HTML5 Video Player Comparison
by | Jan 11, 2018 | Editorial, How To..., Marketing, Monetization, Social, Video Industry News | No Comments

HTML5 Video Player Comparison Page

January 2018 update: Video marketing has steadily turned into a priority for most marketers in 2017. It was marked as Facebook’s top 2017 content and it made YouTube the second largest search platform.

There is no doubt video will continue to shape the digital marketing industry in 2018. CISCO reports video will be representing 80 percent of all Internet traffic by 2021, up from 67 percent in 2016.

With 2017 behind us, now is the best time to look at the current offering of the internet’s top HTML5 video players. So, where does BridTV player fit and what will be the focus of video players attention in the future?

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Get Your Video Player Ready For Christmas
by | Dec 21, 2017 | Editorial, Marketing, Video Industry News | No Comments

Get Your Video Player Ready For Christmas

Globally by 2020, video traffic will reach 3 times the 2015 traffic and 75% of mobile traffic will be video (click for more video stats). As the popularity of video content continues to grow, it’s more important than ever for marketers to develop an engaging video marketing strategy to capitalize on the power of the ever-growing video content phenomenon. No better time to utilize your video marketing than Christmas.

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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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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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Deliver Stunning Video Experience To Your Facebook Instant Articles Audience
by | Jul 10, 2017 | Marketing, Platform Updates, Video Industry News | No Comments

Deliver Stunning Video Experience To Your Facebook Instant Articles Audience

Facebook Instant Articles started out last year as a way to solve specific problems Facebook users were faced with, especially slow loading times on the mobile web. As with all things Facebook was on top of matters pretty quickly, which comes as no surprise. By using Instant Articles, publishers have their ads showing (as well as relevant data) and they have full control over the reading experience of their audience. In return Facebook got quality content people would enjoy/like/share and bring even more popularity to world’s biggest social networking site.

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6 Types of Videos That Are Great for Any Business
by | Jun 21, 2017 | Marketing, Video Industry News | No Comments

6 Types of Videos That Are Great for Any Business

By now we all know video content has superpowers! There is no doubt video is a great branding tool, engagement tool, education tool, communication tool, marketing tool etc. However, one of the biggest problems marketers face today is what type of video should they be using to convey a message that would be appealing to their audience.

Being a video platform has its perks. One of the perks is being able to measure how different type of videos perform for our publishers. Undoubtedly you already took necessary steps to understand your audience and your creatives are in place. Now it’s time to decide which type of video will work the best.

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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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