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The Adotas Search Engine Advertising Section focuses on the news and activities of the Internet search engine advertising marketplace. Search engine advertising news encompasses the technologies and methods of keywords, bidding, targeting, copy, and well beyond to the activities of market leaders like Google, Microsoft and Yahoo. Adotas is proud to provide complete coverage of the Internet search engine advertising marketplace so you can remain informed and competitive.



5 Tips for Improving Ad Engagement and Driving ROI

Written on
April 11th 2014
Author
Sid Bhatt

ADOTAS – Today’s consumers are multi-screen addicts. For example, they may begin a search on a smartphone, move to a desktop computer to gather more information and then finish the task on a tablet. According to a recent report by AdReaction, 41 percent of screen time is simultaneous usage of ... more...

IAB: 2013 Internet Ad Revenues Soar to Record $42.8 Billion, Surpass Broadcast TV for the First Time

Written on
April 10th 2014
Author
AdotasWire

NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 (ADOTAS) — U.S. interactive advertising revenues for 2013 hit an all-time high of $42.8 billion, according to the IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report for the full year, exceeding broadcast television advertising* revenues ($40.1 billion), for the first time ever. This momentous figure marks an ... more...

Global Adspend Set to Return to Pre-Financial Crisis Growth Rates

Written on
April 7th 2014
Author
ZenithOptimedia

ADOTAS — Advertising will continue to strengthen over the next three years, with global advertising spend growth forecast to rise from 3.9% in 2013 to 5.5% in 2014, according to ZenithOptimedia’s new Advertising Expenditure Forecasts. Growth is then set to increase to 5.8% in 2015 and 6.1% in 2016. This ... more...

Spotlight on Search: Yahoo! Gemini vs. Google Enhanced Campaigns

Written on
March 6th 2014
Author
Kristen Cho

ADOTAS – Mobile is no longer a supplementary feature; rather, it’s a requisite aspect of consumers’ lives. Marketers are catering to on-the-go content consumption and discovery – and search is no exception. A couple weeks ago, Yahoo introduced Gemini, a unified marketplace for mobile search and native advertising. Gemini is ... more...

From Oscar to Online: Four Film Biz Lessons for Digital Marketers

Written on
March 3rd 2014
Author
Nick Dujnic

ADOTAS – In the wake of the Oscars, we thought it was a good time to look at some lessons the movie industry and its star-struck awards show can teach those in digital marketing: Lesson #1: Don’t Fear Untested Channels and Technology In the 1970s, Video Cassette Recorders (VCRs) were introduced ... more...

AdStage Announces New Funding, New Platform API and First Integrated Partner Apps at LAUNCH Festival

Written on
February 24th 2014
Author
AdotasWire

SAN FRANCISCO, February 24, 2014 (ADOTAS)  — AdStage, the self-serve cross-network advertising platform that offers businesses a single place to build, manage and optimize ad campaigns across search, social, mobile and display ad networks, today announced $1 million in new funding, new apps from complementary tool providers like Wordtracker, Optimizely ... more...

ANALYSIS: Not Much to Shout About at Yahoo!

Written on
February 19th 2014
Author
Peter Koeppel

ADOTAS – Marissa Mayer’s attempt to turn Yahoo! around seems to have become stuck in neutral. The company recently reported that its revenues fell by 1.7 percent in the fourth quarter, minus commissions paid out to partners for Web traffic. This is the fourth straight quarter with no growth. By the ... more...

3Q Digital: 2014 Predictions on Social, SEO, Remarketing, Attribution, and Search

Written on
January 9th 2014
Author
Adotas

ADOTAS – Executives from Bay Area-based full-service digital marketing agency 3Q Digital are weighing in with their 2014 predictions regarding various verticals in the online ad space. David Rodnitzky, Founder/CEO Twitter completely overhauls its ad system to allow multiple sponsored posts per feed as well as to allow advertisers to buy “themes” ... more...

Do People Really Google ‘Google’? Check Out The Top Keyword Searches of 2013

Written on
December 19th 2013
Author
Adotas

ADOTAS — With December yet to be completed, the winners for top keyword searches of 2013 have become clear, according to Millward Brown Digital. And interestingly they are all for sites whose names form their URL.  In other words, people conducted searches for sites that they could have easily just typed ... more...

New Searchmetrics Solution Restores Keyword ‘Not Provided’ Data Taken Away by Google

Written on
December 9th 2013
Author
AdotasWire

NEW YORK, December 9, 2013 (ADOTAS) — Searchmetrics has introduced the only working search analytics solution to fill the knowledge gap created by Google’s expansion of secure search which has left digital marketers and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) professionals unable to track which keywords are driving traffic to individual web ... more...