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A metric is a measure for quantitatively assessing, controlling or selecting a person, process, event, or institution, along with the procedures to carry out measurements and the procedures for the interpretation of the assessment in the light of previous or comparable assessments.
Metrics are usually specialized by the subject area, in which case they are valid only within a certain domain and cannot be directly benchmarked or interpreted outside it. This factor severely limits the app...

The New YouTube Design Is Working: YouTube Subscriptions Up 50%

The New YouTube Design Is Working: YouTube Subscriptions Up 50%

Last week, when YouTube officially switched everyone’s channel to the new look and feel, whether the users were ready for it or not, they also gave us a bit of an explanation as to why. Turns out, the new YouTube design has channel subscriptions surging—up …

Solve Media Solves Pre-Roll Video Ad ‘Zone Out’ Problem?

Solve Media Solves Pre Roll Video Ad Zone Out Problem?

Captcha for pre-roll video ads? That's essentially the deal with Solve Media's solution to viewers zoning out of pre-roll ads. It could work I suppose, remember that study that said people who watch time-shifted stuff had better brand recall essentially because they paid more attention …

The Dramatic Impact Of Social Video Recommendations On Brand Metrics – Unruly & Decipher Research

The Dramatic Impact Of Social Video Recommendations On Brand Metrics   Unruly & Decipher Research

According to new research commissioned by Unruly Media, viewers are far more likely to recall a brand name and engage with an ad's message if a branded video has been recommended to them by a peer. The survey, conducted by Decipher Research to measure the …

How to Measure Social Buzz For A TV Show

How to Measure Social Buzz For A TV Show

Where will the next great breakthrough in marketing and measurement come from? A lot of ad agencies are betting on a social media metrics company called Bluefin labs. Every where I turn, I hear this company's name mentioned and here's why – Bluefin Labs is …

Christmas Day Interactive Video Ads 6x More Engaging Than Cyber Monday, Says Jivox

Christmas Day Interactive Video Ads 6x More Engaging Than Cyber Monday, Says Jivox

Interactive video ads was something I thought we would see a lot of in 2011 and, we did, just not up to the level I had expected. The major difference, to me, between TV ads and online is the interactivity that is possible and the …

Evolve or Die! How Businesses Can Transform Using Social Video

Evolve or Die! How Businesses Can Transform Using Social Video

I interviewed social media expert Brian Solis, the author of Engage and the End of Business as Usual: Rewire The Way You Work To Succeed In The Customer Revolution. We talk about the crucial role online video must play in the transformation of businesses into …

Online Video Advertisers Can’t Always Get What They Want In Pricing & Measurement

Online Video Advertisers Cant Always Get What They Want In Pricing & Measurement

Some advertisers have been holding off becoming video advertisers, and many have been limiting their spending for a variety of reasons. In the Digital Advertising Trends 2012 report from Break Media and Advertising Perceptions Inc., the companies offer some insight into why some advertisers haven't …

Nielsen Online Video Metrics Will Measure Ratings For Advertisers With VideoHub Deal

Nielsen Online Video Metrics Will Measure Ratings For Advertisers With VideoHub Deal

We all knew this would have to happen sooner or later.  With online video revenue tripling this year, and YouTube looking to jump from hundreds of thousands of advertisers to millions, online video advertising is about to hit a mesmerizing level.  Now, advertisers who were …

How To Measure Social ROI With Video: The Orabrush YouTube Marketing Story – Part 3 of 4

How To Measure Social ROI With Video: The Orabrush YouTube Marketing Story – Part 3 of 4

In Part 3 of our series on the Orabrush YouTube marketing story, I interviewed Orabrush Spokesperson Austin Craig to talk about how his company measures success with their video marketing strategy through ascribing values to the social activity around those videos – which we refer …

The Great Canadian Online Video Advertising Boom is Coming

The Great Canadian Online Video Advertising Boom is Coming

IAB Canada and Brightroll recently put out their video advertising report for October and it seems that things are heating up for our [America] northern neighbors. It makes sense since Canadians top the world in online video consumption (20.2 hours per viewer per month) and …

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