Andrew Yates

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Andrew Yates formerly led ads ranking, auction, and marketplace engineering and research teams at Facebook and Pinterest. He specializes in designing billion-dollar content marketplaces that maximize long-term revenue while protecting both seller and user experiences. Andrew has published over a dozen patents in online advertising optimization.


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Marketplaces: Avoiding the Ad Death Spiral

| Andrew Yates

For marketplaces that rely on ad revenues, it’s all about conversions. And if you can’t optimize search, listings, ads and promotions on your site, you don’t get conversions. This leads to desperate blasting and promotions that just drives drives users away and kills revenue. Here are 5 steps to help you avoid this dreaded ad death spiral.