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October 15, 2015

Don't Worry You Are Already Using An HTML5 Player With Brid.Tv

Chrome Pauses Flash On October 1st, Chrome paused Flash-based advertising or peripheral content. That practically means all video consumers now have to manually click on video players smaller than 400×300 pixels to enable playback. Google Chrome is a very popular web browser, stats show around 50% of internet consumers are using this browser. Regardless of its popularity, users have not been fully satisfied with its effect on their notebook’s power consumption, and they blame mainly Flash content for that. This is why Google has come up with a solution for Chrome to automatically pause ‘nonessential’ Flash content.
September 16, 2015

Why Are Video Ads The Best Advertising Choice Nowadays?

Online video ads are one of the fastest-growing ad formats. Stats show that online video ads are getting three times more clicks on average than other digital ad formats, including mobile, display, and rich media ads. If you aren’t already involving videos in your marketing strategy here is why now is the time to invest in a video as you number one advertising choice:
September 4, 2015

Even More Reasons to Power Your Online Video With Brid.tv

Let’s review all improvements our platform has made through the past year. The entire Brid.Tv online video platform still requires no contracts, no obligations and it’s still entirely free for the webmaster to start using from day one, which represents a whole new webmaster-friendly approach in the field of enterprise-level online video platforms. It’s an enterprise-level service for no costs whatsoever, tailored towards the big boys as much as the smaller sites. The player we offer with this service is now cutting-edge HTML5 tech, highly modular and modifiable in the sense that we can tailor its design to fit the […]
August 5, 2015

What Makes Effective Overlay Ad?

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 […]
June 16, 2015

How to Create Effective Pre-Roll Video Ads

Pre-roll video ads are the second most irritating form of online advertising behind the dreadful pop up. I know I have, and I guess you did too, skip, tone mute or simply turned off a page due to one of those annoying pre-rolls, so the latest info that pre-rolls have a 94% skip rate and miserable overall approval of 20% comes as no surprise to me. What does come as surprise is that advertisers are neglecting the simple truth about pre-rolls: they are/can be fun, informative and/or entertaining, and can be great for raising awareness, brand recognition, driving traffic, and […]
June 11, 2015

State of Mobile Advertising in 2015

More often than before, people are using mobile devices, and according to Cisco by 2018, more than 64% of the world’s population will be mobile users. Here is the current state of the industry that explains why you need to put mobile first while creating your marketing campaign: Mobile Video Dominates Mobile usage has become a part of the everyday routine of an average human being, and lately this trend is passing on the video consumption department as well, as more people are watching video on mobile devices. During the past year, 26% of online video views were on a […]
May 22, 2015

The Importance Of Video Content In Every Retailer's Marketing Strategy

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. […]
March 6, 2015

Long-Form Video Content Increases Its Online Domination

Video is becoming a fundamental part of any content marketing strategy. It can positively affect eCommerce, brand awareness, social media engagement, and a lot more. General advice for creating digital content from all marketing experts is to be focused on keeping things short and sweet by making short-form clips. But segmenting your content by length should not be so strict in the world of online video. Although this may come as a surprise to most internet marketers and video content producers, long-form content might become a marketing priority in the future. But first, let’s define the term long-form content? According […]
February 27, 2015

Ad Blockers On The Leash

Ad blockers are now used by ~5% of total internet users and this number is slowly rising, according to Page Far. This fact can really shake both publishers and digital advertisers. The use of the ad-block software wasn’t something publishers and advertisers needed to worry about for the past several years, but these latest facts tell otherwise. Ad-block software is usually a browser extension, that allows web users to prevent ads from appearing on the sites they visit. Here are a few key facts from the new research:
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