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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.

I'm not an "artist" — as in, I don't list that as my profession come tax time, but I do create stuff, mostly intellectual property. In the year 2007, most of us do — and it's only going to get bigger. Whether you're making a silly personal video, a...
ADOTAS EXCLUSIVE -- As marketers and affiliates alike get prepared for Affiliate Summit East, the industry’s largest affiliate networking and educational event, Missy Ward took some time out of her busy schedule to reacquaint ADOTAS with the history of the event and where it’s future lies. ADOTAS: Hi Missy! Affiliate...
In 2018, 75% of digital advertising is going towards mobile, a 21,775% growth from what was spent on mobile advertising a decade ago.  But, is this $70 billion industry targeting to a captive audience? Adotas presents a Q&A with Digital Remedy to discuss where they see the most wasted mobile ad...
ADOTAS - Beware, New Yorkers -- the affiliates are coming, and they're coming in droves. From August 21 to 23, around 4,000 representatives of the performance marketing industry are expected to descend upon the New York Hilton for Affiliate Summit East (register here), the 18th affiliate conference hosted by founders...
ADOTAS EXCLUSIVE -- Networked Insights is a company helping advertisers reach the ever-growing and always enigmatic social media audience. With such a difficult group to target, Networked Insights enables the advertiser/consumer relationship to be established with noninvasive ease, organically engaging people and creating insightful communities. Networked Insights founder and...
Search engine marketers bank on the fact that when you search for an item or topic, their site or ad will catch your eye. In reality, though, how much of their overall online time do users actually spend searching? Studies revealed that the answer is not much. Searches, even...
Marketing is one of the most fluid disciplines out there—why? Because it ebbs and flows along with customer preferences and current technology trends, both of which are constantly changing. Key traits of a good marketer include adaptability and flexibility, for this very reason. As we kick off the New Year...
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 -- Industry Veteran Jasper Mullarney is Vice President of Direct Response for Adknowledge, the fourth-largest digital marketplace behind only Google, Facebook and Microsoft’s Bing — and the largest among privately held digital advertising companies. A native of Wicklow, Ireland, Mullarney has 11 years of experience in online advertising. What’s...

Mobile to the Rescue

ADOTAS EXCLUSIVE -- The industry is still wary about mobile advertising -- does it work, how significant is the ROI really, etc? Apptera's CMO Randy Haldeman sat down with Adotas to explain how his firm, which bills itself as the voice in mobile advertising, got its start and where...