Ali R. TariqProduct Designer, Manulife RED Lab

What are the best tools for prototyping chatbots?

I'm looking to put together high-level mockups or concepts of a chatbot for easy testing. Don't want to get tangled in any technical stuff for now.
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    Typeform Chat

    Convert your typeforms into Facebook Messenger conversations

    Ryan Hoover78Founder, Product Hunt · Written
    It depends on how complicated you want to get but you can hack a chatbot experience using Typeform, which supports multiple input types (text, multiple choice, yes/no) and "jump to" logic. They recently launched a tool to export forms to Facebook Messenger, which might be all you need without touching a line of code.
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    Botframe

    A playground to design & validate bots

    Jack Dweck20Product Manager at Unroll.Me · Written
    Botframe allows you to easily create conversational mockups. You can find more tools like this in my Build Your Own Bot collection.
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    Botsociety

    The fastest way to create a bot experience preview

    Timothy GrahamDirector Digital Strategy & Innovation · Written
    Let's you export to video and export flow. Very easy for anyone to build.
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    Landbot.io BETA

    Turn a landing page into a chatbot

    Ernesto CohnenCo-Founder, triporate.com · Written
    With just a couple of clicks you can create a landing page in the form of a bot. It's great to develop and test bots without coding. For us this approach was working like a charm to capture more leads on mkt landing pages. And they have a great support team also. I think you can plug the created not to other distribution channels like Facebook messenger, but I don't remember if that was still a beta feature.
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  5. 5
    Chatfuel

    Create chatbots to engage with your audience on messengers

    Becky Pallackproduct manager, Arizona Daily Star · Written
    I second Chatfuel. I've used it on two chatbot products now. You can do live demos and tests using Chatfuel before you make the bot live to the world.
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    Alexandre MouriecGrowth @ Monday | CS @ IUT Lannion · Written
    IMO Chatfuel is so easy to make prototypes that you may not need to do mockups :)
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    Bots UI Kit

    Fully customizable Sketch UI Kit for Messenger Platform

    David HeimannCo-Founder, Purple · Written
    I've used this Sketch UI kit when prototyping before (only really applies if your target platform is Messenger).
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    Octane AI

    The easiest way to create a chatbot

    They show you a nice preview of your convo ui real time.
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    Botmock

    Effortlessly design your Facebook chatbots

    Adam TeeceMarketing Scientist, MarketingLabs.co · Written
    Botmock is great, easy to use and can see the visual flow of planned conversations etc...
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  9. Vishnuᅟ ᅠEngineer,Developer,Traveller · Written
    10 tools to prototype your facebook bot!
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    Engati chatbot platform

    Build your personalized bot in minutes

    Ashish JainDigital Marketer @ Coviam Technologies · Written
    Ashish Jain made this product
    I recommend Engati (www.engati.com/?utm_source=produ...) which is a Machine Learning (ML) driven chatbot platform to assist you in creating your own personalized bot on multiple platforms like Messenger, Slack, Skype, Kik, Telegram, Line, Viber. It just takes 5 minutes to create your account with NO PRIOR CODING experience required, and add interactive ML-based chat for different messaging platforms. After this, you can enjoy the analytics and relax! Their features include: -Detailed analytics of users’ interactions -Bot training - Web widget integration -Multi-platform support (Messenger, Slack, Skype, Kik, Telegram, Line, Viber) -Customise bot responses - Conversation flow definition and many more
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    Collect.chat

    An interactive chatbot widget for your website

    ShyjalFounder, Collect.chat · Written
    Shyjal made this product
    Simple clean interface. Easy to build and deploy. Best for collecting leads, feedbacks, orders or any data on a website. Try it out :)
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