• November Month In Numbers

      2.7 Million The number of UK households actively using an Amazon Echo or a Google Home device at present. Kantar found that 22.2% of UK consumers also use a Virtual Assistant (such as Siri) on their smartphones. The latest Google development in voice search? Personalised local search results, rolling out before 2018.

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

    … commands to provide information and sort calendars. In theory, we’re there, 30 years later – though the reality doesn’t always quite match up to the dream. Even when it does work, voice hasn’t always been exactly what people were looking for. The thing most adults said they wish their voice search systems could do was find their keys (though teens…

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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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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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  • 5 Ways Brands Are Using Voice-Controlled Systems for Consumer Marketing

    … Voice search isn’t the future of local marketing, it’s the present. More than half of teenagers already use voice search every day, and 37% of mobile phone owners say they regularly use voice-controlled personal assistants, relying on services like Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa, IBM’s Watson, and Microsoft’s Cortana to ask questions, make…

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  • Street Fight Daily: AMP Delivers on Ads, Agencies Try to Cash In on Voice Tech

    … and transparency of location data are top concerns for marketers. What Advertising Companies Are Doing to Capitalize on Voice Tech (Digiday) Advances in voice-enabled technology are turning services like Alexa, Siri, Cortana and Watson into viable advertising platforms. As a result, agencies are making significant investments in cracking the tech. How Local…

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  • Is Apple’s Encroachment on Local Finally Ready for Prime Time?

    … In this regular Street Fight feature, local marketing gurus David Mihm and Mike Blumenthal kick around some of the biggest ideas affecting the local search ecosystem and the broader industry. Send an email or leave a comment if you have specific topics that you’d like them to touch on in future columns! David: Hey Mike, glad to be doing another…

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  • Voice UI and intelligent assistants: trends to watch out for next

    … to Echo’s increasing awareness and popularity, its value proposition, robust and growing functionality and perceived promise are ushering in a new era – the AI, Machine Learning and voice UI era. Here are a few trends and predictions to look for as we prepare for this exciting wave which will most certainly become ever more present in our everyday…

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  • Apple Launches Apple TV Remote App on iOS

    … addresses and passwords) using a keyboard in the app. While watching videos or listening to music, the app can be used to pause and control the content. While Apple TV owners already had access to a similar remote app called iTunes Remote, the Apple TV Remote app includes Siri support, while iTunes Remote does not. This allows owners of the new…

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  • Street Fight Daily: Apple Opens Up Siri and Maps to Developers, Snapchat Ad Expansion

    Street Fight Daily: Apple Opens Up Siri and Maps to Developers, Snapchat Ad Expansion June 14, 2016 by The Editors Leave a Comment Filed Under: Headlines, News A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Apple is Opening Up Siri, Maps, and Messages to Outside Development (Observer) Siri is finally old enough to leave home.

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  • WWDC 16: Apple Unveils iOS 10, Swift Playgrounds, More

    … that will scan a user’s photos and videos and create collections related to specific events. Each Memory will contain a Memory Movie, an automatically created movie with theme music, titles and cinematic transitions. The Apple Music app will be redesigned to make it easier for users to navigate and discover new music. The Library, For You, Browse and Radio…

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  • Street Fight Daily: Microsoft to Buy LinkedIn, Google Maps Local Search Ads

    … trades. Local media companies and smaller agencies should focus on how programmatic technology helps them sell that outcome, rather than get stuck selling the technology itself. Siri To Be the Focus of Apple’s Developers Conference (Wall Street Journal) Hey Siri, how does Apple change the conversation? Coming off its first quarterly revenue…

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