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    • Hands-free help for new parents

      If you're a new parent, chances are you have a lot of questions and lots of places to get information. Friends recommend books. Doctors help maintain feeding schedules. Family members give you grandma’s remedies. In the spirit of pitching in, we’ve pulled together some of the top baby-care related questions from Google Search to give new parents some much-needed help! And ...

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    • Introducing free calls with your Assistant on Google Home

      Hi, hello, hey, howdy … no matter how you start a call, your Google Assistant is ready to help! You can already ask your Assistant on your phone to make a call and soon, you'll be able to do the same on Google Home—hands-free—in the U.S. and Canada. Call anyone (at their home, on their mobile or at their office). It’s easy to use, and it’s free.

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  • Beware of the hype that surrounds voice search advertising

    Brands are being told 2017 will be the year of voice search, but questions exist about whether it’s overhyped. Google itself says it is still years away from being able to monetize voice searches in the same way it does search, apps, ads and online transactions. Consequently, it’s not spending much time at the moment thinking of a business model for it and advertisers to explo ...

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  • Why Voice Search Is the Future

    …, proactive, and integrated lifestyle experiences. In early May, Amazon released both Echo Look, which integrate voice and visual content. At its annual I/O event, Google updated its Google Home voice-activated speaker to do the same. Conceivably with both products, users could use their voices to call up a menu from a restaurant, view the menu…

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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- 29 readers -
  • Actions for Google Home: Time for brands to get creative

    … Google’s Home device was launched in November 2016 in the US, and as recently as April 6 2017 in the UK. As a direct rival to Amazon’s Echo in the battle to gain control of the intelligent digital assistant market, Home has made great strides already. Some sources estimate that Google may already have an installed base one-third the size…

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  • The smart yard is finally here. Meet Google Gnome

    … It all started with smart thermostats, refrigerators, and light bulbs. Then Google Home came along and made your entire house smarter. But what about the backyard, the final frontier in smart homes? Two words: “Ok Gnome.” Google Gnome Google Gnome is a voice-activated, hands-free tool designed to make backyard living effortless. Need…

    The Official Google Blogin Google- 24 readers -
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