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How to Use Trending Topics and Events to Inspire Online Videos

Add a dash of creativity to your brand’s online videos and attract more views by playing off trending topics that are getting plenty of buzz.

Don’t Push: The Problem With Targeted Marketing to Millennials

Increased targeting can be a bad thing, leaving consumers feeling like they’re being stalked by marketers. Let the shoppers come to you, and provide interactive materials for them to explore when they get there.

6 Tips for Making Online Video Ads Tolerable (Even Enjoyable)

Create video ads people want to see and deliver them in the right format. A report from Wibbitz unlocks the secrets to onscreen viewer acceptance.

The 6 Barriers Holding Back Programmatic Advertising: Ooyala

Video ad buyers and publishers are moving to a future where programmatic buying is the norm, but there are a few obstacles to smooth over before we get there.

Online Video Ads More Memorable Than TV Spots, Finds IAB Study

Young adult cord-cutters see ads shown with original online video as “more interesting” or “fun,” making this a valuable way to reach a challenging demographic.

Viewers Are Hitting the Skip Ad Button; What Can You Do About It?

The Digitas NewFront confronts the challenge of ad blockers and skip buttons. How can marketers succeed when viewers will happily pay to avoid seeing ads?

3 Takeaways on Video Ad Effectiveness From Yahoo’s Video Report

Should you show horizontal or vertical video ads? Should your ads auto-play or wait for the viewers to initiate playback? A Yahoo report holds the answers.