Search Engine Land: What 3,000 voice search queries tell us about the ‘Voice Search Revolution’

Search Engine Land: What 3,000 voice search queries tell us about the ‘Voice Search Revolution’. “Do you think voice search is the next ‘big thing’ digital marketers need to watch for? Contributor Bryson Meunier isn’t so sure and feels there are limited marketing opportunities, based on his research.”

BetaNews: Google users starting to embrace voice search

BetaNews: Google users starting to embrace voice search. “Those people who have started using mobile voice search in the last six months are the most frequent voice adopters, according to news coming out of Google UK. More than four in ten (42 percent) are using it daily, compared to those that started using it more than four years ago, where it’s frequently used by a quarter. According to the report, the adoption curve is ‘getting to a point where brands and agencies need to start taking it seriously.'”

Search Engine Land: Essential voice search strategies for 2017

Search Engine Land: 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 optimize your business for this new personal assistant-type search? Here are some tips.”

Google Home Adds Partners

Google Home has added a bunch of partners. “Other new Google Home partners include Netflix for movie streaming, WebMD for medical information, Tender for mixed-drink advice, Chill for Netflix movie recommendations and the Food Network for recipes. And starting in early 2017, Mercedes-Benz car owners will be able to use Google Home to send navigation destinations to their cars, pick the right cabin temperature, check fuel and electric charge levels, find out if the its doors are locked and lock them remotely.”

Business Insider: Voice search has created a huge vulnerability at the heart of Google’s business

Business Insider: Voice search has created a huge vulnerability at the heart of Google’s business. “Today, Google may be at the beginning of a new shift — one toward artificially intelligent virtual assistants — where we use our voice to interact with technology, instead of our eyes. The problem with voice assistants is they do not have a screen on which to display ads.”