Upgrading Yahoo! Search Marketing to Panama

 

This morning, I was the lucky few to be included in the first batch of accepted upgrades from the old Overture Yahoo! Search Marketing system to the new Panama 2.0 Yahoo! Search Marketing system. As I informed you in the past, last week I spent two days at Yahoo! learning about the Panama release and I even explained how you can request a Panama invite. So here is what I saw this morning when I logged into my Yahoo! Search Marketing account.

Notice on the introduction screen telling me I can upgrade, if I like.

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Are you sure?

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Great, so what to expect?

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So in 8 hours from now, I should have been fully upgraded to the new YSM 2.0.

Update: 8 hours later when I login, I get this.

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I login and I get a System Error, "We're sorry. We could not process your request at this time. Please try again later." So I login again and I see we are ok to go. So NO more errors at this time.

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Comments:

gregg

10/24/2006 02:25 pm

So I login again and I see we are ok to go. So more errors at this time. Don't you mean "No more errors at this time" or are you seeing more errors after you log in?

Barry Schwartz

10/24/2006 02:28 pm

All is good now. Had to login one more time, and it seems fine.

Ed

10/24/2006 04:48 pm

so what are your thoughts on the new system so far?

aaaa

01/24/2007 07:00 pm

I really like Yahoo Panama... It is absolutely great. It is lot more easy now to spend money efficiently with Yahoo. Nice to see result, High ROI on the spending.... LOVE UI TOO

BlackDog

01/24/2007 08:35 pm

Interesting article on Panama http://www.seroundtable.com/archives/006425.html New Panama .... I am excited

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