Brid.Tv Video Player 2.0!
by | Aug 20, 2015 | Editorial, Platform Updates, Video Industry News | No Comments
Brid.Tv Player 2.0

Power your videos with Brid.tv 2.0 Video Player! Just when you thought there is nothing new to be said in video players world, Brid.Tv 2.0 player is here to prove the opposite. We are happy to announce our Brid.Tv improvements that we have cooked in our labs for the last couple of months. We’re thrilled to provide a solution to our customers that will optimize their social sharing options, improve their video quality, that could provide delivery of their video content directly to any device (both mobile or desktop) faster than before, and (with our new features) make their video experience one of a kind. Our publishers will now be able to enjoy real level-up of performance and smoothness like they could only expect from the most expensive enterprise video platforms on the market. Check out our new explainer video which underlines all benefits of our platform, and all the good stuff that Brid.tv, as an enterprise-level free online video platform and player solution, has there for you. It has never been a better time to sign for the Brid.Tv player, one true future of the free video publishing, than it is now.

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How To Use Facebook Video To Drive Business Results
by | Aug 11, 2015 | Editorial, Social | No Comments
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Video content shared on Facebook may serve you as a great call-to-action button when it comes to engaging, informing and attracting your audience. And now more than ever, as the latest stats show, Facebook video views continue to rise, and many industry experts predict it will outgrow YouTube. Although YouTube is still the clear leader in video sharing, delivering 3 trillion video views during 2015, Facebook is catching up, with a 2 trillion views this year.

It looks like Facebook is doing their best to make it a #1 video share platform. And they have the traffic to support it. We need not talk about the obvious potential for your business. Instead let’s talk about what you can do to best leverage Facebook’s video potential. (more…)

56% of Consumers Say Companies Should Feature Videos On Their Website
by | May 28, 2015 | Video Industry News | No Comments
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According to an Animoto study, 56% of consumers said that if a company has a website, it should feature some video content. The result of the study shows consumers were 4X more interested in watching a product video than reading about that same product. When it comes to the importance of brand videos on social networking platforms, the study found that 84.2% of shoppers have liked a company video that showed up on their news feed, and about 47.4% have shared a company video. The undoubtable influence that a product video has on shoppers before making a purchase proves the fact that  74.9% of respondents said watching a product video before making a purchase has proven to be very helpful.

Read more: http://www.onlinevideo.net/2015/05/56-of-consumers-say-companies-with-websites-should-have-video/

How To Set Up Brid’s YouTube Syndication
by | May 27, 2015 | Editorial, How To... | No Comments
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Brid’s YouTube syndication provides our Premium plan partners an option to easily export any video they add into Brid automatically to their YouTube account and channel.  Once you have activated this feature you can easily syndicate your video content to your YouTube channel in Brid by using your Google YouTube login account. We use the OAuth 2.0 protocol to authorize Brid users to publish videos to YouTube. Brid’s YouTube syndication is “one-way” – that means your settings and content in Brid are pushed to YouTube, but the same rule doesn’t apply for Youtube, settings and content on YouTube are not dragged into Brid.

When you authorize YouTube syndication for one of your Google accounts you can’t change the Google account used. (more…)

Create And Manage Your Video Playlists via Brid.tv
by | May 22, 2015 | Editorial, How To... | No Comments
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Playlists represent an important part of any video implementation and are often the main feature of a viewing experience. BridTv offers both our Standard and Premium Partners a full content management solution for your video library which includes playlist creation. BridTv offers two main types of playlists: dynamic playlists and user-created playlists. See below how Brid manages playlists for you.

User-created playlists

User-created playlists are static playlists that allow the user to add any video in their video library and organize them in a playlist which suits their need. Here’s how you can create a playlist: (more…)

The Importance Of Video Content In Every Retailer’s Marketing Strategy
by | May 22, 2015 | Editorial, Marketing | No Comments
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Retailers To Take The Lead In Digital Ad Spending

Retailers will take the lead in digital ad spending, shows the latest research done by eMarketer. Digital ad spending in the U.S. is expected to reach $58.61 billion this year, and the predictions of eMarketer are that retailers ad spending will account 22% of the total figure. Retailers advertising expenditure will go up to 17% compared to the previous year, reaching $12.91 billion. Retailers are investing more aggressively in mobile and programmatic display ads, and the predictions are they will spend almost twice in mobile advertising compared to any other industry. As for video content, eMarketer states retailers will account for 19.9% of the total video ad expenditure ($7.77 billion). Here is some more data that show the importance of video content in retailer’s marketing strategy. (more…)

90% of Twitter video views take place on a mobile device
by | May 21, 2015 | Video Industry News | No Comments
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The latest Twitter report shows 90% of Twitter videos are being watched on a tablet or smartphone, and around 70% of Twitter users watch videos found in their feed. Twitter state’s that native video can drive 2.5X more as many replies and 3X as many retweets than any third-party video shared on this social network service. According to this report, 50% of users spend their time on Twitter watching sports clips and TV shows, while 64% watch breaking news. As video content is becoming more popular on Twitter, advertisers should consider the importance of Twitter while creating their video marketing campaigns.

Read more: http://venturebeat.com/2015/05/13/90-of-twitter-video-views-happen-on-a-mobile-device/

Play Your YouTube Videos Via Brid.tv
by | May 19, 2015 | Editorial, How To... | No Comments
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When it comes to creating a blog or a website, and making it popular, there is a strong correlation between those brands who produce the most videos and those who get the most views. When brands use photos and videos in combination with written posts, they will surely create more attractive content and give their users a richer material about the subject they want to talk about. Many experts give advantage to video content over written posts, because video form is mobile, dynamic, shareable, and it can be far more engaging than standard text-driven marketing.

All Global brands have a YouTube channel, and no wonder as YouTube has 1 billion users, and 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute. But if you’re a start-up video publisher and have a Youtube channel you should think twice before publishing your videos on YouTube exclusively, as YouTube takes 45% of all your ad fees and controls all aspects of monetization for you. (more…)

Create A Custom Tailored Skin For Your Site via Brid.tv
by | May 14, 2015 | Editorial, How To... | No Comments
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Video content is staging a takeover of the Internet, and Cisco predict that by 2017 video will account for 69% of all Web traffic. Videos are great for branding your business, as they give you a chance to develop your company’s personality. Nowadays, 73% of B2B marketers use video as a content marketing tactic. There are lots of things you need to take in consideration while creating your video content, and one of these is that you only get one chance to make that all-important first impression. Brid.tv online video player has got you covered when it comes to offering to your consumers a unique and quality video experience with our intelligent skinning solution.

Use our intelligent skinning solution and create an intelligent skin suited for your web page

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Brid Your Mobile Video
by | May 12, 2015 | Editorial | No Comments
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Online ad viewability is a hot topic in advertising right now, therefore, brand advertisers want to ensure that their video ads are seen. Google conducted a study of their video advertising platforms, as they explain – to better understand video ad viewability. They analyzed two separate sets of data during April of 2015. The first data set consisted of video viewability across the web which did not included YouTube (Mobile video app ad views were excluded from this data set) and the second data set which consisted of video viewability data for YouTube, only this data set include both data from across the web and mobile in-app ads. According to this study, YouTube users have a 91% viewability rate of video ads, while the average viewability of video ads across the web (not including YouTube) is 54%. (more…)