Advertisers can now analyze, report on, and automate paid search campaign bidding for Yandex through Marin Software's advertising platform.
Amazon is definitely the right place for merchants looking to increase sales – it's just a matter of picking the right advertising product. Here's a rundown of the three most popular forms of Amazon advertising: product, local, and display ads.
Alibaba is back in search, having quietly unveiled Aliyun Search, a product developed by the Chinese ecommerce giant’s cloud unit recently, a move that could have huge implications for reigning search engine Baidu and ecommerce in the country.
A new survey finds 48 percent of respondents dislike the idea of Facebook launching its own search engine to directly compete with Google and Bing. The same survey also found Facebook could potentially capture 22 percent of the global search market.
Two new industry reports show that tablets continue to drive mobile search ad spend, though by how much varies depending on the source. One has mobile spend up 221.1 percent YoY, in a paid search market that grew 30.3 percent over Q1 2011.
Silicon Valley-based Enterprise SEO firm GinzaMetrics has announced the addition of e-commerce and organic search analytics that track transactions through the entire life cycle, negating the need for manual data collection.
SEO will continue to grow up in 2012 to be much more influenced by the social, mobile, and local movements. Companies that successfully address, understand, and act on these movements will have a head start in the race for SEO excellence in Asia.
ZenithOptimedia reports that Google now owns 44 percent of the global ad market and predicts global ad expenditure will grow 4.7 percent in 2012 to $486 billion, driven by quadrennial events and Japan’s earthquake recovery.
No SEM or SEO campaign should overlook the importance of Google. However, in certain markets, local competitors rule the roost. Names such as Baidu in Chaina, Yahoo Japan, and Yandex in Russia all offer unique marketing opportunities and benefits.