Yext Begins Submitting Local Business Listings to Amazon Alexa by @MattGSouthern

Yext has integrated with Amazon’s digital assistant, Alexa, giving it the ability to deliver local business listings to users. Those who use Alexa for voice search will be able to receive the most current information about businesses. Alexa will now be able to surface information about business locations, contact information, hours of operation, and more. […]


Google Assistant is More Accurate Than Alexa, Siri, and Cortana by @MattGSouthern

Google Assistant is the most accurate smartphone digital assistant, beating Amazon Alexa, Apple’s Siri, and Microsoft Cortana. A report released this week from Loup Ventures contains data from a digital assistant test, which measures how well the four competitors answered a series of 800 queries. Google Assistant came out on top with 85.5% of queries […]

There's No Doubt That Amazon Alexa Is the Next Big Thing

Want to ask a question and get a fast answer? There’s a skill for that. In this case, skill is the term for “app” in Amazon Alexa’s voice ecosystem.  In case you missed the news, Alexa is Amazon’s digital assistant. It’s capable of voice interaction, offering reminders, playing music, streaming podcasts, playing audiobooks and providing up-to-the-minute news. Alexa is also […]

The Complete Guide to Amazon Alexa SEO by @bestfromthenest

Amazon’s Alexa, a voice-powered digital personal assistant, is the latest in a long series of innovative services from the Seattle-based company. Amazon has already used the Amazon Prime program, which offers free shipping and other perks, to build a massive, fiercely loyal following for the brand. Alexa presents a new opportunity for consumers and third-party merchants […]