Compared with past growth, 2020 survey data show flat-to-declining usage. Greg Sterling on June 30, 2020 Roy Amara’s oft-cited law states, “We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run.” This appears to especially applicable to voice and voice search. While there’s been steady growth in the use of voice and … Continue reading Usage of voice has plateaued — for now
Voice Devices Will Change How Brands Interact With Future Consumers by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, November 8, 2019 Nithya Thadani, CEO of RAIN, a digital agency that specializes in voice and conversational AI, has both a Google and Amazon Alexa speaker in her home. She recently bought another voice-enabled speaker, but before she could activate … Continue reading Voice Devices Will Change How Brands Interact With Future Consumers
Voice Enables Local Businesses To Compete With Amazon by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, October 11, 2019 Ashwin Ramesh, CEO at Synup, believes voice search and services are increasingly and rapidly becoming an important part of selecting a local retailer. This is based on data that company analyzed. Search Insider highlighted some of the numbers … Continue reading Voice Enables Local Businesses To Compete With Amazon
Jeff Slaughter — September 11, 2019 — September 11, 2019 If you’re looking to maximize the investment of your on hold messaging, consider implementing strategies to cross-sell with professional voicemail greetings. Consider these statistics:• It costs five times more to attract a new customer than it does to keep an existing one.• Forty-four percent of … Continue reading 3 Ways to Cross-Sell With Professional Voicemail Greetings
Facebook may be working on a voice assistant, coinciding with the company’s decision to drop the price of its Portal voice chat device by 50 percent. Amy Gesenhues on April 18, 2019 Facebook is rumored to be working on a voice assistant similar to Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Siri, reports CNBC. Two former … Continue reading A Facebook voice assistant may have buy-in from marketers – but will users want it?
Omer Minkara — March 29, 2019 Follow @omer_aberdeen — March 29, 2019 Digital enablement is almost everywhere. Nearly all recent conversations I have with customer experience (CX) executives across companies of all sizes and industries involve how they currently use digital channels (e.g., social media, video and messaging), or plan to use them to meet … Continue reading Speech Analytics: Don’t Forget About Voice in Your Digital Enablement Strategy