Episode 65: My Chatbot Is Better Than Yours

Jon Prial | Conversational AI

There are hundreds of thousands of chatbots out there, but they aren’t all created equally. In this episode, Jon Prial welcomes Amanda Robinson, who leads conversational marketing strategy, interaction design and customer success at Together, they discuss why brands are making the move to chatbots, what they need to do to get it right, and how you can objectively determine whether a bot is working the way it should.

You’ll hear about

  • The drivers behind the proliferation of chatbots
  • Best practices for building an effective bot
  • How to acquire users for your chatbot
  • Success metrics that will help demonstrate your bot’s true ROI

Who is Amanda Robinson?

Amanda Robinson is an award-winning Conversational Designer and Strategist at in Montreal. Her first foray into the world of conversational  business was in the late 1990s when she designed and built a speech-recognition-based reading tutor (which received millions in funding). At Nuance Communications she worked as a Voice UI designer for Fortune 500 companies. Amanda has also worked as a solutions engineer and product manager across several verticals. In her role at Automat, she loves the challenge of blending UX design, microcopy and marketing strategy to craft dynamic experiences that people love to use and that also drive business results.