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Adotas' Internet Advertising News section focuses on daily news and activities in the Internet advertising marketplace-including news on  finance, events and technology.

Find-Your-item, an eBay comparison shopping division of See Fusion Search Marketing, has launched fyiAds for eBay sellers. Like Google's AdSense, fyiAds lets publishers place contextual ads on their web pages. But unlike AdSense, fyiAds delivers text links to eBay online auction listings. fyiAds works with eBay's affiliate program, so...
Former Microsoft researchers Karl Jacob and Sean Uberoi Kelly have launched Wallop, a social networking service designed to "wallop" MySpace and other social networking sites by thinking small and trying to capture a piece of the $3 trillion a year self-expression industry. The beta version of Wallop is available...
ADOTAS -- BIA Digital Partners II LP announced an investment today of up to $9 million in Manifest Digital. The Chicago based-Manifest was formed in 2001 by Jim Jacoby (pictured). It is an integrated interactive agency, assisting businesses in the migration from traditional marketing to innovative multi-channel engagement. The...
As online publishing continues to erode print ad revenue, the three largest U.S. newspaper publishing groups, Gannett, McClatchy, and The Tribune Company, have agreed to collaborate on a single network that will handle all the banner advertising on their respective websites. Together they represent some of the largest papers...
ADOTAS – In a bid to spur fiscal growth as ad budgets shrink, Google and WPP are teaming up to fund a program that will figure out how online media influences consumer behavior, attitudes and decision making. WPP and Google will contribute up to $4.6 million over three years to...

Newspaper 3Q Revenue Down

As online advertising continues to grow at unprecedented rates mainstream advertising like television and newspapers continue to suffer. Advertising revenue at U.S. newspapers fell 7.4 percent in the third quarter, an industry group reported Tuesday. This extremely sharp decline is attributed to the loss of classified ad revenues. Online advertising...
ADOTAS -- Online auctioneer eBay unveiled a new global affiliate program today – the eBay Partner Network -- for publishers in a bid to drive traffic to its site. eBay is taking over the management of affiliate programs for its core site and for Half.com from ValueClick to align...
ClipSyndicate, a video syndication service, has announced the addition of Bloomberg Television to their roster of partners on their site. ClipSyndicate allows web publishers and video content producers across various industries to broadcast advertiser-sponsored news segments. The site enables these publishers to monetize their content and...
ADOTAS – Matchmine today announced that four new partners are joining its partner network as part of the company’s mission to making discovery and personalization portable for online media consumers. Odea, Blogdigger, Blogged and MediaMelon will bring more than 1 million unique monthly visitors to its MatchKey Partner Network. The...
ADOTAS – Yahoo staffers are bolting, and Susan Decker is trying to lock up the barn doors. The latest who are rumored to have hit the road (per TechCrunch, Silicon Alley Insider): Qi Lu, executive vice president of search and advertising technology group. Jeremy Zawodny, database expert (he is headed to Craigslist). Joshua...