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The Future of Facebook: WhatsApp and the Offline Social Opportunity

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March 21st 2014
Author
Jessie Lambert

ADOTAS (via Covario) – As marketers, we love speculating about the future of the internet. Social, in particular, is changing at an aggressive pace, and Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp only raises the question of what could be happening behind the closed doors of one of the most popular social networks ... more...

Infographic: What You Need to Know to Get Ahead in Video Advertising

Written on
March 3rd 2014
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS — MediaRadar today introduced the results of new research into online video advertising in the form of this infographic. It addresses the challenges advertisers and publishers face when working to uncover the opportunities within this medium, and also details best practices. Key bullet points: 30-second ads are nearly 10 times ... more...

From Oscar to Online: Four Film Biz Lessons for Digital Marketers

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March 3rd 2014
Author
Nick Dujnic

ADOTAS – In the wake of the Oscars, we thought it was a good time to look at some lessons the movie industry and its star-struck awards show can teach those in digital marketing: Lesson #1: Don’t Fear Untested Channels and Technology In the 1970s, Video Cassette Recorders (VCRs) were introduced ... more...

Extreme Reach Completes Acquisition of DG’s TV Advertising Business for $485 Million

Written on
February 10th 2014
Author
Mike Daly

NEEDHAM, Mass., February 10, 2014 (ADOTAS) – Extreme Reach, Inc., the leading video platform for integrated TV, online and mobile video advertising, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of the TV business of Digital Generation, Inc. (DG, NASDAQ: DGIT) for $485 million in cash. The combined company has revenues of ... more...

Big Game, Big Data, Big Opportunity

Written on
January 29th 2014
Author
Patrick Marrinan

ADOTAS – Every year, the Super Bowl showcases the top two NFL teams and determines bragging rights for the season. But as compelling as the latest matchup is, it’s not the only game in town. The Super Bowl is a championship of sorts for advertisers too: It’s the one time ... more...

Russell Named Sr. Managing Director of Sales at Meredith Video Studios

Written on
January 22nd 2014
Author
AdotasWire

NEW YORK, January 21, 2014 ADOTAS) – Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP) announced today that it has named highly-respected industry executive Tim Russell as Senior Managing Director of Sales at Meredith Video Studios. Russell (pictured) will be responsible for leading and managing key advertising sales initiatives for Meredith Video Studios (MVS), Meredith’s ... more...

Early Holiday Shopping Stats: Online Sales Up 18%, but Social Falls Flat

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November 27th 2013
Author
Adotas

ADOTAS — The first recap of 2013 holiday e-commerce sales data from the Custora E-Commerce Pulse has been released. The Pulse updates daily and aggregates data from over 100 retailers, $10 billion in transaction data and 30 million shoppers. Highlights of the shopping season so far: Holiday shopping is off to a ... more...

Adap.tv Video Ad Report: 70% of Agencies are Buying Mobile, and Programmatic Doubles

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October 22nd 2013
Author
Adotas

ADOTAS — Adap.tv released its semi-annual “State of the Video Industry” report for the US market today, with stats based on responses from 900+ media/marketing pros. The 5 main takeaways are: Brands say growing video ad spend is pulling from TV broadcast dollars; display jumps into the target zone as well. Programmatic, ... more...

Unleash the Power of Mobile: 6 Steps to Lead Generation the ‘Iron Man’ Way

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May 16th 2013
Author
Daniel Laury

ADOTAS – Tony Stark aka Iron Man is restless. The self-described genius, billionaire, playboy, and philanthropist sits alone, building dozens of Iron Man suits, while girlfriend Pepper Potts frets. Tony’s obsession with technology causes a love triangle — between himself, Pepper, and those amazing suits. While most of us don’t claim ... more...

DG Commits to Adopting Ad-ID and EIDR Standards

Written on
May 7th 2013
Author
AdotasWire

NEW YORK, May 7, 2013 (ADOTAS) — DG (NASDAQ: DGIT), the world’s leading multiscreen ad management company, announced today that it plans to adopt both Ad-ID and EIDR open-standard video asset identification registries within its core operations, and for the benefit of its clients. DG’s announcement follows its participation in the ... more...