Peter Horan on email’s role in the future of advertising

This article first appeared on iMediaConnection. In May, Peter Horan took the helm as the new CEO of Goodmail Systems. An industry veteran with decades of leadership experience, Horan joined the company following a 16-month stint as CEO of IAC Media and Advertising,...

John Battelle on how to beat Google

This article originally appeared on iMediaConnection. John Battelle, CEO of Federated Media and author of “The Search,” chats with iMedia about Google, privacy issues and the future of digital. Since publishing his groundbreaking book “The...

Revisiting The Search by John Battelle

I am in the process of reviewing John Battelle’s book The Search and rediscovering how it stands out as a classic in a world with too many marketing books that rehash the same dribble. Check out this quote from page 249 that forecast the notion of “cloud...

Panel-based vs. cookie-based user data

Interesting news yesterday in the WSJ and the Silicon Alley Insider about Google moving in on ComScore’s and Nielsen’s terf. With Google having their hands in Google Analytics and all of its user data from search, it’s no wonder that they are...