What are Hummingbird, Rankbrain, and Smart Bots anyway? Is it possible to actually use an algorithm to improve functions on websites such as Google. Today, The Tech Ranch explores what these strange-named string of “things” are and how they help. Messenger marketing chatbot develoment services are the biggest marketing channel that has opened up in the past ten years. Our customer service chat bots can help businesses quickly answer common customer questions, register support tickets and escalate urgent problems. Comfortable designing your own chat bot? Purchase our existing templates. Need a more complex chat bot. We offer full service chat bot development and copywriting. We help with custom bot development as well as sell pre-made customizable chat bots. Schedule your free consultation to find out how we can help. ChatBot Digital Marketing which makes use of Artificial Intelligence technologies can be used a key component in any company’s marketing strategy in terms of guiding customers through a marketing sales funnel. The marketing funnel that would be programmed into the AI ChatBot would be defined in relation to the products and services being offered into the market place from the company in question. Using chat bots for affiliate marketing can really help out your business in terms of customer service. If you’re looking to learn more on how to use chat bots, you can check out Warrior Commission Academy Review. Implementation of the particular social media digital marketing strategy may well be devised by a full service digital marketing agency. You can check here for more information about the website design professionals in Knoxville. The point being made is that publishing content on its own is not enough; there has to be a key focus on that of promoting the company and that of building the business’s brand. If the company chooses to take care of the content marketing in house as opposed to making use of a digital marketing agency then all of the necessary software and keyword analysis tools will need to be purchased and subscribed to in order to be able to determine the correct direction that needs to be taken for maximum social media marketing effectiveness.

Free Stuff

App technology is amazing. Especially when it’s free. Deciding what is actually free and what has a hidden fee is the tough part. The Tech Ranch searched for amazing Apps that are not only helpful, but free. Very free.

  • Google Trips – turns your smartphone into an all-in-one travel assistant, consolidating travel itineraries and reservations from your emails into automatically sorted trips.
  • Mobile Passport – It’s a U.S. Customs and Border Protection-approved app that helps speed you through lengthy immigration lines by letting you submit your passport control and customs declarations from your phone.
    Skiplagged – A neat app that can keep your travel costs down by taking advantage of “hidden city flights,” where flyers get off at a layover, instead of at the flight’s final destination.
  • Transit – Helps you plan out the fastest public transport routes to your destination. 
  • Unfold – This clean and easy to use creative tool focuses on creating slick and polished Instagram Stories.
  • Automate – Automate, which uses a visual, flowchart-based interface for making your own custom-designed scripts.
  • HabitHub – Designed to help you develop and maintain good habits, regardless of whether you’re trying to develop a new healthy living practice or just want to add a new task to your daily routine. 
  • Dreamlab – Dreamlab takes advantage of your smartphone’s idle time to help in the fight against cancer. 
  • Fabulous – Fabulous is a self-improvement app aimed at upgrading mind and body to help make you feel… well… fabulous. 
  • Trusted Contacts – Google’s Trusted Contacts works similarly, letting you share your location or see where your contacts are. 
  • Podcast & Radio Addict – Podcast & Radio Addict is one of the best options available out there that covers basics with automatic episode updates and downloads, as well as automatic deletion features to save space, variable speed playback, silence skip, volume boosting, a sleep timer and other neat features. 
  • PhotoScan – If you have multiple shoe boxes filled with old photos that you’ve always wanted to digitized, Google’s PhotoScan will create a high-quality digital image of any print picture. 
  • CamScanner – CamScanner is more powerful because it gives you numerous tools for recognizing text, helping you grab a clear image, and sharing it across various services like Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, Evernote, and Box.
  • RetroArch – Retrogaming emulators allow users to run classic video games by emulating obsolete game consoles and handhelds on modern devices. 

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Episode 364 – Aired April 15, 2019