Learn How to Leverage Short Code Marketing with a Twilio-Hosted Webinar Series

Sign up now for our upcoming Mobile Marketing webinar series focused on Short Code marketing. This two session webinar will be held on Thursday August 2nd and the following Thursday August 9th helping you understand and succeed with short code campaigns.  Join leading mobile marketing experts for a deep dive into short code marketing with the first session “Leveraging Short Code Marketing in Your Customer Lifecyle”…. 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 Screenwerk.com, a senior… 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

DOer Lyle Pratt Launches BuildANumber alongside BetterVoicemail

Lyle Pratt is a DOer by nature, with a business-focused education on paper, he’s been writing software for years. After missing API Hack Day because of the flu, Lyle reached out to share with us the app he built anyways – talk about hack commitment. What he built was an add on to his current start up BetterVoicemail, an app that allows users to simply build… Read More

Partyline Transforms Phone Calls into Sound Collages for Art Hack

Partyline, a new experiment which rooted from and the winner of  Art Hack Weekend SF, combines ambient noises and involuntary participation, transforms phones into sound collages. Consisting of two parts–Voyeur, which dials participants and records their inputs and a Sequencer, which is a responsive view into voices going on at the time. Casey Rodarmor is self-described as just a guy, you know? Casey teamed up with Brandon… Read More

TEDxUCLA: Michael Newman Plays with Arduino, Nerf & Twilio

Michael Newman, VP of Technology at Pomp Productions, was invited to participate at the TEDxUCLA 2011 event to talk about “Making things”. Following a trip to Maker Faire and taking inspiration from mind controlled Nerf guns, Michael built a special project using Arduino, a Nerf Gun and Twilio. What resulted was something extraordinarily brilliant, appropriately titled “Sketches of a Tangent Gone Awry.” Check out the video… Read More

Women Innovate Mobile Kicks Off its First Week with New Startup Class

Four selected startups kicked off their first official week in one of the latest New York City accelerators, Women Innovate Mobile. Founded by Veronika Sonsev, Deborah Jackson and Kelly Hoey, WIM focuses on promoting mobile technology companies started by female entrepreneurs. We are very excited to be a sponsor for this new class of WIM startups and provide mentorship to the teams during their three-month program. The… Read More

Deaftel Makes Phone Conversations a Reality for the Deaf

The simple task of talking on your phone is not something we think of as challenging, but for the deaf it’s something they struggle with every day. Traditionally, for the deaf and hard of hearing, a relay operator paired with hardware is the only option to translate speech-to-text on phone conversations. Developer Kunal Batra could not find any mobile solution for this problem so in true DOer fashion,… Read More

A Twilio-Powered Valentine's Day

Today is a day to celebrate love and friendship. Share it with the ones special to you, preferably through an awesome hack. Developers are building really cool Twilio apps to kick Valentine’s Day off right, and below we picked a few of our favorites. Secretly SMS Your Crush with UMake.me Secret crushes are hard, but luckily there’s a way to share your feelings without revealing your true… Read More