Friday, 19 June 2020

KejiMart Sellers Need To Connect Stripe Connect

We try to make convenience for both Sellers and Buyers on our marketplace. We uses Stripe Connect services to take and process payments, this includes make payment to our sellers.

As part of the onboarding process when signing up to our marketplace, sellers will be required to create a Stripe Connect Account. You will see the below message on their Dashboard upon signing up:

“ You have not connected the Stripe Connect. Your items will not be visible on the marketplace until you connect. “


You have 1 message in Settings, click the Cashout, it shows following message, 
You must create or connect to an existing Stripe Connect account in order to sell on the marketplace. Your items will NOT be visible until you connect.

Click the blue button, Connect with Stripe

Due to we already have a Stripe Connect account, so click Sign in on right top corner.

click Continue, 

Click Connect my Stripe account, then your are re-directed back to your Dashboard. 

“ You have not connected the Stripe Connect. Your items will not be visible on the marketplace until you connect. “  NOT SHOWED TO YOU, now you can list services, also you may check Setting > Cashout again, it shows following message.

You can go to  Settings > Profile where you can create/edit your profile.

 As we have created a Stripe account, and get a Stripe Connect also, so it's very easy for us to connect in KejiMart. 

You can create Stripe account and get Stripe Connect during connecting in KejiMart. We suggest you get a Stripe account first, there are two steps to get a Stripe Connect account, 

1. Sign up a Stripe account. 
2. Apply for Stripe Connect, Stripe creates it for making convenience for small businesses, freelancers, it's very easy to get it. 

*IMPORTANT: If you add your services before creating or connecting to your Stripe Connect Account, your services will be hidden from the browse page until you create or connect to your Stripe Connect Account.

Wednesday, 10 June 2020

10 Benefits Of Using Artificial Intelligence To Process Invoices

The application of artificial intelligence in business has become more and more extensive and deep. The entire accounting system will use artificial intelligence to improve efficiency. Invoice processing in accounting work is a time-consuming and laborious project. The use of artificial intelligence will greatly Improve the current situation.

10 Benefits Of Artificial Intelligence Processing Invoices

1. Digitize invoice processing
This is to exert the powerful power of artificial intelligence. The digitization process will save a lot of storage space, and can integrate online resources with other functions to reduce the chance of losing invoices.

2. Automatically read invoices
Use artificial intelligence to read, no need to set time.
Many invoices have these problems, like being fuzzy, scribbled, damaged, or incomplete. These will cause a lot of trouble to the invoice processing staff and waste a lot of time. But using artificial intelligence can automatically read invoices, saving a lot of manpower and time.

3. Read delivery notes automatically
A system using artificial intelligence will check your purchase orders and match them.
This process also reduces a lot of manual and repetitive operations, improves efficiency and reduces errors, and can help optimize the logistics process.

4. Remove all manual data entry tasks
In the past, the input of invoices was done by manual operation, the work efficiency was low, and it was prone to errors, and caused a large amount of work backlog, and the staff were under great pressure. The use of artificial intelligence to further improve this process, which will effectively solve the problem of backlog in the invoice processing process.

5. Automate all workflows
The artificial intelligence invoice processing system will automate the entire invoice processing process, including data input, reading, review, proofreading, etc., and the entire process is completed by artificial intelligence in the backend.

6. Process invoices in real time
Unlike previous invoice processing, 1 week, or 15 days, or 30 days. The artificial intelligence invoice processing system can process invoices in real time. At the same time, it can also generate timely financial reports. This allows company managers to keep abreast of financial information in a timely manner, which is conducive to optimizing operations and improving the efficiency of capital use.

7. Automate credit notes
The artificial intelligence system will further improve the efficiency and more effective inventory management. When the sold goods are returned, or the goods are incomplete, damaged, etc. and a credit notice is required, the credit notice will be automatically generated .

8. Improve financial management overall
Artificial intelligence is used to manage finance, and it can provide technologies such as face recognition and fingerprint recognition to improve security. At the same time, it will also be more effective in preventing fraud. This includes the identification, inspection, reminder, and tracking of different consumption behaviors, consumption items and consumption locations.

9. Improve reconciliation
In general company financial management, this is also a time-consuming and labor-intensive project that requires a lot of manual operations. With the assistance of artificial intelligence, automatic reconciliation will be achieved. As the entire process is automated, staff in the finance department will have more time to manage cash effectively.

We look forward to the near future, there will be robots to help the finance department count cash, we all believe this date should not be too far.

10. 70% cost reduction
Realize the automation of the above invoice processing, which can reduce the cost by 70%. This includes only the total time and labor cost saved by replacing all manual operations, including manual input, manual review, proofreading, and reconciliation.

In Conclusion

Artificial intelligence used in the finance department will effectively reduce repetitive manual work, greatly improve accuracy and automation, use funds more efficiently and improve overall operations and significantly reduce costs.

#ArtificialIntelligence #Accounting #Invoice  #business  #Automation

Wednesday, 3 June 2020

6 Commonly Used Small Business Chatbots And Developing Tools

Chatbots are more and more widely used in business, and they are roughly divided into the following 6 types according to their uses.

6 Common Business Chatbots

Customer service chatbot
This chatbot is mainly used for customer support, such as answering common questions, refunds, returns, and claims. Tell customers the company's business hours, address, directions, etc. These trivial questions can be made very interesting through animation, arouse the interest of visitors and customers, and make the boring customer service easy and interesting. Customer service chatbots can be installed on various  messenger platforms, such as Facebook Messenger, Twitter, Slack, Telegram, Skype, WeChat, Kik, Viber, WhatsApp, etc.

Website chatbot
Website chatbots are also used as a form of customer support. One of the best uses is to provide support to users and help website visitors find what they need, or even guide them to shop. This chatbot can be installed directly on the website, or it can be a plugin for information platforms, like Facebook Messenger can provide plugins.

Schedule chatbot
The main function of this chatbot is to accept appointments, which can be widely used in doctor's clinics, lawyer's offices, beauty shops, dental offices, etc. It can save the customer's waiting time on the phone, as well as the office staff's time to answer the phone, check the calendar. Organizations that have installed such chatbots can give their employees more time and energy to deal with important matters, and reduce labor costs.

Register chatbot
This kind of chat robot is usually suitable for various types of websites, mainly used to attract members and potential customers. Visitors can interact with the chatbot to more easily inspire interest and purchase desires for the website and company's products and services. , easier to register.

Transaction chatbot
The main function of this chatbot is to support e-commerce transactions, that is, the chatbot has the function of a shopping cart. And it can also provide information related to shopping, such as providing discounts and coupons, receipts, and package shipping, tracking information, etc.

Leading generation chatbot 
This chatbot is aimed at market development and marketing. It is mainly used for subscriptions, collecting visitor information, and then re-marketing, sending precise advertisements, etc. It can greatly improve the conversion rate and further increase sales and profits.

Of course, a business chatbot usually has multiple functions, not just the one mentioned above, also can be installed on multi messenger platforms. Generally, small companies have limited budgets, so when developing chatbots, they should fully consider which function is most needed, so as to strengthen it and obtain the maximum return on investment.

How To Develop A Business Chatbot

After understanding the above 6 chatbots commonly used by small companies, the next question to consider is how to develop a chatbot.

There are usually two ways to develop chatbots

Use programming languages ​​like Python, Dialogflow, etc.
Chatbots, which are usually developed by code, integrate artificial intelligence, natural language processing, etc., are more "smart" and easier to understand human language. However, the cost of development and future maintenance will be relatively high, ranging from hundreds to thousands of dollars. Or charged based on usage, like DialogFlow, sometimes it is more difficult to estimate usage.

Use chatbot developing platform, Chatfuel, Manychat, MobileMonkey, etc.
If you want to develop a general chatbot, you can use these platforms, and the basic parts can even be built by yourself, with monthly fees ranging from free to dozen dollars, like MobileMonkey. Some charge by subscription, like Chatfuel, Manychat. If you need it to be "smart", you can integrate artificial intelligence and natural language processing through the third-party platform to upgrade it, of course, there will be corresponding costs.

In Conclusion

The above are the matters that should be paid attention to when developing chatbots for small companies. The market has provided a variety of solutions, and companies should make corresponding choices in accordance with their own goals, strategies and budgets.

# Chatbot #ArtificialIntelligence #NLP #MachineLearning #Business

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