Studies & Tests

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Mobile Voice Usage Trends in 2020

How much do people use voice commands with their devices, and what do they use them for? We wanted to know, so for the fourth year in a row, we asked over 1,000 people (1,123 this year) how they use voice, when they use it, and why. If you want a snapshot of how voice […]

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How Google’s Search Features Impact Organic CTR

The Information You Need to Thrive in Today’s Google Landscape This study presents never-before-seen information on how Google’s search features impact click-through rate (CTR) behavior in the search results. To our knowledge, this will be the first such study that marries actual rankings data with real clickstream data. Key findings in this report include (but […]

A Study in Personality Tests: The Enneagram Quiz

At the start of 2020, Perficient kicked off its Growth for Everyone campaign with a self-discovery initiative. The first post of the series, A Study in Personality Tests: What Can They Do for You?, explored the psychological and professional benefits of personality tests, while highlighting some of the most influential assessments. To further the discussion, […]

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How Organic Search CTR is Impacted by Google’s Search Features in 2019

This study presents information on how Google’s move toward implementing search features is impacting click-through behavior in the search results. To our knowledge, this will be the first such study that marries actual rankings data with real clickstream data. Our partner in this project was AuthorityLabs Data Services. They identified 2M queries to track the […]

Content Hubs Vs Blogs

Leveraging Your Content Investment: Blogs vs Content Hubs

We started with the theory that blogs are used as publishing platforms on many sites where they don’t make sense. The reason for this theory is that the majority of content published in blogs is evergreen content – and that two main components of a blog don’t work well with evergreen content. These components are: […]

Rating the Smarts of the Digital Personal Assistants in 2018

This page contains the 2018 update to our Digital Personal Assistants accuracy study. In this new edition of the study, we tested 4,942 queries on five different devices: Alexa Cortana Invoke Google Assistant on Google Home Google Assistant on a Smartphone Siri In this study, we compare the accuracy of each of these personal assistants […]