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ADOTAS - I am at the extremely well-attended Content Marketing World — the first conference of its kind here in Cleveland (from Junta42), and I am picking at one of the four different macaroni and cheese combinations they are offering tonight at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame...
We've all seen the statistics on the staggering growth of mobile. According to Google, mobile search will surpass the desktop search by the end of 2013, with Google mobile ad revenue reaching $8 billion in 2012 (increasing more than 3 times from 2011). Yet, many brands and agencies have...
New creative service addresses $7.57B app install ad market by using machine learning and unique insights from history working with highly interactive gamer ads. App marketers’ conversion rates increase by 60%. Chartboost announced the official launch of its Creative Studio, a new dedicated in-house creative team. Chartboost Creative Studio collaborates directly...
The latest controversy launched on Reddit by an anonymous poster criticizing the Thrive+ video agency/SSP has exploded across the adtech universe and has raised the topic of adtech cyber bullying and the appropriate use and purpose of ads.txt. I reached out to interview Fiona Walsh the CEO of Thrive+...
CONNECTING ADVERTISING: HOW AVID PODCASTERS INFLUENCE PURCHASING PATTERNS A lot can change in a year, and podcasts are a perfect example of this. The medium saw a significant growth in engagement from 2016 to 2017. As a result, podcasts are becoming a darling of advertisers, as well as a...

No Sex For MySpace

Social Network MySpace has come to an agreement with 49 states and the District of Columbia to add vast and aggressive measures to fight against the infestation of sexual predators and other malicious use of the site, reports the WSJ.com. The site will include online protections and take part in...
Search engine optimization (SEO) has undergone quite a transformation over the last year. Optimization techniques that used to be good are now bad; optimization techniques used to be marginal are now central. As a consequence, firms that have failed to update their SEO arsenals may be firing blanks – or...
ADOTAS - Today, search marketing/SEO services provider Covario issued its Global Paid Search Spend Analysis for the first quarter of 2012, which showed, among other things, that paid search ad spend was up significantly from last year for technology and consumer electronics companies, PPC ad spend rose in the...
Adotas talks with Sree Nagarajan, CEO of Affinity Answers. Q: Lots of marketers use social actions such as Facebook "likes" as a show of interest in brands. How does social "affinity" differ? A: Social affinity is designed to predict and quantify audiences that are in the 'pre-intent' phase - that place...