How Martijn Jansen integrated his photo book robot Bookibot with Peecho’s print API
In this blog post you can read more about Bookibot and how founder Martijn connected his app to Peecho’s print API.There are many photo book apps that make it easy to create a photo book, but Martijn Jansen has taken the photo book evolution to a next level. With Bookibot, a photo book will be created while you are having a Facebook chat conversation. Martijn connected Bookibot to Peecho’s print API, which made it possible for people to get their photo book as a beautiful book print via print on demand. Learn more about Bookibot in this interview!
1. Can you tell me something about yourself?
”I’m Martijn Jansen, an entrepreneur with a design background. I’m 31 years old, I live in Eindhoven in the Netherlands with my girlfriend and 2-year old son and love working on startups.”
2. When you start with Bookibot?
”We’ve worked on Booki since July 2016. We’re now in our public beta phase, so exciting times.”
3. How does Bookibot work?
”Booki is a chatbot for Facebook Messenger that makes a photo book from photos that you send to him. He automatically places the pictures in a nice lay-out and creates a cool front and back cover. With Booki people can create a photo book from their comfortable couch in no time and it is as simple as sending photos to their friends. You can try it out on m.me/bookibot or search ‘Bookibot’ in Facebook Messenger on your phone.”
4. How did you find out about Peecho’s print API?
”I think we found a discussion on Quora where Peecho was mentioned and checked out the Peecho website.”
5. Why is Peecho a convenient solution for you?
”Peecho takes care of the production, payment and delivery of the books which allows us to focus on acquiring customers and further development of Booki. And Peecho allows us to scale up internationally from day one.”
6. How did you integrate your service with Peecho’s print API?
”We used the documentation about Peecho’s print API on the website and contacted Peecho’s developers a lot as well. In a few weeks we were ready to sell books.”
7. Who are your customers?
”People that take lots of photos and then want to make a photo book of an event or year, but don’t have a lot of time to actually do it.”
8. How do your promote the option of getting a print of your magazines?
”We use Facebook advertising to attract people to the chat and Booki does the sales himself ;-).”Do you have a lot of photos to create a photo book with? Contact Bookibot! For more information about Peecho’s print API, check our documentation or get in touch with Kenneth (firstname.lastname@example.org).