3 ways you can leverage cloud communications to supercharge your sales

The world of sales has changed dramatically over past couple of years. Leads come in from multiple sources, at all times of day, from more informed customers. With this new set of challenges, here are three key ways that your business can use cloud communications to dramatically boost lead conversions, give your sales team more information about inbound prospects and increase call efficiency. 1. Decrease response… Read More

Click to Call Your Senator to Fight Internet Censorship

We recently wrote about Tumblr and MobileCommons teaming up to alert the public to the significant dangers to a free and democratic internet posed by the SOPA and Protect IP laws. These laws are currently under consideration in Congress, so timing is essential in reaching supporters. Using a click to call app powered by Twilio, Tumblr’s users placed over 87,000 calls and spent nearly 1,300 hours talking… Read More

MoonTango Keeps Investors Up to Date with SMS Notifications

Shopping for your essentials every month can be a time consuming, burdensome process.  MoonTango, launched earlier this month, aims to solve this problem by offering automatic monthly deliveries of women’s essentials. The service delivers the monthly essentials you choose to your doorstep every month, giving women the ability to stop going to the store for basics. While running a closed beta test, MoonTango uncovered the need for… Read More

Siri Developer Contest Produces a Trio of Tasty Hacks

A few weeks ago we let loose our developer community on Siri, the iPhone 4S virtually assisting sensation that has been the subject of several tasty Twilio hacks.  Using Twilio SMS, Siri can be easily bent to the developer’s will, allowing you to tell your iPhone to do your very bidding.  With no official API and proxies only now starting to become available for developers to turn… Read More

Hack Til You Drop With Our Shopified Holiday Developer Contest

With barely enough time to recover from your tryptophan-induced Turkey Day coma, the holiday shopping season is already upon us.  Black Friday sales grabbed big headlines over the weekend, setting up what promises to be a record breaking Cyber Monday, and pushing us all into a commerce-fueled frenzy of flash sales and irresistable savings. We’re not immune to the rush of deep discounts here at Twilio,… Read More

Hack Til You Drop With Our Shopified Holiday Developer Contest

With barely enough time to recover from your tryptophan-induced Turkey Day coma, the holiday shopping season is already upon us.  Black Friday sales grabbed big headlines over the weekend, setting up what promises to be a record breaking Cyber Monday, and pushing us all into a commerce-fueled frenzy of flash sales and irresistable savings. We’re not immune to the rush of deep discounts here at Twilio,… Read More

Get Hacking on Twilio Voice at Startup Weekend Marseille and Lille

We have the perfect opportunity for those of you in France looking for an excuse to tinker with the Twilio API.  Startup Weekend is coming to Marseille December 2-5 and Lille December 9-11 and we will expedite you through the Europe Voice Early Access program if you would like to hack on Twilio at one of these events. To be expedited through the Euro Beta, there… Read More

Helplin uses Twilio to connect people to help one another

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Helplin by Anil Varanasi is a new app that helps people looking for help from someone with more experience, or those who want to provide their expertise for others. Helplin connects the two parties via a telephone call while preserving the anonymity of both parties’ telephone numbers. Hi Anil, tell us a bit about yourself and your background I am Anil Varanasi, I work at a… Read More

Tumblr and Mobile Commons Use Twilio Click to Call to Fight SOPA and ProtectIP

This week, Tumblr’s team came up with an ingenious way to use click to call to alert the public to the significant dangers to a free and democratic internet posed by the SOPA and ProtectIP laws currently under consideration in Congress: For one day, Tumblr “censored” users’ Dashboards, displaying broad, grey lines across user-generated content. The campaign worked: Users rallied and Tumblr deftly channeled that energy… Read More