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E-commerce chatbots are awesome! They can increase your sales, recover abandoned carts, send discount coupons, answer users’ questions, track orders, and do much more. The problem is that the development of an advanced chatbot takes a lot of time and can be quite costly. At least, it used to be.
Most of the modern e-commerce stores are based on the same model of product categories, products, tags, and variations.
Typical e-commerce chatbot store framework
The store consists of multiple categories (“collections” in Shopify terminology), some of which can have sub-categories included. Categories are made of products, and each product can have multiple variations (size, color, etc). Each product can also have multiple properties like title, description, SKU, ID, price, discounted price, inventory quantity, pictures, links to web pages, etc.
Tags help you group different products together and also can be used to build so-called “smart categories” in Shopify. You can tag products in different categories and/or subcategories with the same tag, so you can create “virtual” category for this tag. Tags are also widely used for product searches.
This whole framework is easily accessible from your e-commerce chatbot due to our advanced e-commerce integration tools.