Ever since Star Trek, the original series first aired in 1966, the geek in all of us has hoped to one day talk to their computer rater than type at a keyboard.
We are not all the way there yet, but we are pretty close. There’s a lot we can now do with by talking to your device. Just consider Alexa (Amazon), Siri (Apple), Cortana (Microsoft) and the Google assistant.
Voice search is what the majority of voice commands currently amount to. This means we now need to optimize our website for vocal SEO! Have you started yet?
Here are a few big stats to back this up:
- 325 million people regularly make voice searches around the globe
- 20% of Google searches are now vocal
- Over 4 million Amazon Echo devices were sold this past holiday season (2017)
Check out the infographic below for 106 statistics on voice search.
This article is much inspired by « 106 Quick and Fascinating Voice Search Facts & Stats (Infographic) »