After much waiting and speculation, yesterday Microsoft announced the launch of its answer to Google Product Listing Ads – Bing Product Ads. This is great news for merchants, because Bing is seeing a 26% increase in traffic year over year and the Bing and Yahoo network commands approximately 30% of market share for all searches.
If you're new to online marketing, Google Shopping -- and the rest of Google's marketing platforms -- might seem alien. Intimidating even. And, to be fair, they can be. But that's no reason to neglect them; with a little know-how, these platforms become powerful assets in your marketing toolkit.