3 Fun and Educational End-of-Summer Getaways for Families

One of the benefits of traveling with your family is getting out and experiencing something new. Whether it’s exploring a new destination, trying a new food or experiencing a new culture, travel is both fun and educational for kids. With just a few weeks of summer left, there’s still time to squeeze in one more trip before heading back to school. Bing Travel guest blogger and family travel expert Anne Taylor Hartzell uncovered three...
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Bing Visual Search: Explore the Songs of Glee and So You Think You Can Dance Performances

Tonight Fox will air a 2 hour special highlighting the “Top 6” remaining dance teams on So You Think You Can Dance (SYTYCD). Whether you’re looking to relive the best performances or catch up before the finale, we’ve got you covered. We recently rolled out a SYTYCD Visual Search Gallery that lets you sort by what you’re interested in including season, performance, dances with elimination and choreographer. For the...
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Diversity In Sourcing and Recruiting: The Truth Behind the Questions That Rarely Get Asked By Kay

Diversity is defined by a single word: variety – which basically means different. But very few people follow up with the question: “Different in what way?”  The next question we all want to ask, and don’t, is this: “How and why is diversity important in the workplace?” We can all agree that we really just need to find the right skill, the right talent for our companies and clients. But I really want to...
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How To Build Quality Content

Building quality content is far more than simply building content.  And how do we measure “quality”?  In this post we’ll examine some of the factors often attributed to “quality” content, explain why you want to include them and help explain how the measurement of “quality” happens, though it may not be what you expect. We’ll tackle these in reverse order, first examining what qualifies...
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The Power of Local – why small, local businesses matter so much

There are a lot of businesses operating in the US.  How many is “a lot”?  Well, back when the last set of official stats existed for 2007, Canada’s population was just over 30 million.  Now you’re wondering what Canada’s population has to do with local businesses in the US, right?  Well, there was almost the same number of businesses in the US in 2007 as the population of Canada!  The actual...
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X Games 17 Kicks Off Today: Bing’s Sponsorship Salutes Decision Makers

Today marks the start of the 17th annual ESPN Summer X Games in Los Angeles and Bing will be there and on-air all weekend.   Bing is an official sponsor of this year’s X Games; from BMX Big Air to Skateboarding Tricks to Moto X Freestyle, we are excited to partner with ESPN and the Action Sports community. In the spirit of the games, we wanted to capture the essence of the “X” lifestyle in a series of short films. ...
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Congratulations Bing Rewards Sweepstakes Winners! 3 New Sweepstakes Kick Off

We are pleased to announce the winners of the first ever Bing Rewards sweepstakes, pending official confirmation. The response we received was so overwhelming that we’ve just launched three new sweepstakes. Keep reading for details on how to enter, but first congratulations to our winners. Veronica S. of New Haven, Connecticut had her name drawn to win the Xbox 360 4GB Console with Kinect Bundle. She will be taking home the 4GB Console, the...
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Microsoft Advertising Will Be Hosting A Recruiting Trip To Russia / Microsoft Advertising будет проводить вербовку поездки в Россию

  Microsoft Advertising will be hosting a recruiting event in mid-October this year to recruit top talent from all over Russia and neighboring countries specifically focusing on Software Developers of all experience levels who are interested in relocating to the U.S. At this time, we are looking to hire engineers for the roles below. ALL roles require strong coding and development experience. Software Development Engineer (SDE) Software...
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Keyword research: a wise investment of time

Keyword research. It should be the beginning of every content-related project you work on.  From search to social and from paid search through building your website’s navigation, keyword research will provide insights that can set you up for success.  In this blog post we’ll examine why you should perform the research and what the data is telling you.  We’ll also look at one internal Microsoft tool, and help you...
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