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BizReport : April 10, 2007 Archive

April 10, 2007 Archive

Advertising | April 10, 2007

What to consider when choosing an ad network

Recent surveys have pointed to the growth of online advertising in nearly every sector, but few have hit on how advertisers are increasing their spending. Very few are taking the do-it-yourself approach of buying direct from websites and publishers. >>

Research | April 10, 2007

"Visits Per Visitor" changes web-rankings

The new visits metric from comScore is beginning to distinguish return visitors from one-time visitors. This, in turn, is changing how long-time online favorites look to the online audience. >>

Research | April 10, 2007

Website teaches behavioral targeting secrets

Advertisers who are just getting into behavioral targeting may be missing out on crucial bits of information for their campaigns. A new website is trying to teach behavioral targeting secrets for automotive advertisers. >>

Search Marketing | April 10, 2007

Search function on social networking sites is popular with visitors

Marketers should not underestimate the importance of social sites as a marketing tool as around 4 out of 5 social site visitors use site's search function. >>

Search Marketing | April 10, 2007

Yahoo search ad descriptions to be shortened

From June this year, Yahoo will be setting a new cut-off point for the number of characters allowed in its search ad descriptions. Yahoo currently allows an ad entry with a maximum of 190 characters per ad, but this will be more than halved to 70 characters. >>

Search Marketing | April 10, 2007

Google, AOL launch new search advertising solution

Advertisers will be able to use Google's advertising system to buy ads targeted specifically to AOL sites such as MapQuest, Moviefone and the portal under a program AOL launched on Monday this week. >>