SMS Messaging Using Twilio and Outlook 2010

Microsoft Outlook is one of the most widely used email clients today, and while most people are familiar with sending and receiving emails using Outlook, many don’t know that Outlook has also had the ability to send and receive text messages. When you combine this ability with the power of Twilio SMS, it becomes very easy to build clients that can leverage text messaging without having… Read More

Balihoo Closes the Local Marketing Loop for National Brands with Twilio-Powered Call Tracking

National brands get tools they need to show up in local searches and close deals for local franchises and affiliates For more than a decade, national advertisers have approached the web as if location didn’t matter. They invested in a URL, built the best-looking and most useful websites they could, signed up for search advertising and mastered the art of search engine optimization. This approach worked… Read More

Sunlight Foundation Launches Two Twilio-Powered Apps to Help Prepare You for Election Season

Election season is upon us! As we inch ever closer to the voting booth this November we’ve already begun to see a large number of civic-focused apps, to help inform, educate and empower citizens. Just a couple of days ago, at the Personal Democracy Forum in NYC, members of the Sunlight Foundation took the stage to announce two new, very exciting, Twilio powered apps to the public… Read More

Join us for Beyond PPC: 8 Ways to Increase Conversions with Call Tracking Webinar

Sign up now for our upcoming and complimentary webinar focused on helping you get the most out of your conversions. “Beyond PPC: 8 Ways to Increase Conversions with Call Tracking” will be live Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT with host, Greg Sterling. Greg has an impressive history analyzing consumer purchasing behavior – he is the founder of, a senior… Read More

Twilio Hits the Windy City for Techweek

Twilio is headed to the Chicago for Techweek 2012 June 21st – 25th with a line up of awesome events and we’re excited to meet you there. The Windy City is home to innovative Twilio-powered companies like Groupon, 37 Signals, Fruition Partners and Bellycard, and we can’t wait to see what people bring to the table during this tech-fueled week. We’re sending out former Chicagoans Daniel… Read More

Apply to join the DOer Express to the International Startup Festival in Montreal

Polish your pitch, print some business cards, and pack your bags because SendGrid and Twilio are partnering with Windows Azure to send you and your startup on the DOer Express to Montreal for the International Startup Festival. Submit your startup for a free ride on our bus to the festival. Along the way, you’ll have the chance to practice your pitch and get advice directly from… Read More

Belly Increases Mobile App download Rate 200% With Twilio SMS API

How a successful startup satisfied its hunger for more mobile app installs Belly, a Chicago-based startup that offers a unique customer-loyalty program, was doing well. In just eight months, it had signed up more than 200,000 users and expanded coast to coast, thanks to a quirky set of rewards and an engaging mobile app. The company had also attracted more than $12 million in venture backing… Read More

TurboVote Aims to Make Voting Easy for Everyone

Voter turnout is always a challenge for the United States. Typical turnout is 50% for presidential elections, 40% for mid-term elections and only 10% in local, special and primary elections. One state, Oregon, changed its voting system to increase participation by switching to a vote-by-mail for every election. This way residents aren’t limited by a certain day, time or location to let their vote be heard. Many… Read More