Video Advertising

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TV Resources Going into Digital Video

Video Advertising on Increase, Winning the Budget Away from TV Ads [Report]

The new 2015 Video Industry Report from AOL claims that agencies and brands are spending less and less on TV ads spots, with a sizable portion of those dollars and resources now being reallocated to video advertising. Spending on US digital video ads grew by 42% to $7.46 billion in 2015, but that number is expected reach over $13 Billion by 2019.
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Squatty Potty Serves Up Frozen Unicorn Poop in New Video Marketing Campaign

Many consumers will be familiar with the Squatty Potty after the product's appearance on Shark Tank. But, now the brand wants to bring the product to the attention of everyone, and have teamed up with the legendary Harmon Brothers on an innovative new video marketing campaign - featuring soft serve unicorn poop ice cream.
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Ad Blocking: The Real Economic Impact on Small Video Publishers

Ad blocking software is causing real harm to small video creators who rely on the revenue generated by carrying advertising. With 34% of U.S. adults actively using apps to block ads, we look at the effect on video publishers of losing out on this vital revenue scheme.
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YouTube Shopping Ads: Now Making It Easier to Shop for Your Favorite Products

YouTube has announced the introduction of 'Shopping Ads' which will allow brands and creators to sell their products and services directly to the user. This new feature makes the retail possibilities endless. For instance, now almost any brand can partner with the top YouTube influencers in their category and transform a video into a digital store front. And that's a game changer!
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85 Percent of Companies Find Success with a Video Marketing Strategy

A recent study suggests that the majority of brands who employ a video marketing strategy find the approach successful. But inadequate resources and budget, plus a lack of good content marketing ideas are proving a real challenge for many companies.
Google Brand Lift surveys

How Video Marketers Can Use Google's Brand Lift Surveys for Extra Juicy Data

Did you know that Google provides extra metrics and data to video advertisers via its Brand Lift Surveys feature? If you are already using Adwords to run your video advertising campaigns, then you can set up a survey very quickly for no extra cost. It could provide the data you need to increase ROI on your advertising.
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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?
Brand advertising needs to become more like search advertising

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.