Category Archives: Bid Management

Nov 18 2015

eBay Commerce Network Launches Bid Groups Beta to Help Advertisers Bid Effectively

In an effort to create a more merchant-friendly marketplace, eBay Commerce Network (ECN) recently announced the launch of a tool called Bid Groups that allows advertisers to apply new levels of granularity to their bidding strategy for eBay Product Ads.

Nov 10 2015

Combining Audience and Intent in Search with Customer Match

Being able to leverage Google's new Customer Match product now can give you an advantage over your competitors by helping you further maximize the value of your search dollar spend.

Sep 28 2015

Google Announces Customer Match Program to Bring Email Address-Powered Ad Targeting to Search, YouTube and Gmail

Google has announced Customer Match, a program that allows advertisers to segment and target Google search, Gmail and YouTube ads to users via first-party lists of email addresses that the advertiser has collected and that Google can match to its users.

Jun 16 2015

Connexity Acquires PriceGrabber, CSEs Consolidate to Compete with Google PLAs

Based on Merkle|RKG data, it seems more likely that the CSE space will condense down to a handful of powerful engines that will continue evolving to compete with Product Listing Ads. This has already started to happen, with Pronto ceasing direct feed operations last year, Facebook purchasing TheFind, and the recent acquisitions of Become and PriceGrabber by Connexity.