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The latest stories about online video, including guides for using web videos to promote and sell your products, and how companies can use video in their social media and mobile campaign strategies.

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The Three C’s of Spotify’s Video Play: CPMs, Creators, and Competition

Jun 16, 2015 - Despite being the world's largest music-streaming platform, Spotify is not profitable. Its recent move into the video space illustrates mobile video ads' valuable future. Comments

YouTube Moves Back Into Gaming With Twitch Replica

youtube2 Jun 15, 2015 - YouTube is going to introduce YouTube Gaming this summer, a live streaming video game platform similar to Amazon-owned Twitch. Comments

Lack of Premium Inventory Inhibits Video Ad Spend [Study]

video-image-2015 Jun 9, 2015 - Both sell-side media companies and buy-side advertisers agree that lack of premium inventory hold back video’s growth, according to Forrester. Comments

Keurig and Hugh Jackman Simplify Complicated Campaign With Social

hugh-jackman-keurig-cup-half-full Jun 9, 2015 - Actor Hugh Jackman has partnered with single serve coffee brand Keurig to promote a documentary, Dukale's Dream, and a fair trade K-Cup offering. Comments

Is YouTube a Social Network?

youtube-logo Jun 9, 2015 - Most people don't seem to consider YouTube a social network, but they ought to. The overwhelming majority of views of brand-related content come from user-generated content. Comments

Chrome Auto Pause on Adobe Flash Means Video Should Shift to Social

Adobe Flash Player logo Jun 5, 2015 - Google Chrome has introduced a feature that automatically pauses Adobe Flash videos deemed extraneous to the browsing experience, which will silence many auto play ads. Comments

Beyond YouTube: Alternate Video Venues

social-media-and-video Jun 5, 2015 - While YouTube is the dominant platform when it comes to video SEO, the video offerings on platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Snapchat shouldn't be ignored. Comments

YouTube’s First Decade: The Top Ads and the Trends That Define Them

youtube-logo Jun 3, 2015 - YouTube's first ten years have produced some great ads, and in conjunction with The Webby Awards, viewers recently got to chose their favorites. Comments

Hotels.com's Silent Ads Poke Fun at Facebook's Rules

hotelsdotcom Jun 3, 2015 - Clever new ads from Hotels.com feature subtitles and an ASL interpreter. Meant to be watched without sound, the ads acknowledge the default silence of Facebook's news feed videos. Comments

The Battle for the Living Room Begins

tv Jun 1, 2015 - Traditional cable companies are in trouble as more people forego traditional TV-watching for streaming digital video from providers like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. Comments

VIDEO: Fresh Talent Key to Tackling Marketing Disruptions, Says McKinsey

david-edelman May 29, 2015 - McKinsey's David Edelman speaks to ClickZ about how marketers can invest in new models for employee management and how the industry should be guiding young talent. Comments

Delta's New Safety Video Stars The Entire Internet

delta May 21, 2015 - The new six-minute safety video seen by Delta Airlines passengers pays tribute to popular memes and YouTube videos, celebrating the video giant's 10th anniversary this month. Comments

Spotify Transitions from Music App to Video Platform

shutterstock-200035424 May 20, 2015 - Spotify has partnered with dozens of media outlets, including NBC, ABC, and BBC, to publish and create original video content that will soon be available on the app. Comments

VIDEO: Zurich CMO Brings CPG Wisdom to Financial Services

monika-zurich May 11, 2015 - In this video interview, Monika Schulze, global head of marketing for Zurich Insurance, speaks about how she has leveraged her 19 years of experience at Unilever to drive business growth for Zurich. Comments

Silent Video May Become Your Brand’s Loudest Statement

Buy side prefers voice trading to electronic execution May 11, 2015 - Muted autoplay video ads may be here to stay, so how can you design your videos to capture an audience? Comments

Hyundai Tops YouTube's April Leaderboard

youtube-logo May 8, 2015 - The video-sharing giant released its monthly list, which highlights the 10 video ads that amassed the most views. Featured brands include Hyundai, Nike, Dove, and BMW. Comments

The Future of Advertising on YouTube

YouTube logo May 7, 2015 - What do the platform's buzzed about changes mean for marketers who are looking to the future of advertising on YouTube? Comments

Signs Point to a New 'New Normal' for TV Viewing

Photo of a TV remote control May 6, 2015 - With so many choices available, consumers are now able to chose when and where they watch their video programming. How can marketers react to this? Comments

Avis and TOMS Form Unlikely Partnership for 'What Drives You'

new-avis-logo May 5, 2015 - Recently, rental car company Avis teamed up with brands like TOMS shoes and flash sale site GILT for a contest that leveraged social media to create long-lasting brand engagement. Comments

How YouTube’s Subscription Plans Change the Game

YouTube logo May 5, 2015 - YouTube's potential subscription service raises many questions about what it would be mean for the platform's content creators of all sizes. Comments

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