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Conversational Commerce with Facebook Messenger

Conversational Commerce is the capability to perform sales and transactional operations from Messaging platforms like Facebook Messenger

Conversational Commerce is the capability to perform sales and transactional operations from Messaging platforms like Facebook Messenger

The Facebook Messenger provides the capabilities to build simple chat styled, automated and custom experience for business operations. It can be anything from transport booking, utility payments, real time updates to order tracking or browsing the products and checkout.

Here I have built a proof of concept for a simple product browse and checkout experience, leveraging the messenger platform.

Here my phantom e-commerce retailer is Digitail. It’s messenger platform has the ability to identify the customer and engage with them on a limited playing ground.

Following features are available in the Digitail Bot:

  • Checkout the hot offers
  • Browse products of different categories
  • Custom third party login
  • “help” feature
  • Retailer website Sitelinks
  • Order tracking and order history

Checkout the Messenger bot and play with her at : m.me/Digitail

We can explore the steps on how to build the bot in one of the next posts.

Happy Coding..!!

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