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April PPD bidding window is now open

The April PPD bidding window is now open and will close at Noon PT on Thursday, March 27, 2014. As a best practice, make sure you submit your bids in early, and check your bids towards the end of the month (before the window closes) to make sure you are still in the running to win your spot for PPD the following month.

March PPD bidding window is open

The March PPD bidding window is now open and will close at Noon PT on Wednesday, February 26, 2014. As a best practice, make sure you submit your bids in early, and check your bids towards the end of the month (before the window closes) to make sure you are still in the running to win your spot for PPD the following month.

Upload.com reporting tools outage from February 6th - 9th

We are making improvements to our backend data platform and will need to shut down our reporting tool from February 6 to February 9, 2014. During this time, all of your Upload.com reports, including PPD, SpotBid and SpotInstall will not update, but your historical data will still be visible and accessible. Your data will update retroactively by the late afternoon (PT) on Monday, February 10, 2014, but please expect a slight delay as we load all the missing data. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause and really appreciate your patience.

February PPD bidding window is open

The February PPD bidding window is now open and will close at Noon PT on Wednesday, January 29, 2014. As a best practice, make sure you submit your bids in early, and check your bids towards the end of the month (before the window closes) to make sure you are still in the running to win your spot for PPD the following month.

January PPD bidding window to close early

In observance of the upcoming holidays, our offices will close from December 23rd to 27th, and the PPD bidding window for January 2014 will close earlier than normal at Noon PT on Wednesday, December 18, 2013. As a best practice, make sure you submit your bids in early, and check your bids again before the window closes to make sure you are still in the running to win your spot.

Check out the brand new PPD feature

Check out the brand new PPD feature

Hot on the heels of our last PPD update, we bring you a brand new way to manage your PPD campaigns on Download.com. If you've logged into your PPD portal on Upload.com recently, you may have noticed a brand new button at the top called Bids. If you click on Bids, you will be taken to the new PPD Management page, where you can easily access and manage all of your PPD campaigns in one place.

From this page, you will be able to do the following: Add new bids for your products View your current and … Read more

November PPD bidding window is open

The November PPD bidding window is now open and will close at Noon PT on Tuesday, October 29, 2013. As a best practice, make sure you submit your bids in early, and check your bids towards the end of the month (before the window closes) to make sure you are still in the running to win your spot for PPD the following month. Make sure you submit your bids before the window closes!

Important: Please update your links

If you are using the Button Partner links on your site to drive your downloads back to Download.com, please check them to make sure your button image links are updated to the latest URLs. For example, if you are using either of the two links below, you will need to update the first com with cbsi. Here are the examples: http://i.i.cbsi.com/cnwk.1d/i/dl/button/dl-button_a.gif needs to be changed to http://i.i.cbsi.com/cnwk.1d/i/dl/button/dl-button_a.gif http://i.i.cbsi.com//cnwk.1d/i/dl/button/… Read more

What happened to my PPD reports?

As you already know, we launched a new Pay Per Download tool back in July, where we overhauled the old PPD infrastructure into a better platform, giving us an opportunity to start building out new features to help you easily manage your PPD campaigns on Download.com. For the past couple of months, the PPD performance report was viewable in two places: under the My Reports tab as a Pay-Per-Download Performance report, and within the new PPD tool under Reports. But going forward, the PPD performance report will only be available within the PPD tool. Not to worry, you still … Read more