Secret Santa - Christmas gift exchange bot template

Turn into sneaky elves & surprise your friends,family, or coworkers with gifts with this free bot template.

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About this template

This Christmas season, become someone's secret Santa and keep the tradition of gifting alive. Use this bot template to set up a Secret Santa game for your friends, relatives or co-workers. As many people from any part of the world can join together for an online gifting extravaganza and be surprised!

The conversational design of this bot template makes gift exchange hassle-free and a merry experience by randomly choosing a giftee for each participant.

How it works

1) The bot template contains specific rules of gift exchange that are customizable and a disclaimer about sharing personal information with other participants.

2) Each participant is asked for contact information (name, e-mail & mailing address) followed by a gift-receiving preference - In-person, at the mailing address or a digital gift card.

3) Participants also get the option to provide a wish list of gift ideas or gifting inspiration to their Secret Santa.

4) All participants’ data can be stored in a database of your choice - Google sheets or Airtable

5) In the end, the information about your giftee is shared with each participant over e-mail using a built-in Sendgrid integration.

Key features

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Collect contact details of all PARTICiPANTS
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randomly CHOOSEs A GIFTEE for each participant
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RECORDS GIFT-RECEIVING PREFERENCES & WISH LIST
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SENDS OUT E-MAIL with GIFTEE DETAILS

Integrations

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SENDGRID
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AIRTABLE

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Frequently asked questions

What’s a Landbot chatbot template?

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> Do it all from scratch but still without coding
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There’s no need to reinvent a flow if our conversational experience designers already built a chatbot template for your use case. Before committing to a free sign up or a specific template, you can always use the preview function to try out the end-user experience. When you do load your chosen template, you’ll see the conversational flow all set up for you with guiding notes when needed. All you have to do is customize the content inside the flow that’s already there. Edit the text, images, gifs, and links in the blocks so they fit your brand and product!

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> Click “Templates” in the header of the Landbot dashboard
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You can view all templates at once, or sort them according to different categories/channels

How to use a bot template?

Found a template that seems promising?  In the case of a website chatbot template, you have an option to interact with it as an end-user via a preview (by clicking on the eye icon), first. If you are happy with what you see, exit the preview and click “Use This”.   

For Facebook or WhatsApp channels the preview is not available. To see the bot structure simply select the template by clicking “Use This” and enter the builder.

How easy is it to customize the templates?

The difficulty of customization depends on the complexity of the given templates. However, any more complex setups come with in-builder notes and guidelines. 

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The vast majority of the templates (around 90%) are free and will remain free after the free trial ends.

Do I need any coding skills or any other special skills to use these chatbot examples?

No, you don’t need coding skills. Landbot builder is a visual no-code builder with a friendly interface that allows for a quick learning curve. 

Can these templates integrate with other software? 

Yes, Landbot builder offers a wide variety of out-of-the-box integrations such as Google Sheets, MailChimp, Salesforce, Slack & Email Notifications, Zapier, Stripe, etc. The Professional plan also offers a no-coder-friendly option to set up API webhooks with pretty much any tool or software. 

How quickly can I get started with a free chatbot using these templates?

Launching a bot with one of our templates can take as little as a few minutes. It depends on the amount of customization you plan to put into your chatbot. 

Besides web and WhatsApp, do you also offer Facebook Messenger bot temples?

The answer is yes. It would be foolish to leave behind this social media giant. The same types of templates available for WhatsApp are also available for Facebook Messenger and are a great way to boost your messenger marketing and strengthen your Facebook page engagement. 

However, they are not available on our public landing page just yet. If you are curious about Facebook Messenger bots, you can sign up for free and access them via our internal in-app database. 

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There is really no limit to which businesses can leverage chatbots since communication is at the heart of every transaction. So, whether you are a beauty salon looking to modernize and simplify a booking system, a real estate agent looking to qualify leads in real-time, or a chain of law firms in search of a human yet automated on-boarding and HR management tool… you can find a way to benefit from chatbots.

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