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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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How to Use Chatbots on Amazon Affiliate Marketing Sites

How to Use Chatbots on Amazon Affiliate Marketing Sites

Amazon affiliate marketing sites can provide a huge source of ongoing revenue. And when you add Smith.ai Web Chat to your most popular pages, you can drive more conversions, improve your SEO, and reduce the need for obnoxious ad placements and popups.

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Smith.ai Now Integrates with Woven (and Google Calendar)

Smith.ai Now Integrates with Woven (and Google Calendar)

Smith.ai receptionists and web chat agents can now securely book appointments on your Google Calendar using Woven, an intelligent scheduling app. Set up this integration and use it to improve your workflow efficiency.

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How to Connect Smith.ai to iCloud (Apple) Calendar Using Calendly

How to Connect Smith.ai to iCloud (Apple) Calendar Using Calendly

Smith.ai receptionists for phone calls and live chat can now book appointments for you on your iCloud Calendar — the calendar that comes native with iPhones, iPads, and Mac computers. Skip the back-and-forth email follow up when you sync your Smith.ai account with your iCloud Calendar, using Calendly as a free go-between.

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Are All Live Chat Agents Real Humans?

Are All Live Chat Agents Real Humans?

When using live chat in a business, you'll need to have someone available to speak to prospective customers? Is it worth it? Do you have to have a human on hand at all times?

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What Features Make for the Best Online Chatbot?

What Features Make for the Best Online Chatbot?

Driving traffic to your website with online advertising is a guaranteed way to get some visitors to your site. The key to success is converting those visitors into leads who become qualified leads. Live chat is a proven strategy for increasing conversions and could be a point of leverage in your advertising efforts.

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Three Reasons to Add Live Chat to your Site When you Start Advertising Online

Three Reasons to Add Live Chat to your Site When you Start Advertising Online

Driving traffic to your website with online advertising is a guaranteed way to get some visitors to your site. The key to success is converting those visitors into leads who become qualified leads. Live chat is a proven strategy for increasing conversions and could be a point of leverage in your advertising efforts.

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How Live Chat Fits into your SMB Growth Strategy

How Live Chat Fits into your SMB Growth Strategy

Does your small business have a growth strategy? Of course, every business would like to grow, increase revenue and maximize profits. Can live chat fit into that growth? Can it be a driving force in your growth strategy?

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How to Use Live Chat to Promote New Products and Services

How to Use Live Chat to Promote New Products and Services

Live chat can often be thought of in a reactionary fashion. It's there when called upon, but not an active tool for promoting growth. However, when you are marketing a new launch or product, your live chat can be your best friend. This article shares how live chat helps in promoting new offers.

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