Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.196.153.46

Forum Moderators: werty

Message Too Old, No Replies

Overture launch Netherlands

Sept 9th

     
10:34 am on Sep 2, 2003 (gmt 0)

Preferred Member

10+ Year Member

joined:Dec 19, 2000
posts:366
votes: 0


Overture will officially launch in The Netherlands September 9th. The minimum advertiser bid will be 0.15

They have a good Dutch keyword tool [inventory.overture.com] online already, the first publicly available Dutch keyword database as far as I know. It's interesting to see how many Dutch people actually search using English terms which was virtually impossible to figure out from international keyword tools.

Overture.nl will allow bidding on English keywords, but does require the landing page to be in English then as well. Some English words will also be considered 'Dutch' if they are widely used in Dutch sentences, allowing for a Dutch landing page. "dating" for example.

12:07 pm on Sept 2, 2003 (gmt 0)

New User

joined:Aug 18, 2003
posts:2
votes: 0


That's great I'm really looking forward to it. I'm Dutch and I hope to get a better view on Dutch keyphrases. Really interesting
11:25 pm on Sept 9, 2003 (gmt 0)

Full Member

10+ Year Member

joined:May 8, 2002
posts:226
votes: 0


Press release is here:
[corporate-ir.net...]
6:57 am on Sept 10, 2003 (gmt 0)

Senior Member

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member

joined:Dec 11, 2001
posts:2725
votes: 0


Thanks for that first Dutch keyword tool Damian,

Up until now I had to spend at Google adwords and guess keywords to see what the relative usage was. This will help.

Partners: Altavista, Lycos, Msn, 1stekeuze, Ixquick

With bid prices starting at just 0,15
- pity, thats rather high for a typical Dutchman to start fooling around.
11:18 am on Sept 10, 2003 (gmt 0)

Senior Member

WebmasterWorld Senior Member tropical_island is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member

joined:Aug 16, 2002
posts:2744
votes: 0


With no intention of playing on a old tale of Dutch concerns for money (my wife is from Eindhoven) this is a little steep for us too.

We've already cut back most of our terms on DE. We would like to include NL however the 0.15 gives us pause for thought. You would think that to introduce a new area they would have a lower price to start. That's just under US$0.17 per click.

 

Join The Conversation

Moderators and Top Contributors

Hot Threads This Week

Featured Threads

Free SEO Tools

Hire Expert Members