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I was recently asked to give a podcast by Sam so I sat outside with a cool beer thinking I could ace it and he totally grilled me… Listen here to see how it went…

“Charles Cadbury is the CEO of ‘Say it Now’ the winners of Amazon’s annual UK & European Alexa Cup for best new skill on the smart speaker. They ultimately came third in the global awards. #congratulations Today I had the pleasure to interview Charlie about the evolution and the development of their Alexa skill but also we talked about other Alexa features such In-Skill Purchasing, Alexa Presentation Language and Name Skill Intent along with the challenges of Internationalisation, Voice SEO and developer skill monetisation.  The Skill: ‘Book it Now’ allows users to search for and book recommended local services using only their voice. “Our vision is to enable thousands of local businesses to be bookable via Alexa, which will be available for people to use wherever they are,” says Charlie Cadbury Background: Launched by Amazon in 2019 the annual Alexa Cup is a global competition designed to encourage the development of Alexa Skills (voice apps) that solve real-world problems in a way that enhances customer experience while also being commercially viable.” Links: LISTEN HERE –>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

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