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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.

ADOTAS -- In a recent article titled “The Death of CPM,” the CFO of a B2B digital marketing platform company asked, “Are the old metrics still working?” This question implies that CPM once worked and no longer does. The effectiveness of cost per...
ADOTAS EXCLUSIVE -- The economy has forced companies to scrutinize every line item and every budget for opportunities to save money and cut costs. Advertising and marketing budgets are being slashed left and right. Focus often turns to taking specialized marketing services out of the hands of an agency and...
ADOTAS EXCLUSIVE -- Online video is an important and innovative tool that advertisers and marketers are still learning how to utilize effectively. But with no current ad delivery standards set across all media players, advertisers are having trouble capitalizing on this technology. Panache is a company that is looking...
ADOTAS - David Szetela is a leading proponent of pay-per-performance advertising programs. He recently launched a new book “Customers Now: Profiting from the New Frontier of Content-Based Internet Advertising” at ad:tech New York. In this spotlight, David describes the growing opportunity with content network advertising and how important it is...
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...
As a top exec at leading online ticketing service Stubhub.com, Dre Madden is helping pave the way for the next stage of interactive marketing. An interactive industry player since 1997, Dre has racked up an extensive marketing background with experience at leading e-commerce companies and high-growth start-ups. At StubHub,...
DM CONFIDENTIAL -- So often we talk about our industry as though our existence makes complete sense, as though we have some inalienable right and unspoken reason for being. The truth is that for many of us, we found ourselves operating in a particular segment without much consideration for what...
It might seem a tad hasty to call 2007 the year of widget advertising. But if a company like Freewebs has any say in the matter, the final ¾ of the year will set the tone for '08 to be just that. Founded in 2001 by 3 brothers with a...
DM CONFIDENTIAL -- When adware companies make the news, rarely does the coverage discuss positive developments. As lightening rod for controversy, the stories of their transgressions receive much more attention than any relating to their potential thriving. Adware companies have raised a lot of money, made select people tons of...
By, Marty Krátký-Katz, co-founder & CEO at Blockthrough 1. GDPR enforcement will become more serious, and the enforcement bodies will get more stringent. 2. Google moving all ad products to a single domain will have wide-reaching implications to adtech ecosystem, privacy, consent, and independent data providers, still TBD. 3. The words “Legitimate...