Landline

Finally, you can text enable your existing Landline number.

What's in it for you?

Text enabling your existing landline number lets you get in a text messaging relationship with your customers. You no longer need to source a different number for texting—one number does it all.

Here are the facts

150 Million

Text messages everyday are sent from wireless subscribers to landline numbers.

Storefront

80%

Consumers prefer to be contaced by a business via texting over voicemail.

Customers prefer SMS

98%

Consumer text messages are read. Only 10% of emails are even opened.

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Features

Our apps were built to improve consumer-to-business conversations leveraging the simplicity of texting. We provide businesses all they need to efficiently manage customer interactions from automated replies to custom keywords to multi-user login and support.

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The power of Zipwhip’s web app

Our focus is to provide an easy-to-use turnkey solution to help your business engage new customers while building stronger relationships with existing clients one text at a time. Keeping it simple with the right tools is the first step.

Auto Reply

You can set automated responses to incoming texts when you aren't able to personally reply. It’s like texting’s version of voicemail.

Keywords

Customers send a unique word to your landline number and receive a corresponding message that you’ve composed for that specific word.

Scheduled Texting

Simply compose your message, set the date you want it sent, and we make sure customers see your text at the appropriate time.

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The first picture messaging service for landline numbers

Zipwhip Picture Messaging (MMS) allows landline numbers to send and receive images with wireless subscribers. As part of the business package, there are no additional charges for inbound or outbound MMS and all images are securely stored in our cloud-based web app.

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The missing part of your customer service

Cloud Contact Management

Zipwhip’s web app allows businesses to import and access all their contacts and conversation histories from any Internet connected device.

Multi-User

Business customers can add multiple users to help manage incoming conversations on a single phone number. Every outbound message is tagged with the employee’s name to ensure accountability.

Administrative Controls

Multi-user accounts come with permission controls to designate admins from operators. Admins are empowered to manage features like keywords and auto reply, while operators are limited to message send and reply.

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Separate business from personal texting

Stop texting customers from your personal mobile number. We provide apps for the times you can’t be in the office but need to access your landline texts.

Smartphone

When you’re away from your work computer, landline texting is still within your fingertips thanks to our Android and iPhone apps. Messages are synced and stored within the app allowing you to separate business and personal texts.

Tablet

Your tablet is capable of more than just reading sports news and playing games. Our iPad, Android, and Kindle apps allow users to check their business communications whenever and wherever.

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How landline texting works

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A mobile user sends a text to your landline number.

Sending a text to a landline number is the same as sending one to a friend’s mobile phone.

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It appears on your computer or device.


The text arrives on your computer or smartphone without any new equipment installation.

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You reply to your customer from that device.

When you answer, the message arrives on the customer’s phone like a normal text.