Posts Tagged auction

Alimama, Taobao Merger Points To E-commerce, Search Battle

Alibaba has announced plans to consolidate two of its subsidiaries into one company. Alimama is the company’s ad network for Chinese SMBs, and Taobao is the company’s auction platform, which is best known for dramatically driving eBay China out of the China market after eBay bought Eachnet. This is likely a measure to counter Baidu’s […]


Google, Baidu and Search Engine Optimization in China

Search engine marketing is the main engine behind Google’s rise as a major online media player, and the product it is offered in is Google Adwords, which allows advertisers to directly target their online ads by selecting keywords, and then targeting them to relevant search results pages and to published pages (using Google’s publisher’s network, […]