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TV-Style Metrics Coming to Online Video Advertising, Will They Help or Hinder Uptake?

TV Style Metrics Coming to Online Video Advertising, Will They Help or Hinder Uptake?

AOL is using Nielsen Ratings, Google is developing its own TV-like metric. It seems the race is on to steal those ad dollars away from TV and put them on the web. Since it wasn't working with standard online metrics, they decided to beat TV …

TNT Takes Improv Anywhere Approach To Video Advertising: Push for Viral Drama

TNT Takes Improv Anywhere Approach To Video Advertising: Push for Viral Drama

A few days ago, cable's TNT unleashed a "We Know Drama" ad that, ironically, is really funny.  You may have seen it by now, but it's well worth an in-depth look as an example of branded entertainment.  In the world of online video, it's not …

Survey Says: MP4 the Leading Format for Video Professionals [Infographic]

Survey Says: MP4 the Leading Format for Video Professionals [Infographic]

Sorenson makes some pretty great software and video services and have a large user base. So they decided to ping the user base and see what kind of trends are ongoing in terms of video file formats and usage within that user base.

Auto Makers Latest to See Value in Personalized Video Ads

Auto Makers Latest to See Value in Personalized Video Ads

Over the past few months I've talked about personalized video ads from products like Mixpo's SmartVideo and now Eyeview, who's been pulling down some serious investor cash to develop its personalized video advertising technology which has not caught on among auto industry leaders like Mazda, …

Maker Studios Launching PoliPop, Giving Politics a Good Lickin’

Maker Studios Launching PoliPop, Giving Politics a Good Lickin’

Maker Studios, a media company that bridges the gap between YouTube and television, will be launching PoliPop later this spring.  YouTube’s first entertainment and politics network will feature Alphacat, Bad Lip Reading, Steven Crowder, James Kotecki, Liberal Viewer, and Lee Doren. PoliPop: YouTube's Entertainment & …

Netflix Might Swoop In & Save Fox’s Cancelled Terra Nova

Netflix Might Swoop In & Save Foxs Cancelled Terra Nova

Netflix seems to have a two-pronged strategy for their original content efforts, creating new shows from scratch and buying existing shows from other publishers or producers. And this week, there are rumblings of another existing show joining Netflix's roster: Fox's just-cancelled science fiction series, Terra …

Online Video Gold Rush As Vendors Race To Roll Out New Features

Online Video Gold Rush As Vendors Race To Roll Out New Features

As the online video business continues to grow, video vendors are racing to introduce new products, eager for a piece of the $3.1 billion ad spending pie. Companies from online media company Local Corporation, to ad serving platform Undertone, to ad network YuMe, to ad …

Community’s Inspector Spacetime To Be A Web Series, And Questions Of Legality Arise

Communitys Inspector Spacetime To Be A Web Series, And Questions Of Legality Arise

Hey, let me be one of the many writers out there who love him some Community: I've watched the show since it first aired and know that much like Arrested Development, will likely never be watched quite like less-deserving shows and has been on the …

The Importance Of Online Video In Transmedia Campaigns – Starlight Runner’s Jeff Gomez

The Importance Of Online Video In Transmedia Campaigns   Starlight Runners Jeff Gomez

When I was at CES I was lucky enough to sit down with the crew from Starlight Runner who are doing great things in 'transmedia' campaigns to help brands achieve a wider reach for their products and projects. While we didn't chat much about work …

YouTube Takes Karmin From Zero To Music Stars In 10 Months

YouTube Takes Karmin From Zero To Music Stars In 10 Months

Back in April I wrote about YouTube channel karminmusic, whose cover of Chris Brown's "Look At Me Now" had gone viral. That same video went on to land in the top ten most viewed videos of the entire 2011 year, but was far from the …

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