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Phone Numbers, SMS, messaging

Failed Delivery? Top Factors That Affect Message Delivery

In spite of its popularity and ease-of-use across the world, SMS delivery is not always guaranteed, and several factors influence the successful delivery of sent messages. From number validity to routing factors, this article will address some of the top factors that affect message delivery. If you’re a mobile app developer, you should take them into consideration when building and testing your apps.

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app development, mobile apps, UI

The Five Easiest Ways to Doom Your Next Mobile App

The mobile app development industry is currently thriving, and increased growth is expected in future. Apps are transforming the world, and literally defining how people go about their daily routines. However, not every app is successful. In fact, a recent study focusing on retention metrics on Google Play apps established the average app loses over 95 percent of its daily active users within 90 days of the initial install. Stunning, right?

After spending several hours and resources tweaking, polishing, and reworking an app, you definitely do not want it to be part of the above statistic, right? How can you evade this scenario? Simple, keep away from certain blunders, even if you’re an experienced app developer. Here are the five easiest ways to doom your next mobile app development efforts.

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How to Architect a Cost-Efficient Cloud-Based Call Center

Contact center technology is a $22 billion market - however, only 10 percent of it operates on the cloud. Despite sharing a small fraction, Gartner predicted that companies will steadily adopt Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS), and Platform as a Service (PaaS) products, leading to a 13 percent increase by the end of the year. Cloud call center solutions are emerging strong, such that Markets and Markets forecasted that its global adoption could amount to almost a $15 billion industry by the end of 2020. 

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Replace the Landline & Develop a Softphone Using Cloud-Based VoIP

A softphone (short form for software telephone) refers to an application program that facilitates Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephone calls via computing systems.

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Communication Apps, Ideas, TaCode Tuesday, cPaaS

TaCode Tuesdays: How to Enable Multiple SMS Sending for Digital Marketing Campaigns

Welcome back to TaCode Tuesdays! This is the only place you can find snippets of code for use in your very own text/voice apps, along with a weekly dose of taco puns. I’m a developer here at Zang and not only am I a big fan of tacos (if that wasn’t already apparent), I’m also a fan of open source. My goal is to share a new app idea each week that you're free to use “as is” or modify and use as the basis for your next app.

In the last few weeks, I detailed how you can detect and minimize the threat of fraud in your voice and SMS apps—you can get the free code here, and as always, if you’d like to learn how to get started on Zang, take a look at our very first post.

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