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Online Views Dominate Q1 2013 US Video Ad Market [Report]

Online Views Dominate Q1 2013 US Video Ad Market [Report]

The first 3 months of 2013 saw an increase of 84% for U.S. ads viewed via a desktop PC or laptop compared to Q1 2012. Mobile devices saw a year on year increase of 27%. Consumer products and financial services spent the most ad dollars on video ads during Q1 2013.

Creativity and Fan Engagement Will Dictate the Future of Music Videos

Creativity and Fan Engagement Will Dictate the Future of Music Videos

Marketing music videos are different than they used to be back when MTV first launched on cable back in 1981. Now, up-and-coming artists who don't have massive radio airplay need to do creative things to get views and drive engagement.

The Video SEO War is Over … and YouTube Won!

The Video SEO War is Over … and YouTube Won!

When it comes to finding your videos on your own personal website in Google search, you're best off having a YouTube video embedded there, according to data discovered by Searchmetrics. This might shock you, but videos from pretty much any other source don't rank too well.

How Do YOU Market Video Online? Take the 2013 Video Marketing Survey

How Do YOU Market Video Online? Take the 2013 Video Marketing Survey

ReelSEO and the Web Video Marketing Council want to know how you market video. What kind of content are you putting out? What platforms do you use? What kind of SEO tactics do you implement to get your video seen? In 2012, 81% of marketers used video in their programs. How much more or less do we use it now?

Original Professional Online Video: 45 Million Unique Viewers A Month

Original Professional Online Video: 45 Million Unique Viewers A Month

The IAB has a study that shows that 45 million unique visitors from the USA watch Online Professional Online Video. This is video that is produced solely for online and is never meant to be watched on TV. The numbers come out as the NewFronts take place this week in New York.

What if They Held an Election and Nobody Used YouTube?

What if They Held an Election and Nobody Used YouTube?

U.S. Senate hopefuls in Massachusetts have oddly quiet YouTube channels, especially for Democratic and Republican primaries that are happening tomorrow. Is it because voters don't watch online video? Far from it.

March 2013 Comscore Ranking: A Record 13.2 Billion Ads Viewed

March 2013 Comscore Ranking: A Record 13.2 Billion Ads Viewed

The March 2013 comScore shows a lot more of the same, with a record amount of ads being watched last month...actually a bonkers amount of ads, blowing away all previous months by a wide margin. And that's likely to continue if the projections for video ads this year are to be believed.

Want To Appeal To Female Consumers? Then Make A Video

Want To Appeal To Female Consumers? Then Make A Video

American women are watching more online video than men and they have more control over the purse strings with an estimated purchase power of up to $15 trillion per year. This is a golden opportunity for brands to start leveraging the power of video to tap into potential sales.

UK Love Affair with Online Video Continues - Up 45% [Report]

UK Love Affair with Online Video Continues   Up 45% [Report]

YouTube is the third most popular site in the UK (after Google and Facebook) so it's no coincidence that the British made 10.6 billion visits to video sites in Feb 2013. That's an incredible 323 million hours spent just watching video content in the UK alone.

How YouTube TrueView Affects Brands and TV Advertising [Creator's Tip #86]

How YouTube TrueView Affects Brands and TV Advertising [Creators Tip #86]

YouTube's TrueView ads are all the rage for advertisers and viewers, because they are skippable. And anyone who watches the ad chooses to do so. And also, brands can use TrueView to test market ads before they hit TV. The IAB recently conducted a study that shows you really should be doing digital and TV ads.

Online Video Advertisers Spend Money How, And Where? [Study]

Online Video Advertisers Spend Money How, And Where? [Study]

Digiday and Adap.tv have found some interesting feedback from brands, advertisers, agencies, and publishers about how and where the money is spent in online video advertising. The study reflects the rise of the private video ad marketplace as advertisers find more and more convenience with such services. And, is a "guarantee" a good thing when it comes to ad metrics?

Greg Jarboe to YouTube's Robert Kyncl: ‘If I Offended You, Then I Am Sorry’

Greg Jarboe to YouTubes Robert Kyncl: ‘If I Offended You, Then I Am Sorry’

There are so many numbers being thrown around about YouTube's viewership and engagement, it's hard to figure out what's right and what's wrong anymore. But new data independent of YouTube suggests that the popular video destination hub is chugging along quite well, and might even make certain video experts quote Indiana Jones in the process.

Video Buffering and Interruptions Caused Major Headaches in 2012 [Infographic]

Video Buffering and Interruptions Caused Major Headaches in 2012 [Infographic]

Last month we talked about the $2.16 billion loss in revenue due to poor quality video. Now, Conviva has come out with an infographic to better illustrate the problem. Low quality video includes buffering, low bitrate causing poor resolution, and a slow-starting video.

Spiking YouTube Content with Google Trends [Creator's Tip #84]

Spiking YouTube Content with Google Trends  [Creators Tip #84]

There's a secret weapon out there when it comes to deciding what kind of content you want to make. Google Trends can tell you what is popular and when it's popular so you can decide how best to take advantage of those trending topics.

Vine Making Waves for Video Sharing, Obviously Lags Behind Photo Sharing

Vine Making Waves for Video Sharing, Obviously Lags Behind Photo Sharing

A study on Vine shows that it has quickly shot past Viddy and Socialcam as the leader in social video sharing. While adoption is slow, the people who use it obviously love it. And while video sharing will probably always take a back seat to photo sharing, Vine's numbers are encouraging.