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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.

In 1999, Andrew Wetzler and Dennis Pushkin founded MoreVisibility. Wetzler and Pushkin saw the emergence of the internet and search engines and felt that it created a unique opportunity. Their early email marketing tests to promote their services further validated the budding interest with Search and that was the...
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...
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 -- 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...
As ADOTAS continues its sojourn across the pond to gain some firsthand perspective on overseas online/interactive advertising culture, we arrive in London, where we have an engaging chat with Dave Smith, Managing Director of New Media Maze. Formed in 2000 and based in the heart of England's capital, New Media...
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...
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...
Pay-Per-Click ‘beyond the majors’ (Google, Yahoo! and MSN) has been a common theme on this year's conference circuit. But are these other PPC networks really worth trying? With rising bid prices on GYM and increasingly innovative offerings by some of the alternative PPC networks, the answer, it would appear,...
Typically, when executives say they come to advertising with a "well-rounded" personal history, it more than likely means they've spent time working in another field...at least once. That's certainly true for Kate Everett-Thorp, who started her career on Capitol Hill and is now president of interactive advertising for the renowned...
The internet is becoming more and more interactive with the fast growth of social websites and the popularity of widgets. These seemingly simple applications have drawn a lot of attention recently in reports from Facebook and other sites that have seen these features drive a lot of traffic to partnering...