There are a lot of companies offering chatbot development. You can find them in Asia, Australia, the USA, Central or Eastern Europe. (Wait. Actually, we’re located there :)) The companies differ in a lot of ways, for example, their size starts from software boutiques up to international giants (with thousands of developers).
Finding a trustful chatbot provider may seem like a challenging task. Comparing companies’ technologies, management approach and prices can be more complicated than you expect.
The first challenge is massively random listings with providers that you find in Google Search. After you find the listings you need to filter them by country, price, portfolio, etc.
Unfortunately, some of the listings do not contain company portfolios that represent them solely as a trusted chatbot agency. Sometimes information (described in the listing) about the companies is taken from not-so-reliable sources like forums etc. All the data need to be confirmed by a company representative or taken from reliable sources: website, social media accounts or conversation with the founders, sales or marketers. I am sure you might be asking me which listing is reliable. Well, wonder no further!
We have been working with these listings a few years already and gained lots of leads and clients from these channels. So, take a look at the top listings of chatbot agencies.
Upwork – a global platform for finding freelancers for a project. Top 10 Chatbot Freelancers
The next way to find a chatbot agency that will serve you well and build a virtual assistant for your business is global or local chatbot events. Below we compiled the most trendy and well-known regular conferences and events for 2019-2020 where you’ll find your chatbot agency BFF.
ChatbotSummit – is the international conference connecting professionals who create the next curve of digital experiences. It is a big networking event that connects people twice a year in Berlin and Tel Aviv. Here you’ll get the opportunity to share your knowledge, expertise, learn new trends and find partners or leads.
Chatbot Conference (USA) – the place for sharing and getting insights on how the giant companies are using chatbots and AI to increase their revenues and decrease their costs. Headliners include speakers from the Chatbot & AI space, many of the hottest chatbot startups, and influencers like Microsoft, IBM, Dashbot, Assist, SmartLoop, etc.
Chatbot Conference (Netherlands) – the opportunity to learn insights from the leading technology giants like KP, Nuon, ABN Amro, Samsung, etc. At the conference, speakers share their expertise in chatbot development technologies, implementation and its benefits for industries using cases of big European (especially Dutch) chatbot market.
Business of Bots – the event to learn how to build, launch, and maintain a top-performing bot.
Minds Mastering Machines 2019 – Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Data Science – during the event you’ll learn the latest tools and frameworks, how to get your team up and running on AI and ML projects.
World Summit AI – one of the largest AI summits gathers the global AI ecosystem of Enterprise, BigTech, Startups, Investors and Science, the brightest brains in AI as speakers in Amsterdam.
Artificial Intelligence Conference 2019 – the most promising developments, emerging technologies, and profitable use cases will be considered during the summit.
RAAIS – AI technologies for the common good – the event brings together entrepreneurs and researchers who accelerate the science and applications of AI technology for the common good.
Meetups, events, etc. – throughout the year appear lots of local meetups and events dedicated to chatbot development and AI project management. Search in Google with the keywords “chatbot event” plus add the month that works for you and the place. Surely you’ll find the right one event.
References are the third reliable way to find a trusted chatbot agency. If you are a business owner, sales or marketer in customer service or around business process automation, you must have a few friends who are working in their company with a chatbot. Ask them to share the contact info with the chatbot agency. At the start, two years ago we had only a few clients. We served them very well and developed high-quality chatbots and business automation systems. It was a pleasure to have them recommend us to their friends. So, it was one of the most valuable channels to get clients.
In addition, you can find a few chatbots in any customer service (like delivery, retail, etc.) and try to test them. If you like a chatbot, feel free to contact the company to share chatbot agency contacts. You never know which way will work for you in the quickest way possible.
What are your evaluation criteria and ways to find the chatbot development agency for boosting sales or business automation? Please leave your feedback and questions in the contact form or in comments on social media.
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