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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, ...

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 ...

14.6 Hours of Online Video per Viewer, 5.9B Online Video Ads in December 2010

14.6 Hours of Online Video per Viewer, 5.9B Online Video Ads in December 2010

comScore put out their Video Metrix for the final month of 2010 last week, I just didn't get around to it until now. They say, that again, 172 million U.S. users watched video online and they averaged 14.6 hours per viewer. We almost topped 6B ...

Brightroll Teams with adBrite for Real-Time Video Ad Bidding

Brightroll Teams with adBrite for Real Time Video Ad Bidding

Brightroll is working to expand its reach and yours as advertisers. Today they announced a new partnership with adBrite that will bring their real-time bidding on pre-roll ads to the display exchange. Since adBrite is large, like second place behind Google large, this is a ...

The Biggest Trends in Mobile Video Advertising for 2011

The Biggest Trends in Mobile Video Advertising for 2011

I reached out to some thought leaders at the end of the year about what they saw as being the biggest trend in mobile video ads for 2011. Many didn't respond, most likely enjoying a lengthy holiday since they're all upper level execs and even ...

Media Metrix November 2010 - Retail Prevails, Google Ad Network Reaches 93 Percent of US Surfers

Media Metrix November 2010   Retail Prevails, Google Ad Network Reaches 93 Percent of US Surfers

So is it any surprise that retail and eCommerce sites showed massive uptakes last month? Nah, I didn't think so. How about Yahoo! unseating Google as top prop(erty) on the web? Here's a scary fact, the Google Ad network has more unique visitors than the  ...

4.5 Hours of Video Viewed Per User at Google, 5.4 Billion Video Ads in November

4.5 Hours of Video Viewed Per User at Google, 5.4 Billion Video Ads in November

ComScore dropped their monthly Video Metrix on us the other day and I've just been so busy that I couldn't get to it until now. All that research I was doing myself was taking up some time. But here we are, just a couple weeks ...

2011 Online Video Advertising Trends & Predictions - Part I - Branded, Interactive, and Mobile

2011 Online Video Advertising Trends & Predictions   Part I   Branded, Interactive, and Mobile

I reached out to the biggest names in the online video advertising industry to get their replies to just a couple questions about what they believe 2011 will hold for online video advertising. The responses were so good and expansive that I decided to run ...

Video Advertising Networks – A Reel List of Video Ad Networks

Video Advertising Networks – A Reel List of Video Ad Networks

We talk a lot about online video advertising, but we've never really combined all the options into one big list in the past. So, here you go, one ReelSEO Show Reel of online video advertising networks (in reverse alphabetical order so as not to show ...

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