Scheduled Maintenance for Microsoft adCenter API and News About Quality Score Coming Soon

Today there were a couple of posts that went up on the adCenter Blog that I think are worth cross-posting here: 1.) Microsoft Advertising adCenter will be undergoing scheduled maintenance from 6:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. Pacific Time on Saturday, March 12.  Here’s what you need to know… During this time, your ads will continue to…


You Asked for It: Microsoft Advertising adCenter API Access for All!

Until recently, access to the Microsoft Advertising adCenter Application Programming Interface (API) has been restricted to a small set of invitation-only pilot customers that met stringent criteria. Now, advertisers of all shapes and sizes can request API access. If you’re not familiar with managing PPC campaigns via an API, the adCenter API would enable you…


Microsoft Advertising adCenter API Sandbox Environment Maintenance February 9th to17th

Microsoft Advertising adCenter is undergoing scheduled maintenance on the Microsoft Advertising adCenter API Sandbox environment from February 9 to February 11. UPDATE 2/16: Maintenance has been extended through Thursday, February 17th. During this time, you might experience intermittent issues while accessing the Sandbox environment. While the Sandbox environment will not be available, the API Production…


Videos Anyone?

Hello We want to find out if there is any interest from the adCenter developer community for short instructional videos covering adCenter API topics. Please reply to this post if this is of interest to you, and let us know what specific topics you’d like to see covered. Thanks


AddAccount is for Internal Use Only

Hello Resellers Just want to let you know that we removed the AddAccount operation from the MSDN documentation. The AddAccount operation is meant for internal use only. Calling AddAccount is not supported. Instead of calling AddAccount to add multiple accounts to a customer, you should call the SignupCustomer operation for each account that you need…


UpdateTargetsInLibrary API: Null Targets are Deleted

When updating data objects via the Microsoft Advertising adCenter API, null values are typically ignored by the Web service. For example, during a call to UpdateKeywords you may pass a null value or simply not specify the PhraseMatchBid element, and any previously designated bids on phrase match for the keyword will remain untouched. Targeting proves…


API Experts Webcast: How to Upgrade to Version 7

Mark your Outlook calendar to attend our webcast where our API experts will not only explain how to upgrade to Version 7, but will take your questions as well. Date: January 20, 2011Time: 12:00 – 1:00 P.M. PSTJoin the webcast now To attend the live webcast, you must have Microsoft Office Live Meeting installed on your computer. Before the webcast,…