As we gear up for The Transformation of Search Summit at the end of October, we have another speaker Q&A. This time we’re hearing from Amine Bentahar about his upcoming session on voice search optimization.
Amine Bentahar is the Chief Digital and Operating Officer at Adantix Digital. He’s also an author and member of the Forbes Agency Council.
Amine’s session will be about “Optimizing for position 0: Everything you need to know about voice search.”
Amine Bentahar: I’m the Chief Digital & Operating Officer at Advantix Digital. I’m in charge of operations and ensuring that we are delivering the best quality work and exceptional results for our clients.
I’m also responsible for the overall digital and marketing strategy for many of our key clients which includes publicly traded companies, companies backed by major VC and PE firms, and mid-sized companies from various industries.
AB: Implement a voice search strategy for all of our B2C and B2B clients, and continue to leverage voice search as a channel to drive new customer acquisitions for our clients.
AB: Most companies haven’t allocated a budget specific to just voice search, and aren’t taking the time to truly understand how their customers are either looking for information or shopping through voice.
Because of this, we are having to spend a lot of time educating companies about the importance of having a voice search strategy and budget.
AB: Educate your teams or clients on voice search and how it’s changing the way customers are shopping or looking for information.
AB: The integration of voice search technology in cars, TVs, appliances and other devices.
AB: With all the money being invested in R&D by the big players (Amazon, Google, Apple and Microsoft), I would expect to see this trend to continue growing, and for voice search technology to be available on even more devices.
AB: My session will be about optimizing for voice search and more specifically about the steps companies must take to rank for position 0. We will help attendees understand how voice search works and how to develop organic content to be “read” by Alexa or Google Home.
AB: I’m looking forward to meeting other thought leaders and marketers and learning from their experiences about things that are disrupting the search world.
AB: Voice search as I find it somewhat amazing especially when you see the fast adoption rate of the technology and how it’s impacting the way customers are now searching.
AB: I do my best to exercise everyday and also I take at least 30 minutes of my day to read either about marketing or management.
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