Bing Ads Accredited Professional 'Free' to All

Bing Ads Accredited Professional 'Free' to All; $5,000 in Bing Ads Credits for Grabs Until Dec 31 'U.S. Only'; Resources to Help Move to Yahoo! Bing Network from AdWords

Bing Ads team is running a sweepstakes and giving away $5,000 USD in advertising on Bing Ads! "We wanted to give something back this holiday, so we're running a Bing Ads Sweepstakes with $5,000 in Bing Ads credits to be won!," the team stated.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open only to legal residents of the 50 U.S. states or D.C., 18+. You can enter once per day between now and December 31st and get an extra entry for referring a friend (or colleague).

"There is a $3,000 USD grand prize and two $1,000 USD secondary prizes to be awarded! That's a lot of advertising for a business, all from a location with excellent conversions. If you're spending $100 a month on paid search advertising this could be a year or more of advertising for your business," the team added.

Enter here, and see the official rules for details.

Microsoft Advertising Accredited Professional, free to everyone! Dive in right away and take the exam. Raise your professional profile, strengthen your resume, and boast formally certified advertising skills in BingAds.

"Upon earning member status, you will receive an Accredited Professional badge and you can opt into our Find a Pro directory that hosts over 1,200 members!," Microsoft stated. Or, you can visit the Bing Ads Training hub, which helps you prepare with videos, progress tracking, tips and tricks - also all free!

Check out the Bing Ads Training and Accreditation page for details.

Micosoft advertising posted resources to help advertiser those making a move to the Yahoo! Bing Network from Google AdWords and don't want to re-invent the wheel with your AdWords account.

"The Import Campaigns tool with Bing Ads will help connect your AdWords account to your new Bing Ads account," the team said.

Check out the tutorial videos: Getting Started with Bing Ads on Search Marketing and Bing Ads.

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And, visit this Support Center for more information and articles on creating your advertising campaign.