WordPress.com Launches Twilio-Powered Blog by Phone Feature

In a blog post this morning Matt Mullenweg, creator of WordPress, shared the latest feature for WordPress.com users who have hosted blogs with the service: the ability to phone your blog. Update: This feature has picked up some press today, which is pretty cool.  Check out the news stories covering this feature:   Mashable: WordPress Now Lets You Phone In Your Blog Posts Mobile Beat: WordPress… Read More

Simple Phone Verification with Twilio, PHP, MySQL and jQuery

See the most updated version of these instructions and sample code here or read the tutorial on how to build phone verification in a Rails app.  As more and more applications integrate with phones there is an increasing need to verify phone numbers to help prevent spam, fraud and other dubious activities. In these cases it’s common to use an automated phone verification system to present the… Read More

Introducing Our Ridiculously Simple Twilio SMS API

Update: This week’s developer contest category is SMS.  Build a Twilio app using SMS and submit by midnight on Sunday, Feb 14th for your chance to win a Netbook. More details on the contest page…  Today we’re excited to announce the launch of our newest product: Twilio SMS. Existing customers already know you can use Twilio to make and receive phone calls, and now you can… Read More

Precision Polling – A Business Built on Twilio

This is a guest post is written by Gaurav Oberoi, CEO of Precision Polling.  PrecisionPolling provides a self-service tool for creating telephone surveys in minutes.  They use Twilio to power the cloud communications for their product, and this is their story. Twilio is great. You already knew that; it’s got easy-to-use building blocks; it scales; and it’s reliable. But we took our love of Twilio to… Read More

Build Twilio-powered call tracking the seOverflow way

Mike Belasco, a Twilio customer and President of Denver SEO company of seOverflow, made an excellent post a few weeks back explaining how to set up call tracking for your business from beginning to end using Twilio. It is a detailed post, so if you’re interested we suggest you check out the original post on the seOverflow blog, but here is what it covers: Register for… Read More

Win a Trip to Present Your Twilio App at StartupCamp Telephony in Miami

Would you like the opportunity to present your Twilio-powered startup to investors, telecom thought leaders, and an audience of hardcore voice development geeks at this years ITEXPO East 2010 in Miami? Show off what you've built, meet other cloud communications developers and bring more attention to what you've been working on at the first ever StartupCamp Telephony on January 21st. UPDATE: Deadline to submit to present… Read More