Alexa Quick Skills – Custom Alexa Skill Templates

About Alexa Quick Skills

Quick Skills are our own creation – templates for custom Alexa Skills that can be easily and quickly deployed with minor development and customisation.

Quick To Deploy
We can have your Skill live much quicker than a completely custom Skill.
Great Value
A custom Skill at a much lower cost than a completely bespoke development.
Audience Engagement
Let your audience engage with you via one of the fastest growing platforms.
Stay Current
Stay current and stay ahead of your competition by offering your audience something they don’t.

Quick Skill Packages

Alexa Skill for Golf Clubs
750£750 setup + £20 per month or £200 per year.
  • Latest course status (from the club website).
  • Weather forecast (for current and next day).
  • Latest club news (from the club website).
  • Cost effective option to give your members club information on Alexa.
  • Supports devices with screens such as Echo Show/FireTV.
  • See below for full details.

 

Example Skill

The Bramley Golf Club Skill gives members access to the course status and the weather forecast.

Golf Clubs
Alexa Skill for Podcasts
750£750 setup + £20 per month or £200 per year + content hosting.
  • Plays the latest episode of your podcast.
  • Supports both audio and video podcasts.
  • Cost effective option to start a presence on Alexa.
  • Skill can be developed further as user base grows.
  • Supports devices with screens such as Echo Show/FireTV.
  • See below for full details.

 

Example Skill

The Sweet Spot Skill plays the latest episode of the show – audio for speakers and full video for devices with screens including Fire TV.

Podcasts

The golf club skill enables members to say:

Alexa, ask [Golf Club Name] for the latest course status.

Alexa, ask [Golf Club Name] for today’s forecast.

Alexa, ask [Golf Club Name] for the latest club news.

You Provide

  • A link to the golf club website page containing the course status.
  • The golf club address (to get accurate weather).
  • The RSS feed for the golf club latest news.
  • An image for the Skill icon.

Note: we can turn off any of the three options if they don’t apply to your club.

RSS News Feed Requirements

  • Must be valid RSS.

We Provide

  • One-off setup of the Skill.
  • Integration of your course status.
  • Customisation of the weather forecast for your location.
  • Integration of your news feed.
  • Submission to Skill Store.

Cost

  • £750 one-off setup fee.
  • £20 per month or £200 per year hosting fee.
  • Year 1 = £990 if hosting paid monthly or £950 if hosting paid annually.
  • Year 2 onwards = £240 if hosting paid monthly or £200 if hosting paid annually.

This Skill will play the latest episode of a podcast. Audio on audio-only devices and video (if available) on devices with screens.:

Alexa, play [Podcast Name].

You Provide

  • A link to your audio podcast RSS feed.
  • And/or a link to your video podcast RSS feed.
  • Alternatively, we can provide a hosting location to upload the latest episode of your podcast.
  • Note: Alexa cannot stream videos direct from YouTube. If this is where you currently host your content, you will need to also upload to another platform such as Vimeo or we can provide a hosting location for your content to work on Alexa.
  • An image for the Skill icon.
  • A title and description for the Skill.
  • The ongoing content.

Audio & Video Requirements

  • You must either own the copyright or have permission to use the clips unless the content is public domain or the copyright has expired.

We Provide

  • One-off setup of the Skill.
  • Hosting for the audio and video, if needed.
  • Submission to Skill Store.

Cost

  • £750 one-off setup fee.
  • £20 per month or £200 per year Skill hosting fee.
  • If hosting is required for content, this will be charged at cost based on usage. Contact us for rates.
  • Year 1 = £990 if hosting paid monthly or £950 if hosting paid annually, plus and content hosting fees.
  • Year 2 onwards = £240 if hosting paid monthly or £200 if hosting paid annually.

Hosting Costs

  • Contact us for the latest rates.