We are super excited to help all the hungry Kik users order their pizza, wings, sushi, thai, etc. from their favorite local restaurants with the ease of chatting with our OrderNow bot in Kik’s bot store! Kik users can access over 100,000 restaurants that we have aggregated through 20 API connections into the transaction software of
Award coincides with report release: “The Local Chatbot Disruption: The Upcoming Collision between Messaging and Local” March 10, 2016 – Pingup, the nation’s largest scheduling aggregation platform, has won the Local Search Association’s (LSA) highly competitive 2016 Ad-to-Action Award for Best Local Commerce Services. Announced on March 8, 2016 at the LSA16 conference, this award
Welcome to the future — which is also a vision of the recent past. Today, location- and service-oriented bots are improving on what was attempted many years ago when in a crude manner (over AIM and other old-school messaging platforms) these automated response tools tried to help people get things they wanted just a little bit quicker. Admittedly, in the past that usually meant trivial fun rather than, say, quick pizza delivery.
Street Fight has published an article, written by Rick Robinson, that covers Pingup’s solutions for powering conversational commerce. The piece includes an interview with Pingup CEO Mark Slater. “Backed by patents that relate to conversational commerce, Pingup is bringing its API-powered live booking capability to “a broader range of leading-edge consumer interfaces and platforms,” the company