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It’s Time to Integrate Messaging into Your SaaS App

Integrate Messaging into Your SaaS App

Just about every tool you use and website you visit has that little chat bubble stuck in the bottom-right corner to let you know you can get in touch with customer service if necessary. But SaaS companies can go deeper with messaging. Direct messaging integration can facilitate communication between users and improve collaboration.

How Overnight Uses Layer to Engage with Guests and Build Trust Quickly

Messaging Best Practices

Overnight Success Story Overnight is a spontaneous travel-booking app—a platform that acts as a last-minute Airbnb. While many might think people are too focused on digital experiences, Overnight believes human interaction is alive and well as travel becomes more of a lifestyle rather than a luxury. The goal of Overnight is to facilitate a spontaneous […]

Messaging Design Kit for Sketch

A key part of building great products is the design process. We understand the value of the first wireframes to develop core product loops, and the importance of high fidelity designs for interactive prototypes that eventually turn into a fully functional in-app messaging experience. As messaging becomes part of every experience — commerce, communities, marketplaces, dating apps, […]

Webhooks for everyone

From the start we’ve architected Layer to not only be a world class messaging fabric, but also enable external services to interact with the platform and be notified of events on the platform as first class citizens. Last summer we’ve introduced the Platform API, that enables developers to manage conversations and messages in Layer. The […]

What we learned building a Layer messaging app for Apple Watch

Push notifications are at the core of the Layer messaging service. Where some platforms provide push as a complementary offering, push is a fundamental pillar of our system. Every message that’s delivered to a device via Layer is optionally accompanied by a push notification, and this works across platforms and devices. Our fondness for the […]

Announcing Early Access for Layer for Web

It’s been nine weeks and six days since we opened up the Layer platform. Our mission: communications in every app. In this short 69 days, we’ve been inspired by the communications experiences you’ve imagined and built. You, Layer developers, are in 126 countries around the world. You’re in 1,360 cities. You’re on six of the […]