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Buzz, "Customer.io Features Grasshopper - Setting up a virtual pbx with Twilio, OpenVBX and PHP Fog"

We’ve been reading that adding a phone number increases conversions. When people sign up and pay us, we give them our cell phone numbers. But, we wanted to have a way for people to get in touch with us pre-sales for us to answer any questions.

If you’re looking for the easiest option, you can exit here and go to Grasshopper.

We like experimenting with software (a lot). So we built our own Virtual PBX. It was insanely easy thanks to a few great tools:

  • Twilio
  • OpenVBX
  • PHP Fog