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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 our ongoing series of ADOTAS Conversations, we turn our attention to the affiliate marketing game and one of its top players, Jennine T. Rexon, President of Rex Direct Net — home of Rextopia and Rextrack products. Since 2001, Rexon has taken a sizeable bite out of the affiliate...
ADOTAS -- Sometimes measurement can kill you. Remember being a kid and coming in last in a race? Made you want to give up, didn’t it? Nothing saps the spirit like coming in last. But sometimes measurement can inspire you. I know a guy who is a competitive runner, but...
Cindy Gallop is a mover and a shaker—literally and figuratively speaking. As BBH New York's former chairman tells it, she's been on planes, trains and automobiles practically since birth. "I was actually born in the UK but grew up in Brunei in Borneo," she explains. "When I was six, my...
We've been generously covering the topics of lead generation and permission-based marketing here at ADOTAS in recent weeks. Many great writers who double as senior executives by day have come forth with their methods and suggestions to turn leads into gold, and have also raised debate on the fundamentals...
ADOTAS -- A survey conducted late last year by Pew Research Center demonstrates how the Internet has skyrocketed past newspapers and other sources as a preferred method for young adults to receive their news. More recently The Guardian, one of the UK’s most widely-read publications, also polled young readers around...
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...
Campaigner is an email marketing company that is modifying the way advertisers look at direct marketing proving that a campaign’s ROI could be shot through the roof with something as simple and personal as an email. The Vice President of Marketing and Product Management for Campaigner, Luc Vezina took...
ADOTAS -- Online advertising companies believe that voluntary standards are the best way to police tracking online, but the Federal Trade Commission might not be so sure.As a conclusion from speaking with to FTC Director Charles Harwood at the Tech Policy Summit last week, he believes users must be...
ADOTAS -- There is a fundamental flaw in advertising. Advertising is essentially arbitrage, leveraging a disconnect between the value of your audience’s attention and the cost to reach it. All arbitrage is inherently short lived. Eventually the marketplace will catch up and realign those values. Eventually the marketplace will...
One of the most discussed strategies in online/interactive today is auction-based advertising. Months ago, ADOTAS published an exclusive byline from Bill Urschel, CEO of AdECN, an auction-based exchange that aims to bring a new kind of stability and revenue-driver to the market. The article in turn created quite a...