Ad Ops Daily Briefs: December 11 2008

KickApps Integrates ClipBlast! Video Search and Embedding
ClipBlast! (, the premier Web-wide video navigation and distribution platform, announced that it has partnered with KickApps (, the industry’s leading on-demand social media, video player and widget platform, to integrate ClipBlast!’s video search into the KickApps Platform.
Using ClipBlast!, members of a KickApps powered website can easily search and embed online videos from premium video publishers, YouTube and other video sharing websites onto KickApps powered blogs, message board posts, member-to-member messages, comments on other member profiles, and the “About Me” section of their profile.

BDMetrics’ New Online Marketing Platform Lets Tradeshow Exhibitors Target Attendees Online
Exhibitors at top tradeshows such as the International CES, Pack Expo, NAB Show, NACS Show and more can now target attendees online before, during and after the show
BDMetrics, Inc. today announced its new suite of event-centric online marketing solutions, which include online lead generation, search engine marketing, online display advertising, online video and mobile marketing. The company’s solutions are powered by its interactive tradeshow portals, which feature an online show guide, search engine and event-planning interface. BDMetrics powers such portals for leading tradeshows including the International CES, Pack Expo, NAB Show, NACS Show, NBAA and more. Acquires AbeBooks, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced the completion of its acquisition of AbeBooks. AbeBooks is an online marketplace for books, with over 110 million primarily used, rare and out-of-print books listed for sale by thousands of independent booksellers from around the world. previously announced that it had reached an agreement to acquire AbeBooks on Aug. 1, 2008.