CategoryChatbot Analysis

The Best Open Source Chatbot Platforms in 2019

“Open Source” is one of those transcendental phrases that would’ve never been possible without the internet. Kind of like the statement, “Nyan Cat is a cultural revolution”. Open source software has given us some real jewels over the years. Mozilla Firefox, Linux, WordPress, VLC, Apache, Latex and Ubuntu are just some of the few standouts. And as the movement spreads...

Shopify Chatbot

What is a Shopify Chatbot? Whether you sell online, on social media, in-store, or out of the trunk of your car, Shopify has you covered. And regardless of how you sell what you sell, Verloop has you covered. Conversationally. Definition: a computer program designed to simulate a conversation with human users, over the Internet. In this case, over your website, social media platform or messaging...

Real Estate Chatbot: The Ultimate Guide

Real Estate the world over is booming. From downtown L.A., to the suburbs of South India, we’re seeing the real estate market growing in shape and size. This confidence has been fueled by globally low-interest rates, improving job markets worldwide, rising consumer confidence and growing interest from foreign buyers. Chances are, you’re reading this to understand how a chatbot could...

Stranger Chat – How to make your Bot more Natural

Context is one of the most important facets of a holistic conversation. In conversations between grown adults you often see context at work. You see it in how they weave their words, how they present themselves and how they absorb information. Politicians often speak in sound bites, because what they say is reported in sound bites. By eliminating context, they keep their answers consistent and...

Social Media is dead. What’s resuscitating it?

We are part of the next great social transition. As the world moved online, we heralded Social Media as the definitive wave, the war cry of a generation, the way we’d live life for another two decades. So much so that we mocked, when in 2014 Facebook bought that pudgy little featureless messaging service called Whatsapp for $19 billion. $19 billion meant that Facebook valued the 55-employee...

The Five Types of Chatbots.

George Henry Lewis once said, “Science is the systematic classification of experience.” Only things that can be classified and codified are allowed to enter our realm of understanding and acceptance. And given the divide between whether 2018 will be the next reckoning or the death of chatbots as an entity, we take a much more moderate stance; Chatbots are now a part of our lives. So in order to...

Build a Bot

As a product of good old days, I fondly reminisce about the times when people said companies didn’t need a website, or that a Facebook page was for try-hards and that apps would never catch on. And if you’re here to learn how to build a bot, you’re on the right track of digital development. Gartner estimates that by 2020, over 85% of all companies will interact with customers using conversational...

Chatbots vs Apps: The Final Frontier

As 2017 winds down, it’s a good time to look back and retrospect about one of the many predictions made during the “Year of the Chatbots”, its apparent rivalry against the now-veteran platform, Applications. The general opinion differs depending on who you ask and are almost entirely polarized.They usually range from, “CHATBOTS ARE NOTHING BUT HYPE.” to “ALL WEBSITES AND APPLICATIONS ARE GOING TO...

Chatbot 18 – How do Chatbots work

One of the most commonly asked questions on Quora for me is usually, “How do chatbots work?” This article is the third in a four-part series called Chatbot 18. Other articles that were published in this series can be found here: #1: Our Predictions for the Industry #2: An Indepth Analysis into Chatbot Language #4: Customer Engagement, Support and Marketing So, how do Chatbots work...

Chatbot 18 – An Indepth Analysis into Chatbot Language

Welcome back to Chatbot 18. This article is the second part of a four-part series called Chatbot 18. Other articles that were published in this series can be found here: #1: Our Predictions for the Industry #3: How Do Chatbots Work? #4: Customer Engagement, Support and Marketing In this post, we will talk about the terminology used while discussing chatbots and its future; both short and long...