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Ad Advice: Online Video Ad Pros Spell Out What Works Now

With the rise of mobile devices, Facebook video, and too many social platforms to count, the video ad landscape changes every day. Here’s what pros say delivers the best results today.

Nielsen Adds Viewability Provider Choice to Digital Ad Ratings

For online video advertisers, viewability isn’t a KPI—it’s the bedrock that all measurements are based on. Now, Nielsen helps them get the information they need.

5 Takeaways From Google’s State of Play Programmatic Video Report

Despite what you’ve heard, online video ad viewability rates are rising, with Google counting a 12 percentage point gain in 2015.

50% of Publishers Have Run a Facebook Video Ad, 31% Used YouTube

Mixpo surveyed over 250 media insiders and found that Facebook’s video strategy is paying off. Publishers prefer its mobile-first ad formats and advanced targeting.

Report Proves Value of Mobile Video Advertising for Publishers

Examining the rate mobile video ads bring in for publishers, Smaato finds advertisers are willing to pay a premium for engaged users, especially in the Americas.

Millennial and Hispanic Voters Persuadable by Online Video Ads

As American voters study the candidates, political advertisers study American voters. Tremor Video’s research identifies two groups that are more likely to be convinced by online video advertising.

Ad Completion Rates Are High Across the Board, Finds FreeWheel

Whether the ad is short or long, or the content is live or on-demand, viewers almost always watch the full spot. It’s still important to match the ad type with the content, though.