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Four Hot Digital Media Startups to Watch in Mobile Video & Online Video

Four Hot Digital Media Startups to Watch in Mobile Video & Online Video

Four emerging media startups in online video and mobile are finding success with brands and retailers. In this week's New Media Minute, learn why marketers are linking up with Fiksu, GoldRun, Encoding.com and Framesocket.

How To Measure & Boost Online Video Ad Engagement

How To Measure & Boost Online Video Ad Engagement

Engagement is the most sought-after metric by advertisers, especially in online video, but it's hard to quantify on its own. That's why experts at agencies and places like eMarketer suggest that brands look at where a viewer goes next after watching a video, that video ...

iPad & Tablet Business Use Grows For Video & More

iPad & Tablet Business Use Grows For Video & More

iPads and tablets are popular for watching videos and playing Angry Birds, but they're also gaining traction in the enterprise and in business to business uses. Here's a look at how hospitals, corporations, manufacturers and an independent auto dealer are using these new devices. The ...

Will Netflix Be Crowned The King Of The Living Room?

Will Netflix Be Crowned The King Of The Living Room?

Whether through apps, game consoles or connected TVs, Netflix is well on its way to living room dominance. The market for connected TVs with built-in apps for Netflix, YouTube and others is poised for massive growth in the next few years, while 60% of homes ...

As Cord Cutting Rises, Brands Are Turning To Social Media To Connect With Fans

As Cord Cutting Rises, Brands Are Turning To Social Media To Connect With Fans

Despite the backlash over Netflix's new higher pricing plans, more consumers will cut the multichannel cord over the next few years, according to new research from SNL Kagan. For more details on why cable and satellite providers don't want to be the next Borders, Blockbuster ...

Social Video Boosts Engagement For Brands & Businesses

Social Video Boosts Engagement For Brands & Businesses

New research shows that the time spent with social media can improve the engagement with online video for brands and business. Online video technology provider Brightcove has found that videos shared through social media perform better than other videos, have higher engagement rates and higher ...

While Tablet Growth Is Slowing, E-Reader Devices Are On The Rise

While Tablet Growth Is Slowing, E Reader Devices Are On The Rise

All the excitement over tablets and iPads and the need to be on both, might be tempered by these latest findings from Pew: in the last 6 months, the number of adults with e-readers has doubled to 12% of the population, but only 8% owns ...

Use Social Media Analytics To Ensure You're Reaching Local Customers

Use Social Media Analytics To Ensure Youre Reaching Local Customers

With more brands, agencies, and indie producers turning to Facebook for their marketing and promotion efforts, I want to share with you two very engaging social media analytics startups that provide important data for businesses.

Content Creation & Video Advertising Tips For Video Producers

Content Creation & Video Advertising Tips For Video Producers

Online video advertising is poised to grow 52% in ad dollars this year, so how can producers snag some of those brand dollars? We asked Miles Beckett, CEO of EQAL and the creator of LonelyGirl15, for best practices in working with brands in online video ...

Facebook Marketing Executive Offers Tips For Using Video Effectively

Facebook Marketing Executive Offers Tips For Using Video Effectively

Video can help a brand stand out on Facebook and draw more fans. The New Media Minute asked Jennifer Kattula, head of agency marketing at Facebook, how brands small and large can best use video on the social site. Here are her tips and best ...

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