If you find yourself needing to broadcast urgent news to your customers or employees, but do not have a notification system in place, this tutorial is for you. In this blog post we'll show you how to create a bash script to quickly send SMS messages or Voice message notifications to several recipients in a CSV.
To get started with the project you will need the following:
- A Twilio account (Sign up for a free trial account and get a $10 credit)
- Homebrew (for Mac users) or Node.js (for Windows users) to install Twilio CLI
Setting up the Twilio CLI
If you haven’t already done so, go to twilio.com and sign up for a free account or log in to your existing account. Take note of your Account SID and Auth Token as you will need them to login via the CLI in the following steps.
Twilio CLI is …