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 Chat...


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...


Zipwhip hires first VP of enterprise sales

We're excited to announce our newest hire, Brendan (B.J.) Moore. A veteran of the Seattle tech scene, B.J. has spent over 20 years in the mobile industry. He held several sales...


Past its peak? Texting as a productivity tool

There's a lot to keep track of in the business world, and new technologies are released every day - some that will benefit your business, some not so much. When it comes to...


Fellow kids

Texting is uncool. Here's why that's OK.

A Millennial's Take on Texting Eighty percent of millennials polled are waiting for the day when they can text a brand’s 1-800 number instead of calling. They want to do more...


Mosquito

CDC uses text messages to warn travelers of Zika virus

Traveling soon? You may want to check the risk of Zika. The Center for Disease Control just made this uber-easy with, you guessed it: texting! To get this info, text (855)...


Zipwhip Fierce Innovation Award

Zipwhip receives Fierce Wireless award

Last month, telecom industry leader FierceMarkets announced the winners of the 2016 Fierce Innovation Awards Telecom Edition. Zipwhip took home the prize in the Business Services...


5 rules of business texting etiquette you should know

It can feel like there are a lot of unwritten rules attached to texting. When it comes to etiquette, business texting and personal texting are a bit different and a bit similar. A...


FAQ: How do I text-enable a landline?

At Zipwhip, we believe in landline texting. However, we realize the concept of "landline texting" is a head scratcher -- it evokes mental images of standing over a vintage phone,...