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Make Money with In-Skill Purchasing: Steven Arkonovich, Big Sky (Nov 13th, 2018)

With in-skill purchasing, Steven Arkonovich is monetizing his popular Big Sky weather skill, seeing a 50% conversion rate, and turning his passion for building skills into a real business. Get inspired by his story and learn more about making money with Alexa skills: https://amzn.to/2B0wSCy

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Download our guides to get started:
- Make Money with Alexa Skills: An Introduction: http://bit.ly/2KvpSzL -...

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Underconfirmation (Nov 2nd, 2018)

Alexa developers - be careful with confirmations when designing your skill. Failure to confirm at the right moments and in the right way can result in poor user experience!

For more on slot confirmation see https://developer.amazon.com/docs/custom-skills/define-the-dialog-to-collect-and-confirm-required-information.html

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Overconfirmation (Nov 2nd, 2018)

Alexa developers - be careful with confirmations when designing your skill. Failure to confirm at the right moments and in the right way can result in poor user experience!

For more on slot confirmation see https://developer.amazon.com/docs/custom-skills/define-the-dialog-to-collect-and-confirm-required-information.html

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Build A Game skill from Scratch - Twitch series - Part 3 of 3 (Oct 31st, 2018)

Learn how to build an entertaining Alexa game skill from scratch.

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Download our guides to get started:

- 10 Things Every Voice Developer Should Do to Build for Voice: http://bit.ly/2Kvy0DS
- How Building for Voice Differs from Building for Screen: http://bit.ly/2KgsVzX
- Build with our tutorials: - How to Build a Fact Skill: https://amzn.to/2KjsncC
- How to Build a City Guide Skill: https://amzn.to/2M...

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Build A Game skill from Scratch - Twitch series - Part 2 of 3 (Oct 31st, 2018)

Learn how to build an entertaining Alexa game skill from scratch.

Sign up to get the latest Amazon Alexa news delivered straight to your inbox: http://bit.ly/2IBQo95

Download our guides to get started:

- 10 Things Every Voice Developer Should Do to Build for Voice: http://bit.ly/2Kvy0DS
- How Building for Voice Differs from Building for Screen: http://bit.ly/2KgsVzX
- Build with our tutorials: - How to Build a Fact Skill: https://amzn.to/2KjsncC
- How to Build a City Guide Skill: https://amzn.to/2M...

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Build A Game skill from Scratch - Twitch series - Part 1 of 6 (Oct 29th, 2018)

Learn how to build an entertaining Alexa game skill from scratch.

Sign up to get the latest Amazon Alexa news delivered straight to your inbox: http://bit.ly/2IBQo95

Download our guides to get started:

- 10 Things Every Voice Developer Should Do to Build for Voice: http://bit.ly/2Kvy0DS
- How Building for Voice Differs from Building for Screen: http://bit.ly/2KgsVzX
- Build with our tutorials: - How to Build a Fact Skill: https://amzn.to/2KjsncC
- How to Build a City Guide Skill: https://amzn.to/2M...

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Alexa Skill Blueprints – Create your own Fairy Tale Story (Oct 23rd, 2018)

Personalize Your Alexa Experience in Minutes with Alexa Skill Blueprints. This short tutorial demonstrates creating a fairy tale story.

Creating your own Alexa skill and responses is simple. Just follow three easy steps:

1.Select your blueprint template by visiting the Alexa Skill Blueprints website: blueprints.amazon.com. There you can browse more than 20 Skill Blueprints across four categories including Fun & Games, At Home, Storyteller, and Learning & Knowledge.

2.Unleash your creativity. Eac...

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Alexa Skill Blueprints – Create your own Family Trivia Game (Oct 23rd, 2018)

Personalize Your Alexa Experience in Minutes with Alexa Skill Blueprints. This short tutorial demonstrates creating a family trivia game.

Creating your own Alexa skill and responses is simple. Just follow three easy steps:

1.Select your blueprint template by visiting the Alexa Skill Blueprints website: blueprints.amazon.com. There you can browse more than 20 Skill Blueprints across four categories including Fun & Games, At Home, Storyteller, and Learning & Knowledge.

2.Unleash your creativity. E...

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Tips on Building Voice First Games for Alexa (Oct 15th, 2018)

Learn how to build an entertaining Alexa game skill.

Sign up to get the latest Amazon Alexa news delivered straight to your inbox: http://bit.ly/2IBQo95

Download our guides to get started:

- 10 Things Every Voice Developer Should Do to Build for Voice: http://bit.ly/2Kvy0DS
- 6 Tips for Building Stellar Kids Skills: http://bit.ly/2N7xFWi
- How Building for Voice Differs from Building for Screen: http://bit.ly/2KgsVzX

Build with our tutorials:
- How to Build a Fact Skill: https://amzn.to/2KjsncC
- How...

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Alexa Skills Developer Konsole: Überblick (Sep 21st, 2018)

Entwickeln – Testen – Veröffentlichen – Messen

Mit der Alexa Developer Konsole sind alle Aktivitäten rund um die Erstellung und Verwaltung deiner Alexa Skills bequem und übersichtlich an einem Ort zusammengefasst.

https://alexa.design/Germany

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- 10 Dinge, die jeder Voice User Interface-Entwickler wissen sollte: https://bit.ly/2LaIF38
-...

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Make Money with Alexa: Gal Shenar, Stoked Skills (Sep 13th, 2018)

Gal Shenar of Stoked Skills says "in-skill purchasing expands the possibilities of voice." Get inspired by his story and learn more about making money with Alexa skills: https://amzn.to/2x5TgIi

Sign up to get the latest Amazon Alexa news delivered straight to your inbox: http://bit.ly/2IBQo95

Download our guides to get started:
- Make Money with Alexa Skills: An Introduction: http://bit.ly/2KvpSzL
- 10 Things Every Voice Developer Should Do to Build for Voice: http://bit.ly/2Kvy0DS
- 6 Tips for Bu...

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How to Prepare Your Alexa Skill for Publishing (Sep 5th, 2018)

To learn more about publishing your Alexa Skill, visit https://alexa.design/2Q5o18g

Sign up to get the latest Amazon Alexa news delivered straight to your inbox: http://bit.ly/2IBQo95

Check out our guides to get started:
- 10 Things Every Voice Developer Should Do to Build for Voice: http://bit.ly/2Kvy0DS
- 6 Tips for Building Stellar Kids Skills: http://bit.ly/2N7xFWi
- How Building for Voice Differs from Building for Screen: http://bit.ly/2KgsVzX

Build with our tutorials:
- How to Build a Fact Ski...

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How to Personalize Your Alexa Skill for a Great User Experience (Sep 5th, 2018)

To learn more about Account Linking visit https://alexa.design/2Q4aBcr

Sign up to get the latest Amazon Alexa news delivered straight to your inbox: http://bit.ly/2IBQo95

Check out our guides to get started:
- 10 Things Every Voice Developer Should Do to Build for Voice: http://bit.ly/2Kvy0DS
- 6 Tips for Building Stellar Kids Skills: http://bit.ly/2N7xFWi
- How Building for Voice Differs from Building for Screen: http://bit.ly/2KgsVzX

Build with our tutorials:
- How to Build a Fact Skill: https://a...

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How to Create the Interaction Model for Your Alexa Skill (Sep 5th, 2018)

To learn more about the interaction model and utterances, intents, and slots, visit https://alexa.design/2MNyJSL

Sign up to get the latest Amazon Alexa news delivered straight to your inbox: http://bit.ly/2IBQo95

Check out our guides to get started:
- 10 Things Every Voice Developer Should Do to Build for Voice: http://bit.ly/2Kvy0DS
- 6 Tips for Building Stellar Kids Skills: http://bit.ly/2N7xFWi
- How Building for Voice Differs from Building for Screen: http://bit.ly/2KgsVzX

Build with our tutori...

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How to Use Dialog Management to Create Conversational Alexa Skills (Sep 5th, 2018)

To learn more about leveraging dialog management, visit https://alexa.design/2Q742WP

Sign up to get the latest Amazon Alexa news delivered straight to your inbox: http://bit.ly/2IBQo95

Check out our guides to get started:
- 10 Things Every Voice Developer Should Do to Build for Voice: http://bit.ly/2Kvy0DS
- 6 Tips for Building Stellar Kids Skills: http://bit.ly/2N7xFWi
- How Building for Voice Differs from Building for Screen: http://bit.ly/2KgsVzX

Build with our tutorials:
- How to Build a Fact Sk...

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How to Improve Your Alexa Skill Through Testing (Sep 5th, 2018)

To learn more about testing and debugging your Alexa skill, visit https://alexa.design/2CjC4Ee

Sign up to get the latest Amazon Alexa news delivered straight to your inbox: http://bit.ly/2IBQo95

Check out our guides to get started:
- 10 Things Every Voice Developer Should Do to Build for Voice: http://bit.ly/2Kvy0DS
- 6 Tips for Building Stellar Kids Skills: http://bit.ly/2N7xFWi
- How Building for Voice Differs from Building for Screen: http://bit.ly/2KgsVzX

Build with our tutorials:
- How to Build...

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How to Design for Voice for Alexa Devices with Screens (Sep 5th, 2018)

To learn more about building for voice on Alexa devices with screens, visit https://alexa.design/2NcHogY

Sign up to get the latest Amazon Alexa news delivered straight to your inbox: http://bit.ly/2IBQo95

Check out our guides to get started:
- 10 Things Every Voice Developer Should Do to Build for Voice: http://bit.ly/2Kvy0DS
- 6 Tips for Building Stellar Kids Skills: http://bit.ly/2N7xFWi
- How Building for Voice Differs from Building for Screen: http://bit.ly/2KgsVzX

Build with our tutorials:
- Ho...

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How to Build Alexa Skills (Sep 5th, 2018)

Check out the technical documentation at https://alexa.design/2wGAOWq

Sign up to get the latest Amazon Alexa news delivered straight to your inbox: http://bit.ly/2IBQo95

Check out our guides to get started:
- 10 Things Every Voice Developer Should Do to Build for Voice: http://bit.ly/2Kvy0DS
- 6 Tips for Building Stellar Kids Skills: http://bit.ly/2N7xFWi
- How Building for Voice Differs from Building for Screen: http://bit.ly/2KgsVzX

Build with our tutorials:
- How to Build a Fact Skill: https://am...

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How to Add In-Skill Purchasing to Your Alexa Skill (Sep 5th, 2018)

To learn more about In-Skill Purchasing, visit https://alexa.design/2KU2znO

Sign up to get the latest Amazon Alexa news delivered straight to your inbox: http://bit.ly/2IBQo95

Check out our guides to get started:
- 10 Things Every Voice Developer Should Do to Build for Voice: http://bit.ly/2Kvy0DS
- 6 Tips for Building Stellar Kids Skills: http://bit.ly/2N7xFWi
- How Building for Voice Differs from Building for Screen: http://bit.ly/2KgsVzX

Build with our tutorials:
- How to Build a Fact Skill: http...

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How Alexa Skills Work (Sep 5th, 2018)

Learn how to build Alexa skills with the Alexa Skills Kit: https://alexa.design/2wGAOWq

Sign up to get the latest Amazon Alexa news delivered straight to your inbox: http://bit.ly/2IBQo95

Check out our guides to get started:
- 10 Things Every Voice Developer Should Do to Build for Voice: http://bit.ly/2Kvy0DS
- 6 Tips for Building Stellar Kids Skills: http://bit.ly/2N7xFWi
- How Building for Voice Differs from Building for Screen: http://bit.ly/2KgsVzX

Build with our tutorials:
- How to Build a Fact...

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