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May 23, 2018

Ted Karczewski

You have asked for more guidance on how to promote and increase the visibility of your Alexa-enabled product on Amazon.com. Inside we provide an overview of self-service solutions, their benefits, and how to quickly get started.

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May 22, 2018

Amit Jotwani

Here we dive deeper into session attributes so you can use them more effectively to improve the voice experience for your customers.

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May 21, 2018

Jeff Blankenburg

When we build our intents and sample utterances, we often think about the ways that someone would ask for those intents. Follow these tips to ensure Alexa can respond to the many ways a customer might interact with your skill.

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May 18, 2018

Akersh Srivastava

In this post, we share how you can improve your skill's customer experience with a recipe that addresses this principle element of conversation: responsiveness.

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May 17, 2018

Paul Cutsinger

When designing customer experiences for any form factor, it’s important to create a personal experience for users. Learn how you can individualize the voice experience through personalization.

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May 17, 2018

Kristin Fritsche

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Bisher erhielt Karich für fast alle seiner Skills auch Developer Rewards. Der „Lügenbaron“ ist mit zehntausenden von Nutzern der bisher erfolgreichste Skill. In der Developer Story erzählt er, was einen erfolgreichen Skill für ihn ausmacht.

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May 16, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

The developer preview for Amazon Polly now includes 27 languages across all Alexa locales.

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May 16, 2018

Jennifer King

By integrating the Alexa Skills Management API (SMAPI) into Storyline, users can create, test, publish, and update their skills, without ever leaving Storyline’s drag-and-drop interface.

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May 16, 2018

Jennifer King

Adva Levin isn’t your typical Alexa skill developer. In fact, she isn’t a developer at all. Yet Levin’s first Alexa skill called Kids Court won the $20,000 Grand Prize plus a $5,000 Finalist Prize in the Alexa Skills Challenge: Kids.

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May 15, 2018

Jeff Blankenburg

To help you get started as you design your in-skill purchasing experience, we’ve created a new sample skill that includes in-skill products. The sample demonstrates how to use the new in-skill purchasing features by offering different both one-time purchases and subscriptions.

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May 15, 2018

Kristin Fritsche

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Wie kommt man auf die Idee einen Alexa Skill zu entwickeln, der beim Zähneputzen hilft? Daniel Buschke wollte vor allem seine Tochter motivieren, ihre Zähne ordentlich zu putzen und das möglichst auch noch gern.

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May 14, 2018

Ahmed El Araby

As you attract new customers to your skill, some may need help during different stages of the experience. Offering in-skill contextual help is a great way to guide your customers to help them get the most value from your skill.

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May 11, 2018

Mike Dinescu

Echo Buttons Trivia Template

Alexa customers love a good trivia game. During family game nights, players who have the answers get to show off their knowledge, while other players get to learn something new. With Echo Buttons, you have an opportunity to turn voice-first trivia games into engaging multiplayer experiences.

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May 11, 2018

Amit Jotwani

The latest version of the Alexa Skills Kit Software Development Kit (SDK) for Node.js includes many improvements to request handling, response building, and attribute management. In this post, we will dive deeper into a brand new feature of the SDK: the request and response interceptors.

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May 11, 2018

Jun Yang

Amazon scientist Jun Yang recently published and presented her work on a multilayer echo cancellation and voice enhancement processing system that can significantly improve smart speaker automatic speech recognition and full duplex voice communication performance.

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