Mobile Messaging Solutions

For the first time in history, more than half of Americans own a smartphone and 79% of those users are “smartphone buyers,” meaning they have made a purchase on their smartphone at least once in the past month.1  In 2013, $8 billion was spent on mobile advertising in just the U.S.2  Take advantage of the mobile market with Mobile Couponing or a Text Alert Sponsorship.

Mobile Couponing

Your offers, direct to their mobile devicescuppa cabana

Make your message mobile to reach on-the-go consumers. With our mobile couponing and text alert solutions, you can reach new customers, wherever they are, while building your marketing database and driving traffic to your business

Connect with customers with this simple and affordable advertising solution. Here’s how it works:

  • Include your branded keyword on an insert or ad that will be distributed to your target audience through The Plain Dealer and Sun News
  • When customers text your keyword to 74499, they will receive a text message that contains a link to your mobile coupon.
  • They are then directed to your brand’s unique mobile coupon landing page that can travel with your new customer to your business.

Mobile couponing packages include:

  • Your branded keyword
  • Digital coupon distribution via text message link
  • Option to build out a monthly text club program

Text Alert Sponsorship

Make an impact on our audience with your brand

SMS sponsorship

Stay top of mind by becoming the sponsor of’s Breaking News Text Alerts. Receive exposure through ongoing marketing campaigns on, Facebook, The Plain Dealer and additional promotions running throughout the year. As the sole sponsor of breaking news, Cavaliers, Browns, Indians or Ohio State alerts, you’ll have no competition for placement.

With an annual sponsorship, your brand will appear in the following:

  • Print ads in The Plain Dealer and Sun News
  • Promotional messages on Facebook and Twitter
  • Digital desktop and mobile ads on
  • Signup page on
  • Breaking news landing page

Ready to get mobile? Have some questions? Give us a call at 216-999-4360 or send us an email at


  1. Google Think Insights, 2013
  2. eMarketer 2013