear that says "click here to text us." When your users click the button, their SMS (text message) app opens up with your number pre-populated. Third, you can put your new phone number anywhere on your website and have your customers copy/paste it to text message you.