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It is expected that voice search
is all set to dominate SEO
in the coming year. Also, there are chances that by the year 2020, 30% of website sessions will be conducted without a screen.
With the help of voice search you can browse the web without scrolling through sites on desktops and mobile devices. Voice search
is basically defined as a process which allows users to speak into a device as opposed to typing keywords into a search query.
Voice search seems to be around for a while. Some of the examples include Google Assistant
, Apple Siri
, Microsoft Cortana
and Amazon Alexa
How does Voice Search impact SEO Rankings
User experience is said to improve with Voice Search and it is estimated that by the year 2020 more than half of the searches will be made through voice search. SEO is mainly concerned with ranking the websites accurately and user experience is said to be at the forefront of SEO.
4 Tips to Optimize for Voice Search:
The following are some of the tips through which you can optimize voice search :
- Ensure that your website loads quickly and is responsive and also works on mobile devices.
- Write the way that you speak.
- Include featured blocks of content.
- Concentrate on local searches