In a bid to entice digital TV marketers with more value and advertising opportunities, Roku introduced a new tool this week dubbed Activation Insights. The tool is designed to compare linear TV ads with potential OTT campaigns, giving advertisers visibility into the potential audiences they could be reaching on the streaming platform. “Smart marketers are
Video is big. But if its sheer irresistability were its only criterion, Youtube could have gone with the tagline ‘No one can watch just one. January 9, 2019 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. It’s just another day at work: Spreadsheets, conference calls and emails abound. Come noon, and
I never hide my love of YouTube ads. It’s my favorite channel to use to run paid campaigns because it’s a cost-effective way to build brand awareness and also drive user action. Whether I’m pitching the channel to a client or already running campaigns, I seem to come across the same set of questions about
Develop content that makes sense for mobile consumption. January 16, 2019 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Online marketing is one of the most effective tools to grow a business. However, in order to have an efficient strategy, businesses need to stay ahead of changing technology and user trends. Over the
Google is opening up Google video partners inventory to TrueView for action ads. Why we should care TrueView for action video ads are specially tailored for performance advertisers with a call-to-action banner that appears during and after the video plays. If you’ve found success on YouTube with TrueView for action ads, this can help you
“The New Normal” campaign, starring Jesse Williams, advocates for weed’s normalization while telling its complicated history. February 25, 2019 4 min read Cannabis retail giant, MedMen, just released a new short on their YouTube channel that’s guaranteed to light up some conversation and, hopefully, change some attitudes. Directed by Spike Jonze of Being John Malkovich and Her fame, and
When Facebook first introduced video into the Newsfeed in 2013, it marked the first time a major player challenged the video space, which at the time, YouTube dominated. Before Snapchat stories, before Instagram Live, Facebook’s aggressive push into video changed the industry. Six years later, Facebook is in the next phase of its video product:
A compelling story is far more important that shinier production quality. February 26, 2019 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The adage, “you get what you pay for,” doesn’t always hold true. When it comes to video advertising, Wistia, a video software company, found other factors drive impact more so
Vimeo has launched Vimeo Enterprise, a video communications solution designed for large organizations. Companies will be able to manage and share live and on-demand video content with teams or send video messages to customers from a single video platform. Why we should care Vimeo Enterprise offers a video communication tool for marketers and sales teams
For less than $25, Wave.Video makes it easy to add video to your marketing strategy. March 4, 2019 2 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from
Americans will spend more time on their smartphones (and tablets) than watching traditional TV, which is broadly defined to include video downloaded from the internet, according to a new forecast from eMarketer. The forecast estimates adults will spend an average of 3 hours, 43 minutes daily on mobile devices, not counting calls, and 3 hours,
Making optimal use of YouTube is less expensive or difficult than many entrepreneurs realize. March 13, 2019 9 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Companies of all sizes are taking advantage of a free and accessible marketing platform to grow their businesses. Sounds great, you say. But how does it work?
VidMob has raised $25 million in its latest round of funding. The company said it will use the money to further develop its Agile Creative Studio, an API platform that curates first-party creative data to offer insights for optimizing video ad campaigns. Why we should care VidMob’s Agile Creative Studio employs, what the company defines
Creating videos that pitch viewers on a product or service can be quite lucrative, even if you have zero on-camera experience. March 26, 2019 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. This article is written by Jason Capital, best-selling author of “Higher Status,” millionaire copywriter, and an Advisor in The Oracles.
The biggest global gathering of advertising industry professionals wrapped up this past weekend as the major players that drive the half trillion dollar global advertising market came together for the annual Cannes Lions Festival. There, I spoke on the future of OTT and digital advertising and what the biggest brands, agencies and technology companies are
On average, businesses publish 18 videos each month. Is yours one of them? If not, you could get left behind by your competitors. May 13, 2019 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Marketers are increasingly using videos in a variety of ways to promote products and services. They use videos