Retail SMS In-Stock Reminders with Twilio

DOer Timmy Crawford is the developer behind Cone Patrol, the Twilio-powered app serving up your powder alerts for northwest during the snow season. He is also the Lead Web Developer at The Longboard Store. Timmy recently implemented SMS reminders to customers waiting for out-of-stock items to be available and below he walks through the process on the site, as well as the conversions he’s watching. This… Read More

Using Twilio for E-commerce with Order Status, Payments, & Support

Last week we challenged Twilio developers to use our telephony API to build applications that support online commerce.  Evan wrote up a list of uses for Twilio in e-commerce as a jumping off point to get the creative juices flowing, and we were impressed to see each one implemented in at least one of the two applications we’ve selected as this week’s winners. Its exciting to… Read More

This Week's Contest: Ecommerce

For week #22 of the Twilio Netbook contest, the category is ecommerce.  We are looking for ways the Twilio API can be used to help facilitate commerce on the Internet/Internets/Intertubes. Handles sales calls Order status by phone Getting shipping information by phone Support over the phone The winning application will receive shiny new netbook from Twilio.  When you’re ready, submit here.

Ecommerce Solutons Provider Cularis Uses Twilio to Save Time & Money

In this blog post, Twilio customer Alan Wizemann talks about how his company Cularis, an eCommerce solution provider, is saving time and money by routing calls, cutting tickets, and transcribing voice messages with Twilio. Using Twilio at Cularis – by Alan Wizemann We created a system that uses the Twilio API to handle our support calls. This has freed up several hours a day of time,… Read More