SXSW Startup Corner Shoutout

SXSW 2014 has officially begun! We’re busy packing, shipping, and preparing ourselves for the big weekend ahead and it’s finally sunk in that we’ll be leaving for Austin within 24 hours. The booth is planned and all displays are ready, now it’s time for haircuts and suitcases. With all the excitement buzzing around this year’s Trade Show, we’re lucky to …

New Feature: Visitor Badge Printing!

Need to easily identify who’s visiting your office? Custom visitor badge printing is now available for The iPad Receptionist! From the visitor name to who their visiting, along with date and time, you can fully customize your badges complete with your company’s logo. Once a visitor checks in, you can set the printer to automatically print their personal visitor badge, creating …

The iPad Receptionist @ SXSW 2014

The countdown continues! SXSW Interactive Conference begins in just 8 days! Our office is busy preparing for the week and couldn’t be more excited to meet our current (and future!) iPad Receptionist users. The Interactive Festival begins on the 7th but we’ll be setting up home base at our booth for the SXSW Trade Show beginning March 9th – 12th. …

iPad Receptionist is headed to SXSW 2014!

Yes, you read that right – We’re headed to Austin for the 21st Annual SXSW Interactive Festival! While one of our team members has been a regular attendee, it will be the first year for the rest of the team, including myself! Not only will we be excitedly checking out sessions, keynotes and other exhibits, but iPad Receptionist is exhibiting …

Featured Business: LevelUp iPad Receptionist

Are you a startup company? We’re a startup too so we totally understand the need to have the coolest, most modern space to work in. What’s cooler than having a virtual iPad Receptionist waiting to greet your visitors? SMS and email notifications? A better way to keep track of office deliveries? A sleek and sexy user interface? Well, how about all of …

Press Release: TextUs.Biz Unveils ‘Receptionist in a Box’

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 23, 2013 — In this post-recession economy companies are forced to maximize value from their full-time employees. One position that is increasingly difficult to justify is the receptionist. Many companies simply cannot afford one and others simply choose to go without. Faced with empty front desks to greet visitors, busy staffers get tasked with figuring out how to connect …

Press: The Denver Post – "Apps help old-school operations go new-school"

By Staff, The Denver Post  –  08/05/2013 08:01:57 AM MDT Business owners can send and receive text messages with their old-school landline number using software from a Boulder startup.TextUs.Biz bills its app as the only one to essentially turn a landline into a cellphone with text capabilities. Messages are sent and received via a tablet or computer. The subscription-based service starts …

New Features: iPad Receptionist Image & Signature Capture

As a startup, one thing we know we need to do to be successful is to listen to our early customers.  We’ve received a ton of great support and feedback and have some exciting new features to announce for iPad Receptionist! First we’ve added the ability to enable the iPad’s front facing camera to take a photo of your visitor. …

Are you suffering from PND syndrome?

Does your desk happen to be the one nearest the main door to your office?  You know, that awkward location where every visitor looks to you as the office receptionist? You’ve seen it a thousand times: the visitor hesitantly turns to you hoping that you’ll point them in the right direction. Do you sometimes pretend to be in the middle …

Receptionist Early Invites are out!

iPad Receptionist early invites have officially been released! If you were in an early inquirer you automatically received your invite this morning with a link to set up a one-on-one set-up appointment. Be sure to book your time as time slots are filling up quick and we’ll be first come first serve biases! Interested in an early invite? Request one …

Featured Business: TechStars – iPad Receptionist

This weeks featured Business is TechStars Boulder. One of our very early beta testers here in Boulder with the Receptionist app, TechStars actually uses the app in tandem with their receptionist Christine. The reason they love having an iPad Receptionist is there are new classes of startups and founders that rotate through their program. It’s tough for anyone to remember …

Press: iPad could replace your office receptionist via Tuaw

by Steven Sande To keep a professional feel to a workplace, many businesses hire a receptionist to greet and direct visitors to an office. Receptionists may become an endangered species soon if the Reception Messenger iPad platform from the Foundry Group, Rage Digital and TechStars takes off. Currently in beta, the platform uses a kiosk-mounted iPad and customizable app to connect visitors to …