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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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Why Brands Need Video

Oct 2, 2014 - Although original branded video content can be an extremely effective marketing tool, the majority of brands still aren't using it to engage consumers. Comments

Brands Adopt Programmatic Buying While Agencies Lag Behind

adaptv-cover Sep 25, 2014 - Brands are allocating 60 percent of their video spend to programmatic buying, while agencies spend more than 20 percent less, leaving brands to purchase programmatic in-house. Comments

Land Rover Hits 15% in Digital Sales With Cross-Channel Marketing

land-rover-multichannel Sep 25, 2014 - By utilizing a multichannel strategy and forming strategic partnerships with YouTube and the Google Display Network, Land Rover has managed to boost its digital sales significantly. Comments

Insights, Tricks, Mistakes, and Future Trends Digital Marketers Should Know [Video]

ClickZ Live Mobile App Sep 25, 2014 - In these video interviews from ClickZ Live San Francisco, you will glean insights, get tips, and hear about future trends from leading digital marketers at Yahoo, Amazon, Hootsuite, and more. Comments

Apple’s New Product Line Proves It’s a Mobile World

Apple Watch will come in three different designs Sep 23, 2014 - Apple's iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch give marketers yet another compelling reason to improve their mobile video strategy and embrace the new technology. Comments

Does Video + Social = Digital Marketing's Sweet Spot?

online-video-1 Sep 18, 2014 - Video and social complement each other in many ways. Here are some tips that will ensure your marketing strategy leverages the links between the two. Comments

YouTube Drives More Sales Than Other Social Media Platforms [Study]

youtube-logo Sep 16, 2014 - A recent study of paid social media finds that YouTube is more effective at both introducing customers to products and converting sales than any other social platform. Comments

Unruly Launches Mobile-First Native Video Ad Format

adidas-unruly Sep 10, 2014 - The new technology allows advertisers to deliver native video ads that adapt to any website's layout and design, giving users a flexible, seamless experience. Comments

Nielsen: Older Adults Embracing Digital Video Viewing

nielsen18 Sep 9, 2014 - A new report from Nielsen shows that older viewers are spending significantly more time watching video on digital devices as opposed to traditional TV screens. Comments

Mobile Moms and Back-to-School Path to Purchase

back-to-school-mobile Sep 9, 2014 - As back-to-school shopping lists grow bigger, so does the purchase funnel. To succeed in these mobile-driven times, marketers must create expanded content around their products, allow for easy conversion across multiple devices, and find new ways to deliver cost savings to consumers. Comments

Video Ads Are "Taking Over" Spotify

shutterstock-200035424 Sep 8, 2014 - Spotify will offer video ads customized for both mobile and desktop users, giving advertisers an opportunity to connect with customers across platforms. Comments

What Does Net Neutrality Mean for Video Advertising?

online-video-1 Aug 26, 2014 - During the ongoing discussions about the future of net neutrality, one important aspect needs to be addressed: How will changes to the status quo affect the video advertising market? Comments

Facebook Remains Top Engagement Platform in Hong Kong

facebook-automation Aug 25, 2014 - A TNS study reveals that Facebook is the most popular digital platform in Hong Kong, with video a key growth channel. Comments

New Balance Connects Online and Offline Sales With Live Interactive Video

880v4-collection-01-1-1 Aug 18, 2014 - Through a partnership with real-time product communication platform Brandlive, New Balance is looking to convert interested online consumers into offline, in-store buyers. Comments

Southern Comfort Adopts Live Shark to Give #Sharktender Campaign Extra Bite

southern-comfort-great-white Aug 15, 2014 - The recipe for Southern Comfort’s Shark Week digital cocktail includes a live shark, as well as tracking, tweeting, and interactive video, stirred. Comments

Unruly Offers Nielsen Online Campaign Ratings Guarantee

unruly-nielsen-ocr-guarantee Aug 12, 2014 - Nielsen Online Campaign Ratings, a hybrid video metrics system, is now backed by a 100 percent audience guarantee from Unruly in order to assure advertisers that their ads were not only viewed but were also seen by their desired audience. Comments

Many Believe Short Video Ad Durations Are the Only Options — Not So Fast

online-video-1 Aug 12, 2014 - The duration of video ads shouldn't be determined by the size of the screen but instead by the context and how the brand's content is likely to be received by consumers. Comments

Shoppable Levi's Video Tells Fan Stories

levisshop Aug 11, 2014 - Levi’s has unveiled a new campaign, the Live in Levi’s Project, which combines storytelling with social media and e-commerce in an interactive video. Comments

Learning Lessons: Net Neutrality and the Future of Online Education

online-learning-diploma Aug 5, 2014 - The debate over net neutrality could have a larger impact on marketers than expected, as it greatly affects the education of future digital marketers. Comments

Pop Princess Defeats Pint-Sized Darth Vader in Video "Share Wars"

activa Jul 31, 2014 - Shakira's ad for Activia has just become the most shared video ad of all time - showing a growing trend in the rise of "trackvertising." How can marketers capitalize on this? Comments

How to Make Funny Videos Without Becoming the Laughing Stock of the Internet

shutterstock-161305277 Jul 31, 2014 - Humor is a potentially powerful weapon in a brand’s arsenal, but they must be savvy when they wield it in video form. That means in part creating relatable content that isn't too long and tells a brand’s story. Comments

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