Mobile Search

Use of Voice Search in Public On the Rise, According to 2018 Study

A recent study from Stone Temple shows that people are becoming increasingly more comfortable with conducting voice searches in public. Moreover, the use of voice search commands while at home appears to be going down.Stone Temple’s second annual study of mobile voice usage trends examines how people use voice commands, when they’re used, and why. According to the company, results of the study are an indication that using our voice...

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Top Challenges & How to Overcome Them

For a while, it seemed we’d be saying “next year will be the year of voice” annually, as was the case with mobile. Until last year, according to Google’s Annual Global Barometer Study, 2017 became “The Year of the Mobile Majority.”There’s certainly no shortage of predictions on future voice usage.In 2016, 20 percent of queries on mobile were voice, as announced at Google I/O 2016.By 2020, 50 percent of search is expected to be...

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Google Answers How to Optimize Content for Voice Search

In a recent Webmaster Central Hangout, Google’s John Mueller answered a question about optimizing content for Voice Search . John offered suggestions of which kinds of content works and detailed the kind of content that was not a good fit. He also cautioned about over optimizing and offered an example of what might be interpreted as spam.Google’s John Mueller discusses optimizing content for voice search and Google Assistant.Google recently unveiled Google...

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How Google Rates Voice Search Results

Google has published a set of guidelines for its quality raters to follow when evaluating voice search results.A similar set of guidelines exist for rating the results in Google Search, this marks the first time guidelines have been put in place for rating results returned by Google Assistant.More specifically, this document deals with results returned by an eyes-free voice assistant such as Google Home. It does not refer to results...

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Google Assistant Lets Users Subscribe to Daily Reminders

Google Assistant on both iOS and Android has a new feature that lets its users subscribe to daily reminders.Using Google Assistant, subscriptions can be set up for things like daily weather updates, or a funny video to kick off the day with.Simply utter a command such as “send me weather every day,” and the Assistant will prompt you to select a time of day to receive the update.Tap on your...

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The Complete Guide to Test Your AMP Pages

Google launched Accelerated Mobile Pages – simply known as AMP – to make mobile web browsing faster.AMP allows you to rank higher in the mobile search results. However, only valid AMP pages are eligible to be displayed in the search results.Proper AMP testing is extremely crucial in order to remove any errors or warnings and get your pages indexed by Google.This guide will help you to understand the types of AMP errors...

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