How Texting Can Help Vets and Pets

For many pet owners, the animals in our homes are an essential part of the family and our daily lives. We know, we have many canine employees here at the Zipwhip office that have…


Texting as an all-inclusive language

As a founder, entrepreneur, and CEO, I have one question in mind when deciding what to build next: how do I help get humanity to the next level? The satisfying challenge, for me,…


Short codes vs. real phone numbers, everything you need to know

Not all texting is created equal. Lots of business software comes with built-in short code texting. A short codes acts like a megaphone—the conversation only goes one way. Phone…


3 ways Apple can make business chat more user-friendly

Today, Apple announced Business Chat, a new tool that allows consumers to text (iMessage) businesses for support, purchases, and more. Sound familiar? Apple unveiled Business…


Walgreens Texting

Google just committed to RCS in a big way

Google committed to RCS -- an Android texting upgrade -- in a big way this February when they announced that they would start pre-loading RCS texting into all their Android…


John Lauer on Real World Messaging

Clash of the messaging titans: Facebook vs. RCS

Last week at MoNage 2017, Zipwhip CEO John Lauer sat on a panel called "Real World Messaging Experiences," hosted by Verizon's VP of Public Policy Nneka Chiazor (read her recap…


Instagram Business Tools

Instagram offers choice over voice with new Click-to-Text feature

Last month we wrote about how a Google AdWords beta is revolutionizing digital advertising by letting businesses embed “text” calls-to-actions on mobile search…


Millennials are texting more and calling less

"You used to call me on my cell phone," chimes a popular Drake song. It's an appropriate anthem for millennials. An independent study conducted by OpenMarket confirmed that, if…


Read Zipwhip's understanding TCPA white paper

Text messaging has proven to be an effective way for businesses to communicate with mobile customers. Using Zipwhip, businesses can effectively and safely communicate with…


Survey: Customers are texting you

Your mobile phone rings, but you don't recognize the number. How do you respond? Chances are, you don't pick it up. Zipwhip wanted to learn more about consumer preferences…