Zipwhip Messaging: Zipwhip Shutting Down Soon (Here's What to Do)

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So You Know About Zipwhip Shutting Down...

You knew that Zipwhip was acquired by Twilio, and you know that your Zipwhip messaging services will be discontinued in December of 2023.

Now what?

You need some kind of strategy to transition, and you need to implement it sooner rather than later.

Because we all know how quickly time flies. You don’t want to be stuck without a plan and without access to extract your Zipwhip contacts.

What Can You Do About Zipwhip Shutting Down?

If you want an out-of-the-box texting solution, you’ll need to switch over to a texting platform like Mobile Text Alerts.

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This will allow you to continue to send texts to your audience as conveniently and seamlessly as possible.

(And don’t worry - we can guide you through each step of the transition.)

Top 8 Reasons for Zipwhip Users to Choose Mobile Text Alerts

  1. Mobile Text Alerts is an SMS platform for businesses - established in 2011
  2. Free 14-day trial account
    • takes 30 seconds to sign up
  3. No contracts - cancel anytime
  4. Can use the same number you're using with Zipwhip at Mobile Text Alerts
  5. Transparent pricing on our website
    • you don’t have to talk to our sales team first
  6. Fast onboarding - get up and running in minutes
  7. 30-day money back guarantee
  8. World-class customer service - chat with us to see for yourself!

How to Get Your Contacts Switched Over

Step 1 - Create a Free Mobile Text Alerts Account

Creating a free trial account with Mobile Text Alerts takes less than 30 seconds and there’s no commitment or credit card required.

Step 2 - Decide How Many Messages You Want to Send

Our pricing structure is simple and is based on how many messages you’d like to send on a monthly basis (no contracts).

Step 3 - Click a Button to Import Your Zipwhip Contacts

All you need to do to import your Zipwhip contacts is enter your Zipwhip login info and click a button in your Mobile Text Alerts platform. That's it!

Pretty easy, right?

Import subscribers into Mobile Text Alerts

See this tutorial for more details.

Step 4 - Submit the Phone Number You’d Like to Send From (Optional)

If you’d like to continue sending texts from the same phone number you’re currently using on Zipwhip, simply provide your phone number to a Mobile Text Alerts representative and we can port the number to our platform.

Step 5 - Schedule a Product Demo

At any point in the process, you can schedule a demo with one of our experts to get a full walkthrough of the product. They can answer any questions you may have about getting started.

That’s it! You’ll then be ready to send out messages.

And if you run into any trouble along the way, live chat support is just a click away.

With Zipwhip Shutting Down, Here Are Some FAQs About Switching

Check out answers to some of your top questions below.

Can I Use the Same Number I'm Using with Zipwhip?

The answer is yes!

Simply share your existing number with someone from our support team in the live chat (bottom right corner) or contact page and we'll transfer it to your new Mobile Text Alerts account.

This will allow you to provide uninterrupted texting service to your customers. Fortunately, it only takes a minute or two to get it done.

What Will It Cost?

A big concern on everyone’s mind is: what’s the investment cost for switching away from Zipwhip messaging?

So let’s get right to it.

You can view pricing plans for Mobile Text Alerts here:

Plans start at $19 per month billed annually or $25 billed monthly. And if none of those listed plans work for your business, contact us for a custom quote.

Key Mobile Text Alerts Pricing Benefits

  • Competitive pricing
  • Plans available for every business size
  • No contracts. Cancel anytime
  • 30-Day Money Back Guarantee

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Ready to Start Transitioning Away from Zipwhip?

You know you’ll need to transition away from Zipwhip messaging by December 2023, and the clock is ticking.

Make sure you’re squared away and ready to go with a new texting solution as soon as possible so that you don’t find yourself scrambling.

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