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A Simple Chatbot for Car Dealers

Simple chatbots can make standard inbound interactions extremely simple, immediately forwarding all leads to human colleagues.

Dark Social? Should we care?

If you chat with a friend on WhatsApp, that's Dark Social. You send an e-mail to you mom, that's also Dark Social. So nothing new, why should an agency care? Actually, there are at least three reasons.


First time bot users deserve good bots

84% percent of German internet users haven't used a chatbot yet. So there is huge market to tap!


One apple a day...

Living in the Hesse region in Germany offers many local traits one can enjoy. One of the more famous ones (or “notorious ones” to some) being the so-called “Äppler” – or simply apple wine.


The joy of the unconnected car

A brief reminder of how it feels to drive unconnected.


Game Boy Zero

Wer kennt ihn nicht - den Game Boy Classic! Aber wie wäre es denn, wenn man all die alten Klassiker auf einer Handheld Konsole spielen könnte und das ohne das Modul zu wechseln?



Unsere Meinung zum Thema Chatbots und wie Orange Hive sie erforschen, vermarkten und einsetzen wird.

First Steps with Cryptocurrencies

It took me quite some time to finally get started with cryptocurrencies. Probably some years too late to become insanely rich. But from my recent experience: early enough - as using this technology is still far from easy and therefore far from becoming a commodity.


Getting Started with Bread-And-Butter B2B Chatbots

How can a regular business or enterprise make use of chatbots? I believe, it is through finding simple, easy to understand use-cases that bring an instant benefit to your customers - and just get going. And as there are not many really successful chatbots around yet, everything is possible.

The blockchain and creative work

If we could use the blockchain to create a timestamped entry of the existence of a certain file at a certain time, we would have some level of protection for our intellectual property. Does that work?


Book Review: "Risiko"

Das vorliegende Buch beschäftigt sich damit, warum Menschen Risiken häufig falsch bewerten und daraus folgende falsche Entscheidungen treffen.


The coffeeBot

This one is made to last. Have a warm welcome for the third version of the coffeeBot!


Meet Henk - the Trinseo chatbot

This new chatbot is able to find various data sheets, answer questions regarding OEM norms and specifications or list products according to their feasibility for certain application areas.


Ein Pedal, viele Effekte!

Die Firma Hotone hat in diesem Jahr ein Effektpedal auf den Markt gebracht, welches mit einer Vielzahl von Effekten glänzt. Diese sind nicht auf dem Pedal vorinstalliert, sondern werden direkt aus der eigenen App auf das Pedal übertragen.


German Design Award

now. is an interesting series of books produced by Orange Hive on behalf of Trinseo LLC as “conversation starter”


Why your company should look into podcasts

Podcasts can be interesting for your company as well – as a platform to advertise your products and services or to tell a story about yourself, your company and your ideas.

Our Business

We are Orange Hive

Hi. We are Orange Hive. We help brands transform, innovate and grow.


I'm all ears

Honestly, it seems almost impossible to dislike podcasts, once you started to listen. They are small, wild and refuse to walk the beaten path of monetary strive. And most of all – they sure as heck are a lot of fun!


A real bot in the making

After making the CoffeeBot an important member of the Orange Hive team, we are now moving on to the next level: building a real bot.


Stop complaining - forever!

I feel that we are currently living in an era that is most definitely, for sure, absolutely and undeniably the best time we humans have ever experienced.


Last call for coffee

A solution approach for some possible everyday frustrations and a beautiful usecase for a dashbutton - kind of.


Wir machen Deutschlands Straßen sicherer!

Warum alle anderen Autofahrer doof sind und nur Schimpfen für Erlösung sorgt.