Video Trends & Research

Online video industry market research coverage. Internet video analysis, studies, reports, statistics, trends, and other research about the online video industry. Mobile video research, broadband usage, video consumption, video advertising trends, and other market research and statistics covering the online video market.

2013 Video Marketing Survey & Business Video Trends Report

2013 Video Marketing Survey & Business Video Trends Report

A new report from ReelSEO, Flimp Media and The WMC confirms that 93% of marketing professionals surveyed are using video as part of their mix, with 82% stating they are very satisfied with the ROI they are seeing with their video marketing campaigns.

Online Video Now 50% of Web Traffic; Netflix And YouTube The Winners

Online Video Now 50% of Web Traffic; Netflix And YouTube The Winners

Netflix and YouTube account for 50% of peak period web traffic with Amazon, Hulu and Facebook all trailing well behind. In contrast, Peer-to-Peer file sharing has fallen to less than 10% of total traffic in North America for the first time ever.

Originality And Nostalgia: The Perfect Ingredients For A Christmas Video Ad

Originality And Nostalgia: The Perfect Ingredients For A Christmas Video Ad

The Christmas video ad is the culmination of 12 months of hard work for many brands and agencies and a great campaign can lift visibility and sales for years to come. We take a look at some past ads and what it takes to create something memorable.

Viewers Tolerate Mid Roll Video Ads More Than Pre-Roll [Report]

Viewers Tolerate Mid Roll Video Ads More Than Pre Roll [Report]

Viewers are more likely to watch a mid roll video ad, particularly if they are engaged with the original video content, then they are a pre roll ad. Post roll ads fare even worse. Viewers also have very little patience for slow loading videos and video ads, particularly sports fans who are 5 x more likely to abandon before a slow video loaded.

Press Release With Video Gets 55.4% More Views Than One Without [Case Study]

Press Release With Video Gets 55.4% More Views Than One Without [Case Study]

Videos that are created especially for inclusion with press releases can be extremely effective when it comes to reader engagement. Our case study shows how one such news release attracted 55.4% more views because of the accompanying video.

Geotargeted Video Advertising Most Effective For Auto Campaigns [Report]

Geotargeted Video Advertising Most Effective For Auto Campaigns [Report]

Most car brands are now investing heavily in video advertising and a new report from Videology suggests that using geotargeting for these ads works better than blanket national coverage when it comes to generating sales and brand loyalty.

Want To Make Money From YouTube? Work Hard And Be Amazing

Want To Make Money From YouTube? Work Hard And Be Amazing

YouTube advise that creating “unique, compelling, and entertaining or informative” content should be the video creator’s top priority – but they don’t actually offer specific advice on how to do this. So how do you know what YouTube are actually looking for?

How the Acquisition of Adapt.tv Made AOL the #1 Video Ad Property [Interview]

How the Acquisition of Adapt.tv Made AOL the #1 Video Ad Property [Interview]

For the first time ever, AOL have overtaken Google as the number one video ad property, according to the new online video rankings report from comScore. AOL served up 3.7 billion ad impressions last month, which is the largest number by a single property ever recorded by comScore Video Metrix.

Why Is The Video Ad Industry So Slow To Adopt HTML5 As Standard?

Why Is The Video Ad Industry So Slow To Adopt HTML5 As Standard?

HTML5 is widely considered to be the new standard for rich content and video advertising because of its advantages over Flash but there is still a long way to go in terms of mass adoption. With little incentive for publishers to change, Google themselves have addressed the barriers surrounding the new mark up language.

Online Video Uploads Double In Past Four Years, 35% Hope To Go Viral [Report]

Online Video Uploads Double In Past Four Years, 35% Hope To Go Viral [Report]

78% of Americans watch online video and 31% of them are uploading videos to sites like YouTube or Facebook. 5% confirmed that they regret doing this while a third hope to go viral with their video creation. Learn more from the Pew Online Video Report for 2013.

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