Build Fast, Build Visually: Shows You How To Send Twilio SMS From Your Mobile App

apperyio lets you build powerful mobile apps in no time using intuitive visual tools. Using Twilio, you can easily integrate the Twilio API with’s cloud-based rapid development environment with integrated back-end services and get sending SMS fast. In this tutorial, CTO Max Katz shows you how to build a mobile app from the ground up that uses the Twilio SMS API to send texts…. Read More

Sensay Replaces the Search Engine with Human Conversation Using Twilio SMS


You might remember Ariel Jalali as the guy who offered the President of the United States a job at his startup. President Obama was touring Ariel’s co-working space, Cross Campus, when Ariel decided to get the jump on other would-be employers by offering Obama “his next gig.” Ariel (pictured right) described the gig as “super rewarding [because] you get to help people from anywhere.” While Obama… Read More

Building A Salesforce Powered Call Center with Twilio TaskRouter


ThinkVoice gives businesses the communications tools they need to create exceptional customer experiences. ThinkVoice CEO Brian Coyle knows that something as simple and powerful as making a phone ring can be difficult to do at a large scale. That’s where ThinkVoice comes in. To ensure they’re giving their customers reliable and scalable communication solutions, ThinkVoice uses Twilio. After the launch of Twilio’s TaskRouter, ThinkVoice added a… Read More

Sonar Adds To Its Customer Communication Toolbelt With Twilio SMS


Mayvenn’s first attempt at a customer communication platform wasn’t, shall we say, sophisticated. But, it was necessary. Mayvenn helps salons and stylists sell hair products to their customers with a suite of communication tools. Mayvenn knew a majority of stylists and their customer base didn’t use email; they preferred text. Mayvenn gave their team a bunch of Sprint phones and assigned them customers to contact with… Read More

CMT Brings Thousands To The Party: Using Twilio To Connect Fans With The Cast of Party Down South


When season three of Party Down South premiered on CMT, it ranked among the top five programs in its time slot with millennials and ranked in the top 10 programs tweeted about in prime time. The reality show profiles a crew of rowdy southerners all living in one house together for a summer. As you can imagine, things get a little crazy, and fans have really… Read More

Send and Receive Tweets using SMS with Twilio: Part 1


You may have just read the title and thought, “What? Can’t you already send and receive tweets over SMS?” You would be right to think that, Twitter has a load of shortcodes for different countries for sending and receiving tweets. But since February 4th in the UK, O2, one of the major mobile operators, announced to their users (by SMS ironically) that they were dropping this… Read More

Give Your Phone Number To A Car Salesmen: How A Lesson In Trust and Technology Led To CarCodeSMS’ Success


Nick, Steve and Prabode had their business plan laid out, their go-to-market strategy was locked and loaded. They just needed to do one thing for their startup, CarCodeSMS, to be successful: Get customers to trust the least trusted people in America – car salesmen. Their plan wasn’t just to re-establish trust with salesmen, they also wanted customers to be comfortable buying cars from salesmen, and having… Read More

How Passive Aggressive Texts From A French Bulldog Can Help Nonprofits: All Good Text Delivers Critical Data via SMS


There’s an empty feeling you get in your stomach when you open your analytics dashboard and see lines plummeting downward. Your sign ups are down, your video plays are down. The last thing you want is a passive aggressive text message from a French bulldog named Turtle, but it might be exactly what you need. Turtle is the Data Watchdog at All Good Text, a product… Read More

Passwordless SMS Authentication: Part 2 – Building iOS Front End With Swift


I have to fill out a “forgot password” page at least once a week. That’s probably why I’m so excited about passwordless authentication. Passwordless authentication is a system where the application you’re logging into generates a one-time use token for you to log in with and delivers that token via SMS or some other means. You can then verify this password from the device you were… Read More