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10 Tools to Create Your Personal or Business Chatbot

10 Tools to Create Your Personal or Business Chatbot

People love messaging.

It’s everywhere, and most likely your customer is on any one of the chat services.

  • WhatsApp
  • Facebook Messenger
  • WeChat
  • Skype
  • LINE
  • Slack
  • QQ Mobile
  • And much more…

Do you agree?

Well, if not then take a look at mobile messaging app stats by Statista.

Get into the new world by having a Chat Bot for your business to transform the service, support, and overall user experience.

If you are wondering what Chat Bot is – it’s a program designed to have a conversation with a human over Chat.

You can train/configure your chatbot to answer to your customer on your behalf. Chatbot can understand the human language and response accordingly.

There are a significant number of automation possibilities through Chat Bot including some of the below.

  • FAQ – create a bot to automate your frequently asked questions
  • Order Tracking/Shipping – let bot answer the order/shipping status
  • eCommerce – train your bot to engage your website visitor and convert them into customer

You can either develop your own or leverage the following service provider to build your chatbot.

Morph.ai

Morph.ai let you build chatbot in minutes. You can offer support/service over a conversational-based interface. It understands the natural language, response contextually and lean & evolves.

morph

Morph.ai gives you the full control to customize the chat flow, message, interface and it supports a large number of chat services including the following.

  • Facebook Messenger
  • Twitter
  • Slack
  • Skype
  • LINE
  • SMS

I created one for my Facebook Page, and it looks fantastic.

Another good thing about Morph is, you can integrate the chatbot with Shopify, Zendesk, Salesforce, Intercom, API, Hooks. So you don’t have to export the leads/data manually.

Overall bot configuration through their admin panel is quite straightforward so go ahead and create your first chatbot.

Flow XO

Build and host great bot for messenger, slack, telegram, etc. with FlowXO. You don’t need to know the coding to own the bot.

FlowXO helps you to integrate your bot with more than 90 third-party services including the following.

  • Buffer
  • GitHub
  • Gmail
  • JIRA
  • LinkedIn
  • Mailgun
  • StatusCake
  • And much more…

flowxo

Botsify

Botsify let you create one chatbot for up to 100 users per month in FREE. If you are looking for a purely Facebook chat, then this is something worth giving a try.

Having WordPress website? Botsify got a plugin for that. You can try the sample chatbot here.

botsify

You can design the bot, and it supports image, video, audio files and option to integrate with Medium.

API.AI

Built intelligent Facebook Bot in three easy steps with api.ai.

  1. Design – Create your bot
  2. Connect – integrate with your favorite backend
  3. Launch – go-live

API.AI provide a complete solution to build machine learning the smart, conversational platform and support cross-platform like Android, HTML, Node.js, iOS, Python, etc.

api-ai

Currently, it supports 14 languages and can be integrated with the following.

  • Slack
  • Skype
  • Twitter
  • Cisco Spark
  • Kik
  • LINE
  • Amazone Alexa
  • Telegram
  • Twilio IP/SMS
  • Microsoft Cortana
  • Agent Demo

Motion.ai

Create two chatbots for up to 1000 messages per month in free with Motion.ai. Not just Facebook but Motion let you create a bot for SMS, Web-based, Slack, Smooch & email.

motion

You can get started for free, and they got detailed documentation.

Chatfuel

Launch your Facebook chatbot in 7 minutes without coding. Chatfuel is used by a big giant like UBER, TechCrunch, etc.

Chatfuel integrates with all your favorite services including Twitter, YouTube, JSON, Instagram, etc.

chatfuel

And the most amazing thing about Chatfuel is pricing.

chatfuel-pricing

Super cool. Isn’t it?

If you decide to use Chatfuel, then I would recommend this tutorial to build Facebook chatbot.

Manybot

Is your audience on Telegram? Many boat lets you create a bot for telegram without writing a single line code.

manybot

You can send text, picture, video to your subscribers and there is no limit on the post length. Create custom commands to control your business.

And last but not the least, you can configure auto-posting your blog with RSS feeds.

Bottr

Bottr let you import data from the following sources and convert them into a contextual conversation.

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Google+
  • WordPress
  • Medium
  • Wikipedia

Bottr gives you a personalized URL which you can put in your email signature, embed on your website or just share with your friends on social media.

Wondering how does it work? Check out Kim Kardashian’s Bottr page to get an idea.

Recast

Build your conversational bot platform with Recast. If you are looking to have a single bot running on multiple platforms then probably this is something will be your interest.

You can run a bot on Facebook, Slack, Skype, Kik, etc.

recast

Resume Bot by Motion AI

Want to show off your skills, project by your bot? Resume/CV bot by Motion AI let you design your resume bot for the following platforms.

  • Facebook
  • Slack
  • Email
  • Smooch
  • Wechat
  • SMS

So, go ahead and sell yourself by presenting resume in conversational mode.

I hope above give you an idea how to create your personal or business chatbot to speed up the things. Most the above have the FREE plan so go ahead and try out.

I am sure you will love it.

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Comments

  1. Hmmm…interesting list. I however was thinking that you may want to include Engati as well. Engati is a chatbot platform that allows you to build, manage, integrate, train, analyse and publish your personalized bot in a matter of minutes. It presently supports eight major messaging platforms including messenger, kik, telegram, line, viber, skype, slack and webchat with a focus on customer engagement, conversational commerce, and customer service and fulfillments.

    Read more about it here http://www.engati.com
    Engati has been rated one of the best open platforms for building bots by Techworld. Do visit us and provide us with your valuable feedback as we strive for more mainstream acceptance of this technology of the future. https://www.techworld.com/picture-gallery/apps-wearables/seven-platforms-for-developers-build-chatbots-3639106/

  2. Hmmm…interesting list. I however was thinking that you may want to include Engati as well. Engati is a chatbot platform that allows you to build, manage, integrate, train, analyse and publish your personalized bot in a matter of minutes. It presently supports eight major messaging platforms including messenger, kik, telegram, line, viber, skype, slack and webchat with a focus on customer engagement, conversational commerce, and customer service and fulfillments.

    Read more about it here http://www.engati.com/?utm_source=backlinks
    Engati has been rated one of the best open platforms for building bots by Techworld. Do visit us and provide us with your valuable feedback as we strive for more mainstream acceptance of this technology of the future. https://www.techworld.com/picture-gallery/apps-wearables/seven-platforms-for-developers-build-chatbots-3639106/

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