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

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

Announcing Twilio Connect

Today we are excited to introduce Twilio Connect, a new set of features and APIs enabling developers to simplify the process of integrating Twilio features into their apps without having to worry about end-user billing for phone numbers, call minutes and text messages. One of the most frequent pieces of feedback we’ve received from our developer community is that maintaining a usage-based billing system requires a… Read More