4 Tools For Building Facebook Messenger Bots

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So, what exactly are messenger chatbots? Chatbots are a simple form of artificial intelligence that you can interact with via a messenger app. But don't let that intimidate you! With the right tools, chatbots are super easy to create and are a powerful way to generate more leads and sales online.

Facebook Messenger Platform

Did you know 64% of people are messaging more through Facebook Messenger than they did two years ago? Well, now you can start building your own bot directly through the platform’s landing page. The Messenger Platform allows businesses to deliver automated customer support, e-commerce guidance, content, and interactive experiences. This feature gives bots the ability to make contextual content suggestions based on the conversation. The option appears in Messenger once user has interacted with the bot.

Chatfuel

Chatfuel is a do-it-yourself solution that gives anyone the ability to build a full-featured chatbot for Facebook Messenger in a matter of minutes. Using a simple drag-and-drop interface you can start experimenting with your own bot and become an expert at it within a very short time. 

You can use Chatfuel to create any conversational experience in Facebook Messenger. Think of personalized content delivery, marketing, e-commerce, and trivia! 

To give you some ideas, take a look through this list for examples of chatbot experiences built on Chatfuel (it’s best to use a mobile phone with Facebook Messenger application to try them out).

ManyChat

Manychat allows you to instantly chat with your target audience in real-time. Automatically send messages, videos, audio files, links, content, and replies to collect relevant information so you can provide excellent customer service and close sales faster. Check out their handy guide on messenger marketing and automation with ManyChat chatbots.

OnSequel

This tool helps you build chatbots for apps like Messenger and Telegram, and it's quite easy to learn. Because you don't even need any coding knowledge, it’s quite easy to learn. Answer a few questions and a bot will generated automatically. Choose from easy-to-use templates for sharing blog content, Facebook Stories, interactive games, and quizzes.