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Turbocharge phone banking with OpenVPB, VAN, and BlueVote. Call and text with 2 clicks!

TurboVPB speeds up calling and texting with EveryAction's Open Virtual Phone Bank (OpenVPB), VAN, DNC VoteBuilder, and BlueVote. Skip typing in phone numbers by hand. TurboVPB automatically sends contacts' details to your phone so you can call and text with just 2 clicks. You'll be ready to call in <2 minutes — no account or mobile app needed. In addition to speeding up making calls, TurboVPB makes it easy to send text messages to contacts when they don't answer the phone or when you want to send them more information after a call. Configure one or more message templates, TurboVPB will automatically fill in the contact's name, and you can send each message with the push of a button. TurboVPB was originally developed by a volunteer for the Sunrise Movement but any volunteers, organizations, or campaigns phone banking with these tools are very welcome to use it. If you find TurboVPB helpful, please leave a review and consider supporting the ongoing development and maintenance of the extension by signing up for a membership or buying me a coffee at: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/turbovpb Version History: 0.9.6 - Fixes bug introduced in 0.9.5 0.9.5 - Minor fixes and improvements 0.9.4 - Minor connection improvements (faster WebSocket reconnection) 0.9.3 - Minor connection changes 0.9.2 - Minor fixes 0.9.1 - Start in WebRTC mode 0.9.0 - Text Message Templates can now include fields from VAN / OpenVPB's Additional Info panel (for example, "[County]" will be replaced by the contact's county if that field is visible in the phone bank) - Improved network connectivity (added an end-to-end encrypted WebSocket PubSub fallback option in case the WebRTC connection fails or takes too long) 0.8.1 - Minor fixes and improvements 0.8.0 - Added Text Message Template sharing - Optional support for VAN instances hosted on custom domains 0.7.4 - Added buttons to quickly select unsuccessful call result on mobile page - Optional support for StartTheVan.com (VoteBuilder backup domain) 0.7.3 - Fixed bug where QR code displayed on non-phonebank pages 0.7.2 - Fixed bug in BlueVote content script 0.7.1: - TurboVPB is now enabled by default on VAN, VoteBuilder, and BlueVote (to simplify setup process) - Added a toolbar button and menu that shows the total number of calls made with TurboVPB and has buttons to show the QR code and open the text message settings - Added a link on the mobile site to open text message settings

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Norma ShulmanSep 5, 2022

I love it. I agree with all the rave reviews. So easy to get started with the QR code. It keeps track of how many calls I made. I even enjoy the confetti every 10 calls. And I especially LOVE the text feature. If a voicemail box is not set up or full, bingo, off goes the text. We can prepare the text with our full message, including the candidate's website or other information we would normally have to spell out for the voter. Sometimes we get a call or text back! Rarely do they say STOP if y... Show more

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Evan SchwartzDeveloperSep 19, 2022

Thanks for the review -- I'm glad you're finding it useful! Also thank you for the suggestions! I'm working on a new update and would like to include both of those features in it. Could you send me an email at evan@turbovpb.com to follow up about this?

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Christine WolakMay 21, 2022

I have issues with my headset microphone using the computer to dial, so this extension has been a game changer for me. And when I found I could write my own text templates to use when the voter needs more information, double-wow. Thanks for a great tool!

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Evan SchwartzDeveloperSep 19, 2022

So glad to hear you're finding it helpful! Keep up the great work!

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Jean DittmyerFeb 7, 2022

This extension is the best thing since sliced bread! I have a volunteer phone banking group and TurboVPB allows us to use OpenVPB just as if we were using VPB Connect. And, it is free. The other way it is useful is for texting my volunteers to alert them to opportunities, meetings, etc. I just format an open vpb, connect via turboVPB and within ten minutes I can text 300 plus people. I use it not only to invite, but to confirm attendance, to remind before an event, and that sort of thing... Show more

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