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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.

While numerous verticals have recently made surprisingly successful transitions from traditional to interactive marketing—automotive and sports to name a few—it is the entertainment arena that has always remained on the cutting edge. From record labels promoting artists to a studio peddling the latest blockbuster or indie darling, the arts...
ADOTAS -- Video content is booming. From news clips, to music and on-demand TV shows, more and more viewers are opting to watch and listen to their preferred content. For publishers, it has gone from an added extra on their site, to an integral part of their content offering.
ADOTAS EXCLUSIVE -- GlobalSpec is a leading vertical search, information services and e-publishing company that serves the engineering, manufacturing and related scientific and technical market segments. ADOTAS sat down with Angela Hribar, the chief sales and marketing officer of GlobalSpec, to discuss the company's philosophy and how it is...
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 -- I never believed search built brands until recently. To me brands are usually built by basic brand pillars or attributes such as service, quality or innovation, yet often comprise critically important differentiation intangibles such as feelings and experiences. These feelings and experiences are developed and communicated by brand...
Ad exchanges abound. Right Media, DoubleClick AdX, and Microsoft's AdECN have thus far focused on addressing the non-premium display spot market, while just one is focused on premium inventory – ADSDAQ.  Here is an internal Q&A we did with Jay Sears.  Adotas: ContextWeb, Inc., a contextual online advertising exchange, recently...
Without the presence and edge of Heavy.com, broadband programming just wouldn't be the same. While major cable networks like CNN, MTV and Comedy Central have now created specialized online channels for streaming video content, Heavy.com has taken to providing original programming that weaves various facets of entertainment, including biting...
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 has decided to start interviewing and provide our readers with more investigative articles on leaders in the online ecommerce, advertising and marketing industry. We want you to get the real insight from leaders who have proven through their success what online marketing is all about. One of the...
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...