Video Advertising

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Google Makes Video Advertising Easier, Merges YouTube TrueView With AdWords Dashboard youtube trueview ads google adwords 260x170

Google Makes Video Advertising Easier, Merges YouTube TrueView With AdWords Dashboard

Up to now, video advertisers working on both 'YouTube TrueView' and 'AdWords for Video' campaigns would have to jump back and forth within Adwords to manage TrueView Ads. But Google has just announced that TrueView is joining 'Search', 'Display', and 'Shopping campaigns' within the AdWords interface, and managers will at last be able to take advantage of the bulk tools available.
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Leveraging YouTube’s Top Three Priorities: Mobile, Mobile and Mobile

YouTube’s CEO Susan Wojcicki recently confirmed that the site's three main priorities are “Mobile. Mobile. Mobile". That shouldn't come as a surprise to video marketers or advertisers as consumers are watching around 40 minutes of video on their mobile devices everyday, with Millennials embracing the medium more than any other demographic.
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Is 'Attention' the New Metric Video Advertisers Need to Pay Attention To?

Impressions have always been the standard metric when it comes to video advertising, but there's a new KPI in town - the 'Attention Index'. This measures the shift in consumers’ attention, and the impact that has on ad effectiveness. Is 'Attention' the new metric the video advertising industry needs?
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The Future of Digital Video: Why Brands Need to Follow the Consumer

The future of digital video is changing as consumers research their purchase decisions based on their needs, not on the needs of the brand or advertiser. Brands and publishers have to rethink their message and create amazing content, not just great advertising.
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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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#NewFronts 2015: Are MCNs Becoming Multi-Platform Networks (MPNs)?

7 of the media companies presenting to advertisers at the 2015 Digital Content NewFronts are Multi-channel networks (MCNs). We take a look into why these MCNs are hosting their own events, and if they are transitioning into Multi-Platform Networks (MPNs).
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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.
Top Ten Most Viewed Video Ads on YouTube: February 2015 Clash of Clans Revenge 260x170

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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The Video Marketer’s Playbook for Winning the Super Bowl on YouTube

Super Bowl has become a month-long event on YouTube, with viewers tuning in to watch the latest video ads made for the event as soon as they are released. With that in mind, brands and video marketers should be looking at getting their content lined up now for Super Bowl 2016