Test Your VAST Ad Response With BridTV VAST Inspector Tool
by | Nov 28, 2017 | Editorial, How To..., Monetization, Video Industry News | No Comments

Test Your VAST Ad Response With BridTV VAST Inspector Tool

Even though the main concern of advertisers today is how to incorporate video ads into their campaigns, which boils down to choosing the appropriate type of video ad that would give the desired results, it’s the tech behind ad serving that has to work flawlessly in order to be sure your monetization is done right.

Two things influence your video ad monetization: video player/platform and ad tags you use.
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Outstream Video Ads
by | Nov 22, 2017 | How To..., Marketing, Monetization, Video Industry News | No Comments

Outstream Video Ads

According to the latest research data, the “play” button is, in fact, the most compelling call-to-action on the web. It was also estimated that by 2019, online videos are going to generate 15.4 billion in spend, and generate 80% of all internet traffic. No wonder outstream video advertising has emerged as an important revenue source for most publishers whether they are  limited with video content or not.

Essentially an outstream ad is a video ad unit not tied to any piece of publisher video content. It can run within standard ad placements, on the corner of the page, or within the content of a written article. They are made to be 100% viewable, and they will only deploy and play when the unit is onscreen and the consumer is moving the page around.

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Ad Blocking: A Serious Threat for Online Publishers?
by | Nov 7, 2017 | Editorial, How To..., Marketing, Video Industry News | No Comments

Ad Blocking: A Serious Threat for Online Publishers?

According to recent research data, Ad blocking may very well pose a major threat to publishers, which strongly rely on advertising for revenue. Ad blocking on mobile could potentially reach desktop levels, and if that occurs, US digital media companies are looking at a projected loss of approximately $9.7 billion across digital ad formats next year (via BI).

A new report from Juniper Research fund that about 19% of total online ad revenue will be lost to Ad Blockers by 2022. The popularity of ad blockers is clear, as is the fact it hurts online publishers. So, what can businesses do to ensure their video ad content is seen on any desktop or mobile device?

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Live Stream for Mobile With BridTV
by | Nov 3, 2017 | How To..., Platform Updates, Video Industry News | No Comments

Live Stream for Mobile With BridTV

If you’ve been using video to expand and grow your business so far, now might be the best time to take it up a notch and utilize mobile live streaming capabilities for your business. From now on BridTV users can capture and send a live video stream from anywhere, just as long as they have a mobile connection. To kick things off, check out this handy guide, that will take you through all the features and examples for making your own mobile live video streaming app, or simply integrate live-streaming capabilities into your existing mobile app.

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Video Ad Measurement and Video Technology Terms
by | Oct 31, 2017 | Editorial, How To..., Video Industry News | No Comments

Video Ad Measurement and Video Technology Terms

In a faced-paced industry such as online video, keeping track of the new tech terms can prove to be a rather challenging task. To help you out, we’ve gathered a wide variety of video tech terms that are utilized every day, as well as an assortment of words and terms for video ad measurement. Without further ado, here’s a video technology glossary of terms that will help you understand what are the most important components for digital videos and your video ad inventory. The list includes words, terms, in addition to various useful abbreviations.

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Ads.txt Support at BridTV
by | Oct 24, 2017 | Video Industry News | No Comments

Ads.txt Support at BridTV

Earlier this year IAB revealed ads.txt (Authorized Digital Sellers), a project that aims to increase transparency to the digital ad market. It is promoted as a simple, flexible, and secure method for publishers and distributors to declare who is authorized to sell their inventory.

In layman’s terms publishers can add a simple .txt file to their website with the list of companies through which they sell their inventory. The list is sorted by name and with the publisher’s account ID included. This in turn helps buyers know who is selling publishers inventory programmatically.

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Introducing BridTV’s Real-Time Video Analytics
by | Oct 2, 2017 | Platform Updates, Wordpress | No Comments

Introducing BridTV’s Real-Time Video Analytics

Online data is the fuel that powers any successful digital marketing campaign nowadays. With video at the forefront of every digital marketing campaign, it’s crucial to monitor and understand how your video content is performing across desktop and mobile. This helps publishers improve the effectiveness of their digital marketing campaigns.

That’s why we’ve completely overhauled our analytics,  focusing on the real-time metrics that matter the most: bandwidth consumption, video display, ad request and ad impressions.

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BridTV Video Platform Release ver. 3.8
by | Sep 25, 2017 | Platform Updates, Video Industry News | No Comments

BridTV Video Platform Release ver. 3.8

Months of work finally paid off. We’ve released the 3.8 update, which is a huge step forward for the BridTV video player level, as well as the BridTV platform overall. The update was developed based on publisher feedback and trends in online video industry. We’ve completely overhauled our analytics, focusing on the real time overview of your bandwidth consumption, ad request, ad impressions and video display. With each pricing plan we offer fast data reading and easy insight. What you’ll have is more than enough to keep you well informed.

But we’re getting ahead of ourselves.

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Unblock VAST and VPAID 2.0 Video Ad Revenue With AdIQ
by | Sep 20, 2017 | Editorial, Platform Updates, Video Industry News | No Comments

Unblock VAST and VPAID 2.0 Video Ad Revenue With AdIQ

Ad blocking is a serious threat for ad supported video businesses today. There were 615 million devices blocking ads worldwide by the end of 2016, 62% (308 million) of those mobile. 10-15% of internet users in the US are already actively blocking digital ads. On average ad blockers are costing publishers up to 30% of their ad revenue. The obvious need for an effective Adblock recovery solution led to making of ADIQ, Brid’s proprietary ad de-blocking tech.

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