WordPress to Alexa - Christian Petroske, ShoutWorks - Voice Tech Podcast ep.080


Show fantastic to have you on at real excited to discover more about shout works it. Sounds like a really innovative concept. Something i've not come across before i believe the ability to create an alexa skill from a wordpress site british sites a heroin all about that could kick things off by introducing goes south and shut likes. Plays in carl awesome to be here. Thanks for having me. I'm christian. Potassium the residents of showers which allows you to create an alexa skill in one. Click from your wordpress site. Our goal there is to make creating alexa skill available to just about anyone. Now i'm basing paris In here for three years and have started a couple of companies from here working remotely so looking for to talk about talking about voice voice. Tech- it's what we're thinking about these days. Well let's a fellow Voice tech entrepreneur in paris as soon as they pesky lockdowns over would definitely enough to make up and grab during fantastic. Better talk to you as synchronicity. All about shout works. I'm all right so tell us a bit more about show. What does it do Who's it full problem. Do you help us solve with that. S shot. Works is a wordpress plug in that lets you create alexa skill. From your wordpress site in one click and the reason we can get it to be so fast that it's really just one click on the publish button and your alexa skill is live is that we actually use the content from destruction from press. So you can use your existing content on your blog the other parts of your website or you can you can create new content for alexa as well and the goal there is to allow anyone with a wordpress site math. A lot of people To to get the engagement that now just the biggest brands are getting through voice. Right because you can. You can use some of the more advanced tools out there but it's still pretty time intensive energy intensive often very expensive to create your own alexa skill. Shot works it's super easy and our goal is to really democratize that for for anyone to able to do We've started with wordpress because there are four hundred and fifty million wordpress sites the biggest website builder out there and still the fastest growing. It's not losing lead anyone Gaining on the other website builders so it seemed like a good good place to start to a great community but most importantly it helps us To to make it. Really seamless the process of of leveraging voice for the first time To to get that engagement like i said you know the biggest. The biggest brands out there using voice like npr wall street journal coca cola. Right huge brands have alexa skills in have for the past. You know two three four years longer sometimes because they can spend tens of thousands of dollars to create their customs skills. But we bring that same quality and

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