Twilio vs. SimpleTexting

In need of a program built for developers and non-developers alike? SimpleTexting’s code friendly platform, responsive customer service, and easy to use UI make it the more competitive alternative to Twilio.

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Why Choose SimpleTexting Over Twilio?

If you’re a developer in need of an all-in-one voice, SMS, and Whatsapp solution, Twillio is more in line with what you’re looking for. But if you’re looking for a text marketing platform everyone on your team can use, not just the developers, SimpleTexting has everything you need.

FeaturesTwilioSimpleTexting
No Charge For Incoming SMS Messages🚫
No Hidden Carrier Fees🚫
Nonprofit Discount
Support Available By Phone And Email🚫
Suitable For Small Business🚫
Developer and Non-Developer Friendly🚫
MMS Messaging
API Access
Get Started In Minutes🚫
Zapier Integration
Easy To Navigate UI🚫

All the Tools You Need to Add SMS to Your Workflow

Here are just a few of the most popular ways businesses utilize our API.

  • Send SMS Message
  • Receive Incoming Messages
  • Check Messages Count
  • Check Keyword Availability
  • Rent a Keyword
  • Configure a Keyword
  • Remove Keyword
  • List All Keywords
  • Configure Forwarding
  • List All Contacts
  • Add Contact To List
  • Delete Contact From List
  • Update a Contact
  • List All Sent Messages
  • List All Scheduled Messages
  • Show Message Info
  • Remove Message by Id
  • Export Autoresponder Analytics
  • Check Remaining Credits
  • List All Scheduled Campaigns
  • Send MMS Message
  • Add Contact To The Unsubscribed Contacts List
  • Configure Settings For a Keyword

Why SimpleTexting Is the Best Alternative to Twilio

If you need voice capabilities, Twilio is for you. If you just need SMS, SimpleTexting's API provides your perfect solution along with the added benefit of logging in to a user-friendly dashboard to see what messages are going out. 

More Pricing Tiers

More Pricing Tiers

Cost isn’t everything, but that doesn’t make hidden fees okay. With SimpleTexting’s plans, you get what you need at the right price point with no hidden fees and no charge for incoming SMS messages. Twilio’s pay as you go plan has the potential to skyrocket exponentially as your subscriber list grows.

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Build 1-on-1 Relationships

Build 1-on-1 Relationships

One of the main reasons Twilio customers move to SimpleTexting is that the Twilio SMS inbox is very limited. With SimpleTexting, you can: Add emojis, leave notes, create templates, mark conversations as resolved, or unresolved, and even snooze them, and filter/manage conversations. If you want to offer text-based customer service or sales, you can with SimpleTexting’s SMS inbox–at no extra cost.

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Connect With Customers With Or Without Code

Connect With Customers With Or Without Code

If you want to send a message with Twilio you need to be able to code. With SimpleTexting however, you can send messages directly from our easy-to-use dashboard with a single click. No coding required unless you want there to be!

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Searchable API Transactions

Searchable API Transactions

With SimpleTexting a dedicated search page lets you quickly check whether your API calls are being accepted. You can also integrate your web application with our SMS API using straightforward webhooks!

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Read What Real Customers Have to Say About SimpleTexting

Hear what others have to say about how we measure up to the competition.


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