Helping small businesses win hearts for Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is a dream holiday for small businesses ranging from restaurants to boutiques to florists as shoppers search for unique gifts and experiences to show their loved ones how special they are. Local searches on the Bing Network are growing. With a 9 percent increase in local searches year over year — amounting to 88 million local searches monthly — and a 3 percent increase in paid local clicks, Bing Ads is ready to help your small business become the local favorite.

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Bing's top agency partners join network of trusted advisers

On November 15, we announced the expansion of the Bing Partner Program to include more partners, tiers and geographies. One of the most noteworthy updates was adding the Elite partner tier to shine a spotlight on our most valued partners and highlight how we jointly drive deeper engagement with clients. Today’s blog highlights Elite digital agencies.

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Listen: Three trends that will impact search marketing.

Talking about the trends impacting search marketing is especially sexy right now because that means talking about artificial intelligence, virtual reality and voice engagement. Search marketing is outgrowing the search box. These technologies aren’t just hot buzzwords; they’re truly fantastic technologies that will have an impact on digital marketing and on search marketing specifically.

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