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5 Things Marketers Need to Know about Marissa Mayer’s Yahoo

Less than two years into her tenure at Yahoo, President & CEO Marissa Mayer has proposed a new ad marketplace catered to mobile-minded consumers and designed to create branded experiences that are just as compelling as the platform’s regular content. Per Mayer and Yahoo, Yahoo Gemini represents “the first unified ad marketplace for mobile search ...

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What’s Buzzing: Social-Informed DOOH, Tweet-Stamped Tacos & More

Labor Day has unofficially marked the end of summer and the beginning of the fall season. Today, in our new “What’s Buzzing” series, we’re counting down the top social media stories that made headlines during this first week of the fall season – from social-by-design campaigns and businesses to new features in the Facebook News ...

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Microsoft’s Quality Score: More a Report Card Than an Influential Metric

Microsoft recently announced that keywords within the adCenter platform will soon be assigned Quality Scores similar to those assigned to keywords within Google’s AdWords platform. But, unlike Google and other platforms, Microsoft says its Quality Scores (QS) will not directly affect how ads are ranked.

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What the Bing-Yahoo! Alliance Means for Your PPC Campaigns – A Report from 360i

Since July 2009, when Microsoft and Yahoo! announced that they would be moving forward with the Search Alliance (read 360i’s original POV on the announcement), marketers have been wondering how the integration of Yahoo!’s Panama platform into Microsoft’s adCenter would affect the ROI of their paid search campaigns. Answering this question is difficult,  as the ...

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Google, Microsoft, Yahoo Dish on Integrated Solutions for Reaching Customers across Online Landscape

Mitch Spolan, VP of North American Field Sales & Advertising Agencies, Yahoo There’s display, content and search. What if we leveraged all the screen space, told a story, and made an emotional connection? The idea’s not far from Tim Armstrong’s point that only 18% of online space is used for content. In this case, the ...

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