PriceGrabber.com

Overview Questions

  • Name of Search EnginePriceGrabber.com
  • Contact Address10940 Wilshire Blvd. 11th Floor, Los Angeles, CA  90024                                  Los Angeles, Calfornia  90024
  • Phone Number310.954.1040 x306
  • Contact Emailadvertise@pricegrabber.com
  • Year Founded1999
  • Company Websitewww.pricegrabber.com
  • Subsidiary Search Sites

Financial Status

  • Public or Private?Private; PriceGrabber.com, Inc., an Experian Company
  • Primary Investors?

Traffic Questions

  • Source(s) of advertiser traffic 
  • For the sources listed above, what are the respective program names?
  • Can you choose your source of traffic (i.e. content, popups, search box)?No
  • Can you buy single distributions (i.e. only content from certain sites)?No
  • Is the content on the results page(s) backfilled by another search engine(s)?No
  • If so who?
  • Where do you geographically focus? 
  • Key brands/Primary Traffic PartnersMSN, AOL, Comcast, PCWorld, MacWorld, Tom's Hardware, TECHbargains.com, About.com, to name a few, approximately 300 cobrands in all.
  • How many "searches" / month?24 million UNIQUE visitors per month
  • How many clicks to advertisers per month?24 million UNIQUE visitors per month 
  • Any Industry specialization? 

Validation of Clicks

  • Do you protect against invalid clicks?Yes
  • How do you determine if a click is invalid?PG has implemented a network of filters to prevent merchants from paying for clicks originating from crawlers, spiders, and gratuitous clicks originating from the same IP address.
  • What is your refund policy if clicks are determined to be invalid?There is no refund policy as we have taken the necessary steps in preventing such clicks.
  • Is this an automatic process, or is it client initiated?Automatic

Advertiser Economics

  • How does the Advertiser pay? 
  • How is pricing determined? 

Contractual Obligations

  • Is there a minimum monthly spend?No
  • If so, what is the minimum spend?None
  • Is there a Setup Fee?
  • If so, what is the fee?Varies depending on merchant & channel 
  • What Payment Methods are accepted? 
  • If you accept credit card as payment, is Automatic Billing Required?No
  • Is there a minimum time commitment?No
  • If so, what is it?None 
  • When can the service be terminated?Immediately
  • How is the service terminated? 

Ease of Use

  • Do you have a web-based interface?Yes
  • If so, what can I do with it? 
  • Do you provide tracking?Yes 
  • If so, what kind?Base-ordering tracking (CTS) 
  • If you provide tracking, how many unique conversions can you track?Base-ordering tracking; item detail tracking 
  • If you provide tracking, can you track CPA or ROAS? If so which one?Both 
  • Do you have an API feed?Yes
  • If so, what are the requirements to get the API? 
  • Is there a cost for the API? 

Budget Management

  • If you provide budget management, can you track spend on a daily basis?Yes
  • If so, can you set daily budget caps?No
  • If so, are these daily caps hard caps or soft limits?
  • Can you spread your daily budget over 24 hours, or does the system pause the account once the daily budget is hit?System paused once the daily budget is hit.
  • How can advertisers pause their campaign?Within 24 hours 

Editorial Guidelines

  • What are your editorial (words used) guidelines for headlines?None
  • What are your editorial (words used) guidelines for descriptions?None
  • What are your editorial (words used) guidelines for display URL's?None
  • What are your editorial (words used) guidelines for destination URL's?None

Customer Service and Account Management

  • Do you provide Customer Service?Yes
  • Do you provide Account Mangement?Yes
  • If so, are there different levels of service?Account executives work to bring merchants on board PG, account managers then take over in building a relationship and working with the merchants in leading them to a much profitable campaign.
  • If you provide Account Management is it pooled or dedicated?
  • What kind of service does your Account Management team provide? 
  • When is Account Management available?8:30am- 5:30pm PST
  • When is Customer Service available?8:30am- 5:30pm PST 
  • How can customer service be reached?310.954.1040; support@pricegrabber.com 
  • Do you have standard presentations available for distribution to potential advertisers?Yes
  • If so, how can one obtain a presentation?Inquire into New Accounts Sales Group 

Affiliate Programs

  • Do you offer an affiliate program?Yes
  • If so, is your affiliate program for traffic or new advertisers?Traffic 
  • For traffic, do you pay a percentage of revenue, a one time fee, or a flat fee?All applicable 
  • If so, what is the amount?N/A 
  • For new advertisers, do you pay a percentage of revenue, a one time fee, or a flat fee?All applicable 
  • If so, what is the amount?N/A 
  • Do you have an affiliate link? 

General Description

  • In under 75 words, please provide a brief description of your search engine:PriceGrabber is a feature-rich shopping comparison site, which provides online buyers with valuable information to assist in their purchasing decisions. The site provides free, unbiased comparative information on computer hardware and software, electronic, along with 17 other verticals.