Feed FM: Making Hold Music Less Boring With Twilio


When you’re on hold, it might seem like time drags on forever. Your customers feel the same way when they’re on hold– because hold music is terrible. Feed.FM is on a mission to provide a legal and easy way to add popular music (anything from Arcade Fire to Zeppelin) to your app, website, or game. They take care of all of the reporting, billing and licensing… Read More

From Analog to APIs: WESA and WYEP Power Membership Drives with Twilio

Who knew that donations could be so expensive? Pittsburgh NPR affiliate radio stations WESA and WYEP, wanted to launch a call-based membership drive but quickly hit a roadblock. Their old analog phones were outdated and too expensive to use for a large scale membership drive. WESA and WYEP used Twilio to power the campaign, and quickly built a new way to reach out to listeners via SMS…. Read More

Sales Software Crushpath Launches Instant Click-to-Call & Transcription, Powered by Twilio

Deals don’t happen in a database – that’s what Crushpath is solving for your sales team. Crushpath provides an online and mobile dashboard that builds a timeline around sales deal activities. Starting today, that now including phone calls. The dashboard collects all activity surrounding a deal including emails, team and customer comments, files and more. Crushpath also allows you to create metrics dashboards and specific customer landing pages…. Read More

Instant Connections Between Leads and Sales Reps with FormActivate

What stops a deal dead in it’s tracks? Phone tag, unanswered emails, long gaps of time, and unprepared sales reps. The two founders of FormActivate got tired of chasing their tails while chasing their leads, and came up with a new way for prospects and sales reps to communicate. Brad Slavin and Steve Shulman saw businesses spending buckets of money purchasing lists of leads, only to… Read More

Marketing Innovator Finds Calls Are Worth As Much As 10x More Than Clicks

Datalot pioneers the real-time auction and distribution of phone leads using the Twilio API A veteran of Internet advertising, Josh Reznick became intimately familiar with all manner of digital measurement when he founded his first online marketing company a decade ago. After selling that company, Reznick realized that in spite of all the innovation that had occurred with search and display advertising, there was still an… 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

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

That's Us Technologies Adds Voice to Classified Ad Management with Twilio

Matthew Brown, the founder of ThatsUs.com, became an early believer in cloud communications after helping hundreds of firms set up local telephone exchanges. The experience helped him appreciate the efficiencies that could be gained from accessing telephone networks through a web API rather than with physical hardware and on-premises software. But Brown’s initial experience with apps that promised communications as a service was disappointing. He wanted… Read More

SurveyGizmo Launches SMS Surveys with Twilio Connect

Our friends at SurveyGizmo recently announced a cool new product for real-time mobile surveys delivered via Twilio SMS. We can think of lots of ways this will be useful—for event organizers who need to get quick feedback, for facilitators at public forums and for producers of interactive entertainment. For example, this could come in handy at SXSW. Beyond on-the-spot polling, SMS surveys can be a low-friction… Read More