Zipwhip Introduces Industry’s First Texting-for-Business Desktop App for Faster, Easier Way to Engage with Customers

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First texting-for-business desktop app improves notification delivery, user workflow and overall performance

Seattle – August 7, 2019 – Zipwhip, the leading provider of texting-for-business, today announced the public launch of the Zipwhip desktop app, the first-ever desktop app available within the texting-for-business industry. Zipwhip’s desktop app enhances the user experience with new notification functionality and auto-launch on system startup, maximizing adoption and ensuring businesses never miss a customer message.

Zipwhip’s desktop application provides the full functionally and experience of the web-based product through an easy-to-use application installed on the user’s operating system. Available for both Windows and Mac users, the desktop app will launch as the user’s computer is turned on and is then viewable from the dock (MacOS) or task bar (Windows). Desktop app users will be notified to new customer messages with instant push notifications along with a numerical badge indicator that tallies unread messages on the Zipwhip app icon. Users will immediately be able to see new messages when they get to work, without the hassle of having to log in again.

“For employees who spend a lot of time in front of a computer, the desktop app provides the fastest, easiest and most convenient texting experience,” said John Lauer, co-founder and CEO of Zipwhip. “Zipwhip users no longer need to dig through a sea of open web pages or worry about missing a message. Zipwhip is thrilled to be the first to market with such an important product, and we are proud that our solution continues to stand out from the rest of the industry.”

With the launch of the desktop app, Zipwhip customers now have the full spectrum of options to access their texting platforms, working seamlessly alongside Zipwhip’s web app, mobile apps and browser extensions. Zipwhip’s breadth of offerings is unmatched in the industry and gives customers the best solution for their individual texting situations.

The launch of Zipwhip’s desktop app comes on the heels of the company’s successful completion of its Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 1 examination. The SOC 2 examination, the gold standard for data security, affirms that Zipwhip’s information-security practices, policies, procedures and operations meet the SOC 2 standards for security and enable Zipwhip to offer strengthened security to all customers.

To learn more and/or to download the Zipwhip desktop application, please visit: https://www.zipwhip.com/downloads.

About Zipwhip

Zipwhip empowers companies to communicate with their customers in the most effective and preferred way possible – text messaging. As the pioneer of texting for business, Zipwhip first enabled text messaging to and from existing landline, VoIP and toll-free phone numbers in 2014. Zipwhip’s direct network connectivity, intuitive cloud-based software and an enterprise-grade API mean businesses can use any computer or mobile device to securely and reliably reach their customers, every time. Your customers are only a text away: https://www.zipwhip.com/.

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