Voice search has become a popular method of searching for information online in recent years, owing to the various internet devices available such as personal computers where Microsoft users can rely on Microsoft’s Cortana app and Siri for the Apple Users. Big tech companies have also not been left behind; Google, for instance, provides voice search in two modes; voice assistance for Google Home gadgets and Google Voice Search in Android devices.
According to recent research by Hitwise, a high percent of online searches are conducted on a mobile device. Most internet users rely on a mobile device to browse online and find it convenient to use voice search instead of typing search parameters on their devices.
Among the SEO professionals, content and SEO is a primary concern owing to the rising use of voice search.
Using voice for internet searches is a highly debated issue among ground breaking SEO experts. At SMX West 2017 April, Benu Aggarwal had a public session regarding the matter, “Improving Content for Voice Search and Virtual Assistants.” In the session, she shared amazing ideas on how SEO specialists can begin considering and getting ready for an alternate kind of search methodology for voice searches.…
LinkedIn can be a hugely valuable tool, whether you’re looking for a new job or simply trying to make connections and network within your industry. However, many people complain that their LinkedIn feed is not relevant to their interests. It might be cluttered with spam or simply posts that don’t interest them, or perhaps it may be full of people that they don’t know or value. There is a simple reason for this: when building LinkedIn connections, it’s really important to make sure that your connections are both valuable and powerful.
So, how can you make sure that your LinkedIn connections are valuable? Let’s start by examining different ways of choosing people to add to your network. Firstly, consider inviting your email contacts to connect with you on LinkedIn. This is a great idea because it’s likely that a lot of the people you’re in email contact with are people that you’ve already worked with, meaning that you already have something in common. The site allows you to easily import contacts from Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook, and a few other email services. However, you should look through the list of contacts that LinkedIn wants to import and vet the list. Get …
In the highly competitive and quick moving world that we live in today it is exceedingly unlikely that a business will survive without promoting itself, usually in the form of paid advertising. The opportunities to reach thousands of potential customers are without limits, the forms of advertising vast. Businesses nowadays have access to a wide range of advertising platforms, from the well-known billboards of the pre-internet era to the expansive options of online marketing now available and, with one third of the Earth’s population expected to be accessing social media by 2020 (data obtained from statista.com), this is the platform that a business should focus on. At a more local level, 82% of adults in the UK accessed the internet daily or nearly every day in 2016 (data obtained from the Office of National Statistics) and, with 1.9 billion monthly users (socialmediatoday.com), it is clear that to gather more customers, a business has a lot to gain through advertising on Facebook.
Number of users aside, making use of social media to advertise has a wide range of benefits for businesses. Social media facilitates a company in increasing it’s social exposure. More and more people are accessing social media on their …
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What are the benefits of hiring an SEO company? If you are looking at outsourcing your marketing functions then considering your SEO is a good starting point. We can help with the design, performance and productivity of your lead generation function and website. Ultimately if you can drive your marketing to become more efficient you will lower your cost of sale and raise revenue and profit. We successfully handle SEO in house however, if you are considering a change, there are some benefits to outsourcing that are worth highlighting.
Website design, functionality and performance
The website build and construction is critical to improving your chances of a higher and more consistent ranking. Competition for places on search optimisation results pages (SERPS) is fierce, it is critical that SEO is driving your business to your customer base. We will look at how your website is built to optimise the load speed, the number of keywords and the type of keywords. It is important to review how your website performs in comparison to your competition, do they feature higher in the SERPS?
Lead generation and the successful functionality of your website is …