Creating a Holiday Video Strategy: The MatPat Interview, Part 2

The holiday time is the right time to attract shoppers with online video. Don’t worry if you’re just getting started: Here’s how to make a late start work to your advantage.

The MatPat Interview, Part 1: Prepping for the Holidays

The holidays are a critical time for online video marketers. In this interview, brand consultant and YouTube superstar Matthew Patrick (aka MatPat) offers advice for creating a winning strategy.

Advertisers: Lead With TV, Fill-In With Online, Advises Adobe

TV alone won’t do the job, and neither will OTT alone. To gain the greatest reach of a desired audience, marketers need to take a combined approach.

Mid-Roll Video Ad Completion Nearly 100%, Finds FreeWheel Report

Even among strong premium video ad completion rates, this stat stands out. And the rate for live video mid-rolls is nearly as strong.

Brand Safety Vs. Brand Suitability: The Challenge of Premium OTT

There are a lot of premium over-the-top channels available to brands, and a lot of tools to measure a variety of data. The trick is focusing on results and not getting lost in the numbers.

Creating Ads Viewers Don’t Want to Skip: In Search of Relevancy

There’s a lot of data available to online video marketers. Too much, really. When creating relevant ads, be guided by data but don’t get lost in it.

The Programmatic Problem: CMOs Sound Off on Placement Issues

Adjacency and brand safety issues with online ads can do huge damage to a brand’s reputation. It’s time for programmatic buying to grow up, declares the CMO Council in a new report.