Advertising

Crystal Ball Time: 6 Online Video Advertising Predictions for ’17

Enough looking back, let’s look forward! Here are a half-dozen bold and visionary predictions about where our industry will go in the coming year.

For Addressable TV, What Doesn’t Work as Important as What Does

The level of data available with addressable advertising makes failures just as instructive as successes, showing exactly when a campaign goes wrong.

One-Third of SMBs Chose Facebook for Online Marketing This Season

SMBs invested heavily in online video marketing this holiday thanks to increased budgets, but still found targeting their preferred audience a difficulty.

What Online Video Marketers Should Learn From the Auto Industry

Buick, Ford, Hyundai, Nissan, and BMW: All have been forward-thinking about how they can use online video marketing to appeal to their target audiences. Here are five campaigns that got results.

When Videos Are Free, People Don’t Mind the Ads, Finds Limelight

While viewers find online video ads disruptive, their feelings change if it means they get to enjoy quality content for free. Millennials are the most ad-friendly of all.

A Season of Growth: Ad Views Up 28% YOY, Video Views Up 37%

Ad views, video views, authentication, TVE: It’s all going up, up, up, finds the latest FreeWheel Video Monetization Report, and it shows no signs of stopping.

Mid-Roll Ads Taking Share From Pre-Rolls, High Viewer Acceptance

Advertisers are signing up for mid-roll ads in greater numbers since viewers are more likely to watch the full ad, but there are still pitfalls to avoid.