Case Study: How Delaware Valley University uses ZipBridge

We had the pleasure having a coffee with Cindy Transue, the Director of Public Safety at Delaware Valley University recently. Del Val has been using ZipBridge’s reverse outbound conference calling for several years and it was great to talk with Cindy about how they have been using ZipBridge.

The biggest use case is for […]

By |March 2nd, 2020|Categories: Company News, ZipBridge Tips|

Now you can SAY “JOIN” to Join a ZipBridge Call

We heard from many clients that pressing 1 to join a ZipBridge reverse conference call was sometimes difficult. With more people using wireless headphones and Bluetooth car audio, their phone was not always easily available.  But we needed some way to filter answering machines from joining a call, so we innovated and now in addition […]

By |September 8th, 2019|Categories: Company News, ZipBridge Tips|

Use Custom Recordings to Create a ZipBridge Hotline

We just upgraded what you can do with custom ZipBridge recordings. Now in addition to being able to customize the main greeting people hear when they answer a ZipBridge reverse conference call from your account, you can customize the greeting staff hears when they call your ZipLaunch Number. This is a very powerful feature because […]

By |October 27th, 2018|Categories: Company News, ZipBridge Tips|

Quick ZipBridge Overview Video

ZipBridge is a simple to use emergency conference calling tool, but sometimes it is hard to write about how easy and powerful it is to use to get a team together on a reverse conference call in seconds. So we made this video which does a great job explaining how our outbound conference calling […]

By |October 5th, 2018|Categories: General, ZipBridge Tips|

Create a Group instantly from the ZipBridge Directory

Do you sometimes have the need to create a Group on the fly, depending on the situation and who is on call?  Now you can! We have re-configured the ZipBridge Directory to allow you to add multiple Members to a Group at the same time – just click the Members then scroll to the bottom […]

By |July 13th, 2018|Categories: Company News, ZipBridge Tips|

Using ZipBridge to conference with the response team

One use case we often hear about for ZipBridge’s reverse conference calling capabilities within our K12 and higher ed clients is for the Weather Response team to talk about impending weather events. So we decided to create the Ad-vitorial below to illustrate the use case so you can see the power of ZipBridge in action.

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Practice Makes Perfect

ZipBridge is unparalleled as an incident response communication tool due to its ability to launch a reverse conference call in seconds from the web app, your phone contacts, a computer or desk phone speed dial.  But if you use ZipBridge for incident response it generally means you don’t use it often. That’s why we always […]

By |May 7th, 2018|Categories: ZipBridge Tips|

ZipBridge Testimonial from SnapCab

SnapCab creates custom and beautiful panel systems for elevators and stand alone offices.  They are successful because they are passionate about efficient manufacturing and they have shown that commitment to continued process improvement by using ZipBridge for their sales and executive meetings. We knew SnapCab must be a ZipBridge fan as they kept […]

By |February 10th, 2018|Categories: Company News, ZipBridge Tips|

This email footer says it well

We were exchanging emails with the Campus Security Director at a large university doing a trial the other day and the footer/signature in his email caught our eye because it pretty much summarized why schools and companies need ZipBridge in an emergency. When you have an incident or an impending event, and you need to […]

By |March 19th, 2017|Categories: Company News, ZipBridge Tips|

ZipBridge featured in Campus Safety Magazine

We are proud to have partnered with Campus Safety Magazine in a recently published article. It is an excellent overview of how K-12 and Higher Ed institutions are forming incident response teams to quickly respond to any emergency and then using ZipBridge to get them all on an instant reverse conference call at the outset […]

By |January 31st, 2017|Categories: Company News, ZipBridge Tips|

Improve Conference Call Security with ZipBridge

A recent post from one of our partners, Alternative Resiliency Services Corp., reminded us of one of the most overlooked advantages of ZipBridge that warrants addressing – Conference Call Security. While it’s possible that nobody is infiltrating your confidential telephone meetings, it’s far from a guarantee.

By |September 15th, 2016|Categories: General, ZipBridge Tips|

Effective Communication Needs to be Simple!

A recent conversation with a new client reminded us why ZipBridge exists…
This client (from a prestigious university) had a system to bring a response team of 20 individuals onto a conference call from their Emergency Operations Center (EOC).  It worked something like this – does any of this sound familiar?

  • At the start of a […]
By |August 17th, 2016|Categories: Company News, General, ZipBridge Tips|

ZipBridge Versus Standard Conference Calling

In 2016, urgent crisis communication calls should not be as complicated as they are.  While most medium-large businesses have some emergency response solution or plan in place, most do not have a simple and seamless manner to put the plan into action.  Instead they rely on the old-school conference call or […]

By |July 26th, 2016|Categories: ZipBridge Tips|

3 Best Practices When Using ZipBridge

ZipBridge is the easiest platform to perform emergency conference calls available today. Our solutions are quick, simple, and effective. To optimize your ZipBridge experience, take a look at three best practice tips to make unscheduled event response time even lower:

-Add your main ZipBridge number into your Contacts […]

By |May 25th, 2016|Categories: ZipBridge Tips|

Launch ZipBridge calls from your Contacts

We are excited to announce a new feature that comes with having a ZipLaunch phone number*.   This feature allows you to launch ANY  ZipBridge Group when you call the ZipLaunch number.  Setup is easy:

  • Log into ZipBridge, Select a Group and Select Edit Group Settings
  • Enter any 3-digit number in the ZipLaunch Code field as outlined […]
By |July 8th, 2015|Categories: Company News, ZipBridge Tips|Tags: , , |

ZipBridge goes International

We are excited to announce a new feature with ZipBridge to allow seamless outbound international calling.  No more looking for the access number to use and paying expensive international origination charges.  Now you can have anyone in the world join a ZipBridge conference call by simply answering the phone and pressing 1 to join.  Hola! […]

By |January 3rd, 2015|Categories: Company News, ZipBridge Tips|

Record Your Own ZipBridge Greeting

By popular demand, you can now create a custom greeting if subscribed for a ZipBridge Communicator or Big Talker Plan. Now the greeting can give information about the purpose of the call as well as instructing them to Press 1 to join. This is handy if Members might be part of Groups on different Accounts or […]

By |October 1st, 2013|Categories: Company News, General, ZipBridge Tips|

New faster call processing from ZipBridge

We have made a few changes to our call processing and thought it would be a good opportunity to review the whole process….

When you launch a call with ZipBridge we call all the Members on their Cell Phone. If the person joins with that call we stop there. If they press 2 to join later […]

By |July 29th, 2013|Categories: ZipBridge Tips|

Send Group SMS now with ZipBridge

Want to let the Group know to expect a Zip call in a few minutes?  Need to tell them you’re running late and will need to push back the expected call?  Want to communicate an update but don’t want to take the time to bring the team on a call?  You can do all that […]

By |June 4th, 2013|Categories: Company News, ZipBridge Tips|

ZipBridge “The Movie” now playing

Not exactly Steven Spielberg quality, but it does do a good job of explaining why every business should be using ZipBridge!



By |January 18th, 2013|Categories: Company News, ZipBridge Tips|
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