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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.

What is Mirriad? How does In-Video advertising work? The way consumers view content has changed, as the rise of SVOD and OTT platforms have ushered in a new era for TV. This is challenging the overall economics of video entertainment and disrupting the video advertising industry altogether, even though we...
ADOTAS EXCLUSIVE -- Jason Feffer is no stranger to the power of social networks. The man who was in on the ground floor at MySpace has started a new company called SodaHead that is truly making the social network an online democracy. ADOTAS: Give us some background on your...
ADOTAS -- Data is at the heart of all phases of the marketing campaign cycle -- planning, execution, interaction, and measurement. Marketers are still exploring the best ways to leverage third-party and in-house customer data across all of those phases to gain decision-driving insights and tangible results. Neustar AdAdvisor provides...
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...
ADOTAS editor and owner spent a few minutes getting to know Jonathan Shapiro, a man whose career has profoundly influenced the rise of the internet revolution through its infancy and stands ready to determine its more mature direction, purpose, and continuing evolution. Background Jonathan Shapiro is Chief Executive Officer of MediaWhiz...
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...
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...
It might seem a tad hasty to call 2007 the year of widget advertising. But if a company like Freewebs has any say in the matter, the final ¾ of the year will set the tone for '08 to be just that. Founded in 2001 by 3 brothers with a...
Everyone’s asking the same question – how do brands stay successful in the current competitive landscape? One thing is for certain, if you’re a brand, consumers are your best friend. Adotas presents a Q&A with Dave Carruthers to address these questions.  Q: How does the relationship between brands and consumers...
ADOTAS – AdStation, Adknowledge’s email channel, recently  invited us over to share with us their plans and products for 2014.  What follows is a firsthand account of what we learned during our visit. To begin with, AdStation is launching new products in 2014 while simultaneously taking all of their email...