Welcome to the Adventure, Grasshopper!

Season 1

Feb. 14, 2019

The "Manage Messages" Button - A Chatbot's Best Friend

Manage Messages? What's that all about? In this episode I talk about giving subscribers a very visible opportunity to opt out of …

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Feb. 11, 2019

The Easiest And Most Painless Way To Get Subscribers

A question that is on my mind all the time: How do you get more subscribers into your bot? There is one way out there that is the…

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Jan. 23, 2019

Why Are You Getting Into Bots?

It's a simple question, but I'm totally serious. It needs to be answered before you invest time and money into building a chatbot…

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Jan. 21, 2019

Make It Dead Easy To Take Your Challenge/Minicourse

Ever delivered a 7 day challenge inside a bot, and wondered why more people didn't make it all the way through? I've written enou…

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Jan. 16, 2019

How To Launch Your Messenger Bot

Now that you've spent some time building your bot, you want to know when to launch. The answer is different for everyone, but in …

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Jan. 16, 2019

How To Write Your First Messenger Bot Sequence

First time writing a Messenger bot sequence? I've got your back. Listen in and find out how to take content that you've already p…

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Jan. 16, 2019

Getting Started With Messenger Bots

So many people dipping their toes into bots lately - it's exciting, but can also be daunting. Whether you're a geek with a pocket…

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Jan. 6, 2019

You Can Now Write Facebook Ads From ManyChat

There's a brand new ManyChat feature in town - and it sounds fantastic! Ever find the Ads Manager a little intimidating, and wish…

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Dec. 19, 2018

Get More Subscribers For Your Bot Part II

So many tools to promote your Messenger bot, and so little time. On this show we're going to cover two tools that can help you gr…

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Dec. 18, 2018

Get More Subscribers For Your Bot

Today we're going to cover the most important step in how to get more bot subscribers. No matter how you promote your bot, you ha…

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Dec. 6, 2018

Facebook Messenger NOT Changing Their Subscription Messaging Policy o…

Looks like Facebook is not changing their policy after all! This says to me that Messenger is taking more time to understand how …

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Dec. 4, 2018

Events Are Better With Bots

Greetings Grasshoppers! I'm back in the saddle again after a much needed vacation. Today we talk about large multi track events, …

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Nov. 12, 2018

Tech Issue: "Send To Messenger" Button Not Appearing In Safari

Yeah, tech issues. It happens with everything - even Messenger bots. Today I talk about the issue and the workaround - enjoy!

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Nov. 2, 2018

Build That Bot... Before The New Year!

We've got 60 (ish) short days until the end of 2018. Here's why you want to take advantage of the time to get your bot built! Co…

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Oct. 30, 2018

How To Write Your Bot

Staring at an empty screen, wondering what to write - I know that all too well. And when you're writing for Messenger, it's diffe…

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Oct. 29, 2018

Marketing Messages That Really Work

Last week, I got a chance to reflect and ask myself some great questions about my marketing message, and today I get to pass them…

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Oct. 16, 2018

New ManyChat Feature: Meet The Randomizer!

ManyChat recently released some brand new features we can now put into chatbots. First on my list to discuss is the Randomizer, w…

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Oct. 10, 2018

Whole Lotta Course Creation Going On...

It's getting late in the year, and many people are creating courses right now. Why? Because lots of entrepreneurs buy courses at …

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Oct. 3, 2018

Public Speakers, Lend Me Your Ears

If you are a public speaker or ever want to become one, you need a chatbot. Listen as I tell you about my own experience in using…

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Sept. 26, 2018

How To Brand your Bot

Today's episode is all about giving your chatbot that extra special something that makes it stand out from the rest. Let's face i…

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Sept. 19, 2018

Using Bots For B2B

So your business sells a product to other businesses - how can a chatbot help you do that? On today's show we'll cover some of th…

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Sept. 14, 2018

When To Go Beyond The Bot

What if I told you that a series of automated messages is the least important part of a bot? Because it's true... The point wher…

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Sept. 11, 2018

What To Know Before Hiring A Bot Builder

Chatbot builders are cropping up all over the place, so how do you decide which one to hire? What are the right questions to ask,…

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Aug. 14, 2018

Why People Fear Getting Started With Bots

I've listened to a lot of reasons why people hold back from getting started with Messenger bots, and the biggest one by far is fe…

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Aug. 8, 2018

What You Can Do With A Bot

How does a Messenger bot apply to your business? Can you even use a bot? Today I'll talk about the many ways my clients are using…

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July 26, 2018

My Biggest Lesson In Messenger Bots

When I started with Messenger bots a year ago, I did everything I was supposed to do. It was a great experience right off the bat…

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July 25, 2018

Timing Is Everything With Messenger Bots

We talk a lot about delivering the right message in your chatbot, but what about delivering that message at the right time? It'…

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July 24, 2018

Messenger Bot Strategies For Beginners

There's so much to know. There's so many possibilities of what you could do with Messenger marketing. How do you prioritize these…

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July 17, 2018

Cool Tools For Messenger Bots: Image Edition

So you've decided you want to use an avatar to add personality to your bot... great choice!! But... where to find that avatar? Ho…

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July 10, 2018

What Zombies Can Teach You About Messenger Bots

Let's have a little fun today, shall we? On todays' show, I'll show you what zombies have in common with digital marketing, and I…

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July 4, 2018

Measuring Engagement In Your Bot

The #1 thing most people will tell you about bots? That the open rate (90%) and click through rate (40%) are amazing. I won't lie…

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June 29, 2018

Repurposing Content In Your Bot

How much of your existing content can be repurposed in your Messenger bot? How much does it need to be changed to fit Messenger? …

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June 27, 2018

Make Your Message Stand Out With Bots

Many of us have created onboarding sequences for our subscribers. They're dead useful, they can be used to educate and delight yo…

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June 25, 2018

How To Show Humanity In Your Bot

No one wants to talk to a robot. No one wakes up in the morning and thinks, "Today I'm going to call the cable company and shout …

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June 19, 2018

How Messenger Bots Differ From Traditional Marketing

Page likes, website hits, and video views, oh my! If you're sick of measuring yourself by the usual numbers, then you might want …

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June 18, 2018

Create a Welcome Mat For Your Bot

First impressions determine everything, and that's especially true for bots. Today I'll teach you six ways to make a fantastic fi…

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June 12, 2018

Use Audio In Your Bot

Ahhh, the sweet dulcet tones of your own voice. Did you know that you can include audio clips in your bot? There are a lot of dif…

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June 12, 2018

Simplify Your Bot

So many features, so little time. How do you know what to include? What do you need to have built before you launch your chatbot?…

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June 12, 2018

Bad Bots (And What Happens To Them)

Messenger Bots have been around for over a year. We've got bots of all kinds out there, including bots of questionable quality. W…

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June 5, 2018

How To Create A Remarkable Experience with Chatbots

There is a way to make your message stand head and shoulders above the crowd. You only need to develop one skill to create a trul…

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June 4, 2018

Use Bots To Impact Your Speaking Engagement

You've worked so hard to get here. Getting onstage in front of a room of people who eagerly await your every word - it's an entre…

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May 29, 2018

Humanize Your Bot!

Why would you put the option to talk to a human in your bot? You have no idea who is landing on the bot. How comfy are they wit…

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May 25, 2018

GDPR Compliant Bots

What do you need to do to get your chatbot compliant with GDPR? In this episode, we talk about how to: *Get consent from your c…

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May 9, 2018

How Often Should I Broadcast In My Bot?

Keeping people engaged. providing valuable content the people have actually expressed an interest in, and doing it all without be…

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May 7, 2018

How To Grow Your Tribe With Bots: The Bot Signal

I'm asked this question quite often. Most of the time, I'll tailor the answer to who I'm talking to. If you livestream or podcast…

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May 3, 2018

How To Create Great Images For Your Chatbot

How many images should you put in your chatbot? What kind? How can you make it happen without breaking the budget? The answers a…

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May 2, 2018

Facebook Announces New Things Coming to Messenger

Facebook's Developer Conference is going on right now - listen in today to hear about everything new coming to us in Messenger in…

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May 1, 2018

Five Simple Rules To Make Your Bot Successful: The Bot SIgnal

This episode contains the secret sauce that will make your bot successful. The best part? These are all very simple mindsets that…

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April 30, 2018

What's a bot? Interview with Annie Ruggles of Hustle Sisters

Bonus Episode: An interview with Annie Ruggles, who runs the Facebook Group Hustle Sisters. New to chatbots? This is the intervi…

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April 28, 2018


Let's talk numbers for a minute, shall we? You know what I mean - likes, shares, views, comments - on and on. These numbers can…

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