Chatbots are all the rage in the tech world right now. If you are not familiar with them, chatbots are programs which conducts an auditory or textual conversation. If you are familiar with them, you will walk away with some additional valuable knowledge!
Any business, brand or website can use a chatbot. You may consider a fully developed chatbot to be a like a search engine on steroids while simple chatbots are more akin to a simple conversation with questions, answers and navigation. The case study, example and template we are sharing for you are for real estate and mortgage professionals however similar bots can be developed for any industry, any business or any purpose.
A Mortgage Calculator & Lead Generation Chatbot Example
One of the most difficult and time consuming tasks is deciding which Facebook Messenger chatbot platform to use. We HIGHLY recommend Chatfuel, there are some limitations in Chatfuel but ultimately our recommendation is based upon user-friendliness, ease of use and relative small learning curve (you will be up and running QUICKLY).
1) Click the button below then check your Facebook Messenger. You will receive a message from 3V, click Get Started and download the instructions. You will shortly after clicking the button receive a link to a Chatbot template. The template link may occasionnally expire, in which case please leave a message with 3V and we will send you a new link. Any other difficulty, please do let us know in the message and we will address your problem ASAP.
2) Follow instructions in the PDF document (you will receive instructions when pressing the button above) and/or use the attached slideshow. NOTE: You will still need to press the button above to get a link to the template.
Chatfuel Lead Generation Chatbot Takeaway
Chatbots are new, chatbots are evolving and users are just starting to become comfortable and trusting of chatbots. Chatbots are NOT going away, the technology will only improve and people will only become more engaged. If you are in the bot game or considering getting in the bot game, best of luck and the only way to succeed is to just DO IT. The possibilities for using chatbots are LIMITLESS, YOU ARE ONLY LIMIITED BY YOUR IMAGINATION.
Thank you for reading this article and we hope you found it useful. If you have anything to contribute or any questions, comments or concerns please do leave a comment. We would LOVE to hear if you have any unique ideas about a chatbot you would like to create or need help with, please leave a message below.
Michael Lucy is an avid digital marketer with a deep rooted passion for anything and everything involving technology. From programming to SEO to PPC to remarketing to programmatical advertising, Michael loves to keep current with technology, sharing knowledge and collaborating with other like minded digital marketers.