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April 01, 2019

Jennifer King

After hypnotherapy helped Mauri Niininen get some much-needed rest over 20 years ago, he had a business idea about delivering audio therapy benefits to a broader audience. Today, the Hypno Therapist skill for Alexa provides therapy to tens of thousands of customers.

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March 19, 2019

Jennifer King

After working in the games industry for years, Jeferson Valadares and Chris Barnes were quick to recognize voice technology as the next major shift—and opportunity—in the world of gaming.

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March 06, 2019

Jennifer King

Learn how Nidhi Agarwal uses in-skill purchasing (ISP) in her voice game skill Would You Rather for Family to enrich her skill experience by selling premium content to customers. With ISP, she can deliver richer gaming experiences and build a business around her voice games.

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February 26, 2019

Jennifer King

Today we welcome Alexa Champion Adva Levin to offer some best practices for building multimodal skills. She shares how she redesigned her Kids Court skill into a multimodal experience using the Alexa Presentation Language.

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February 22, 2019

Jennifer King

Integrating Alexa with Jenkins to launch your pipelines and obtain results about your deployments through voice is easier than you think. Learn how Alexa Champion, Kesha Williams’, latest side project teaches Alexa to deploy code to the cloud.

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January 21, 2019

Jennifer King

Today we welcome a community expert—Gal Shenar, founder of Stoked Skills and creator of popular skills like Escape the Room and Wordplay—to share his best practices for building premium content with in-skill purchasing.

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November 29, 2018

Jennifer King

Using the Alexa Presentation Language, Steven Arkonovich has created a more engaging voice-first experience and optimized his skill for tens of millions Alexa-enabled devices with screens. Get inspired by his story and learn more about the Alexa Presentation Language.

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November 27, 2018

Jennifer King

After adding in-skill purchasing to his popular sleep sounds skills, Nick Schwab says the customer response has been overwhelmingly positive—up to 30% of customers who are offered his free trial subscription sign up, and more than 90% of free trials convert to paid subscriptions.

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November 23, 2018

Jennifer King

With zero coding experience, John Gillilan never expected to find life-changing success building Alexa skills. Learn more about this avid Alexa user became an Alexa Champion and learned to build award-winning Alexa skills.

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November 13, 2018

Jennifer King

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.

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