• Why Voice Search Is the Future

    … Voice search is taking over my home. And soon, it will take over your business. In the morning, my kids use the Echo as an alarm clock. They talk to Echo to plan their days, to check the weather, and to get the news. I can hear my son talking to Echo in his room and my daughter in hers before they say hello to Mom and Dad. Throughout the day…

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  • #SFSNYC: Inside Amazon’s Voice-Search Strategy

    … Voice search is one of the hottest topics in hyperlocal media. While tech giants including Google, Samsung, and Microsoft are looking for a piece of the voice-search pie, Amazon has emerged as the market frontrunner, racking up big sales with its Echo speakers powered by its personal assistant technology, Alexa. Pundits say voice search…

    Street Fight- 18 readers -
  • What does voice search mean for your local SEO strategy?

    … The ubiquity of virtual assistants like Siri, Cortana and Alexa, together with improvements in technology, has led to an uptick in voice search queries. For businesses that rely on local search traffic, this has important ramifications for their strategy. So how can businesses ensure they aren’t left behind when it comes to local search…

    Search Engine Watchin SEO- 29 readers -
  • OK Google. What does Voice Search mean for SEO?

    … 29 March 2017 | James Jezusek OK Google. What does Voice Search mean for SEO? The continuing rise of mobile, smart ‘digital assistants’ such as Google’s own Home product due to launch in the UK in April, Amazon’s Alexa, plus a surge in connected devices such as in-car assistants has given rise to a shift in the way people are searching…

    Tamar SEO and Social Blogin SEO Google- 26 readers -
  • Will iPhone users divorce Siri in favor of Alexa?

    … Will iPhone users divorce Siri in favor of Alexa? Have you ever wanted to have the full capabilities of an Amazon Echo but couldn’t afford one since you spent all your money on having the latest and greatest iPhone? Well, fret no more as Amazon’s app on iOS now has full Echo capability. With its latest update, the iOS Amazon app now allows you…

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  • Making Sense of Amazon’s Push Deeper Into Local

    … in Last Week in Local earlier this week and think some of them are amazing. Clearly they are positioning themselves in the sales funnel aggressively, and unlike Google their presale efforts lead directly to sales that they control. How do you think Alexa plays into this whole picture? David: Being the biggest Voice bull I know, I think Alexa might…

    Street Fight- 26 readers -
  • Amazon backtracks after pricing free Alexa list at over $900,000

    … Amazon has reversed, at least temporarily, its decision to yank its free list of the world’s most popular domains, after an outcry from researchers. The daily Alexa list, which contains the company’s estimate of the world’s top 1 million domains by traffic, suddenly disappeared late last week. The list was popular with researchers in fields…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 13 readers -
  • Brand vs. AI

    …-sounding scenarios are right around the corner. The rise of artificial intelligence and connected devices means that many of our things will be able to act on our behalf, each with its own internal “Alexa” deciding based on a database of quantified performance. The robots won’t need brands, they’ll have metrics. What will “brand” mean in an era…

    AllTwitter- 24 readers -
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