Search Features: Search By Voice

    • The rise of personal assistants

      Market disruptions are times of great stress, but they also provide great opportunity. They define new winners and losers in the marketplace. And the next major disruption is just around the corner — it’s the coming era of the personal assistants, and there are many market forces that are driving this shift.

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  • Featured snippets: Optimization tips & how to ID candidate snippets

    … for queries with featured snippets. Currently, Google displays “candidates” for many featured snippet queries. One thing you may notice is that featured snippets and “candidates” can change on a fairly regular basis. Depending on a variety of factors (where, when and how you search), your results may vary from the examples shown below. Even if your…

    Search Engine Landin SEO Google How To's- 19 readers -
  • Voice search and SEO: Why B2B marketers need to pay attention now

    … Voice search is commonly discussed in the context of local and B2C SEO, but it’s being used for more than just getting directions to nearby restaurants or hearing the next step in a recipe while cooking. Voice search is being adopted for a variety of purposes, and its influence on B2B decision-makers is growing as well. By looking at who’s…

    Nate Dame/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 27 readers -
  • Voice search becomes voice action: A key talking point at SMX London

    … From combining search and social to leveraging moments that matter, last week’s attendees at SMX London gained a deeper understanding of the numerous ways they can optimize their search strategies. Described as the “ultimate survival guide to the dynamic and tumultuous world of search marketing,” SMX — run by Search Engine Land’s parent, Third…

    Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 18 readers -
  • How to optimize for voice search

    … devices and Microsoft’s Cortana is useful on your PC and smartphone using their app: According to Hitwise, nearly 60 percent of searches are now performed on a mobile device. With more and more people using mobile devices to search, people often find it’s easier to use their voice to search instead of typing on tiny screens. This means SEO…

    Search Engine Landin SEO How To's- 37 readers -
  • The future of local discovery

    SMX — Search Marketing Expo is the world’s largest search marketing conference series, with multiple events in the USA and Europe. Visit the Search Marketing Expo site to learn more: http://smxpo.com/1QikJWe Pick your favorite event and attend! http://www.smxadvanced.com http ...

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  • The newest addition to the marketing mix’s Ps: Proximity

    …, the further a potential customer is from a store, the less likely it is that the customer will visit the location. Since most people find businesses through local search and digital maps, proximity needs to be a major aspect of every marketing strategy. If you get everything else right but fail to optimize for proximity, you’ll have a hard time…

    Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 20 readers -
  • Preparing for local reach in a ‘post-rank’ world: Get your data in line

    … Just last October at the Street Fight Summit, many marketers ranked voice search as the most “over-hyped” marketing tactic of the year. I think this is because many of them aren’t seeing the full scope of the technology. We’re putting on our consumer brains and thinking about the current awkwardness of speaking to Siri in public…

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  • How AI will shape the future of search

    … helping some of the largest brands in the world leverage the digital landscape to connect with their target audiences. Currently leading the SEM, SEO and social media teams at CMI Media, a WPP Company, Justin helps pharmaceutical companies create and execute digital strategies. With experience in industries such as finance, insurance, pharma and CPG…

    Justin Freid/ Search Engine Landin SEO How To's- 24 readers -
  • The future of paid voice search and monetizing the map

    …. In the future, organic listings won’t go away; they’ll just be harder to earn. Some opinions expressed in this article may be those of a guest author and not necessarily Search Engine Land. Staff authors are listed here. About The Author Brian Smith is the director of local solutions and resident local search expert at Placeable, a local marketing…

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  • Essential voice search strategies for 2017

    … There’s one thing that remains true about SEO: it’s always changing. One of the big changes that we’re experiencing now in local SEO is the increasing popularity of voice search. Voice search used to be a novelty — now it’s a necessity, especially when you’re on the go with your smartphone or tablet. If you’re a local business, how do you…

    Search Engine Landin SEO- 31 readers -
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