If voice search optimization isn’t a part of your SEO strategy, it’s time to change that.
More people than ever are now speaking into their watches and phones and are increasingly becoming reliant on them. With the addition of smart speakers like Google Home and Amazon Echo, we are experiencing a voice search revolution. According to Perficient, 55% of users use voice search to ask questions on a smartphone. The ease of speaking into a phone and getting an instant response is unmatched – no typing or spelling mistakes necessary, just say what you need, and you’ve got your answer.
Marketers must create content that is optimized for voice search. With competition becoming increasingly intense, you don’t want to be at the bottom of the voice search SEO ladder. In fact, you don’t even want to be second. Voice search, for the most part, is a winner take all system, and much like Highlander, there can be only one.
Here are our top 5 strategies for improving your voice search SEO:
I would tell you that mobile marketing is the future of marketing, but the age of smartphones has already arrived. According to a recent survey by Demand Gen Report, in 2018, 66% of B2B buyers strongly agree that companies should make it easier to access their content. Utilizing mobile marketing within your overall marketing strategy can be an advantage towards your business as it uses a combination of marketing channels to connect with your audience through their mobile devices, and generate leads.
Brand communication via smartphones is not a new concept, however marketing agencies and other savvy businesses are now making better use of the tool.
A report by eMarketer found that mobile budgets have increased more than 735% between 2011 and 2014 and spending is expected to accelerate.