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5 Amazing Social Media Campaigns for Thanksgiving

5 Amazing Social Media Campaigns for Thanksgiving

Check out these 5 incredible Thanksgiving social media marketing ideas that will help you boost your business sales before Black Friday.

Websites While U Wait Now Offering FREE Website & Social Media Consultations

Websites While U Wait Now Offering FREE Website & Social Media Consultations

Websites While U Wait is now offering FREE consultations for your business regarding websites, social media, chatbots, apps, and more. We understand that the world of digital marketing is overwhelming, which is why once per week, we're sitting down with Albany business owners and entrepreneurs to help you make sense of it all. Call, email, or simply walk in! Don't forget to follow us here on Facebook for updates.

3 Critical Reasons Why Your Website Needs To Be Mobile Responsive

3 Critical Reasons Why Your Website Needs To Be Mobile Responsive

Is your website mobile responsive today? It's a MAJOR factor in the search ranking result for your site with Google. 

We Now Shoot Video & Photography Content for Social Media

We Now Shoot Video & Photography Content for Social Media

Looking for professional photography or videography content for your social channels and website? Utilizing our two models, we are able to capture and record footage for your product around Brooklyn and Manhattan. Not to mention, we have a growing influencer database with every kind of brand partnership available.

4 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Facebook Chatbot

4 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Facebook Chatbot

Chabots, the robotic customer service solution we've all been looking for, can revolutionize how quickly and accurately you respond to prospective clients. Especially on Facebook, Facebook Messenger Chatbots can answer an infinite amount of questions for you - all while you focus on more important things.

Facebook launches an app for Virtual Reality goggles

Virtual Reality (VR) is all the rage today. Engineers are gearing up for what is going to undoubtedly be the next hottest thing for a decade or so, and Facebook wants to, of course, be part of the hype. As the home to over 25 million 360-degree photos and close to 1 million immersive videos, Facebook has decided they want users to be able to experience this content from a VR perspective.

To make it possible, Facebook got fancy and released an app last week, Facebook 360, that is compatible with strictly Samsung Gear VR and other Gear VR-related goggles. Though it doesn’t resemble the normal Facebook app, Facebook 360 still provides users with the ability to “react” to the content, as well as share it to their Facebook 360 timelines.

Facebook 360 has four separate feeds at users fingertips: content from followed friends, saved content, an explore feed for finding new content, and a timeline option that strictly displays your own personal 360 content.

Facebook, this week, stated that they hope to bring Facebook 360 to additional headsets in the future. They plan to add more social features and improve upon the app experience every week until it wields the same power the main platform has today.

Are you interested in VR developments and industry announcements? Stay tuned right here with us. We’ll keep you updated.

3 reasons why your business needs a chatbot NOW

It seemed like a fantasy of the future not too long ago when cartoons and TV shows poked fun at using robots for daily human support. There was Karen, Plankton’s computer wife on Spongebob, the Jetsons, My Life As A Teenage Robot, and so many others throughout the last 30 years. Though we don’t quite have teenager robots floating around our streets yet, we do have the creation of chatbots for human-to-robot conversational interaction on a business or brand’s behalf.

What is a chatbot?

A chatbot is an artificial intelligence system that interacts with humans over an Internet-based text chat. The interactions can be straightforward, like placing a pizza delivery order, or they can be complex, like troubleshooting a problem with Internet service. The one-on-one business-to-consumer interaction potential just got a whole lot bigger with the implementation of these conversational bots.

Here are 3 reasons why your business needs a chatbot NOW:

1. Scalability

Up until now, humans were tasked with answering business questions and inquiries. That means only a certain volume of questions could be answered every single hour. With a robot, an infinite amount of questions can be fielded and answered in a single second, with perfect, preprogrammed accuracy. Wow.

2. Engagement

Social media may be to blame for this one. Consumers are spoiled today. They’re used to a steady stream of optimized content, persuading them to make purchases. They’re used to direct contact with businesses through social media profiles. Therefore, they expect this kind of engagement on apps and websites. Chatbots are the perfect way to provide them with personalized, instant engagement as often as they want it.

3. Millennials

Whether this word makes you laugh or cringe, millennials are the most powerful consumer group in the world today. How they go about acquiring their purchases is kind of important. It’s no secret that millennials prefer text chats to any other kind of consumer support (we’re looking at you, smartphones). By having a chatbot, you’ll be catering to the most active consumers in the game today.

Still not totally clear on what a chatbot is? Fear not, we do offer comprehensive informational classes in which we teach you about chatbots, how to create them, and how to anticipate questions for your bot to answer. Check out our new teaching branch: