The Signal Blog

Product update – November 14, 2013

It's been a busy few months for the team! Here's a quick recap of some helpful changes we've made to make your life better in Signal. Better tracking of email campaigns To start, we now automatically tag any links included in your email campaigns with UTM parameters. Not familiar? UTM parameters are used by Google Analytics to ... keep reading →

New email templates!

We've just launched two new Signal email templates. Built for flexibility, these templates fit a wide variety of brand and messaging needs. Here’s a look at Sans One: and Sans Two: Log into your account and look for these templates in your template picker when creating a new email campaign. Happy emailing!

Designers we ♥ — Krista Seidl

This is the fourth post in a series: Designers we ♥. We interview designers whose work we love in order to learn their secrets and share them with the world. We have also sweet-talked each designer into creating an email template just for Signal. Krista Seidl "We all have a bag of tricks that we ... keep reading →

Announcing SMS support in the UK

I'm thrilled to announce beta support for SMS in the United Kingdom. If you're interested in adding UK messaging support to your account, send an email to the Signal support team and we'll get you set up. Outbound messages will be priced $0.05 USD per message, inbound messages will be free of charge. The Signal team is excited to expand our ... keep reading →

How to reach email subscribers who have enabled Gmail inbox tabs

Gmail recently rolled out changes to its inbox organization that filters marketing emails into a separate, non-primary tab known as the Promotions tab. This means your marketing messages could be skipping your Gmail subscribers' primary inboxes and landing in a separate, de-prioritized tab where they won't be seen as immediately or regarded as closely. Not good! ... keep reading →

Designers we ♥ — Erik Kraft

This is the third post in a series: Designers we ♥. We interview designers whose work we love in order to learn their secrets and share them with the world. We have also sweet-talked each designer into creating an email template just for Signal. Erik Kraft Erik lives in Chicago and runs Restless Bee, a sole propietorship web design ... keep reading →

Announcing: Signal affiliate program

Signal is a robust marketing platform that solves a fairly simple issue: you're using multiple channels to reach customers, so why not house all your contacts and campaigns under one roof? Before many of our customers found Signal, they were running marketing campaigns across a host of platforms, with SMS contacts in one bucket and ... keep reading →

How to transfer your SMS marketing program to another provider

After you've created a text message program and have built up a base of subscribers, you may find that you want to transfer your program to another service provider. This often happens when: You're dissatisfied with the service your current SMS marketing company is providing You want to switch to a provider that offers a more robust set of text ... keep reading →

Scheduled Maintenance Monday September 16th at 11:59 PM CDT

The Signal application and messaging will be unavailable for one hour starting at 11:59 PM Central on Monday, September 16, 2013. We will be performing system maintenance on our infrastructure, which will help us improve performance and reliability. Please email our support team ( if you have any questions. 

7 ways to fix your failing social media strategy

Early this summer, a vacant storefront down the street papered their windows with a 'coming soon' sign for a frozen yogurt shop. I immediately began stalking the place online because FROZEN YOGURT. I found and 'liked' the Facebook page, then waited for news. The day the store opened, they posted the announcement pictured above. A little ... keep reading →