How to Extend Your Android App to Include SMS-based Shipment Tracking

Posted by Pedram Mohammadi on April 18, 2017

TaCode Tuesday is back!  That means your favorite developer at Zang is here to deliver free snippets of code for use in your very own text/voice apps along with hilarious taco puns. This week I’m going to show you how to make e-commerce customers smile by allowing them to track deliveries via SMS on their Android phone. But first, let's taco 'bout how this can set your business apart and improve customer loyalty.  

In most cases, products are cheaper when ordered online. When compared to retail, online products are more or less 50 percent cheaper due to the elimination of certain components that hike up product prices like storage, rent, staff, utilities, and the middle-man.

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Topics: TaCode Tuesday, cPaaS, customer happiness, SMS

The CMO’s Emerging IT Role, Part 1: Who Owns The Customer Experience?

Posted by Mo Nezarati on April 4, 2017

The chief marketing officer's role is evolving to take on more of an IT perspective—not just in theory, but in actual budget allotment, IT decision making responsibility and CEO mandates for business growth. The trend is blurring the lines between CIO and CMO responsibilities within the enterprise, requiring better collaboration between the parties to break down information silos and forge optimal solutions.

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Topics: cPaaS, CX, customer happiness

Zang Partner Helps Call Centers Increase Customer Satisfaction: Here’s How You Can, Too

Posted by Alex Misevski on October 10, 2016
 

Zang provides a robust cloud-based communication platform for creating voice and SMS applications for computers, mobile devices, online services, or integration into the traditional phone systems. Many different industries trust Zang, including call centers, to assist them in seamlessly incorporating real-time communications into their applications while increasing customer engagement.

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Topics: Use Cases, Built On Zang, customer happiness

Product Design and the Customer Experience

Posted by Nick Zdravkovski on August 31, 2016

The competition to gain and hold onto customers has blown the roof off traditional software development. Developers are scrambling to keep up with innovative new technologies coming out of the woodwork on a continual basis. Plus, the demands of a new generation of digital experts—you know them as millennials—are driving the market and must be taken into account. In this environment, what can product designers bring to product development to help their companies thrive?

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Topics: CX, customer happiness, UX, UI

Zang Earns TMC Award for 2016 Communications Solutions Product of the Year

Posted by Alex Misevski on August 26, 2016

What’s so important about communications solutions anyway? Easy: Solutions that improve communications allow people to have better experiences with companies. These people then become loyal fans of said companies, driving their success. Zang powers these solutions with real-time communications such as voice and SMS APIs for mobile, Web and desktop environments.

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Topics: APIs, awards, customer happiness