Nick Sawka is a 19-year veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard and continues to serve his country proudly. Nick found his passion for Amazon Alexa back in December of 2014 when Alexa was first released for beta testing. In 2017, Nick made the jump into voice app development and to date has currently published over 400 Alexa Skills for small and medium-sized businesses. Nick is actively pursuing the title of official Alexa Champion for the 2021 selection. In this week’s episode of The Artificial Podcast, Nick chats with Nick Sawka of N.E.S Voice Skills about Nick’s journey through voice technology industry and what it has been like to create so many different Alexa Skills. Nick shares how he went about teaching himself everything that he knows about Amazon Alexa and building Skills, along with why he is so determined to be recognized as an Alexa Champion. Nick talks about some of his favorite Skills that he has created so far including Historical Voices which is currently one of the most highly rated Alexa Skills in the Alexa Skills Store. Nick also dives into some of the tactics and strategies that he has used to help make him a successful Alexa Skill developer, as well as the motivation that exists behind many of his different Alexa Skills. How to connect with Nick Sawka: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicholas-e-sawka-41aa3b79/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ASR_Podcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/n.e._sawka_voice_skills/ Subscribe to Voice Spark Alexa & More on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJwOrGrkqdLgqE1ajhhRgKQ Learn more about Voice Skills Inc.: https://www.voiceskillsinc.com/ Follow Nick On: LinkedIn:
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