Yahoo Search Down – 999 Error

Tweet Well, I just blogged this morning about Yahoo’s new search features and it already appears something is amiss. Try a search on Yahoo and you’ll get this. The question begs .. is this an integration issue with Bing or simply a result of launching a new ‘search experience’?

Yahoo Rolls Out New Search Experience

Tweet Although Yahoo is still powered using Bing technology, they are rolling out a new “search experience” today. This “experience” includes a box of vertical tabs at the top of certain search results.  This “slide deck” seems to appear for the majority of entertainment related queries. (Read more here: http://www.cnn.com/2010/TECH/web/10/07/yahoo.search.engine.mashable/) I like that we are […]

Official: Bing Now Powering Yahoo Search Results

Tweet Way back in February I first mentioned the Search Alliance between Yahoo and Bing. According to Yahoo’s latest blog post, the transition of organic search between Yahoo! and Microsoft is now officially complete. You can also read details related to the transition on Microsoft’s blog. So what’s included in the transition? Yahoo! Web, Image, […]

Report: Google Gets 75% Of Paid Search Clicks & Dollars

Tweet The latest quarterly report from Effecient Frontier (a search agency that manages more than $750 million in annual digital spending annually) recently confirmed but many of us had already assumed. Three out of every four paid search clicks are captured by Google, and 75 cents of every paid search dollar is also consumed by […]

Yahoo Desktop Tool – Bulk Changes Made Easy

Tweet Google had the Adwords Editor. Microsoft has the adCenter Desktop. Now, Yahoo! has created their own offline tool that enables advertisers with multiple campaigns to easily create and manage their Yahoo! Search Marketing accounts. The Yahoo! Search Marketing Desktop tool offers simpler and quicker campaign management than bulk sheets or the Sponsored Search interface. […]

Yahoo Launches New Search Features

Tweet I rarely write about Yahoo, however, it appears Yahoo is preparing for another year of struggle as it continues to go to battle with Google (who continues to lead in search market share) and a still ambiguous future partnership with Microsoft’s Bing. To prove its ongoing dedication to search marketing, Yahoo announced several enhancements […]

Yahoo to Discontinue Paid Inclusion Advertising

Tweet At the end of 2009 Yahoo will no longer be offering the paid inclusion advertising program. This unexpected move from Yahoo comes as a shock to most speculators. Here is an official explanation from Yahoo “We are committing our resources and efforts to our core areas of focus, including improving the search experience and […]

Google Adwords, Yahoo & Microsoft adCenter Customer Service Numbers

Tweet Brad Geddes recently wrote about the benefits of having a search marketing rep. Here are a few of the top reasons in my opinion: Getting trademarked keywords approved Handle billing issues Receive invites to beta programs Expediting Ad approvals Help in uploading large accounts Ideas on improving quality score But the question I get […]

Microsoft & Yahoo Search Partnership – Back At the Bargaining Table

Tweet Search Engine Land reported late last night that there are several reports floating around that Yahoo and Microsoft are close to consummating a search and advertising deal. An investment banker from 24/7 Wall Street is cited as saying a deal is “imminent.” All Things Digital says an agreement is “down to the short strokes”. […]

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