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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 -- Online advertising companies believe that voluntary standards are the best way to police tracking online, but the Federal Trade Commission might not be so sure.As a conclusion from speaking with to FTC Director Charles Harwood at the Tech Policy Summit last week, he believes users must be...
Cindy Gallop is a mover and a shaker—literally and figuratively speaking. As BBH New York's former chairman tells it, she's been on planes, trains and automobiles practically since birth. "I was actually born in the UK but grew up in Brunei in Borneo," she explains. "When I was six, my...
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...
While we're traversing the mobile marketing landscape on this auspicious day that is Halloween, ADOTAS decided to gain insight from a company that not only embodies mobile marketing, but instills a social networking model within wireless devices. Vancouver-based AirG, a firm founded by techies Fred Ghahramani, Vincent Yen and Bryce...
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 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 -- A survey conducted late last year by Pew Research Center demonstrates how the Internet has skyrocketed past newspapers and other sources as a preferred method for young adults to receive their news. More recently The Guardian, one of the UK’s most widely-read publications, also polled young readers around...
Since it's a given that many of us are anticipating The Sopranos' long-delayed new season as if it were the second coming, an extensive, multi-channel campaign to promote it seems almost unnecessary. Perhaps that's why Ian Schafer (left), the CEO/founder of New York interactive agency Deep Focus, took a...
ADOTAS - Yesterday, Adblade, the premium-only ad network operated by advertiser- and publisher-side digital media technology solutions provider Adiant, launched a self-serve retargeting tool, Adblade Retargeting, which the company explains can increase ROI noticeably. As Adblade puts it, its retargeting solution combines the potency of retargeting -- delivering ads...
ADOTAS -- To answer this question there are several factors to consider. First, we must look through the consumer lens to evaluate the marketplace, consumer motivation and accessibility. Additionally, we need to understand how those factors impact the key players responsible for developing, distributing and promoting the products that...