Digital Assistants

  • Optimizing for voice assistants: Why actions speak louder than words

    …. But recently, we’ve seen developments to the voice control industry, starting with Alexa. At this point, everyone’s familiar with the Echo and its younger sibling, the Echo Dot – it’s been in adverts, our friends have it, maybe we have it ourselves. The Alexa devices were among Amazon’s best-selling products in 2016, especially around Christmas…

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  • 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- 31 readers -
  • 7 SEO Predictions for the Rest of 2016

    … of digital assistants will increase. Siri, Cortana, Alexa, and Google Now are just a handful of the digital assistants that have started to permeate the search landscape. My guess is we’ll see more develop and launch by the end of the year, and more importantly, we’ll see a double-digit rise in user adoption of these programs. Voice search…

    Jayson Demers/ Relevancein SEO- 38 readers -
  • What does Meeker’s Internet Trends report tell us about voice search?

    … the report and Meeker’s data about the role of voice in internet trends for 2016? Voice search is growing exponentially We know that voice is a fast-rising trend in search, as the proliferation of digital assistants and the advances in interpreting natural language queries make voice searching easier and more accurate. But the figures from…

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  • Six fictional search engines we wish existed

    … and you could delete its history to get rid of any unpleasant memories or nightmares. Or if you could enable Incognito Mode for things you really won’t want to remember later. Google as a guy If you’ve seen CollegeHumor’s ‘If Google was a guy’ video series, then you’ve probably imagined how hilarious it would be if Google really were a grumpy…

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