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Time to Optimize Your Websites for Voice-Activated Search

geralt / Pixabay It is estimated that in 2020, half of all searches in the U.S. will by done by voice search and 30% of web-browsing will be done without a screen. Currently 20% of all Google searches are voice searches. Voice search is also more mobile and locally focused. If you are only optimizing …

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CES 2018: Google ramps up Assistant with smart displays, native podcasts, recipes and news

Amazon Echo and its voice assistant, Alexa, might be the current market leaders in voice-activated smart technology, but recent announcements from the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show have shown that Google fully intends to challenge Amazon for that crown. The past few days have seen some big developments – and a couple of even bigger teasers – for the future …

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Amazon Alexa and Smart Speakers Are the Next iPhone

The iPhone is called that because when it debuted 10 years ago, making telephone calls was the primary reason to have such a device. My, how things have changed. I used to get 10 to 12 phone calls and voice mails each day. Now? One or two at the maximum. And my kids (proud Gen …

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