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London, United Kingdom, 2015/03/17 - What if you could text a number to get anything you want? That's the ambitious goal of a new London based start-up called Just text Tom, a text messaging concierge service that promises to source and deliver literally anything - so long as it’s legal.
The concept is simple. You send a text to Just Text Tom with your request and a member of their concierge team is tasked with sourcing your goods or services. The team look to fulfil your request in the most efficient way, using one or more providers as needed, whether it’s booking plane tickets, ordering a hot meal to be delivered with your favourite beer or something much more ambitious.
Once sourced, a concierge will text back with the exact price, including a small commission, so there are no hidden fees. You can then confirm or decline the order by text. The first time you confirm an order Just Text Tom will text you an encrypted link for you to enter your payment details. After that, completing requests is as simple as sending a text.
“Our aim is to quickly get you whatever you want and for a sensible price,” says founder Tom Archer. “Simply being able to text a number and have a concierge take care of your request is a really delightful experience, which we felt was lacking in today’s service economy”.
Whilst having your own personal assistant has previously only been enjoyed by the wealthy, Just Text Tom are looking to provide a VIP level service to anyone with a UK mobile by charging a small commission based on the complexity of each request. Ask for local cinema times and you’ll receive the information for free, request for a rare bottle of Dom Pérignon to be delivered by helicopter in an hour and there will be a higher commission.
The service is available 24/7 and uses a standard UK mobile number (07821 821 715) so it’s free to text and start a dialogue with a concierge. As there’s no app required you just need to add Tom to your contacts and use it on demand. Until we reach a world with true artificial intelligence, it looks like Just Text Tom is the future of convenience for now.
- Available images include head shot of Tom Archer (Managing Director), screenshots of example text conversations and a concierge please email for link to these.