Octane AI

Octane AI

Recart vs. Octane AI: A Deep Dive

With 1.3 billion users, open rates as high as 80% and click-through rates of 40%, there is a lot of value in using Facebook Messenger bots for your ecommerce business.

Octane AI and Recart are both chatbot builders for Facebook Messenger. Merchants use both platforms to build chatbots that send messages to subscribers and automate marketing done through Messenger.

Beyond that, there are some differences. Octane AI’s entire philosophy is focused on being a chatbot builder for the entire ecommerce customer journey. If you’re selling a product or service online, Octane AI is the way to go. Using Octane AI, merchants can do the following with Messenger marketing:

  • Automatically send abandoned cart notifications that recover more abandoned carts than just email alone
  • Recommend products to visitors based on their browsing history
  • Automate customer service and check on a customer’s order status without opening up another tab
  • With AI, you can train your bot and have it become better over time
  • Integrate natively with popular Shopify apps like Klaviyo, Yotpo, Gorgias, Recharge and more without having to use Zapier

Plus much more. Octane AI is the Messenger chatbot platform for ecommerce merchants. See how the features for Recart and Octane AI compare below.

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Facebook Messenger

Integrate directly with Facebook Messenger


Send marketing broadcasts and triggered messages via SMS

Combine Email and Messenger Marketing

Get the best results when using email and Messenger together

Marketing Automation

Automate your marketing campaigns

Built Specifically for Ecommerce

Feature set focused on ecommerce marketing, sales and support


Native Shopify App

Install the app on Shopify stores without manual coding

Automated Abandoned Cart Recovery

Recover abandoned carts without having to build a new campaign

Automated Shipping Updates

Send shipping updates immediately

Custom & Automated Flows

Send targeted messages triggered by a specific date, time, event or customers' activity.

Comment to Subscriber

Turn commenters into subscribers

Integrations with Non-Email Shopify Apps

Integrations with Shopify apps focused on support, sales, orders, reviews, referrals and more


Klaviyo Integration

Syncing data collected from Messenger for segmenting emails in Klaviyo


Yotpo Integration

The leading reviews, referrals and rewards app for Shopify merchants


Gorgias Integration

The leading ecommerce customer service app for Shopify merchants


ReCharge Integration

The leading recurring billing and subscriptions app for Shopify merchants


Convert users who click on a Facebook messenger ad into bot subscribers immediately

AI for Automated Customer Support

Create auto-responses and recommend automated conversations to answer common customer questions.

Customer Segmentation

Segment customers based on purchase history, gender, and behavior

Decision Data

Advanced conversational bot analytics.

Create Interactive Conversations

Create custom experiences so your customers can interact with your bot

In-Bot Products & Advanced Revenue Tracking

Embed products directly into conversations and track revenue from each broadcast and campaign

Dedicated Agency Support

Specialized support for agencies managing ecommerce chatbots

Partner Program

Gain more customers with a Partner Program that benefits merchants and agencies

Onboarding Support

Having issues with setup? Book a call and get direct help

Don’t Just Take Our Word For It

See what other merchants have to say about Octane AI


“Since going live two weeks ago, Octane AI has increased abandoned cart revenue by 5x. It only took a few minutes to setup with three clicks. We see huge open rates of 70% to 80% and this is the best product we've ever used. If you're in ecommerce, you NEED Octane AI!”

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“Since going live a little over a month ago, Octane AI has recovered over $6k in sales. Not only that, but I am able to broadcast messages to my followers as well as create interactive conversations. This is just another way for them to get to know my brand as well as see important updates like sales, new arrivals and more.”

Verclare Boutique
Verclare Boutique
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“We tried several different Messenger apps and this is simply the very best! So many customizations, powerful little bot yet simple to use. If you have any questions support is a pleasure to chat with and they respond super fast too! Don't waste time, try it out now and see for yourself. We love it!”



“Octane AI is a total game changer. After relying on ineffective email marketing for years, I decided to make the move over to messenger marketing. My expectations were completely shattered within the first few weeks. Octane AI has allowed me to amass tens of thousands of followers that I can have impactful and meaningful conversations with that provide both them and myself value.

In addition to being able to instantly communicate with your most loyal fans/customers, Octane's integration with Shopify has boosted revenue for one of the best quarters I've ever had. Octane's abandoned cart messages is one of my favorite features! Lastly, Octane's customer service is beyond great. I know that if I ever have a question, I can expect an answer or a tutorial within a few hours. All in all, Octane AI is absolutely one of, if not, the best messenger marketing systems out there. I could not recommend it more!”

Peter Hollens
Peter Hollens