With over 60,000 active monthly users, Big Sky has earned Steven Arkonovich both income and publicity. But when in-skill purchasing became available, he saw the opportunity to build a sustainable revenue stream by selling premium, personalized content to customers.[Read More]
Jeff Bolton has a catalog of 88 Alexa skills. When in-skill purchasing became available, he saw an even greater opportunity to monetize his popular skills by delivering premium experiences.[Read More]
Discover three ways you can add in-skill purchasing to your Alexa skills using the Alexa Skills Kit Command-Line Interface, and two great skill-building tools from Storyline and Voice Apps.[Read More]
When adding consumables to my Alexa skill, I learned a few lessons about persistence, user experience, and certification that could be useful to any skill builder looking to do the same. These learnings should definitely save you some time when you build your first skill with consumables.[Read More]
Alexa offers a new sales channel for brands and merchants who want to sell their products and services through their Alexa skills. Today, we are excited to announce Amazon Pay for Alexa Skills is now generally available to the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria and France based merchants and developers.
We are excited to announce the release of consumables. Consumables are in-skill product that customers can purchase, use, and then purchase again.[Read More]
With over 30 published skills and 200,000 active monthly users, there’s no doubt Gal Shenar has cracked the code for building highly engaging Alexa skills. When Amazon introduced in-skill purchasing, Shenar saw even greater opportunity to monetize his skills.[Read More]
When you add in-skill purchasing (ISP) to your skill, it’s important to test your products to reduce friction in the certification process. To help you prepare your ISP for testing and certification, check out these 10 test cases.[Read More]
When you create an in-skill product, you generate a JSON file that represents your product. Here we unpack each of the fields in that file to help you make full use of your ISPs.[Read More]
Learn about the possible pathways a customer can take to make (or decline) a purchase in an Alexa skill and some best practices to create a seamless in-skill purchasing experience.[Read More]
Volley founders Max Child and James Wilsterman never expected to have the top-rated games in the Alexa Skills Store. But they knew that monetization was the next step to growing their business. And that meant creating premium experiences to sell to customers.[Read More]
Starting in July the Alexa Developer Rewards program will pay developers who publish highly engaging skills in Japan as well as in the US, UK, and Germany.
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.[Read More]