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What is Amazon’s Alexa?

Amazon has created the latest in virtual assistant technology with their new service, Alexa. Alexa is a voice-activated assistant, much like Apple’s Siri, that takes commands from your voice to do things like play music, stream podcasts, set alarms, manage to-do lists, tell you the weather, and more. In fact, Amazon has opened up Alexa for third party developers (like us at tymbal) to make apps (Alexa “Skills”). We created …

An Alexa Reader for Your Blog

The Tymbal Reader is a powerful new way to deliver your content to your blog’s followers. Tymbal uses your existing RSS infrastructure and Amazon’s Alexa to read your content out loud. Signing up is easy, and only takes minutes. For a single monthly fee, the developers at Tymbal will create your own custom Alexa app and get it approved on the Alexa Marketplace. Using Tymbal is free for your readers …

What is Tymbal?

First and foremost our goal at Tymbal is to help bloggers thrive. We blog every week on blogging news, tactics, and information about the blogging world. We also build software to help bloggers improve their readers’ experiences. That is why we built the Tymbal Reader. The Tymbal Reader is a new service for Amazon’s Alexa that is designed to help bloggers deliver their content to their readers. Gone are the …