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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 -- With over 15 years in the industry under its belt, Lyris is no stranger to integrative online marketing. In fact, the company is one of the leading authorities in the industry on the subject. We spoke with Lyris on the company’s beginnings, evolution and what can be...
Hype and generous estimates aside, it is likely inevitable that a greater influx of mobile marketing-related news will emerge in '07. With everyone from stalwart networks such as ABC to smaller-tier firms hopping on the mobile bandwagon to push products, the micro-screens of our on-the-go culture are undergoing a...
Adotas presents a Q&A with Joëlle Vanhamme and Chung-Kit (CK) Chiu to discuss measuring children's emotions in Ad Research. This research was originally published in the Journal of Advertising Research. Q: What are the challenges in research on children's emotions and ads overall? Affective reactions, especially emotions, play a key role in...
ADOTAS sits down for lengthy conversation with Rob Stone and Jon Cohen of Cornerstone Promotion, a renowned New York-based music/lifestyle marketing agency, and the parent company of Fader Magazine. While it wouldn't be slapdash to observe that entertainment marketing — especially online — has achieved new levels of creativity in...
Welcome to Revolution Number 2. The first time around, print publications were pulling their hair out as they tried to make sense of the Internet and how to use it with their written content. Now that people all over the country have high-speed, always-on connections to the 'Net, TV...
You know you have a great product, the price is right, and you’ve spent a bundle on a barrage of slick, witty advertisements.  Yet sales are slack, so your ship sinks while your competitors sail away on surging revenues.  If this sad tale sounds familiar, you may have neglected...
Valencia Gayles (left) represents "transculturalism," which is one of the inspirations behind her pivotal role as Chief Operating Officer with the TRUE Agency, an operation that thrives on transcending cultural borders. Gayles is a Columbia University graduate who has dedicated years and garnered expertise at agencies like Franklin...
Having remained dormant for the past several weeks, ADOTAS Conversations finally makes its return, once again providing readers with a Q+A-style profile of important companies/executives in the interactive advertising industry. Appropriately enough, we come full-circle back to the contextual targeting realm with Industry Brains. The four year-old company has specialized...
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...
Familiar to millions, media umbrella IDG is as synonymous with the tech world as Lindsay Lohan is with gossip columns. From the time the company was established in 1964 to its current globe-spanning incarnation, IDG has blossomed from a mere publishing arm for trades including PC World, MacWorld and...