How to build a Facebook Messenger Chatbot without coding
NewsNews, 28/11/2017
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Building a chatbot can seem like a daunting task. This is especially true for those who (like me) lack coding knowledge. Thankfully, there are a number of free platforms such as Chatfuel, Microsoft Bot Framework, and my favourite, SnatchBot Platforms like this let you get up and running with a great chatbot in no time. In this article, I’ll be walking you through the basics of setting up a Facebook Messenger chatbot in the SnatchBot platform.


Step 1: Establishing the purpose

Ideally, if you’re reading this article, you already have an idea for a chatbot you want to build. If not, try to think of some sort of utility that could be solved with a chatbot. In this case, I’ll be showing you how to create a chatbot for a local small business. This chatbot will be connected to Facebook Messenger, answering frequently asked questions and providing basic information.

Let’s call it “Joe’s Gym”.

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