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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 -- Once upon a time there were 3 midsized clients that elected to develop their eCommerce websites on a shoestring budget. As Goldilocks tried to market these 3 clients websites using SEO and paid search, she quickly found out their decisions to be…well…frugal is the word that came...
ADOTAS - Tell us about the origins of TARGUSinfo. What compelled you to produce AdAdvisor by TARGUSinfo and what need in the industry has been fulfilled by it? TARGUSinfo was founded in 1993. The company’s mission has always been to deliver accurate and actionable attributes about consumers, in real...
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,...
ADOTAS EXCLUSIVE -- To identify America’s most powerful and enduring brands, look no further than the Fortune 500. In 2008, the top ten corporate titans were: 1) Walmart; 2) Exxon Mobil; 3) Chevron; 4) General Motors; 5) Conoco Phillips; 6) General Electric; 7) Ford; 8) Citi Group; 9) Bank...
Jim Johnson, VP Account Planning at Exponential discusses the latest trends in video advertising.   What are some of the larger video advertising trends? One of the major trends are requests for demonstrable ROI on video advertising, while at the same time looking for formats that don’t annoy or intrude on prospective...
[Brad Brinegar, CEO, McKinney-Silver] Think a degree in business is the fastest way to the top of the corporate ladder in the ad world? Think again.
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...
It takes some impudence to call yourself "the premier" of anything, but for a company like IGA Partners —whose tagline reads "the world's premier in-game advertising agency" — such braggadocio may be justified.In just three short years, the company has evolved into a multimillion dollar, worldwide operation by...
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...
Currently, there is no industry-wide agreed definition of a Customer Data Platform (CDP), however, David Raab, Founder of the CDP Institute, defines a CDP as: “A marketer managed system that creates a persistent, unified, customer database that is accessible to other systems.” The evolution of CDPs stemmed from customer support and...