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Why Are Advertising Execs Rooting for Facebook Video Ads?

A recent report states that advertising executives favor Facebook over YouTube when it comes to ad spend. But agencies and brands need to pay very close attention to metrics beyond views if they want to evaluate video advertising on any platform or app.
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YouTube Celebrates 5 Years of TrueView With New Interactive Cards

YouTube are introducing Interactive Cards for TrueView ads, a new feature which will make video ads a much more engaging, and interactive experience for viewers. The Cards will work across all screens and all devices, including mobile.
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Top Ten Most Viewed Video Ads on YouTube: February 2015

Video games, beer, owls, Jeeps, and pole-vaulting are all the subjects of the most viewed video ads on YouTube for February 2015. Every video ad in the Top Ten generated over 4 Million views each, so let's take a look at the ones that caught your attention.
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Long-Form Video Content Set to Increase its Market Share [Report]

A new industry report indicates that long-form video content is poised to increase its market share as publishers develop more original programming for viewers. Long-form video advertising is also proving popular, with a 43% increase in views on long-form ad content year-over-year.
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The Art of Persuasion: 5 Viral Videos You Didn't Know Were Ads

Great storytelling can make or break a video marketing campaign, and some of the very best viral video ads of the past few years took the viewer on an emotional journey rather than dragged them along on a sales-pitch. We look at 5 incredibly successful branded videos that you may not have realized were ads.
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How To Promote Your Business or Brand With AdWords for Video

Adwords for Video is a great way of promoting your business on YouTube, and on this week's ReelSEO Tubetalk podcast we not only discuss this advertising option, but also give you a tip on how to grow your YouTube subscriber base using TrueView remarketing.
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Super Bowl 2015: Video Marketing Lessons from Fake Video Ads

Some of the biggest names on YouTube were invited to create fake Super Bowl ads for this year's game. The ads had to be good, they had to entertaining, and they had to include a golden nugget of video marketing advice. Did you watch them all?
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Online Video Marketers Need to Stick to a YouTube-First Strategy

Facebook is waving a big flag about its current video success, but the social networking site hasn't replaced YouTube as the center of the video universe just yet. That’s why online video marketers should stick with a YouTube-first strategy.
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Doritos 'Crash the Super Bowl' Video Contest Wins the Big Brand Game

The 'Crash the Super Bowl' competition, held by Doritos, is the largest online video contest in the world, and a huge driver of traffic to the Doritos website. Sure, the winner can expect some spectacular prizes, but it's the brand behind the contest that really scores a marketing touchdown.
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Hey YouTube! Why Make it So Difficult to Share Video Ads?

Social virality should be a key metric in the success of a video advertising campaign, because sharing videos ads enables viewers to become brand champions by endorsing the content across their social networks. But why does YouTube make video ad sharing so difficult?
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'First Kiss' Most Viewed Video Advertising Campaign of 2014

Who would have thought that a black and white ad about total strangers kissing would have generated 157 million views and beat Nike, Samsung, and Budweiser to become the most viewed video advertising campaign of 2014? We take a look back at some of the other most successful video ads of the year.
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What 300 Hours of Video Uploaded to YouTube Every Minute Means for Advertisers

300+ hours of video are being uploaded to YouTube every minute. That's 18,000 hours of video uploaded every hour, or, 18,000 days of video uploaded every day. So what does that amount of content mean for advertisers who are bidding against it, and for creators who want to benefit from monetization?