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To Make Brands Unignorable - John St. Videos Ignore the Status Quo

To Make Brands Unignorable   John St. Videos Ignore the Status Quo

Award winning Toronto based digital agency John St. have come up with some of our favorite viral video ad campaigns over the years. They've produced great campaigns including "Rethink Breast Cancer: Your Man Reminder," a swan song social media campaign for Canadian mass merchandiser Zeller's, ...

Programmatic Buying Key to Integrated TV and Online Video Ad Campaigns [Report]

Programmatic Buying Key to Integrated TV and Online Video Ad Campaigns [Report]

Adap.tv put out their latest State of the Video Industry 2012 survey for Q4 and there's some interesting things that have changed. Remember, just last year, when it was TV vs. Online Video for all the ad dollars? Well, that's not the case any longer and ...

Digital Video Advertising Sees Massive Growth in UK, But Ad Agencies Need More Guidance [Study]

Digital Video Advertising Sees Massive Growth in UK, But Ad Agencies Need More Guidance [Study]

Brightroll did some research over in the UK to see how video advertising is getting on there and it seems that stiff upper lip mentality is working for them as things are really picking up. The second annual survey and report, the 2012 UK Video Advertising ...

5 Social Video Advertising Myths - Busted!

5 Social Video Advertising Myths   Busted!

These are truly exciting times for marketers. With 4 billion connected consumers willing to share branded content, there has never been a better time for a brand to invest in creating and distributing content that causes people to laugh out loud, tingle with anticipation or ...

How to Make Video Ad Campaigns Go Viral - A Behind the Scenes Look into the Viral Video Process [Case Study]

How to Make Video Ad Campaigns Go Viral   A Behind the Scenes Look into the Viral Video Process [Case Study]

A couple of months ago, ABC's "Nightline" did a piece on trying to get a video to go viral.  They hired ad agency and online viral video specialists Mekanism for the job: they would take reporter Dan Harris and a cat named George through a ...

The Mekanics of Storytelling for Branded Social Video Ad Campaigns: Interview with Mekanism

The Mekanics of Storytelling for Branded Social Video Ad Campaigns: Interview with Mekanism

I recently had the pleasure of talking with Brendan Gahan, Director of Social Media at Mekanism, a digital ad agency that works with brands to tell stories with their video ad campaigns.  The mission to convert brands to a storytelling kind of marketing, rather than ...

How Does YouTube's New Video Creation Marketplace Work? Our Interview with YouTube

How Does YouTubes New Video Creation Marketplace Work? Our Interview with YouTube

Last week at VidCon, YouTube introduced Video Creation Marketplace, which allows brands to pick established YouTube stars and use them to create or star in ad campaigns.  It will open up later in the summer.  It's a platform by which certain YouTube partners can be ...

Unruly Social Video Lab Helps Brands Predict Social Video Viability

Unruly Social Video Lab Helps Brands Predict Social Video Viability

Unruly, a London-based analytics firm, announced the opening of the "world's first social video lab" today.  It's a lab that will help brands and agencies pre-test their video creations before they go out to market, using exhaustive analysis from Unruly to make sure the video ...

The Impact of Editorial Video Content in Search Marketing: Interview with Touchstorm & KBS+P: Part 2

The Impact of Editorial Video Content in Search Marketing: Interview with Touchstorm & KBS+P: Part 2

In Part 1 of our interview with Touchstorm's Alison Provost and Jeff Martin and KBS+P's Jonah Bloom, we talked a lot about what these two companies want to achieve for brands through editorial video content.  In the second part of the interview, we talk a ...

Video Content Marketing and How it Works for Brands: Interview with Touchstorm & KBS+P Part1

Video Content Marketing and How it Works for Brands: Interview with Touchstorm & KBS+P Part1

Recently, I had the pleasure of talking to Touchstorm's Alison Provost and Jeff Martin along with KBS+P's Jonah Bloom.  What Touchstorm and KBS specialize in is editorial video content for brands.  This is where the brand takes the stance of an educator, providing information about ...

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