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BrightRoll is a privately held online video advertising services provider that executes video ad campaigns on household name media and broadcast properties for brand advertisers and agencies.
BrightRoll is the largest video ad network and third largest video property on the Web. The company serves hundreds of millions of video ads per month to more than 65 million unique viewers.
The company was founded in 2006 by Tod Sacerdoti, the company’s CEO, Dru Nelson, who serves as CTO, ...

Online Video Numbers Hold Steady for April, Except at AOL

Online Video Numbers Hold Steady for April, Except at AOL

comScore released the Video Metrix a bit late this month and I've been quite busy of late so I missed it. Well I got a nudge from Mark about it and so here we are. If you've been following the saga you know that there …

Majority of Agencies Plan to Shift Ad Dollars from TV to Online Video Advertising

Majority of Agencies Plan to Shift Ad Dollars from TV to Online Video Advertising

We have long discussed the possibility that TV ad dollars will eventually shift to more interactive and engaging online video advertising and it seems that this might be the year we see a major move. In the Brightroll Video Advertising Report for Q1 2011, respondents …

Brightroll: Research & Reporting Key To Online Video Advertising Growth

Brightroll: Research & Reporting Key To Online Video Advertising Growth

Brightroll released the Q1 2011 Video Advertising Report this week and I already talked about part of it in one article (Targeting Tops Most Wanted List for Video Advertisers). However, there was so much good stuff in the tiny nine page report that it was …

Targeting Tops Most Wanted List for Video Advertisers

Targeting Tops Most Wanted List for Video Advertisers

Brightroll just released their Q1 2011 Video Advertising report and I of course got my hands on it because well, we like them and sometimes they like us back… Anyway, I found this statistic rather interesting. It seems that this year in the survey what …

Online Video Springs Back in March, 174M Viewers Watch 889 Minutes on Average

Online Video Springs Back in March, 174M Viewers Watch 889 Minutes on Average

After the February fizzle in online video, March has seen the industry spring back to life with 174 million Americans raining down upon online video sites and viewing sessions blossoming to 5.7B while average viewing time saw a growth spurt to 889.1 minutes. Ahhh…spring is …

Is Online Video Dying? Comscore’s Video Metrix Says Fizzle in Feb

Is Online Video Dying? Comscores Video Metrix Says Fizzle in Feb

This doesn't make much sense to me, but it seems like less people in the US (170M vs. 171M) started more video sessions (5B vs. 4.8B) in February than in January, and then watched for less time (816 vs 870 minutes) each. So it seems …

Brightroll to Fight Online Video Advertising Click fraud with Adometry

Brightroll to Fight Online Video Advertising Click fraud with Adometry

Brightroll has expressed their love for us in emails. When it's something so important like fighting click fraud, everyone needs to be informed. Adometry is offering CPC Ad Analytics technology which provides immediate relief from click fraud headaches for ad networks and their advertisers, with …

Brightroll Earmarks $1 Million for Online Video Research

Brightroll Earmarks $1 Million for Online Video Research

Tod Sacerdoti just recently announced that Brightroll would bankroll $1 million for industry research. Oddly and independently, Mark and I were just talking about getting into the industry research business. I smell a plan percolating in my head. Until that becomes a fresh-brewed cup of …

VEVO Jumps Yahoo! Takes Second Place Behind Google in Video Viewers

VEVO Jumps Yahoo! Takes Second Place Behind Google in Video Viewers

comScore put out their January Video Metrix late on the 15th, after I had already compared the Nielsen January numbers to their December ones. Go figure. Anyway, looking at the report there's not a major difference so instead of going and editing that or re-comparing …

The 2010 Online Video Report Card – Consumption Grows Across The Board

The 2010 Online Video Report Card   Consumption Grows Across The Board

comScore compiled 2010 into a new report called The 2010 U.S. Digital Year in review. In the report, as you might guess, they take a look at the U.S. Digital Media Industry. How did the year fare? ComScore says it was a year of, "renewed …

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