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Alexa and the Voice Search Revolution: What You Need To Know.

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RTLDigitalMedia

Chief Visionary Officer

Everyone’s familiar with Search Engine Optimization for your website, right? But have you thought about your VOICE Search Optimization?

The rise of voice-activated devices like Siri, Alexa, and Google Assistant are once creating a new way for you to engage with customers and key audiences. One study suggests that 58% of consumers have used voice search in the last year to locate information about businesses.  That number will continue to grow as devices become more sophisticated and new laws encourage more hands-free device use, especially when driving. 

According to Google, Voice Search is currently being used for finding directions, dictating texts, asking the phone to make a call, and finding moving times. These are still pretty basic requests, but voice searches are becoming more sophisticated all the time.

Here are some facts:

  • 46% of voice search users search for a new business daily
  • 27% visit a website after a search
  • 22% of smart home speaker owners have made a purchase using the device
  • And it’s not just young people using voice—both old and young consumers are taking advantage of voice search.

So how do you prepare for this so that you can use it to your advantage?

RTL Digital Media works closely with our clients to make sure that online information is structured so that it makes you visible to all incoming inquiries. We have experience in creating code and content to make Voice Search Optimization work for your business. And we are monitoring the growth of Voice Search—and other technologies—so we can counsel you as they develop, and show you how to adapt your presence to use them. 

We can show you how to structure Schema Metadata (and other SEO tools) so that your site responds promptly and accurately to Voice Search. And we’ll keep you updated as technology continues to evolve, so you don’t have to worry. 

You stay visible to the people who matter to your business.

Want to know more? Simply give us a call or click here, and we’ll have a quick conversation about how to make sure your website is prepared for voice, now and for the future.

 

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