Category: Voice Search

Are Your Clients Getting Found in Voice Searches?

September 22nd, 2022 by

Last week we talked about growing a business’ presence with GPS accelerators. This week we’re focusing on voice search readiness and its role in our data amplifier network. The Voice Search Expansion Continues Just over a decade since its launch on Google and Siri, voice search has gone from a novelty to a mainstay in our lives. Increasing numbers of virtual home assistants, in-car navigation systems and mobile devices all […Read More]

Why Every Local Business Needs a Voice Search Strategy

July 7th, 2022 by

Last week we looked at recession-proof local marketing strategies during a difficult economic period. This week we’ll examine the topic of voice search. Voice Search Is as Important as Ever for Marketers and Agencies We kicked off 2022 with a discussion of why voice search optimization is so important for the coming year. And now that half the year is already past, it’s a great time to revisit this topic. […Read More]

Voice Search Is as Relevant as Ever in 2022 – Are You Making It Count?

January 13th, 2022 by

Last time we gave you our top 10 New Year’s resolutions that local marketers should apply for a prosperous 2022. Now, with the year in full swing, it’s time to check back in with voice search and see how much it still matters. The Importance of Voice Search Optimization in 2022 It’s been awhile since we’ve talked about voice search. You might conclude that it isn’t too important anymore, but […Read More]

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 Business Profile – and voice search. Since Google Business Profile (formerly known as 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 […Read More]

The Secrets to Winning More Business With Voice Search

April 29th, 2021 by

Instead of talking about Google Business Profile (previously known as 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 […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. It puts even more emphasis on understanding local consumers and what […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]