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 […]
Emergencies happen. That’s why it’s always best to be prepared. Remember those “In the event of an emergency; break glass” signs that lead to a fire extinguisher? It’s similar to that. You don’t expect (nor do you want) a fire, but if it happens, you should be ready. Being proactive saves valuable time, […]
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 […]
Emergency planning and notification systems abound, but few address the Achilles Heel of incident response: communication at the outset of an incident to assess the situation and initiate the plan. Strategic BCP recognized the problem as an opportunity to improve their product so they embedded ZipBridge within ResilienceONE, their award-winning Business Continuity Risk Management software.
We are excited about the new way to launch calls via a ZipLaunch Number and Launch Code from your Contacts which we covered in our prior Blog posting. Simple to setup, access and activate. But what if you have a bunch of potential people launching calls and a lot […]
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 […]
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! […]
We saw this hilarious video the other day. It is a parody of the typical conference call which highlights the issues experienced on most every call in one form on another – starting with getting everyone on the call at the same time and struggling with access codes. Of course ZipBridge can help with those […]
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 […]
We are excited to announce a new partnership with TouchTone Communications, a 20 year old telecommunications company based in New Jersey. With this new arrangement TouchTone will be ZipBridge’s exclusive network services provider and we will co-locate our servers in TouchTone’s geographically diverse data centers. TouchTone will also serve as our master agent introducing the […]
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 […]
Benedictine University in Lisle Illinois decided to give ZipBridge a try after becoming frustrated with the call quality of the push to talk group communication tool on their cell phones. They knew they needed a way to communicate with the Command team so after hearing about ZipBridge they decided to signup for a trial account, […]
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 […]
ZipBridge is proud to have been featured in the May issue of Law and Order Magazine. The instant outbound communication aspect of ZipBridge along with the operational security and ease of use all resonate with Law Enforcement who are interested in ZipBridge for everything from operational calls with their staff to briefing the incoming SWAT […]
Fundamental Labor Strategies, Inc. (FLS) provides short-term and long-term outsourced commercial truck drivers, matching clients and drivers on a daily basis. Because of the heavy operational emphasis, it is important that the key stakeholders are up to date each morning. FLS uses a morning conference call to make this happen. Often, team members are mobile, […]
ZipBridge enables AMG Alerts to add instant outbound conference calling to its mass notification platform.
ZipBridge and AMG Alerts announced a new strategic partnership allowing AMG Alerts clients to use the ZipBridge outbound conference calling service from within the AMG Alerts mass notification service.
By using this new integration, AMG Alerts administrators can now launch an outbound conference call for a group just like they could already send them an email, […]
By popular demand, we have rolled out a new feature today called Zip Launch. It allows anyone to launch a conference call to a designated Group by dialing a specific phone number. Just dial the Zip Launch number, press 1 to confirm, and the first Group alphabetically in your account is called and bridged with […]
ZipBridge is proud to now be working with Emergency Planning Solutions (EPS) a leading consulting firm specializing in designing, documenting and practicing emergency response procedures. EPS has focused their services on the Higher Education community which is how we “met” each other having several clients in common. Bob McKibben from EPS could see the benefits […]
Incident Response Technologies (IRT), a leading developer of incident management software solutions, is excited to announce a strategic alliance with ZipBridge, innovators of automated conference call bridging solutions. By adding ZipBridge’s powerful technology into the Rhodium Incident Management Suite, IRT can offer users the ability to automatically bridge pre-defined lists of decision makers onto conference […]
ZipBridge was just featured in a blog by sales management guru Ken Thoreson at the link below. Ken works with sales managers across the country and could quickly see the benefits of ZipBridge in fostering more efficient conference calls with the sales team, but Ken took it a step further.
If something as simple as the routine conference […]