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Old 23rd September 2009, 12:46 PM   #1

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Default Should I Try Bing?


We are going to employ an adwords manager for Google as we tried ourselves last year and failed so we realised we needed a professional to do this for us, my question is - should we also advertise on Bing?

I have read that it could be cheaper than its competitor Google?


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Old 24th September 2009, 08:22 AM   #2
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Try Google first get that right and move on from there would be my advice.

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Old 24th September 2009, 02:33 PM   #3

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It probably is cheaper than Google, but you won't get nearly the amount of business from Bing. Spend the money on Google and if you have any left in your budget use it on Yahoo and Bing. That would be my advice.

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Old 25th September 2009, 03:17 AM   #4

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OK, great

Thanks for the advice, we will do that, we have started looking at what keywords we need to be using for Google, so we will instruct our manager to do that

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Old 28th September 2009, 11:16 PM   #5

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You could try Bing if you have some extra money to spend. I'll be curious to know if PPC ads are cheaper with Bing.

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Old 29th September 2009, 01:43 PM   #6

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Well.i would recommend you to use Bing...if you have some experience of google adwords.... It really depends on the niche and you need to try all options to check what is working for you..

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Old 1st October 2009, 01:30 AM   #7

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I personally prefer google for any information that i need. But one can always try bing to get information. But in terms of quality of information, i found google to be much better.

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Old 1st October 2009, 01:45 AM   #8

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Try both compare the results and stick to the one (or both) that gives you good profits. It's all in your ads and how convincing the content on your landing pages is.

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Old 2nd October 2009, 01:28 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by citycliq View Post
Our business directory and advertising website, CityCliq, only receives 3% of our search traffic from Bing, while 78% comes from Google. I would devote a small amount of your advertising resources to Bing and see how it goes. I just don't think many people are searching on Bing yet. It may change when Windows 7 comes out, but right now I just don't think it's worth it.
let's not be so pessimistic about Bing, every search engines counts in driving traffic to our site so I really think it is worth trying, but if it cost too much I'd rather stick with google itself.

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Old 21st October 2009, 09:47 AM   #10

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Bing has gotten alot easier to use recently and with the new deal with Yahoo search marketing could see a significant increase in traffic. I have yet to see it however. Bing is also cheaper except in certain highly competitive markets. They are also not as strict as Google. Definitely worth trying.

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