Rakuten Marketing partners with Finch to offer performance-based listing service in Japanese marketplace; Partnership Opens Up Yahoo! Sponsored Search for Advertisers in Japan
SAN MATEO, Dec. 21, 2017 – A division of Rakuten Marketing, LLC, LinkShare Japan K.K., today announced a partnership with Finch to provide Yahoo! Sponsored Search utilizing its performance-based listing service. Through this offering, Rakuten Marketing, LLC group enables clients to reach both Google and Yahoo! Users so that clients can do internet marketing more effectively.
Finch’s performance-based service optimizes Google AdWords and Yahoo! Sponsored Search advertising campaigns for clients. These clients can avoid the risk of advertising cost fluctuation, while also realizing campaign performance improvement. Finch’s technology maximizes PPC advertising performance by automatically creating and adding new keywords, adjusting bid price, and maximizing impression opportunities with consulting support by a certified Finch PPC expert.
Bjorn Espenes, Co-Founder & CEO of Finch, LLC said, “We are very excited to launch the Finch advertising performance platform on Yahoo! Japan. We started our partnership with Rakuten Marketing in Japan just over a year ago and have had strong success with early adopters in their client base. In 2016-17, Finch won Google’s Best Shopping Performance for EMEA, and Google’s Search Innovation Award for North America. Our Yahoo! Japan solution is almost identical to what earned us these awards and I look forward to serving the Japanese market with a solution that enables scalable and profitable growth.”
Ryugen Shimizu, Managing Director, Rakuten Marketing Japan Division, stated, “throughout the partnership we established with Finch over the last year, we have substantially increased our clients paid search performance and we are excited to grow our partnership to better serve the Japanese PPC Market. With today’s announcement that our Finch partnership has expanded to include Yahoo! Sponsored Search, in addition to Google AdWords, we anticipate even greater performance achievement for our clients.”
Together, LinkShare Japan K.K. and Finch are dedicated to continuing to deliver best-in-class performance-based listing service through both Google AdWords and Yahoo! Sponsored Search and to driving profitable PPC results for advertisers in Japan.
Finch is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah; the U.S.A. Finch is a global company with offices in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. Finch manages paid search to create optimal business growth for their clients using their proprietary programmatic advertising platform. Winners of Google EMEA’s Best Shopping Performance 2016, Google North America’s Search Innovation Award 2017 and Utah’s Best Company to Work for 2017. Finch is a Premier Google Partner and boasts a global team of Google Certified and Bing Accredited Professionals. Learn more about Finch at http://www.finch.com or through our official blog at http://finch.com/en/blog.
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About Rakuten Marketing - Japan Division
We are providing high ROI (Return on investment) online marketing service as a B2B marketing company of Rakuten Group to empower clients such a major EC sites and Financial sites with solutions that go beyond the expected, from superior service and technology to consumer.