Already, 20% of mobile users are using voice search on their mobile devices, according to Global Web Index, and more than half of 13-to-18-year-olds reportedly use it every day.
Here's what search-marketing executives say we should expect to see in the coming year.
Search Insider polled several search-marketing executives on what they felt was the most important search development in 2016.
As you begin planning your search marketing for 2017, it's worth paying special attention to these three areas - mobile, voice and vertical.
Some tips to make search work to reach consumers who are still heading out or online to complete their gift lists.
One of the findings within BrandMuscle's third annual "State of Local Marketing Report" is that that very few local affiliates - only 19% - are using search advertising.
The time for finding the perfect holiday gift has begun, which means that search is probably the most important tool in a marketer's toolbox.
Promise Phelon, CEO of influencer marketing company TapInfluence, speaks about the intersection of influencers and search.
In its annual Local Consumer Review Survey, BrightLocal finds the number of people who said they "regularly" read reviews is up 17% over 2015.
CEO Pablo Brenner answers our questions about Collokia, a startup that looks to provide employee and task-matching services for large businesses across a variety of vertical platforms.