According to Location World, more than 40 percent of adults used voice-based search on a daily basis in 2016. And predictions by ComScore estimate that more than 50 percent of searches will be voice-based by 2020.
Google Voice Search is a function that allows users to search the Web using Google through spoken voice commands rather than typing. Google Voice Search can be used on both desktop and mobile searches.
Siri remains the most popular virtual assistant with 41.4 million monthly active users in the U.S., according to a new report from measurement firm Verto Analytics out this morning, but it has seen a 15 percent decline since last year – or 7.3 millionmonthly users.
Top 3 Characteristics of Voice Search
- Voice queries contain conversational words and are longer.
we use short phrases to find information by typing in search engine because it saves physical effort. If we use voice search, we will probably ask a question, like “Which restaurant is best?”. So You need to think how your audience speaks about your business, products, and services.
- 22% of voice queries are for local content.
- Users want immediate results.
Both teens and adults mainly use voice search for making calls and asking directions.