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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...

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 ...

Did Latest Google Panda Update Really Improve YouTube Ranking?

Did Latest Google Panda Update Really Improve YouTube Ranking?

According to Searchmetrics, YouTube.com was the biggest winner of the recent Google Panda Update, dubbed Panda 2.5.  Supposedly, this means the "SEO visibility of the domain" improved 10% on Sept. 28, 2011. But, before you do anything, you might want to take a look at ...

How To Measure ROI In Online Video To Help Ensure Success

How To Measure ROI In Online Video To Help Ensure Success

About 40% of media buyers at marketers and agencies say that measuring ROI in online video is hard to do. That's why marketers should outline goals up front so they can better measure ROI against the cost per view in online video. For tips on ...

Lack Of Standardization Holding Back Online Video Advertising Growth?

Lack Of Standardization Holding Back Online Video Advertising Growth?

Brightroll has released their latest numbers in regards to what US publishers are doing with online video and where they get their advertising. The thing they found that was really interesting was that 50% of publishers who responded state that they work with five or ...

Mobile Video Ad Impressions Up 35% In One Quarter, According To YuMe

Mobile Video Ad Impressions Up 35% In One Quarter, According To YuMe

YuMe has released its video advertising metrics report for the third quarter of 2011, so I thought we'd take a look at the findings to see if we can put our finger on the latest online video ad trends. While pre-roll ads continue to be ...

How to Track Your Video With YouTube Insight Analytics: The YouTube Creator Playbook

How to Track Your Video With YouTube Insight Analytics: The YouTube Creator Playbook

In almost every section of YouTube Creator Playbook, they have provided a tip on using the audience tracking tool, YouTube Insight (YouTube Analytics).  Insight is YouTube's massive test audience, everyone who uses YouTube is represented in these statistics.  You can figure out the basic age of your ...

Mixpo SmartVideo Helps Maximize Video Advertising Personalization & Impact

Mixpo SmartVideo Helps Maximize Video Advertising Personalization & Impact

I sat down with Walter Harp, VP of Marketing, from Mixpo to talk about their new SmartVideo product. The Mixpo SmartVideo product combines interactivity with full multi-platform compatibility in what is one of the more interesting video advertising services I have seen in a while. ...

Which States See The Most Video Ad Impressions & Why?

Which States See The Most Video Ad Impressions & Why?

YuMe put out their Q2 report on video ad metrics and some of the numbers might be a bit surprising. For example, California alone is over 10% of all video ad impressions while Texas and New York are each just over 6%, so almost a ...

Engagement & Time Spent With Video Ads On Connected TVs Is On The Rise

Engagement & Time Spent With Video Ads On Connected TVs Is On The Rise

Watching programming on tablets, Smartphones and connected TVs is growing quickly, and brands are eager to reach consumers on those devices. The effort is paying off: click-through rates for ads on connected TVs are in the 10 to 17% range to date, a healthy number, ...

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