What Are Chatbot Slots, and How Do You Define Them for Your Bot?

February 12, 2019

Chatbot slots, also known as entities, are variables you give your program to let your bot categorize and interpret users’ input. Read on to learn more!

Bot Development

How to Write a Successful Script for Your Bot

February 5, 2019

Read our advice on how to create a creative and conversational script for your bot.

Bot Development

Moving Beyond One Platform

February 5, 2019

Platforms like Messenger have been a preferred playground for developers and brands cutting their teeth on bot building. Now, savvy bot makers are extending their conversational AI strategies beyond the status quo.

Bot Development

How to Get Your Bot Discovered

January 22, 2019

Bots have conquered the internet and are now responsible for 52 percent of all web traffic. Where are chatbots being used, and how can you get yours discovered?

Bot Development

Coding Your Bot: Do You Need to Learn Python?

January 15, 2019

Python is an ideal language for programming chatbots because it has functions that other coding languages don’t. We discuss the benefits of Python in this article.

Bot Development

How to Write Engaging Dialogue for Your Chatbot

January 8, 2019

Effective chatbots communicate with natural, convincing dialogue. Learn some great steps for writing a chatbot dialogue that enables your bot to help users.

Bot Development

Improving Your Chatbot Performance Through A/B Testing

January 1, 2019

You can use A/B testing to make informed decisions that affect your overall chatbot performance. Learn more about A/B testing tools and insights for your bot.

Bot Development

Multilingual Chatbots: Teaching Your Bot New Languages

December 11, 2018

Chatbots that can communicate in multiple languages can help you reach more users. Before you get started, read up on these linguistic and cultural challenges.

Bot Development

Why Good Writing is Central to Conversational AI

December 6, 2018

What role does good writing play in the day-to-day business of bot building? And what is “good writing” anyway? In this article, we explore some of the ways good writing plays a crucial role in your conversational AI strategy.

Bot Development

Speech Recognition: Teaching Your Bot to Speak

December 4, 2018

Voice chatbots can recognize human speech and are a preferred way for consumers to interact with brands. Learn the basics of building a voice chatbot.

Bot Development

How to Design a Chatbot’s Personality

November 20, 2018

Follow our practical guide for designing a chatbot’s personality, and create a bot with a fully developed personality that your users will enjoy and trust.

Bot Basics, Bot Development

Building Your Bot: Coding from Scratch vs. Using a Bot Builder

November 13, 2018

There are two main ways to create a bot—hand coding from scratch or using a bot builder. Explore the pros and cons of these two options.

Bot Development, Frameworks and Tools

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