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Everything You Need To Know About Voice Search in 2019

There is no doubt that voice search has arrived and is here to stay. Google Voice Search actually launched way back in 2012, however it’s only been the past 1 to 2 years that users have begun to utilize and listen to its benefits. The dynamics of SEO changes have completely shifted due to the use of voice assistants and the growing popularity of voice search in 2019. People are searching differently for things for the first time since Google came on the scene, therefore the way things can be found must also change.


How it affects SEO

Consumers are searching for things at a variety of times on a variety of devices.  We’re using everything from traditional desktop computers through to smart watches and, increasingly, voice search to discover new brands, find solutions to our problems and to research and buy products. Voice search has the potential to be huge for small business. 22% of voice search users are querying local business information, and this presents a great opportunity for small local business to appear on the first page of search results.

Typically these voice searches are for “near me” or other local queries, the potential for local brands is huge. Smaller businesses that may not necessarily have the budget to make their presence well known in years past can make themselves the top result for voice searches with a range of relevant questions and keywords.


Key Voice Search Statistics

SEO Expert Bradley Shaw shares significant statistics that display the importance of voice search in 2019:

– 58% of consumers have used voice search to find local business information within the last year
– 46% of voice search users look for a local business daily
– 27% visit the website of a local business after conducting a voice search
– 76% of smart home speaker users conduct local searches at least  once a week—with 53% performing daily searches

– 22% of smart home speaker owners have made a purchase using their device.

Voice searches aren’t just increasing, they are doing so in volume at a tremendous rate. Voice search queries are 35 times larger than they were at launch of the technology. Furthermore, statistical search analysis by ComScore which predicts that 50% of all searches will be accomplished by voice search in 2020.

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10 Digital Marketing Statistics You Need To Know In 2019

Digital marketing is forever changing and revolutionizing the way the industry interacts with consumers. The rapid evolution of digital marketing is more significant than ever. According to a survey by Adobe, 76% of those asked felt “that marketing had changed more in the past 2 years than in the previous 50”.

As time goes on, keeping up with the changes to digital marketing can be challenging. To keep you up to date, Onimod Global is here to provide you with 10 digital marketing statistics covering topics from conversion optimization to mobile marketing to start off 2019.


1. 60% of people have started using voice search within the last year. (Venture Harbour)

Search marketing has experienced some of the largest changes in regards to digital updates and Google algorithm updates. This shows that voice commands on Google, Amazon, and a variety of other sites are only increasing in popularity and a force to be reckoned with when it comes to search queries by consumers.


2. 85% of mobile advertisers think they’re providing a positive experience; only 47% of users agree. (Unlockd)

3. Mobile is predicted to account for 72% of digital ad in 2019. (eMarketer)

If you yet to optimize your site for mobile, now is absolutely the time to do so. While desktop advertising will always be a portion of your marketing budgets, mobile is where it’s at in 2019 and will only continue to increase. By now, it’s time to recognize the impact of smartphones and stop cutting yourself short of potential leads and conversions your business should be experiencing on the mobile platform.


4. Segmented email campaigns have an open rate that is 14.32% higher than non-segmented campaigns. (MailChimp)

It’s fairly common knowledge that segmenting your email campaign lists will increase your click-through rates, however it’s always positive to see this backed up with data. By narrowing your focus and sending messages to targeted groups within your lists, your recipients will find your campaigns more relevant—and relevant campaigns get better results.


5. The average ROI on CRO tools is 223%. (Venture Harbour)

6. 4.8% is the average conversion rate for websites using video, compared to 2.9% for those who don’t. (Adelie Studios)

A high conversion rate is crucial to the success of your business specifically generating leads and sales. You can use conversion rate optimization to persuade your website visitors to complete the desired action whatever that may be. Utilizing sources like Google Analytics and other CRO tools will significantly impact your success in 2019.


7. 72% of marketers worldwide said relevant content creation was the most effective SEO tactic. (Marketing Profs)

8. Content marketing costs 62% less than traditional marketing and generates about 3 times as many leads. (Demand Metric)

Websites that consistently generate new, valuable, up-to-date, and original content should see a steady increase in organic search traffic and improved positioning in search engine results. This is the best way to increase your rankings for any topic or industry and saves a big chunk of your budget. Always make sure your site is rich in both keywords and helpful, useful content to help “sell” your business.


9. Infographics are Liked and Shared on social media 3X more than other any other type of content. (Mass Planner)

Infographics are great for a variety of reasons! They are eye-catching and persuasive, easily understood, and memorable. They are successful because they are informing versus selling. With an infographic, you’re sharing information, building a relationship, and creating a potential customer without being pushy.


10.  Social media has become the most popular content marketing tactic reported by 90% of B2C businesses. (Content Marketing Institute)

The key to social media is recognizing which platforms work best for your industry. Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest are clear winners for retail business whereas plumbing would utilize other social platforms. This is the most popular content marketing tactic because it’s the best way to get your brand and business in front of the right audience with minimal costs to your marketing budget.


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2018 Digital Marketing: Our Top 5 Trends

The new year has officially arrived, and we bid farewell to 2018. As 2019 arrives, we have noticed a dramatic shift in the industry regarding social media, SEO, and a variety of other spaces within the digital marketing landscape. So many digital marketing trends have revolutionized the industry which will carry over to 2019. Which methods and platforms are most popular among marketers that will transition us into 2019? Take a look at some of the most notable digital marketing trends in 2018:


  1. Artificial Intelligence

    At the top of several lists is artificial intelligence and all of the doors it has opened for digital marketing. AI helps in a variety of ways: analyzing consumer behavior and search patterns, utilizing data from social media platforms and blog posts to help with customer’s discovery process, and much more! A great example of AI is chatbots frequently used in customer service. Gartner shares that 25% of customers will use this chatbot technology by 2020, which is a huge jump from the less than 2% in 2017.

  2. Personalize Your Marketing

    Contents, emails, products, and more! Personalizing was an extremely popular trend in 2018 and will continue to make your company stand out in 2019. With the mounds of data we have going into the new year, the process of personalization with your marketing will be easier than ever. Data such as purchase history, links clicked, and consumer behavior all aid custom content. In fact, 96% of marketers believe that personalization advances customer relationships.

  3. Video Marketing

    Single Grain shares some significant numbers that display the importance of incorporating video marketing into your 2019 marketing strategy:–  70% of consumers say that they have shared a brand’s video
    – 72% of businesses say video has improved their conversation rate
    – 52% of consumers say that watching product videos makes them more confident in online purchase decisions

    This goes far beyond YouTube. Your business can create this type of content on Facebook Live, share on Twitter, Instagram, or even LinkedIn. Live video specifically is gaining lots of popularity and will definitely put you one step ahead of competition in 2o19.

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    This shows exactly how important it is to make your business available across social platforms. Similar to chatbots, your customer service team being available on these popular social messaging platforms will help increase customer loyalty by adding value to their experience with your business. Being easily accessible will only increase your success in 2019.
  5. Micro-Moments

    As termed by Google, micro-moments are a brand new consumer behavior. On average, people spend 3 hours and 35 minutes a day on their smartphones. This means that is more important than ever to have a clear and concise message to your consumer at the right time in the right place. More so, this must happen in a matter of seconds, or your potential consumer will lose interest. People prepare for every instance big or small; no one has time for surprises anymore. A great example of this is a restaurant having their menu, vegan options, wait-time, and other common queries all available when requested on a search engine.

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We’d like to thank you for being a part of 2018 journey and look forward to assisting you in 2019 with your digital marketing needs. We would love to work with you and help you optimize your digital marketing strategy.

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