Blog: Website Chat

New! Live Chat Leads can Request a Call and Smith.ai Receptionists Respond

New! Live Chat Leads can Request a Call and Smith.ai Receptionists Respond

Live Chat and AI Chatbots are an excellent way to capture and convert new leads. But sometimes prospective clients just want to get on the phone. Now they can with Chat to Call — a 100% Smith.ai managed feature. We chat, we call, and you get work done.

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How to Practice Critical Financial Management for Your Business During COVID-19

How to Practice Critical Financial Management for Your Business During COVID-19

Money is a constant worry, and even more so during a major crisis; but are you taking steps to both manage expenses now and prepare to bounce back later? Josh Youngblood of JLY Tax, LLC shares some tips on how to think about managing your business's finances.

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Smith.ai Recognized by Review Sites Capterra and Clutch.co for Ability to Deliver, User Reviews

Smith.ai Recognized by Review Sites Capterra and Clutch.co for Ability to Deliver, User Reviews

Smith.ai has been ranked the #2 Virtual Receptionist service by Clutch.co and a top 10 Live Chat service by Capterra. Smith.ai was the top service in either category on metrics driven by positive client reviews.

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Full-time vs. Virtual Receptionists — Which Is Right for You?

Full-time vs. Virtual Receptionists — Which Is Right for You?

As businesses move en masse from a large staff based in a physical office to a leaner, remote model, are you thinking about how to handle your receptionist service? Having worked with thousands of businesses, we know what you should look for. We’ll compare full-time and virtual receptionists on several fronts, so you can choose an ideal option or see if a mix of both is the best solution.

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New! Smith.ai Live Chat Agents can Answer Facebook Messages for Your Business

New! Smith.ai Live Chat Agents can Answer Facebook Messages for Your Business

Smith.ai receptionists can now answer Facebook messages for your business, 24/7! Clients expect your business to respond quickly on Facebook just like you would on web chat, text message, and the phone. Let us answer, screen, and book your Facebook leads, exceeding expectations.

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Managing Your Business During COVID-19 - 3 Leaders Weigh In

Managing Your Business During COVID-19 - 3 Leaders Weigh In

COVID-19 has caused us all to think about our businesses. How do we navigate successfully through the next several months? Many have written content highlighting how they’re working through these issues. 

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Smith.ai Will Help Your Business Through COVID-19

Smith.ai Will Help Your Business Through COVID-19

We're here to give you the support you need to navigate COVID-19. We've always been a remote-first company, and we can help you make that transition, too.

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Smith.ai Chat Now Integrates with ActiveCampaign

Smith.ai Chat Now Integrates with ActiveCampaign

You can now automatically send information from Smith.ai Chats to your ActiveCampaign CRM and automation platform. Follow-up with leads the smart way by syncing your systems and keeping in touch (with less work from you).

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NEW! 24/7 SMS Text Answering by Smith.ai: Live Agents Respond to Your Business Texts

NEW! 24/7 SMS Text Answering by Smith.ai: Live Agents Respond to Your Business Texts

Smith.ai already supports you 24/7 via Live Chat on your website, and now we're offering the same superior answering service for text messages. Clients and new leads can text your business and Smith.ai live agents will respond, day and night. Let us solve client issues and answer common questions while you work, sleep, or spend uninterrupted time with your family.

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Sell More with Live Chat and Chatbots

Sell More with Live Chat and Chatbots

Sales chat and chatbots are growing in popularity with both businesses and consumers. This guide gives specific tactics on successfully selling with chat.

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How to Calculate Customer Acquisition Cost (CAC) For Your Business

How to Calculate Customer Acquisition Cost (CAC) For Your Business

Simply put, how much does it cost to get a new customer? When calculating the CAC, you should include the following as costs: Advertising costs, Sales/referral commissions, outside agency fees related to marketing, and sponsorships. When you know what you are spending to get clients, you can then measure what your spend is producing to understand your costs.

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Top 3 Metrics to Measure Customer Service Quality

Top 3 Metrics to Measure Customer Service Quality

Simply put, how much does it cost to get a new customer? When calculating the CAC, you should include the following as costs: Advertising costs, Sales/referral commissions, outside agency fees related to marketing, and sponsorships. When you know what you are spending to get clients, you can then measure what your spend is producing to understand your costs.

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How to Create a Chatbot to Capture Leads (No Coding Skills Required!)

How to Create a Chatbot to Capture Leads (No Coding Skills Required!)

Simply put, how much does it cost to get a new customer? When calculating the CAC, you should include the following as costs: Advertising costs, Sales/referral commissions, outside agency fees related to marketing, and sponsorships. When you know what you are spending to get clients, you can then measure what your spend is producing to understand your costs.

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Our Top 9 Productivity Hacks: The Best Apps & Methods for Small Businesses

Our Top 9 Productivity Hacks: The Best Apps & Methods for Small Businesses

Need a bit of help maximizing your productivity? Consider these hacks and supporting tools that can increase your output, work satisfaction, and bottom line.

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Smith.ai Live Chat Now Staffed 24/7!

Smith.ai Live Chat Now Staffed 24/7!

We are excited to announce that we now answer web chats and text messages 24/7! Our skilled agents already qualify and assist potential new clients on your website, but now, with 24/7 live chat, we capture your overnight and weekend leads too. As always, we can screen your potential new clients and schedule consultations on your calendar, so you’ll arrive back in the office with qualified leads booked on your calendar instead of a list of messages to follow up on.

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How to Stop Unwanted Robocalls on Your Cell Phone & Landline

How to Stop Unwanted Robocalls on Your Cell Phone & Landline

Robocalls could be costing your businesses money and productivity. Learn how to stop these unwanted messages today.

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Smith.ai Now Integrates with Harmonizely

Smith.ai Now Integrates with Harmonizely

You can now connect your Google, iCloud, and Office 365, FastMail, Zimbra, Zoho, or CalDAV calendars to Smith.ai using Harmonizely. Our receptionists will book appointments for your new leads, current clients, and anyone else when they call or chat your business.

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Sam Glover Hosts Smith.ai's Maddy Martin on Lawyerist Podcast

Sam Glover Hosts Smith.ai's Maddy Martin on Lawyerist Podcast

On a recent episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, Sam Glover and Maddy Martin discuss Smith.ai as an effective screening and scheduling solution for small firm lawyers whose potential clients value responsiveness by phone and online.

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How to Use A Chatbot to Scale Your Affiliate Marketing Site and Increase Conversions

How to Use A Chatbot to Scale Your Affiliate Marketing Site and Increase Conversions

If you have an affiliate marketing page that uses links from Amazon or other sites, you can significantly increase conversions, web visitor happiness, and scaleability with a Smith.ai chatbot on your website.

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How to Track Smith.ai Live Chat in Google Ads and Google Analytics

How to Track Smith.ai Live Chat in Google Ads and Google Analytics

Matt Burke from ZillaMetrics explains how to integrate with Google Tag Manager, so you can track lead conversions from Live Chat in Google Analytics and Google Ads.

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