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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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Less Than 20% of Internet Users Account for 82.4% of Video Shares

Nov 13, 2014 - Although a small percentage of consumers actively share content on the Internet, those sharers are extremely active and could prove to be valuable targets for marketers. Comments

Yahoo to Rival AOL, Google, and Facebook With Acquisition of BrightRoll

shutterstock-179539388 Nov 12, 2014 - The Internet giant has agreed to purchase video advertising platform BrightRoll for nearly $640 million in cash. Will the inclusion of BrightRoll help Yahoo claim leadership in the programmatic video space? Comments

Monty the Penguin Breaks Records, Wins Christmas

sam-and-monty-screenshot Nov 7, 2014 - British department store John Lewis has released its 2014 holiday ad, titled "Monty the Penguin," which beat last year's ad in terms of number of initial shares and caused merchandise to sell out within hours. Comments

JCPenney Optical Drives More Store Visits With Google Advertising

jcp-optical Nov 7, 2014 - The traditionally offline brand turned to digital display advertising in an effort to boost in-store visits. Comments

Measuring Online TV Through Behavior-Based Measurements

shutterstock-206087233-online-tv-charlie-wang Nov 6, 2014 - Programmatic online TV (OTV) needs to shift from panel-based to behavior-based measurements for the best results. Comments

Expedia: User-Generated Videos Add Relevancy to Travel Campaigns [#CZLCHI]

shutterstock-144112840 Nov 6, 2014 - At ClickZ Live in Chicago, Noah Tratt, global senior vice president of media solutions at Expedia, explained how to use user-generated videos to create personal relevance among consumers. Comments

Connected TV Usage Opens the World to Screen Equality

tvshopper Nov 4, 2014 - As connected TV gains momentum, marketers must work to keep up with the industry and embrace the medium. Comments

How Would a Subscription-Based Model Affect YouTube?

YouTube logo Oct 30, 2014 - YouTube may adopt a subscription-based model in the future, but industry experts don't expect it to change the platform in a significant way. Comments

Tumblr Leaps Into Native Video With Auto-Play Ads

shutterstock-208578283 Oct 29, 2014 - As Tumblr continues to grow its audience, the blogging site also hopes to grow its advertising revenue by rolling out auto-playing video content to users' dashboards. Comments

Pixability Announces Programmatic YouTube Media Buying Platform

trendinganalysisdeepdive-2 Oct 22, 2014 - The new programmatic YouTube media optimization platform from Pixability means that many of the world's biggest brands will be shifting their budget from TV to online video. Comments

Canada Goose Campaign Embraces "Friluftsliv"

canada-goose Oct 21, 2014 - The Canadian outerwear brand centers its first European campaign on a region where it's always been popular: Scandinavia, home of the "friluftsliv" philosophy that represents a love of the outdoors. Comments

Diversifying Beyond YouTube Is Not Enough to Boost Online Video Revenue

YouTube is the world's largest video-sharing website Oct 21, 2014 - There are huge opportunities for online video beyond YouTube, but you need to be careful with your strategy and make sure you're not flying blind. Comments

The Sudden Death of Cable?

tv-static Oct 20, 2014 - The advent of digital (read: measurable) content distribution from the creators of some of the best entertainment in the world will have a huge impact on the world of digital video analytics. Comments

What Can Marketers Take Away From New Research on Movie Trailers?

movie-trailers Oct 16, 2014 - Using findings from a study on movie trailers, marketers in other industries can learn how to outsmart their competition, maximize online buzz, and boost sales. Comments

Social TV: Myth or Reality?

multiscreen-shutterstock-208553221 Oct 14, 2014 - Brands need to prepare for a multi-medium world by integrating strategies that incorporate both offline and online screen use. Comments

Sour Patch Kids "Breaks Out" a YouTube Series to Lure Teenage Fans

shutterstock-216142318 Oct 14, 2014 - "Breaking Out" is a scripted YouTube series by Mondelez International's Sour Patch Kids candy. The company hopes to use the popularity of its YouTube stars to appeal to its teenage audience. Comments

Using Mobile Video to Seize Competitive Advantage in India

india-urbanization-shutterstock-147091049 Oct 13, 2014 - Urbanization and other lifestyle trends in India are creating huge opportunities for mobile as a premium channel for online video. Comments

Advertisers Seek Sleeker Alternatives to YouTube

video-streaming-shutterstock-99918575 Oct 13, 2014 - Video strategists from Story Worldwide, eMarketer, and A&E Network agree that YouTube is king when it comes to video marketing, but continue to search for opportunities on newer platforms. Comments

Video in China – Mobile and Beyond

bhasker-jaiswal-china-otv-shutterstock-172601018 Oct 9, 2014 - Online video viewership in China is rapidly moving into the mobile space – and marketers need to start preparing. Comments

VIDEO: Building an Influential Brand

Influence Oct 7, 2014 - In these two video interviews, Mark O’Brien, president of DDB North America, and Rob Horton, vice president of marketing at Glidden Paint, give their insights into how brands can become or stay influential in their industry. Comments

Mondelez Inks Deal With Google to Accelerate Online Video Investment

online-video-1 Oct 7, 2014 - The agreement is the company's largest in digital media so far, and will allow media buying, content production, data, and analytics to work together in real time. Comments

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