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The Adotas Internet Advertising Spotlight Section focuses on the leading people and companies of the Internet advertising marketplace. Internet advertising spotlight is an in-depth interview to get behind the blah blah and learn what really makes people and companies tick. Adotas is proud to provide monthly spotlight coverage of Internet advertising people and companies so you can remain informed and competitive.

These days, online shoppers are faced with hundreds of venue choices that allow them to find essentially any product and spend their cash. On June 26, another shopping network joined the roster — Jellyfish.com. However, Jellyfish brings something different to the table, or better yet, to your wallet. Self-proclaimed the...
ADOTAS -- It’s been a long time since I have wanted a product to succeed as much as Microsoft’s Search Decision Engine Bing (excluding my clients’ products and Susan Boyle on Britain’s Got Talent, but that’s an issue for another bylined article). For the record, I don’t work for or...
ADOTAS EXCLUSIVE -- To identify America’s most powerful and enduring brands, look no further than the Fortune 500. In 2008, the top ten corporate titans were: 1) Walmart; 2) Exxon Mobil; 3) Chevron; 4) General Motors; 5) Conoco Phillips; 6) General Electric; 7) Ford; 8) Citi Group; 9) Bank...
ADOTAS – Snapchat’s entire existence started off with a feature that never existed before, and the startup wants to continue this trend by building on more functionality and innovations. In terms of monetizing the app, in-app purchases will come first, as Snapchat looks to innovate and create services users...
As ADOTAS continues its sojourn across the pond to gain some firsthand perspective on overseas online/interactive advertising culture, we arrive in London, where we have an engaging chat with Dave Smith, Managing Director of New Media Maze. Formed in 2000 and based in the heart of England's capital, New Media...
The creative minds behind 42entertainment are the ninjas of interactive brand marketing. They strike silently. Their campaigns pop out of the shadows and grapple users with mysterious codes and characters that could actually be real. And while the participants in a campaign will get familiar with the product, service...
[Brad Brinegar, CEO, McKinney-Silver] Think a degree in business is the fastest way to the top of the corporate ladder in the ad world? Think again.
Ever wondered what happens to PhD dropouts? Take a look at Martin Nisenholtz. Back in 1979, a full two decades before he would be appointed chief of New York Times Digital, Nisenholtz found himself nearing the tail-end of a PhD in Communications at the University of Pennsylvania. But as...
ADOTAS EXCLUSIVE – Acceleration offers customized solutions for almost every aspect of the digital advertising world. Essentially, it aims to help its clients get the most from their online marketing technology investments. ADOTAS sat down with Acceleration’s CEO, Jacques van Niekerk, to find out more about how the company...
In 1999, Andrew Wetzler and Dennis Pushkin founded MoreVisibility. Wetzler and Pushkin saw the emergence of the internet and search engines and felt that it created a unique opportunity. Their early email marketing tests to promote their services further validated the budding interest with Search and that was the...