eCommerce trends for 2019

20 Hottest eCommerce Trends for 2019

By Online Marketing July 12, 2018

The changing landscape of eCommerce presents online retailers with new and exciting ways to drive innovative change within their eCommerce businesses. With global retail eCommerce sales expected to reach $6.6 trillion (AUD) by 2021, how can your business lead the pack? We’ve put together the following list to display 20 of the hottest eCommerce

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Turn it up: The Future of Voice

By Technology June 29, 2018

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We’ve established that voice technology is no longer a thing of the future. Voice assistants are present in our environment through voice enabled speakers and smartphones. We have voice activated homes, with smart lights, smart fridges and smart washing machines we can speak to. Beyond the home, you can talk

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5 Key Insights from 4mation’s State of Voice in 2018 Panel Event

By News May 21, 2018

A few weeks ago, 4mation  hosted a panel discussion, featuring Nima Vadiee, Head of Solutions Architecture, Asia Pacific from the Amazon Alexa Skills team. The event explored a lot of different ideas on how brands will be able to leverage voice to build better personal connections with their customers.
Over recent months, we’ve published

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[Panel Event] The State of Voice in 2018

By News May 2, 2018

 
4mation presents a panel discussion on why voice technology matters in 2018.
Voice assistants and voice search have arrived and they’re here to stay. Join us at 4mation to hear insights on voice technology from a panel of experts. They will discuss why voice matters, and why it should be part of

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Why Voice Assistants Discriminate, And What Tech Players Are Doing About It

By SEO April 23, 2018

Voice assistants have made their way into our lives, as more and more people use voice-activated technology at home and on the go.
Sadly, the wider variety of user backgrounds also means that the technology is less accessible to some of them. Voice recognition technology is unable to understand certain accents. From Scots &

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Top 10 Ways to Use Alexa For Business

By Technology April 9, 2018

Recently we wrote a blog on Alexa for Business, you can check it out here.  Amazon’s Alexa for Business provides companies with a number of benefits, including skills that you can download (or create) to personalise and enhance your Alexa experience. Following on from that we’ve decided to summarise our top 10 uses for

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Local SEO: Optimising for Voice Search

By News April 2, 2018

Voice searches have skyrocketed over the past couple of years and are now making up 20% of all searches. This is due to the increase in mobile phone usage that brought a change in behaviour, along with the appearance of home assistants and other smart appliances. However, most of these voice searches are carried

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Alexa for Business

By Technology March 25, 2018

Voice-activated technology is on the rise in our homes and making our lives easier. The natural progression is that we bring it into our offices as well. Amazon is a big player in the voice technology arena and have recently upped their game with the announcement of Alexa for Business, a multifaceted voice assistant

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Voice Search SEO: Optimising for Micro Moments

By News March 16, 2018

As voice search is starting to take over from traditional search engine queries, online businesses are competing for opportunities in voice. Consumers are using voice more and more to ask questions, perform actions, get directions to places and buy goods online – all using keywords that are specific to voice search.

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Bing vs Google Voice Search

By SEO February 22, 2018

Google is still the most used search engine in the world (79%), followed by Bing (5.33%). By forming strategic alliances with companies like Amazon (Alexa), Bing is attempting to catch up and close the market share gap. But from a usability perspective, how do the two engines compare when it comes to voice search? Read More

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