TV ad budgets are proving to a major incentive for these two digital powerhouses. Apple and Facebook want their piece of the pie, but first they need to create original shows that millennials can’t stop watching.
As multiplatform viewing has surged forward, reliable metrics have struggled to keep up. But a change at Nielsen means big gains for publishers and advertisers, alike.
There’s a place for straight product pitches and there’s a place for journalistic videos that explore important issues while highlighting stories of real consumers.
Pinterest’s Promoted Videos offering puts brand-sponsored on-demand videos in front of motivated shoppers. Early testing shows it’s a hit.
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?
Oolaya has analyzed millions of video streams from the past year to let publishers and marketers know what succeeds online. Sports counted for a lot of viewing activity, it found.
During a VidCon 2015 interview, Ze Frank explained how exploring niche topics and understanding personal identities has helped his site score big with online video.