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    Global Search Market Grows 46% in 2009 – Microsoft's Bing Grows 70%

    Always nice to come in on a Monday morning to see numbers like these. Friday saw a press release from comScore that shows December 2009 was a bumper month for the search industry, with consumers around the world conducting a phenomenal 131 billion...
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    Customize Your Windows 7 Desktop with Bing

    Following John’s post on Window 7 Personalization you can now add the best of Bing to your desktop. Download from the Windows 7 Personalization Gallery for free, install and then customise your background to change every few minutes to display...
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    Meet Microsoftees at SES San Jose 2009 plus 20% Discount

    Well folks, it’s that time again. Time for a glittering array of Microsoft staffers to make the journey south to attend Search Engine Strategies San Jose 2009 between 10th and 14th of August! With the launch of Bing still fresh in everyone’s...
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    NMA Live London Recap – Developments in Search

    I’ve just got back from the Hesperia Hotel in London where myself and Paul Stoddart who heads up our Bing team in London spoke at www.NMALive.co.uk These events are always very good. Delegates pay £85 for a quick sharp infusion of search...
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    Bing Affect on Search – UK Event – NMA.co.uk

    Paul Stoddart from Microsoft, Paul Mead from VCCP and Alex Hoye from Latitude combine to answer some probing questions: What does Microsoft's launch of Bing mean for your PPC strategy? What new tools will make your search campaigns more efficient...
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    adCenter Spring 2009 Upgrade: It's Happening Right Now!

    The adCenter team is rolling out the last of the features for the adCenter Spring Upgrade as I type. As soon as this evening (Pacific time) you may start to see new features when you sign in to adCenter. You can expect to see exciting changes to targeting...
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    Creative Showcase Event – IAB & MSA - London

    Just a heads up that we’re partnering with the IAB again here in the UK for another Creative Showcase event on Wednesday 20th May in Central London. The idea is to provide a platform where any creative agency can enter their campaign and an independent...
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    SMX London 2009 – We’re Speaking, Blogging & Tweeting!

    We’re pleased to say a couple of us Microsoft Advertising people have been asked to speak at Search Marketing Expo in London on 18-19th May 2009 Gabe Ingalls will be talking on the Understanding Searchers Needs & Intent panel and I’m...
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    Microsoft Advertising Wins Digital Media Owner Award in Valencia

    We’re excited to announce that last week, Microsoft Advertising won several awards at the Festival of Media in Valencia ! The awards have been set up as part of the festival to “recognise creative use of media and effectiveness as well...
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    Microsoft Advertising Digital Challenge Update

    Further to my post last month , we’re pleased to say the Microsoft Advertising Digital Challenge is off to a great start! Launched last year as a successful pilot at Baruch College which attracted 13 teams, this year we have scaled it nationally...