Google: Voice Search

  • Siri is Google’s nearest mobile search competitor [Report]

    … A new study from Fivesight Research, “US Consumer Search Preferences Smartphone & Desktop: Q1 2017,” finds that Siri is the mobile “search engine” of choice after Google. The study was based on a survey of 800 US adults split roughly evenly between iOS and Android users. Google was by far the dominant mobile search engine, with an 84…

    Greg Sterling/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 26 readers -
  • Preparing for local reach in a ‘post-rank’ world: Get your data in line

    … on the other parameters a searcher indicates in her query (“a female divorce lawyer within a 20-minute drive from my office in Los Angeles who has experience in custody cases and pre-nups, with at least a 4.5-star rating and who can meet during my lunch break this week”). So a “post-rank” world doesn’t mean “a world where there’s only top-dog answer…

    Search Engine Landin SEO- 22 readers -
  • Essential voice search strategies for 2017

    … optimize your business for this new personal assistant-type search? Here are some tips. Voice searches are on the rise According to Google, 20 percent of searches on its mobile app and on Android devices are voice searches. The total number of voice searches overall is actually much higher when you take into account personal assistants like Amazon’s…

    Search Engine Landin SEO- 31 readers -
  • Why retailers shouldn’t overreact to the voice search revolution

    …. Maybe voice search isn’t a big deal right now for retailers specifically, which all of the brands studied are. I’ll speak more to why this is probably the case later, but fingers crossed on Google Search Console voice search reporting actually becoming a thing, so that we can track this traffic more confidently. Comparing like queries is important…

    Andy Taylor/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 24 readers -
  • The voice search explosion and how it will change local search

    …: explosive growth. Explosive growth and the reason behind it At LSA 16, Tuttle shared that within one year (last year), the use of voice search went from a statistical zero to 10 percent of all search volume. That was huge. Yet more recent numbers show that growth accelerating — Google announced at I/O that 20 percent of all searches have voice intent…

    Wesley Young/ Search Engine Land- 27 readers -
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