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5 Things Brands Need to Do to Come Out on Top With Google+

Written on
December 26th 2013
Author
Kevin Gibbons

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article, originally published on Feb. 26, 2013, placed at No. 16 in our 20 most popular articles of the year. ADOTAS — You may have noticed things have been heating up between Google and Facebook recently. Facebook claims its announcement of Graph Search doesn’t mean they are getting involved ... more...

Bloggers: When It Comes To Monetizing, It’s Better To Go Native

Written on
May 31st 2013
Author
Oliver Deighton

ADOTAS – People become bloggers for all kinds of reasons. Some goals are altruistic, some provocative, yet others are artistic or informational. However a blogger’s intent is defined, though, one thing is certain: display advertising won’t enhance it. There’s a simple truth about blogs: Readers rarely, if ever, come to one ... more...

Is Content Marketing the Future? Lessons for the Digital Engagement Path

Written on
December 20th 2012
Author
Daniel Laury

With the 2012 elections receding in the rear-view mirror, digital marketing pros are taking note of lessons to be learned from the Obama campaign’s success, especially its use of technology. After setting new standards with its 2008 win, the campaign made it clear that technology and social media were still integral ... more...

Video: “Future of Publishing” Talks Video Creation for Brands

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May 15th 2012
Author
Brian LaRue

ADOTAS – This week’s installment of The Future of Publishing brings together two guys who work as both marketing consultants and content creators: Host Murray Newlands ran into Human Business Works president Chris Brogan at BlogWorld Los Angeles in 2011, and now we’re sharing this video of their discussion. Brogan ... more...

Content Marketing: A Matter of Trust and Sales

Written on
March 20th 2012
Author
Chris Chariton

ADOTAS – Today’s Information Age has transformed prospects into savvy researchers and confident buyers. They are hungry for content and are finding plenty of online and offline outlets to satiate their appetites. While it may be true that more knowledgeable prospects are more difficult to sell to, providing them with ... more...

Social Networks Killed the Blog Star?

Written on
February 21st 2011
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Blogging is so 2003, The New York Times reports – I mean, when was the last time someone someone suggested checking out his/her blog? Need proof? You’re so old-fashioned: The Google Blogger platform’s U.S. monthly uniques fell 2% year over year in December 2010 to 58.6 million (global uniques, however, were ... more...

VideoEgg Forced Into Marrying Six Apart?

Written on
September 22nd 2010
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Their courtship began in June 2009, with blogging company and social media ad network Six Apart letting its users integrate ad network VideoEgg’s invitation-based ads into their TypePad blogs. We should have known then that the two were meant for each other — today they finally tied the ... more...

Unleashing the Potential of Social Media

Written on
April 9th 2010
Author
Donal Byrne

ADOTAS – The merging of marketing and social media is on the rise. This year, more than half of all retail, manufacturing and computer hardware/software companies are expected to increase social media marketing budgets, but there is little guidance on how to successfully integrate these technologies into successful campaigns ... more...

The FTC steps into the social media fray – so what do we do now?

Written on
May 25th 2009
Author
Richard Jalichandra

ADOTAS — It seems we in the ad industry are not the only ones noticing the increase in paid blogging (and here’s an example that makes us all cringe). By now, we’ve all seen the FTC’s proposed updated set of guidelines for testimonials and endorsements. There won’t be a decision until ... more...

Six Apart, Adify Try To Bring Bloggers Into the Black

Written on
April 21st 2008
Author
Kathleen

ADOTAS – Recent reports suggest that blogging is detrimental to one’s mental and physical health, sleep patterns, fashion sense, waistline, social life and hair line. But bloggers’ notoriously light wallets may soon bulk up … Six Apart and Adify today announced the launch of an online ad server for 100 ... more...