Advertising

5 Ways Marketers Can Best Leverage Live Online Video: VidCon

It’s a scary world, but live video is a great way to connect with fans. Do live video the right way by following these expert suggestions.

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.

Choose Native Advertising, Says Mirriad, Since 90% Skip Pre-Rolls

Young adults typically skip video ads and commercials. Older adults despise ads and never want to see them. Native video ads are one way to get around the blockers.

Programmatic Buying: What it Means, How It’s Changing Advertising

Data, automation, and measurement will forever shape the online ad-buying ecosystem, yet deep problems remain with viewability and deep-rooted fraud.

ComScore Highlights Problems With Invalid Traffic and Viewability

In the U.S., only 41 percent of desktop video ads are viewable. Invalid traffic resulting from programmatic ad buying is causing real problems for advertisers, a report says.

Twitter Tells Brands to ‘Sweat Their Assets’ and Repurpose Video

Videos views on Twitter have seen 220x growth in the past year. Twitter says brands win when they repurpose existing video content on the platform. Also, here are three ways to create “stopping power” with Twitter videos.

OgilvyOne Says Premium Online Video Is a Short-Term Strategy

Publishers are investing in premium online video in hopes of luring TV ad dollars, but premium video by itself isn’t enough. Where is the audience development?