Smart Speaker Owners Make Voice Purchases

I love the idea of being able to yell out “Alexa / Siri / Google, buy more beer!”, and having it delivered pronto to my house.

The reality however, much like actually trying to work on an iPad Pro is somewhat more prosaic.

With all the repetitions, misunderstandings, clarifications and apologies: it could just be a conversation with my partner.

Read more about this puff piece from a proponent of Voice Search in this extract from TWIS SEO News & Updates 29 September 2017.

#SEO #SEONews #VoiceSearch #KnowYourNumbers #DodgyData
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TWIS SEO News & Updates 29 Sept 2017

This week’s SEO News & Updates have had an extra 24 hours to mature due to the long weekend in Australia.

I think they are even more tasty for it.

Google is still denying Fred was an update.

SEJ release another rubbish poll.

Apple ditches Bing on Siri for Google.

Google Shopping rejigged but only for EU.

Plenty of  smart speaker owners have given voice purchasing a go.

And some delightfully distracting SEO Bits & Pieces.

#SEO #SEONews #GoogleUpdates #MarketResearch #Bing #GoogleShopping #VoiceSearch
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TWIS Increase in Voice Search Languages

Click here to read about the significant increase in the number of languages Google Voice Search can now cope with, and how you should be optimising for Voice Search now.

Contact me to discuss how to create optimised content for voice queries.

#SEO #MobileSearch #VoiceSearch #ContentStrategy
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The Week In Search 18 August 2017

Click here to read the very latest SEO News and Updates for w/e 18th August 2017. It is packed with a fine array of news, insights, and actions to keep your SEO tip-top:

– Google Sends Out HTTPS Warnings;
– Google Issues Structured Data Spam Manual Actions;
– Google Releases 6 Second Video Previews in Mobile Search;
– 33% Increase in Voice Search Languages;
– How to Block Your Staging Server;
– As well as some exceptionally interesting Bits & Pieces.

#SEO #HTTPS #StructuredData #MobileSearch #VoiceSearch #WebDev
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TWIS Keyword Planner Okay Google Data

Read about the little data slips that Google makes which end up showing “okay Google” in Keyword Planner data and the reasons why these keywords show up. The volumes are not huge, but they are insightful.

Contact me to discuss ways to optimise content to surface in “okay Google” voice search.

#SEO #KeywordResearch #VoiceSearch #KeywordPlanner
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The Week In Search 11 August 2017

Read this TWIS SEO News & Updates for w/e 11 August 2017, and you will discover the following fabulous stories:

– Google is about to contact you, if you show annoying ads;
– Google advises SEOs to teach JS devs;
– Google Adwords Keyword Planner lets “Okay Google” results slip;
– Google My Business quietly sneaks out Action URLs;
– Google topic tags surfacing in SERPs;
– As well as some infernally enchanting Bits & Pieces.

#SEO #AdBlocking #JavaScript #GoogleMyBusiness #VoiceSearch #SERP
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Millennials Make Voice Device Purchases

A recent report from Walker Sands has shown that 43% of millennials have shopped in some way via a voice controlled device. It’s an interesting stat! Read a summary and some thoughts on the future of voice devices and voice search in this post.

If you would like to discuss ways voice devices and voice search could impact your web business, please feel free to contact me.

#VoiceDevices #VoiceSearch #DigitalTechnology #TechnologyStrategy

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TWIS 14 July 2017

There have been a few big shifts in the wider world of Digital Marketing to read about and digest, even if major SEO News & Updates are a bit thin on the ground this week:

– Facebook Pushing Ads into Messenger;
– Millennials Are Making Voice Device Purchases;
– Google AdSense Bans Pop Ups & Pop Unders;
– Google Local US Showing Menu Tab for Restaurants;
– Twitter Apps Linking to AMP URLs;
– As well as some inspirationally informative Bits & Pieces.

#SEO #DigitalMarketing #FacebookMessenger #VoiceSearch #GoogleAdsense #GoogleLocal #AMP
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The Week In Search 28 Apr 2017

Read the 5 most important search updates w/e 28-Apr-2017: the Project Owl Fake News Offensive; Quality Filtering in the Local Pack; Google Assistant winning the battle of the PVAs; AMP disappearing from SERPs; Googlebot not listening to podcast audio; and a few further bits and pieces…

#GoogleSearch #GoogleLocal #StarRatings #MobileSearch #AMP #GoogleBot… Read More