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Apples to Oranges: Nielsen Online Video Numbers vs. comScore’s Video Metrix

Apples to Oranges: Nielsen Online Video Numbers vs. comScores Video Metrix

Nielsen is on the boat, or just dragging behind it like an anchor it seems, when it comes to tracking online video usage and growth. comScore has been providing us with monthly glimpses into the online video viewing scene for some time now. Nielsen is …

The State of Video for E-Commerce Retailers: Q4 2010 Report

The State of Video for E Commerce Retailers: Q4 2010 Report

Sunday Sky released their Q4 2010 research about video in eCommerce. I just managed to get into it and process the info so I could tell you about it. Their research looks at the top 50 online retailers and their use of video marketing in …

HTML5 Video Codec War Explodes as MPEG-LA Openly Calls for VP8 Patent Claims

HTML5 Video Codec War Explodes as MPEG LA Openly Calls for VP8 Patent Claims

The HTML5 video codec war just exploded! MPEG-LA, who you will remember holds the H.264 patent pool, just invaded Googlonia with a call for patent claims on the VP8 video codec. You will remember that Apple is a member of the H.264 owners, along with …

Smartphone Usage Jumps 60%, Android Gains Major Ground

Smartphone Usage Jumps 60%, Android Gains Major Ground

Google's Android is working on taking over the world if we are to believe the latest numbers from comScore from their December 2010 U.S. Mobile Subscriber Market Share. Not only that but the uptake of smartphones is rocketing with a year-to-year change of 60%. What …

YuMe Says 48% of Online Viewers Plan on Watching More Video This Year

YuMe Says 48% of Online Viewers Plan on Watching More Video This Year

YuMe just released a Whitepaper: Online Video and Television Viewing Attitudes and Behaviors, which is a really long title. But with a title that long it's bound to be a wealth of information, so I'll dive in and pull out tidbits here and there from …

Web Video Advertising To Grow 55% Annually – Faster Than Any Other Ad Format Online

Web Video Advertising To Grow 55% Annually   Faster Than Any Other Ad Format Online

Online-video advertising spending looks to be growing again in 2011, even after an impressive 40% growth from 2009 to 2010. Media buyers surveyed by Deutsche Bank "Internet Industry Outlook" report (Jan. 18, 2010, see PDF). To fund online-video spending, many predict to cannibalize display advertising and …

Small Businesses Plan to Embrace Online Video in a Huge Way

Small Businesses Plan to Embrace Online Video in a Huge Way

Small businesses are about to jump into online video in a major way.  A new study from Ad-ology, entitled 2011 Small Business Marketing Forecast, found that 45% of small businesses are planning to increase their companies' resources for online video in the coming year–that's nearly …

40% of Video Advertisers “Hold Consumers Hostage” with Pre-Roll Ads

40% of Video Advertisers Hold Consumers Hostage with Pre Roll Ads

Break Media recently released their Digital Video Advertising Trends 2011 report that was done in partnership with Advertiser Perceptions. I've picked and pulled at it in several pieces lately and I just today found yet another interesting piece of information to chew one. Pre-roll video …

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 …

One-Third of Advertisers Buy Video Ad Space Directly Vs. Video Ad Networks

One Third of Advertisers Buy Video Ad Space Directly Vs. Video Ad Networks

Break Media teamed up with Advertiser Perceptions Inc. for the first annual Digital Video Advertising Study. There are loads of interesting things in it that I will talk about over the next week or so and this is the first of those. I was reading …

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