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Learn to design and build for voice with Alexa. Whether you're building your first Alexa skill or your fifth, leverage our on-demand webinars to build your best voice experience.

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Building Voice-First vs. Screen-First

When you build for voice, you can’t simply add voice to your app and call it a voice experience. Learn how to reimagine the entire experience from a voice-first perspective. 

Voice Design 101

Designing for voice isn’t the same as designing for the web or mobile. There are subtle but potent differences you’ll want to consider. Learn how to design a rich voice user interface (VUI). 

Advanced Voice Design

Build sophisticated Alexa skills that enable customers to engage in multi-turn conversations. Join us to learn how to apply advanced features like dialog management, entity resolution, and memory. 

Building a Standout Alexa Skill

Build a standout skill your customers will love. Learn the qualities of the top-performing skills in the Alexa Skills Store. Create your best skill that delights customers and keeps them coming back. 

Building Voice-First Life Hacks

Build a voice-first life hack skill and make everyday tasks faster, easier, and more delightful. Learn tips and best practices for creating voice-first experiences that boost your customers’ productivity. 

Building Multimodal Skills

Add imagery, video, and formatted text content to your skills using the visual templates in the Alexa Skills Kit. Learn best practices for designing and building skills that shine on Echo Show and Echo Spot. 

Make Money with Alexa Skills

When you create delightful skills with compelling content, customers win. Learn how you can build premium experiences and reach customers through hundreds of millions of Alexa devices. 

Tips on Alexa Skill Certification

Sixty-five percent of skill submissions run into issues based on a handful of simple requirements. Learn tips and best practices for building skills that pass certification with flying colors. 

Build Advanced Alexa Skills with Dialog Management

Build sophisticated Alexa skills that enable customers to engage in multi-turn conversations. Join us to learn how to apply advanced features like dialog management, entity resolution, and memory. 

Alexa Skills Localization

Learn how to localize skills so you can serve international customers, all while making the original skill even better.

Building Voice-First Games for Alexa

Create a voice-first game skill to engage and delight your customers. In this video, we’ll dive into tips for building voice-first games for Alexa.

Tips for Promoting Your Skill

After you publish your Alexa skill, there are steps you can take to help reach more customers. Learn ways you can make your skill more discoverable, both in the Alexa Skills Store and through your existing network.

Using Skill Metrics

Analytics and monitoring are an important part of the Alexa skill development process and can help you understand how your skill is performing. Learn how to use skill metrics to help enhance your skill.

Improve Your Customer Experience with Account Linking

Account linking enables your skill to connect the skill user's Amazon identity with their identity in a different system. Learn how to implement account linking in your Alexa skill to create a more seamless experience.

SSML and Response Building

Learn how you can use Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) to help enrich your skill experience. We also explore the concept of directives and their fundamental importance in developing skills.