Hardly any business can be conducted without the use of video content and online video platform of any type these days. In accordance to that, we’ve seen exponential growth in video content marketing, which has now become the chief tool for publishers to get their brands out the door and into the online world.
60% of both B2B and B2C marketers already use video for marketing (OptinMonster) and over 50% of web users look for a video before visiting a store, says Google. With stats like these, it is easy to see that the video form has taken over a majority of the e-business, virtually turning the Internet into a giant hub for video content creation and video content promotion.
2 years ago we’ve talked about growing popularity of video ads. As predicted visual content, videos especially have become the focal point of many businesses. Brands are creating more videos, utilizing live streaming to engage with new audiences, investing heavily into video content, effectively embracing engagement and interactive as the main advantages of video. Right now if a video isn’t a central part of your digital marketing strategy, your business is suffering.
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.
Serving video ads within editorial content has quickly become one of the most used features BridTV has. When you what to reach out and engage to your audience in a meaningful non-intrusive way our innovative outstream unit servers the purpose. With our latest update outstream feature is now able to favor viewability over fill rate. If you find that your ad tags are having issues with viewability statistics, consider enabling this option. By default, all BridTV outstream units have this feature disabled.
We’ve touched a bit the subject of ads in our How To Create Effective Pre-Roll Ads. It seams only natural to try to explain what makes an effective overlay ad now? Overlay ads were created when the effectiveness of video pre-roll, mid-roll, and post-roll ads was brought to questione so advertisers came up with new advertising concept. An “ad overlay” is a small, semi-transparent overlay across the top or the bottom third of the video – usually as text or static image. An ad overlay essentially provides advertisers with the opportunity to place traditional banner advertising inside streamed video. That way advertisers can incorporate their messages directly into streamed video without drastically interrupting users’ viewing experience. (more…)