Build Interactive Voicemail for Sports Fans with Twilio, MongoDB, Angular, and node.js (Part One)

Target Field: Home of Joe Mauer and the Minnesota Twins

In the summer of last year, we noticed a really cool, telephone-powered, interactive advertising experience created for Nike and basketball star LeBron James. In the short commercial spot, notable people like Spike Lee, Warren Buffet, and Dr. Dre are heard leaving voicemail messages for the NBA finals MVP, congratulating him on the championship. If you haven’t already, you can check out the video below, and a… Read More

DOer of the Month: Lyle Pratt of Better Voicemail

Lyle Pratt quit his job as a senior software engineer to found his own company, and didn’t work–at first. Then he launched Better Voicemail using Twilio to provide customized voicemail systems for your mobile phone. Users can set different voicemails for first time callers, record specific greetings for groups, see what information the caller requested, all through the app. Now, Better Voicemail is expanding its market… Read More

Voicemail for Twilio with Twilio

I have a confession to make. When we launched a few weeks ago, we printed our 877-8-TWILIO phone number on the site.  And about an hour before launch, we realized we hadn’t wired that phone number up to anything! How embarrassing for a phone company, right? So we very quickly (<5 minutes) whipped up a simple voicemail application to answer that line, records a message and emails it… Read More