Featured snippets were known as the zero position holder in a SERP before the recent update in 2020.
But after the update, it has been given the 1st rank on SERP's.
6 Steps to follow in order to be on the featured snippet:
1. Include structured data through schema markup
2. Use triggering word for a featured snippet
3. Use the optimal word count
Optimizing Google search result is much more efficient and here are the 7 tips to optimize your Google search queries to find the best search results:
2. Plus and minus characters
3. Double quote
7. Star(wildcard character)