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Alexander Haque Co-Founder at Clerk Chat
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Co-Founder at Clerk Chat

Clerk Chat Blog

Learn all about business communications with our industry-leading publication. With insights on telecom, SMS and AI.

  • SMS Compliance for Microsoft Teams, Slack, and Web

    SMS compliance protects customers’ privacy and ensures that they receive messages that are relevant and helpful to them. This is a way for a business to maintain trust and confidence - important factors in reaching goals of increased sales and/or customer loyalty and retention.

    March 27, 2023
  • Clerk and Slack’s Future-Gen Platform

    One of the first big demonstrations of Slack’s new platform was at this year’s Oktane. The whole premise of the new platform is to have separate functions that users can plug and play with into different applications. Clerk will be one of these functions, allowing users to easily add SMS and WhatsApp workflows to their Slack workspace.

    January 6, 2023
  • Slack SMS: Should I Use Channels or Threads?

    Clerk supports sending and receiving SMS in Slack in both channels and threads. Channels and threads are two of the main Slack organizational methods. In fact, Slack’s distinction between the two are part of what makes Slack so powerful and user friendly. When used correctly and deployed in the right use case scenarios, threads and channels make Slack an organized, efficient collaboration method.

    February 25, 2022
  • How This Startup Uses Clerk to Run Their Business

    Boompay is a revolutionary app that lets users report rent payments to build their credit score and split rent payments into installments. The team wanted to streamline communication by adding text messaging capabilities to Slack. With Clerk, they did just that by integrating SMS to their Slack workspace. Now they can use SMS internally with all of their teams as well as externally with third-party vendors.

    December 21, 2021
  • Integrate WhatsApp for Slack with Clerk

    Clerk now fully supports WhatsApp inside of Slack! For companies using the WhatsApp app for business, you can connect your existing WhatsApp phone number to Slack to send and receive text messages. This lets companies consolidate communication tools and optimize operations.

    December 14, 2021
  • Silence Notifications with Slack’s Do Not Disturb Feature

    Just as our phones are our number one communication tool offline, for many employees, Slack is their number one communication tool for work. There are a couple of options for implementing Slack’s Do Not Disturb feature. They can be accessed from the bell icon at the top of your navigation pane. Both pause all notifications and @mentions while in DND mode.

    December 2, 2021
  • Our Biggest Slack SMS Update Ever: Direct SMS Channels

    We’ve added an incredible new capability to our Slack SMS function – the ability to have direct SMS channels with contacts. This change may not change the core functionality of sending and receiving SMS in Slack, but it greatly changes the way our users can organize and monitor text threads.

    November 7, 2021
  • Why Users Choose Clerk To Power Their Business

    How do you organize new work processes rationally and efficiently? Many have found solutions in new digital technologies and products, such as task managers and messengers. Today it's no longer necessary to be in the office all the time.

    September 26, 2021
  • Get Email for Slack with Clerk’s Newest App

    Have you ever wished you could connect Slack to email? Now you can send and receive email in Slack with Clerk. It’s time to break email out of siloed inboxes, reduce program switching, and increase team collaboration with email in Slack.

    August 12, 2021
  • Slack App Directory - What Is It And How To Use It?

    The Slack app directory contains thousands of applications that you can integrate with and use to improve communication between employees and increase efficiency. Thanks to the intuitive interface and detailed descriptions, you can easily choose the Slack apps you need for your company.

    June 26, 2021