The Christmas video ad is the culmination of 12 months of hard work for many brands and agencies and a great campaign can lift visibility and sales for years to come. We take a look at some past ads and what it takes to create something memorable.
Most corporate videos are pretty good, some are great enough to go viral and some miss the mark by such a margin that it’s a wonder that the creative team behind them don’t have nightmares for the rest of their lives. We bring you 6 of the scariest business videos of all time, the ones that should never have seen the light of day.
Instagram Video only launched in June but it’s already attracting huge brand attention. 40% of the top 1000 shared Instagram videos last month were brand led, with Peanuts, GE, Nike, MTV, Disney and Red Bull all benefiting from super short form video marketing.
When it comes to the food industry, brands need to understand the behaviour of the customer and construct the right kind of campaigns to win their hearts and their loyalty. We take a look at some of the trends that have helped companies like Oreo and Chipotle go viral on YouTube.
Vine continues to prove itself as an exciting, adaptable and innovative platform for brands to roll out promotions or to utilise user generated content. We take a look at some of the best Vines from the past 7 days with appearances by Target, American Apparel and KFC.
Will Ferrell has a new Anchorman film to plug and Dodge have a new SUV to sell so why not get Ron Burgundy to front the 2014 Durango ad campaign for the best of all possible worlds. The video ads are now live and there’s a huge social push a-coming for this one.
TV Shows do fantastically well on YouTube for two reasons – they bring their audience with them and they have a golden supply of content that can re-purposed for the YouTube audience. A new study from OpenSlate shows us just how well the main TV show channels fare online.
Significant video shares across social media networks can increase brand awareness by 55% and increase the ‘likelihood to purchase’ by 103% but who are the real winners in the technology sector when it comes to video ad shares? A new report from Unruly takes us through the data.
While a lot of us care about how many views a video gets, it’s really the sharing that matters most, especially for brands–when friends share with friends, video gets instant credibility from it, and it doesn’t have the intrusiveness of a brand directly marketing to a consumer.
Our friends at Unruly are opening up a Social Video Lab in New York City, much like the one they opened in London last year. Lucky guy Greg Jarboe got to take a look at it last week, and now he’s going to share with us what he saw there.