The latest blog post on The MakeGood from Andrew Casale, VP Strategy for Casale Media, is titled "Learning From Pinterest: How the AdTech Industry Can Help Fight Ad Fraud." The crux of the article is about using the domain name registration date to verify whether a site is suspicious...
Merchants resolving to optimize customer experiences in 2015 need to first make sure they're not relying on 2012 ­analytics to do it. The eCommerce landscape is too competitive and expanding too rapidly for merchants to trust that traditional web analytics will provide a complete picture of how consumers interact with...
ADOTAS -- Eight companies are set to present at this year’s Startup Spotlight at ad:tech New York, ready to wow the judges with their technologies that aim to disrupt the advertising ecosystem. We interviewed seven of the eight finalists -- Buzztala, Sensegon Technologies, OneSpot, Shillster, Jana, Curalate, and Plink -- to give...
ADOTAS -- Today we solicited emailed responses from industry leaders to the following Burning Question: "What is your reaction to Bloomberg's report that Tremor Video, YuMe and Adap.tv are on course for initial public offerings this year?" Here's how they responded: "The news of potential IPOs within the online video advertising industry is...
ADOTAS – 2013 was an exciting year in the digital marketing world as a whole and in the B2B space in particular. This was the year that automation truly came to the forefront as a vital element of media buying and selling, and it became inarguably clear that big...
Marketing automation is the silver bullet. It will save your failing marketing program and “auto-magically” turn visitors into leads, and leads into customers. Or will it? Between 10 and 20 billion dollars are spent annually on email marketing and marketing automation tools. It seems B2B marketers have bought in with the...
ADOTAS -- Marketers today are apparently very high on hashtags. This ubiquitous symbol made popular by Twitter has quickly become a staple in commercials and online campaigns as a way to inject a bit of social engagement into the mix. But while hashtag usage has hit an all-time high,...
ADOTAS – As we think of new goals and new strategies, it's important to consider all avenues to new business opportunities.  Your company may have a solid handle on this challenge or it may be struggling to keep up.  Whatever your particular case may be, there's always opportunities if...
ADOTAS -- Yesterday, Facebook announced it will acquire mobile messaging platform WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock. Today we asked our esteemed panel of industry leaders and experts what the deal means for Facebook and the mobile ad industry as a whole. Here's how they responded:
It might seem early, but the back to school marketing blitz is already gearing up. There’s a reason it comes so early: some estimates suggest back to school season accounts for more than $72 billion in consumer spending. Backpacks, calculators, sneakers and staplers are on the list of must-haves for...