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

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

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

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

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

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

Top Tweets From the 2014 Video Marketing Summit

tweet-twitter-question-bubble Jul 29, 2014 - Sometimes the best way to recap an event is through attendees' tweets that highlight some of the best insights gleaned from the keynote speakers. Here's a look at what speakers from Google, YouTube, and BuzzFeed had to say. Comments

WeVideo Moves Video Creation to the Cloud for Small-Business Marketers

wevideo-logo Jul 16, 2014 - The video creation platform allows small businesses to create effective video marketing content in the cloud without the expensive, complicated hassle of other products. Comments

Banana Boat Videos Target "Regular" Guys at the Gym and Baseball Games

banana-boat-men-hed-2014 Jul 14, 2014 - The humorous "Defy the Sun" series is tied to the brand’s Triple Defense for Men sunscreen and has so far also racked up a combined 4.1 million views on YouTube. Comments

IHOP’s #SongsSecretlyAboutPancakes Showcases Shazam as a Marketing Tool

ihop Jul 11, 2014 - IHOP says it decided to use Shazam because it wanted to engage with consumers longer than it can in a TV spot and notes the Shazam icon is more of a draw than Facebook or Twitter logos. Comments

4 of the 10 Most Shared Video Ads of 2014 Are From World Cup

activa Jul 11, 2014 - The latest data from Unruly shows that World Cup video ads have done extremely well, taking four of the top 10 spots. Meanwhile, only one ad from this year's Super Bowl cracked the top 10. Comments

GoPro - Combining the Perfect Blend of 'Vint'Age and New Age

gopro-prospectus-1 Jul 9, 2014 - GoPro's mix of high-quality footage with a first-person aesthetic makes its videos irresistible to the Millennial audience. How can marketers take advantage of this new tool? Comments

AutoTrader.com Helps Influencers Find Cars

laina12 Jul 7, 2014 - The campaign, which includes the Internet's Overly Attached Girlfriend and a technology vlogger, underscores the importance of choosing relevant partners and supporting influencer-based activations, insiders say. Comments

Can Facebook Rival Google With LiveRail Acquisition?

facebook-brand Jul 3, 2014 - The social network has agreed to purchase video ad-tech start-up LiveRail, a move indicating the company is expanding its ad business outside its own properties. Will Facebook now be able to rival Google in terms of video advertising? Comments

Vine's New "Loop Counts" May Cause Video Marketing Deception

vine Jul 2, 2014 - The platform has developed a number of new features, among them "Loop Counts," a new metric that allows Vine users to observe in real time how popular their videos are. Comments

Opportunistic On-Demand Users Spike Overall Video Viewing

video-on-demand Jul 1, 2014 - A new report from Nielsen shows that video on demand, or time-shifted content, is a fast-growing part of the television ecosystem, providing new and exciting opportunities for digital marketers. Comments

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