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Mobile Video: A Primetime Opportunity for Advertisers

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April 10th 2014
Author
Anthony Iacovone

ADOTAS – The mobile video audience is growing rapidly: According to Yankee Group, 2014 will see mobile video viewing levels equal to those of PCs. This is due to better devices, faster networks, and affordable data plans, which enable people to consume video content on the go.  Yankee also predicts ... more...

Why the Best Advertising Opportunities Are Now Off Facebook

Written on
February 28th 2014
Author
Ted Dhanik

ADOTAS – As advertisers flock to Facebook, the cost of ad space is skyrocketing. No doubt, brands have gained from paid advertising strategies on Facebook, but the mass migration to the social network is opening opportunities everywhere else. Today, I would argue that marketers who become too dependent on Facebook ... more...

2013 Social Gaming Trends and What They Mean for Marketers

Written on
December 31st 2013
Author
Ari Brandt

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article, originally published on January 21, 2013, placed at No. 1 in our 20 most popular articles of the year. ADOTAS – Social gaming is one of the most engaging and popular activities on social platforms, mobile devices and the web. And with the rapidly increasing adoption ... more...

What’s the Future of Video Ads Beyond Pre-Roll?

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October 23rd 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

ADOTAS – When you use your computer or mobile device, what activities do you gravitate towards? Besides just checking email and surfing the web, are you more likely to watch video content on your mobile phone over your desktop computer? How about the length of time you will watch a ... more...

Watch: AOL Adopts Video Ad Unit That Enables Consumers To Skip Pre-Roll

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September 9th 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

ADOTAS — AOL has partnered withMinteye to streamline the videoadvertising experience for consumers. Minteye has created a new ad unit in which once a user interacts with the image, it presents the option to bypass pre-roll ads and skip to the video content. AOL is the first major publishing partner to add ... more...

Pre-roll and the Ramora: Why (and How) Advertisers Must Adapt to Sustain the Video Balance

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April 23rd 2013
Author
Shane Metzger

ADOTAS – Nature has many examples of seemingly unlikely symbiotic relationships between animals. But even the most bizarre of these partnerships brings something valuable – and often vital – to both participants. Online Video Advertising needs to take a clue from Mother Nature. The current balance is this: consumers of online ... more...

How Video Advertising Can Help Build Emotional Connections for Your Brand

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April 15th 2013
Author
Ari Brandt

ADOTAS — Truly successful advertising makes a real connection and a lasting impression. Television, magazines and traditional outlets have offered a relatively effective platform for brands: from Apple to Wendy’s, brands have found ways to resonate with their audience in these mediums. But digital advertising, with the most promise, has ... more...

WATCH: Mobile Video Views Up 300%; New Record Set for TV Everywhere Adoption

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April 10th 2013
Author
Adotas

ADOTAS — Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) released a broad set of industry data and insights about online video and ad consumption yesterday. Key findings in the Digital Index report show that TV Everywhere adoption increased 12-fold; mobile video viewing grew by 300%; Facebook users are seeing twice the ... more...

Infographic: Sharethough and Nielsen Prove Native Ads Perform Better than Pre-Roll

Written on
March 21st 2013
Author
Adotas

ADOTAS – One of the big discussion points around native ads has been the lack of evidence that they actually work better than other ad options. Now, there’s proof! This morning, Sharethrough and Nielsen published the industry’s first performance study on native ads. This comprehensive research, which incorporates results from five separate studies, ... more...

Online Video is Not Yet Delivering on its Promi$e

Written on
March 20th 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

ADOTAS – Traditional journalism has been on the decline for decades, and the emergence of online video content has been successful in attracting eyeballs for technology blogs like Mashable and TechCrunch. Even mainstay outlets like The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal have started video news reporting initiatives. ... more...