Blog: Website Chat

How to Get 24/7 Live Chat Coverage on Your Website When Your Team Only Works 9-5

How to Get 24/7 Live Chat Coverage on Your Website When Your Team Only Works 9-5

Smith.ai live chat can be set to automatically “turn on” to work around your office hours, on the weekends, and even during holiday breaks. Capture every lead, even after-hours, without needing to hire or train extra staff.

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5 Ways to Improve Online Lead Conversion with Chat Funnel Performance Tracking

5 Ways to Improve Online Lead Conversion with Chat Funnel Performance Tracking

Use the Smith.ai playbook funnel tracker to learn even more about your online leads and improve conversion and sales. Analyze how your leads are interacting with your chat widget and use our tips for increasing completing rate and generating more qualified leads.

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New! Get Smith.ai Chat Callback Requests in Slack

New! Get Smith.ai Chat Callback Requests in Slack

When leads on your website request a call, you can now get notified in your company's Slack account. When you offer prospective clients the chance to get on the phone immediately, you're more likely to make the sale — and fast.

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How to Convert More Leads from Calls and Chats

How to Convert More Leads from Calls and Chats

Now more than ever, small businesses are looking for ways to bring in new revenue. Six marketing experts share their tips for expanding your lead intake — and converting more existing leads.

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Smith.ai Receptionists Are Your Sales Enablement Resource

Smith.ai Receptionists Are Your Sales Enablement Resource

Smith.ai live chat and virtual receptionists aren't just for answering the phones or fielding questions — they conduct lead intake, schedule new client appointments, conduct follow-up e-mails and callbacks, and sync new leads to your CRM. They also help you prioritize new leads to reach out to and convert to new clients, 24/7. They're the key sales enablement resouce you never knew you needed.

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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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