Videos supplement the user experience, rather than disrupt it—native video has many benefits for the exhausted playbook of in-stream.
The article below originally appeared in Masterclassing on October 24, 2016. The online video market is booming: According to eMarketer, brands are on track to double the amount of money they spend on digital video promotion by 2019. As consumers spend more time on their phones and laptops, brand advertising dollars are shifting from TV accordingly and marketers are looking for the best way to distribute their videos across the web. Pre-roll advertising may have been the logical first step for brands as they translated 30-second TV spots onto the digital web, but such formats have proved ineffective at actually reaching an engaged audience. Innovative online marketers are instead experimenting with new formats that are “native” to the page, existing side by side with relevant content, rather than interrupting it, while providing value to users and advertisers alike. In the realm of online video, native has proven to be one of […]
Andy, CEO at AdThrive and the challenges and opportunities facing bloggers seeking to monetize their content – now with outstream video advertising.
I started Taboola 9 years ago this month because I couldn’t find anything to watch on TV and I thought with so many choices, TV shows should actually find me. With the overwhelming amount of information in the world, I imagined there were billions of people in the same boat and saw an opportunity. The future would be a reverse version of what search engines solved. Instead of expecting people to search for information, we would create a way for information to find people in a curated and personalized way. Our vision from day one was to build a new category called “Discovery” side by side to Search and Display, connecting people with information they may like and never knew existed. We spent the first few years of Taboola focusing on cracking the code of recommending videos based on a user’s content consumption behavior. We’ve been fortunate to have seen […]
If we all agree advertisers need to shift budgets from TV to online – because that’s where their audiences have gone to engage – what’s the hold up?
“AMI is constantly innovating and looking for ways to improve and enhance the digital experience for our users and partners,” said Brian Kroski, AMI.