Digital NewFronts 2017 kicks off in a couple of weeks, and its a very different event from its launch back in 2012. Programmatic media buying is now king, and the advertising model for brands has changed beyond all recognition.
YouTube has been under fire over the past few weeks with some advertisers pulling their paid campaigns from the site over concerns that ads were being run against offensive content. But, with Google announcing new guidelines in place, advertisers shouldn't be in too much of a rush to leave.
Super Bowl 2016 is a golden opportunity for the big brands to get their products and services in front of consumers. But as online video advertising continues to reach and engage more people, just how much ROI can a TV only ad campaign provide?
Finding success on YouTube isn't easy, even with a substantial marketing and advertising budget. YouTube has given a shout out to the top creative advertising and marketing agencies whose video content consistently appears at the top of the most watched ads leaderboard every month. It takes real talent to consistently produce the kind of videos that viewers will watch, share, and engage with.
The new 2015 Video Industry Report from AOL claims that agencies and brands are spending less and less on TV ads spots, with a sizable portion of those dollars and resources now being reallocated to video advertising. Spending on US digital video ads grew by 42% to $7.46 billion in 2015, but that number is expected reach over $13 Billion by 2019.
A recent report states that advertising executives favor Facebook over YouTube when it comes to ad spend. But agencies and brands need to pay very close attention to metrics beyond views if they want to evaluate video advertising on any platform or app.
In today's ultra-fast paced world, brands and marketers often jump on the bandwagon far too soon over some events without thinking about the consequences of their actions. Toronto ad agency john st. calls out this overkill in their new parody video 'Reactvertising'.
Multi-platform advertising is a hit with agencies and marketers and many of them do spend and plan on spending more in cross-platform media buys. The NewFronts, now in their third year, are making their impact felt in video ad budgets..
Suspected bad SEO practices have seen another site disappear from the Google search index - and this time it's video advertising platform Virool that is feeling the wrath of Google. But is there to this than shady backlinks?