Search Happenings: Weekly Search Headlines

Posted by Dan Malachowski, Product Marketing Manager From the Engines: Is Ask.com for sale? Google launches comparison ads. Other Topics of Interest: Four reasons not to tweet. Facebook continues massive growth, Twitter stands still. Bing inks a deal with Twitter and Facebook to bring real-time status updates/tweets into the SERP.  Google inks same deal with Twitter. Facebook wins $711 million in lawsuit against The Spam King. Some Fun Stuff: Burglars wear permanent marker of their […]

Tweets and Status Updates to be Integrated into the Bing, Google SERPs

Posted by Megan Halscheid, Product Manager Both Google and Bing have reached deals with Twitter to integrate tweets into the SERPs. Bing has rolled out a beta real-time Twitter search at bing.com/twitter. Google is set to roll out their product in the coming weeks. This deal allows Google and Bing direct access to Twitter’s real-time data stream to satisfy user queries on hot topics. Bing has also reached a separate deal with Facebook to integrate […]

Performics Ranked #20 as a Top Employer for Generation Y by Brill Street

Brill Street, offering a scientifically-validated approach to hiring and managing talent more effectively, announced the winners of the “Top 50 Employers for Generation Y Chicago.” Performics ranks #20. Winners were chosen using a point-based model developed by GfK Custom Research North America. Watch the Performics video for a peak into our culture. View the full list at Brill Street.

Webinar: Creating Relevant Paid Search Copy to Compete this Holiday Season

Join us Thursday, October 29, 2009 1:00pm CST for our monthly retail series webinar:  Creating Relevant Paid Search Copy to Compete this Holiday Season.  Matt Miller, Director, Vertical Solutions, and Todd Murray, Director, Shared Services will discuss how to monitor and quickly react to your competitors’ paid search holiday copy offers, as well as how to continually test and optimize your copy to pinpoint the most relevant messages that drive the most conversions. Matt and […]

Performics’ Point of View (POV) on the Termination of Yahoo! Search Submit Pro

Last week, Yahoo! officially released a statement that confirmed that they will no longer be offering Yahoo! Search Submit Pro (SSP), also known as paid inclusion, to advertisers in all markets, including the U.S. and Europe. The effective date for terminating this program is December 31, 2009. What is Yahoo! Search Submit Pro?   Yahoo!’s Search Submit Pro enables advertisers to quickly submit Web pages into Yahoo!’s search index for SEO visibility and traffic, rather […]