February 18, 2016
If you’re just starting out or expanding your Bing Ads account, a helpful feature is the ability to import campaigns from Adwords. The process is simple, however, the platforms are not exactly the same. There are a few key areas you should know about when importing into Bing Ads. The following does not import into Bing Ads: Broad match negative keywords Negative keyword lists Ad extensions Bing Ads does not offer When you think about how complex and extensive the data is stored in PPC platforms,...
January 19, 2016
Today at the AdExchanger Industry Preview in New York, Rik van der Kooi, CVP of Microsoft Search Advertising, took to the stage with John Ebbert, Executive Editor at AdExchanger, to discuss some of the key factors influencing the evolution of advertising and Microsoft’s own strategy. Some of the key takeaways were: Search is an increasingly valued marketing vehicle which offers truly integrated marketing intelligence. When search goes beyond web search to permeate services, devices and platforms...
December 14, 2015
We frequently hear from advertisers that it would be great to just have someone to walk you through key tasks like how to create a remarketing list, keyword, automated rule, or target. We are pleased to announce that step-by-step assistants called Guided Tours have now launched in the web interface, per your feedback. We invite you to check out our first four Guided Tours: Remarketing Tour: Create a remarketing list Keyword Tour: Add and edit keywords Campaign Settings Tour: Learn how to set you...
December 08, 2015
With its robust current share of searches in the US market, most larger Bing Ads accounts are going to be tough to fully optimize manually. Agree? That’s typically where the sales pitches begin. What third-party tools can magically shorten your account management tasks? Well, I’m not here to sell you anything. It’s come to my attention that too few account managers are using the powerful built-in automation methods in PPC platforms. These features are perfect if you’re looking to perform core fu...
November 23, 2015
For an inside look at the people and ideas behind Microsoft Search Advertising, we give you the Microsoft Search Advertising All-In Video. In this video, Microsoft Search Advertising Corporate Vice President, Rik van der Kooi, talks to Danielle McMeekin, Regional VP of Sales, about what excites him about Bing Ads and how Microsoft is committed to growing Bing to meet the needs of current and future Bing Ads clients. Viewing options If you're pressed for time, or if you're only interested in spec...