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The Adotas Internet Advertising Features Section provides in-depth industry inspired stories from over 65 leaders of the Internet advertising marketplace. Internet advertising features encompasses everything from strategic analysis to gossip mongering related to the happenings of Internet advertising. Adotas is proud to provide multiple features weekly that cover the Internet advertising marketplace so you can remain informed and competitive.

ADOTAS – Every year, the Super Bowl showcases the top two NFL teams and determines bragging rights for the season. But as compelling as the latest matchup is, it’s not the only game in town. The Super Bowl is a championship of sorts for advertisers too: It’s the one...

Wal-Mart Mobile Advertising

ADOTAS EXCLUSIVE -- I grew up during the PC Internet advertising revolution. I remember the early years, going to Circuit City to use the Internet for a client project because our IT department didn’t understand why we needed it. I remember playing our “in house legal counsel” and adding arbitrary...
Predictive personalization, also referred to as digital hospitality, is one of the rare marketing practices that offers nearly equal benefits to both the consumer and the brand – if it’s done right. But, marketers need to be careful they don’t take this valuable tactic too far and cross the...
ADOTAS - Sometimes the web works in weird and opaque ways. Publishers are implicitly brokering relationships between consumers and advertisers. Whether consumers realize it or not, the free content tango goes something like this: The content people consume is supported by advertising revenues, which is generated by targeted ads, which are based...
ADOTAS -- Online advertising companies believe that voluntary standards are the best way to police tracking online, but the Federal Trade Commission might not be so sure.As a conclusion from speaking with to FTC Director Charles Harwood at the Tech Policy Summit last week, he believes users must be...

eCommerce: Flattening the Fold

ADOTAS - Way back in 1994, when the Internet was oh-so-young, “the king of usability,” Dr. Jakob Nielsen, stated that people allocated much less attention to information not visible in the first screen view of a website—termed “below the fold.” Although Nielsen recanted his original position in 1997, the...
ADOTAS – MediaShift is an ad company that looks at data from WiFi networks to deliver cross-device advertising campaigns to consumers. Instead of looking at legacy ad cookie-information, their patented technology looks to the network to help assemble audience segments for advertisers and agencies around the globe. Adotas sat down...
ADOTAS – Device proliferation is changing the way we access and view media, with consumers increasingly likely to use a smartphone or tablet as a second screen while viewing content on TV or online. A Time Warner study highlighted by Adweek shows that multitasking via second screens during TV...
With blog search engine Technorati now tracking over 66 million blogs, and market research firm Bluestreak reporting that 63% of the online audience reads blogs, online advertisers are paying increased attention to this emerging content category. PQ Media expects blog advertising to rise from an estimated $16.6 million in 2006...
ADOTAS - Multichannel technology provider MediaBank announced recently it's created a trading desk platform for ad agencies. With this trading desk capability, which the company is presenting as a white-label package that agencies can customize to suit their own needs, agencies will be able to buy media in real...