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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.

By: Jake Lazarus, CEO and co-founder of OpenMessage Creating the perfect Super Bowl moment is a daunting task, and it’s easy for brands to miss the mark when competing for consumer awareness and engagement against top national brands. It’s time for marketers to reach consumers where they are engaging the...
Lest we forget, Facebook is an ad company first and foremost that earns a majority of its revenue through monetizing the content that people share with friends across its massive social network. (How else would it make money? Through Facebook Gifts? No.) So as a news and personal lifestyle...
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...
At 46 years old, Creative Priority CEO Dana Farbo (left) reckons he's traveled many paths in his professional life, a journey in itself that's taken him from his rural, Midwestern stomping grounds to Madison Avenue. "I've gone through different stages in my life, you have no idea," the chief...
Editor's note: This is a series from Dianna Koltz, director of best practices and email marketing at Memolink, Inc., on how to use business standards to combat online fraud. Here's part two, and part three.  ADOTAS EXCLUSIVE -- The largest threat to online advertising is growing as the economy...
Adotas had an opportunity to talk with Heidi Holtz, the CEO of new CPA Advertising Network Ad-Synergy. In the competitive market of CPA Networks we really wanted to understand how Ad-Synergy is bringing about new opportunities and value to the marketplace.  Q: How did Ad-Synergy get started? In January of 2007, I founded...
KANSAS CITY, Mo., December 16, 2013 (ADOTAS) – Adknowledge’s email channel, AdStation, has announced CPM-based pricing for email advertisers and it looks like it’s really worth taking a look at.  Highly targeted to specific audience segments, AdStation mailings are thus far generating ROI beyond that of paid search, including...
ADOTAS EXCLUSIVE -- With ample justification and data to boot, much of the sky around the advertising industry has been falling in recent months for newspapers, magazines, TV and radio. Why? Because advertising in these media is quickly becoming a relic of the past. Traditional media and therefore most traditional...
Straight from reality into my laptop. The world of text based Internet communications is quickly dissolving into video feeds of human faces, dancing dogs, pasta covered babies, and natural disasters – with a few ads thrown in to cover bandwidth. As consumers, we're constantly looking for new entertainment, but...
Recently, global marketers have taken a more entertaining approach to advertising and sponsorship on the web. As advertising online has become quite expansive over the past few years, more are looking for innovative ways to differentiate their campaigns and finding challenges with an abundance of advertisers vying for viewership....