Category: Voice Search

Voice Search Has Changed the Nature of Search

July 20th, 2021 by

It’s safe to say there are three things we really love to talk about at Advice Local – local business listings, Google My Business – and voice search. Since Google My Business has been the hot topic for us the last several weeks, we thought we’d mix it up and discuss voice search – specifically voice apps for small businesses. Popularity of Voice Search Over the last few weeks we’ve […Read More]

The Secrets to Winning More Business With Voice Search

April 29th, 2021 by

Instead of talking about Google My Business today, I’m going to mix it up and talk about the importance of voice search optimization. What is voice search optimization, you ask? Excellent question. Voice search optimization is really just SEO, but more specifically an SEO strategy – the using of long-tail keywords within a website’s content. Necessities for Creating Voice Assistant-Friendly Content Researching questions that consumers are asking relating to your […Read More]

Voice Presence Is a Must – We Have the Technology and the How-To

August 28th, 2020 by

Voice search is more important than ever. Statista estimates that more than 8 billion voice assistants will be in use by 2023. Question – do your small business and brand clients have a voice presence? At Advice Local, we take helping our agency and local marketing partners very seriously. What worked yesterday to help a local business or brand get found simply may not work today. This is why it’s […Read More]

How to Add Markup Voice Assistants Love to a Local Business Website

August 21st, 2020 by

Over the last month or so we have talked quite a bit about voice search and creating conversational voice apps. There is a big reason for this. Voice search isn’t going away and voice assistants are here to stay as well. And getting a local business found by voice assistants is not getting easier. At Advice Local, we are dedicated to helping local businesses get found. That’s why today we […Read More]

Understanding How Consumers’ Voice Search Habits Affect Local Businesses

May 31st, 2019 by

Tired of hearing about voice search? Well, buckle up, because there’s still a lot of ground to cover! Today I’m about to reveal just how important voice search habits are to local businesses. If you thought you already knew how and why people use voice search, just wait until you learn more about this recent survey, conducted by Chatmeter in collaboration with Sapio Research and Hotwire Global. It puts even […Read More]

Why Voice Search Analytics Is Gold in the Hands of Businesses

May 16th, 2019 by

I’m back again with more information about voice search! Surprised? Maybe not, since I’ve been touting the importance of voice search all year. Let me hop back up on my soapbox once again to talk about something slightly different: the specific importance of digging into Google Analytics and Google Search Console to help local businesses place in voice search results. In order to do everything from rank with Google to […Read More]

Analyzing Voice Search Ranking Factors

April 30th, 2019 by

By now, you’re probably sick and tired of hearing me herald the coming of voice search. The thing is, I’m not going to stop anytime soon. People are searching more and more with their voice assistants and smart speakers, and we all need to be prepared for that to continue. Voice search ranking factors are more important than ever to make sure local businesses are voice search-ready. Local businesses’ websites, […Read More]

The Ultimate How-to Guide to Long-Tail Keywords and Voice Search Optimization

April 25th, 2019 by

When it comes to optimizing content for search engines, you might feel like there are a million things to remember. You know keywords are important, but when are you supposed to use them? Can you use multiple words or just one at a time? How do they help in the grand scheme of SEO? As a local marketer, you know the answer to most of these questions, but you also […Read More]

Best Practices for Creating Voice Search-Friendly Content

April 9th, 2019 by

In today’s world, full of Google Homes and Amazon Echos, people no longer search the internet solely with typed queries. Comscore estimated that 50 percent of all searches will be voice searches by 2020. If you haven’t already, it’s time to acknowledge voice search for the powerful change that it brings. It’s a total game-changer! Over one billion voice searches are conducted every month – are you optimizing your clients’ […Read More]

What Is Natural Language and How to Use It for Voice Search Optimization

April 4th, 2019 by

Remember when we released Voice Search for Local Businesses, Franchises and Brands: The Guide to Getting Found? Well, we’re not done emphasizing the importance of voice search readiness, nor will we be anytime soon! Today, we’re discussing natural language. In order for businesses to properly optimize for voice search, they need to evaluate how they deliver their information. If ComScore says 50 percent of all searches will be by voice […Read More]