TexTango wants to send ads with personal text messages
16 Jul 2010A San Diego company is launching software that allows Blackberry users to send banner advertising with SMS text messages to any mobile phone or device. The just-launched TexTango software is working through it's alpha phase with three charities as its advertisers -- UNICEF, Rady Children's Hos
Mark Whittaker joined the AIM Group as sales director in March 2009. His career in newspapers spans 30 years as a reporter, editor and online manager. He spent seven years as online managing editor and online director for PittsburghLive.com and the Tribune-Review Publishing Co. in Pittsburgh, and later worked as interactive media director for Beaver Newspapers Inc. in suburban Pittsburgh. At Beaver Newspapers, he was responsible for day-to-day advertising, design and operation of the company’s Web sites, supervising a staff of eight. At Tribune-Review, he oversaw about 20 Web sites, including ad sales, coordination between the Web sites and affiliated newspapers, and negotiating partnership agreements. He is based near Pittsburgh.