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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How to Monetize Your Video Content?
by | Sep 5, 2017 | Editorial, Marketing, Monetization | No Comments

How to Monetize Your Video Content?
Online video content is a rapidly expanding, ever thriving market. Advertisers are looking for better ways to incorporate video ads into their campaigns. Several trends are now spreading, each one of them making video content an even bigger potential for publishers. Businesses small and large are looking to spread the word about their products and video is the quickest and easiest way to get in touch with consumers. Also, people are acquiring endless amounts of products online, so now publishers have put two and two together and are mostly seeking platforms or sites that allow them to reach and engage audiences as quickly as possible.

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VAST and VPAID support: All Video Ad Formats For Your Videos Via BridTv
by | Aug 2, 2017 | Editorial, Monetization | No Comments

VAST and VPAID support: All Video Ad Formats For Your Videos Via BridTv

For most online publishers choosing the right video player is of the utmost importance. The right player covers your video ad needs and effectively manages your videos and ad network. Seeing as video is one of the best advertising mediums right now, understanding the basics will help you leverage the capabilities and the limitations of video advertising.

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Brid Video Platform Update
by | Jul 2, 2017 | Editorial, Platform Updates, Video Industry News | No Comments

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It’s been busy here at Brid video platform HQ these past couple of months so we have a lot to talk about. The main thing you may notice, besides enhancements to the core product and few market-specific solutions, is our new site redesign and new Brid video platform pricing plans.

What we did is up the amount of GB all our plans have available considerably. For starters, now it’s possible to achieve 3 times more bandwidth (depending on the plan). Did we also mention that the price is still the same!?

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Ad Blocking: A Serious Threat for Online Publishers?
by | May 31, 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).

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Top 7 Video WordPress Plugins
by | May 18, 2017 | Editorial, Wordpress | No Comments

Top 7 Video WordPress Plugins

The current online video market is flooded with an assortment of video WordPress plugins. You might like to take your time before you opt for a specific WP plugin, depending on your preferences and business, of course. Meanwhile, we’ve singled out some of the top choices out there, so have a gander at some of the following and take your pick.

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Looking For JW Player Alternative? Start With BridTV
by | May 10, 2017 | Editorial, Marketing, Video Industry News | No Comments

JW Player Alternative

The face of the World Wide Web has certainly changed. Over the past several years we’ve seen a massive growth of online video, and with an abundance of connected mobile devices, accessing information is easier than ever. Video is also the main driving force on the current B2B scene. YouTube remains the most influential public video platform, practically dictating the video content marketing scene. Lately though, video creators and video advertising companies are beginning to seek business elsewhere. Major advertisers like Verizon, Pepsi, Walmart, Volkswagen, Toyota, and many others, are no longer advertising on YouTube, because they’ve seen their promoted content right next to videos that also promote extremist views or hate speech.

Such events are making a dramatic impact on the video industry, and as a result, many business owners are simply turning to native website advertising options powered by alternative video platforms such as JW Player or BridTV.

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7 Best Alternatives to YouTube Video Monetization
by | Apr 19, 2017 | Editorial, How To..., Marketing, Monetization, Video Industry News | No Comments

7 Best Alternatives to YouTube Video Monetization
YouTube and Google have been at the very epicenter of video content creation, as well as video content marketing, for the past several years. In short, a virtually endless number of rather creative folk have congregated on this one public video service, to try and share their ideas with the rest of the world. It turned out to be the easiest and most efficient way to reach target audiences. Businesses, small and large, have utilized this one platform to launch their projects , make their brands more popular, and even cash in on some of their creations.

Lately, however, the whole video marketing scene is shifting towards live videos, live feeds, streaming and so on.

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HTML5 Video Player Comparison
by | Apr 4, 2017 | Editorial, How To..., Marketing, Monetization, Social, Video Industry News | No Comments

HTML5 Video Player Comparison

April 2017 update: In past few years online video player industry has come a long way. Nowadays hardly any business can go without the use of video content and online video player of any kind. With worldwide mobile internet use surpassing desktop for the first time ever in November last year and huge popularity of LIVE VIDEO STREAMING, marked as one of the top digital marketing trends for 2017, it’s easy to see where the online video industry is heading.

There’s a lot to consider when choosing an online video player. Delivering video across all major desktop and mobile platforms, with full support for HD and live streaming HLS and MPEG-DASH protocols at the same time is not an easy task. In a fast-paced and fast-changing industry, such as online video, making the right choice with video player you’ll be using can be crucial for your business. We can help in that regard.

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Working With Video Beyond YouTube: BridTV vs.YouTube, What’s the Difference?
by | Mar 28, 2017 | Editorial, Marketing, Monetization, Video Industry News | No Comments

Working With Video Beyond YouTube: BridTV vs.YouTube, What's the Difference?

76% of B2B companies already use, or plan to use videos, as an effective branding / advertising / content marketing tactic. Cisco reported we can expect video to account for ‘69% of all consumer internet traffic’ in 2017. Right now video is the main way people get their kicks on the internet. And quite frankly, these days your business won’t be able to get far without a proper video marketing strategy, one which involves YouTube, Facebook and a third party video platform as well.

As the past few years have proven, YouTube has become one of the primary tools for content creators. Not only that, but it has also become the top means to get information on various topics.

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