Katy Bennett

Sign Up for UK Deals

Published: Jan 25, 2013

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 25, 2012) — UK students, faculty and staff now have the chance to receive discounts on many different products by simply opening a text message.

 

UK Deals is a program brought to campus by My University Mobile, a company that is present on many other university campuses. The program is geared toward reaching students through the latest mobile technology, making it as easy as possible for students to receive the discounts to local businesses while also supporting a campus project or organization.

 

Recent UK graduate Taylor Franklin, My University Mobile marketing directior, explains that the program “provides value to university students, faculty, staff and school supporters by uniting them with area merchants through a method of text messages that gives great discounts to subscribers.”

 

The program is completely permission-based with students having to opt in or request admission to the program. The program is completely free to everyone who grants permission for the exclusive text messages.

 

“Students love it because they receive relevant, high-value offers delivered by their communication of choice: text messaging,” Franklin said.

 

Students are not the only ones benefiting from the program. Many local businesses have been involved in providing discounts to those participants in the program.

 

“Retailers love our program because it connects them with the ‘difficult-to-reach’ university student, and also reaches people who may have never previously frequented their business,” he continued.

 

With partnerships alongside the Student Government Association and the UK Student Center, UK Deals has already made a significant splash on campus. Because of its free admission and lack of spam-like texting, more and more students are subscribing to the program. To subscribe, visit marlimar.com/ukdeals/ or text "UK" to 96714.

 

UK Deals has also partnered with DanceBlue and is donating $0.25 for each new subscriber through their dedicated link at marlimar.com/ukdeals2 or text "UK DB" to 96714.

 

 

ukdeals.jpg
December
 
1
Resumes and Cover Letters
Circle of Love Gift Return
Mon
2
UK Guitar Studio
Circle of Love Gift Return
Tue
3
Networking and Job Search
Internship Info Session
LNFS Presents: Wayne's World
Study Sounds: Classical Concert
Wed
4
LNFS Presents: Frozen
Ballet Music of Tchaikovsky
Circle of Love Gift Pick-Up
Live Screening of Orion Spacecraft Re-entry
Massage on the Go
Thu
5
LNFS Presents: Winter's Bone
LNFS Presents: Gremlins
Open Studio
Circle of Love Gift Pick-Up
Fri
6
Snow Skiing @ Perfect North Slopes
Sat
7
Free Holiday Shopping Shuttle to Fayette Mall
Sun
8
Undergraduate Research Information Session "How to Find a Faculty Mentor"
Mon
9
Job Club - Identifying Your Skills
Paws for Stress Relief
Tue
10
 
Wed
11
 
Thu
12
Last Day of Classes
Fri
13
 
Sat
14
Free Holiday Shopping Shuttle to Fayette Mall
Finals Treats
Sun
15
Final Exams
Crunch Brunch
Mon
16
Final Exams
Jazzy Holiday Concert
Tue
17
Final Exams
Caregiver Support Group
Wed
18
Final Exams
Thu
19
Final Exams
End of 2014 Fall Semester
Fri
20
 
Sat
21
 
Sun
22
 
Mon
23
 
Tue
24
 
Wed
25
 
Thu
26
 
Fri
27
 
Sat
28
 
Sun
29
 
Mon
30
 
Tue
31
 
Wed
 
 
 
Dec 17
Caregiver Support Group 12/17/2014

Fri, 12/19/2014

Wed, 01/14/2015

Fri, 01/16/2015

Wed, 01/21/2015

Reset Page