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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 presents a Q&A with Ariel Napchi, CEO, and Founder of HIRO Media. Ariel Shares his thoughts on the latest industry developments. HIRO is one of 4 major online video ecosystems (i.e. Google/YouTube; Facebook; One/AOL; & HIRO Media) with stake across content creation, publishers and advertisers maximizing monetization and personalization. HIRO represents...
ADOTAS -- At WebMetro we typically provide SEO Action Plans as part of campaigns. As the name implies, an SEO Action Plan is a strategic plan to achieve the ranking, traffic and return on investment objectives from the SEO campaign. Typically our SEO Action Plans are 90-days in duration,...
Mergers, acquisitions and re-branding seem as common in the interactive space as a scowl on Simon Cowell's face. But the effect of such industry shakeups have for the most part, been hit, miss or meh. Still, as the aftershocks of the Google/YouTube union continue reverberating throughout the digital realm, changing...
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...
Q&A with  Vicki Brakl, VP of Integrated Marketing, MNI Targeted Media Inc.  With more advertising channels than ever before, what role do traditional ad formats have in the marketing mix? Of course, you’re not meant to answer a question with a question, but in this case, that may be the best way:...
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...
ADOTAS -- I was at an event earlier this week, listening to a panel of ad agencies, and was stunned at the blasé attitude toward rules that could radically alter how online serves advertising. While federal privacy rules are still being debated, some regulation could mandate that users opt in...
As Director of Emerging Media, Ran Cohen joined Eyeblaster in efforts to support the expansion of the Advertising Campaign Management (ACM) suite to additional emerging digital platforms such as games, mobile and IPTV. Cohen will be the first to admit that his gaming experience was not extensive but...
ADOTAS -- Haven Home Media was founded in 2008 by Dan Meehan, who is also the president and CEO of the company. It's centered in what Meehan believes is an untapped vertical, the home & garden category. I asked Meehan about the company, which was privately financed but is...
Agencies, at least from the old Madison Avenue perspective, have always staked their claim as the shadowy conspirators behind the globe's most memorable, forgettable, and simply regrettable campaigns. But with the advent of the online space and more recent channels including mobile, the interactive agencies themselves have cultivated their own...