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 …

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. …

Press: iPad platform aims to replace the receptionist via PSFK

It seems that tablets are becoming increasingly effective at performing the tasks of customer facing roles, which is why companies such as The Robot Pub Group have taken to using the devices to allow patrons to help themselves. Now the iPad Receptionist platform is hoping to do the same for administration, offering a way for office visitors to check themselves in. …