Archive for March, 2007

Gannett, Tribune, McClatchy in talks about national network for online advertising (The Standard-Times)

Friday, March 30th, 2007

NEW YORK — The three largest newspaper publishers in the country are in talks to create a national network to sell online advertising, hoping to claw back some of the ad dollars that have been migrating to the Internet.

AOL’s Advertising.com to Handle YouTube Rival Ads (WebProNews)

Friday, March 30th, 2007

We have some news and then a big ‘ole mess to bring to your attention. First, the news. AOL has announced that it’s Advertising.com unit would manage advertising sold on the new online video site being built by NBC and News Corp . Ok, now the mess. Google owns 5% of AOL , yet AOL is involved in what might be Google’s biggest video competitor. Will Advertising.com now …

The New Internet Advertising Gold Rush of 2007: Millions of Web 2.0 Applications Will Launch This Year to Capture … (PR Web)

Friday, March 30th, 2007

Social Media Systems Online Marketing Company, internationally known specialists in internet advertising and online marketing services, maximizes the power of Web 2.0 technology to achieve what they call “Human Marketing,” based on expert tracking and research. By understanding how online audiences wander across the Web and look for services, Social Media Systems uses a variety of tools to …

AOL unit to serve up ads in new Web video venture (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Friday, March 30th, 2007

Internet services company AOL said on Friday its Advertising.com unit would help serve and manage advertising on a new online video venture being built by News Corp. and NBC Universal.

Forget the space walk, try a space run

Friday, March 30th, 2007

Suni Williams, one of NASA’s many astronauts not charged with attempted kidnapping, will compete in next month’s Boston Marathon, even though she’ll be aboard a space station 210 miles above Earth. She’ll run the 26.2 miles on a treadmill, presumably…

BMW of Bridgeport’s billboard boy is back

Friday, March 30th, 2007

The crazy bastard on top of the BMW billboard in Connecticut is back, this time with a foam finger. One of these days he’s going to fall off and break into a bunch of pieces. Here’s the earlier ad. The…

DataCert Wins Internet Advertising Competition Award (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)

Friday, March 30th, 2007

HOUSTON—-DataCert, Inc., the leading provider of electronic invoicing and legal spend management solutions, today won Best Legal Online Campaign for its “Take Control” advertising in the 2007 Internet Advertising Competition awards.

For times like these, you need the P-Mate

Friday, March 30th, 2007

I hope this Web site is fake. I hope the product is fake. It’s called the P-Mate, and it’s a device that “enables women to pee neatly while standing upright.” At first, this may seem to herald a new era…

Jeep campaign in a katrillion little pieces?

Friday, March 30th, 2007

Since Fark.com already used the “if you think X should happen, turn to page Y” joke in connection to this story, I’ll just get straight to the point: Chooseco LLC is suing DaimlerChrysler, claiming the latter’s “Choose your adventure” spots…

Yellow Pages Singapore Integrates eStara’s Click to Call technology within its Comprehensive Online Bilingual Directory (CRM Today)

Friday, March 30th, 2007

eStara, the leading provider of proactive conversion solutions for enhancing online sales and support initiatives, today announced that Yellow Pages Singapore (YPS), the largest publisher of directories and provider of classified directory advertising and associated products and services in Singapore, will enable their advertisers to receive incoming phone leads from their online directory …