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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 EXCLUSIVE -- Email marketing can be both effective and controversial. As a marketer, this is a great opportunity to reach a targeted group of engaged customers. However, you do run the risk of some of your messages getting lost, falling through the cracks or getting spammed. E-mail marketer...
Mergers and acquisitions seem to be fundamental tactics in the online industry. From Google's high-stakes, highly publicized purchase of YouTube to DoubleClick expanding its video division with the services of Klipmart, the need to consolidate and renovate business models can partly explain why Internet/interactive advertising is on a consistently...
ADOTAS EXCLUSIVE -- Nurun is an independent global interactive agency founded in 1995 – practically the Paleolithic Era in the online ad world. ADOTAS sat down with Nurun’s president of North America, Steve Carbone, to see how Nurun has managed to stayed spry, what it still needs to work...
ADOTAS -- Adland, it seems, is offended by fat. A recent Advertising Age article  bemoans a proliferation of “belly fat” banners that are cropping up increasingly online. Published by “some of the web's shadiest advertisers,” more and more websites are apparently so revenue-starved that gluttony is newly enticing. But as GA...
ADOTAS EXCLUSIVE – AdBrite bills itself as the Internet’s Ad Marketplace – it also places a high premium on transparency, saying it’s the “world’s most trusted and transparent marketplace for digital advertising.” We sat down with CEO Iggy Fanlo to find out more about AdBrite’s mission. Here’s a peek...
ADOTAS EXCLUSIVE -- Ad networks are a tricky business. They could turn out to be advertising gold or end up being a flash in the pan for a company. Setting yourself apart is key and many networks are finding that being transparent is the key to longevity. Michael Katz...
ADOTAS EXCLUSIVE -- HipCricket, a mobile marketing company, has been changing the way advertisers think about reaching their audiences since 2004. The company has created an awareness of mobile marketing that has helped legitimize this portion of the industry. CEO of HipCricket, Ivan Braiker spoke with Adotas about the...
ADOTAS -- Sometimes measurement can kill you. Remember being a kid and coming in last in a race? Made you want to give up, didn’t it? Nothing saps the spirit like coming in last. But sometimes measurement can inspire you. I know a guy who is a competitive runner, but...
While the name Razor & Tie has been quickly gaining notice for its popular Kidz Bop children's music compilations, the company's business model is actually built on a direct response strategy first and foremost. Though the record label division is a considerable cash crop for the company, Razor &...
ADOTAS EXCLUSIVE -- Zango is an online media company which has provided users with ad-supported premium content since 1999. The company made headlines today with the announcement that 68 jobs will be lost due to downsizing and a redirection of the company. The company put out a statement explaining...