YouTube has relaunched its premium advertising program, now called YouTube Select. The company made the announcement ahead of its Brandcast upfront presentation to advertisers next month. YouTube Select rolls up the program formerly known as Google Preferred and connected TV viewing into a global offering. Google Preferred allowed advertisers in select markets to target the
Some personal news… After tweeting about Zoom last week I got a call from the CEO, @ericsyuan, and we had a great chat. Happy to say that I’ll be helping Zoom out as they build up their security program.https://t.co/oZEbqXdcNM — Alex Stamos (@alexstamos) April 8, 2020 Alex Stamos, who served as Facebook’s chief security officer
Reach more audiences with this Final Cut Pro X course. March 14, 2020 2 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. Video marketing
Vimeo has moved its Vimeo Create marketing platform out of beta to offer SMB marketers a full suite of video marketing tools. The platform includes video creation tools, “smart” editing features, unlimited stock video and photo content and the ability to automatically tailor videos for individual social platforms (“creating videos in every format and ratio”).
The video creation platform InVideo has released a video editing tool that uses artificial intelligence to automate the video creation process. InVideo’s “Intelligent Video Assistant” comes with real-time design suggestions on font choices, animations and color palates, and an auto-correct assistant feature to avoid technical design mistakes. “Our Grammarly-like editor means no more time wasted
Ad targeting works best when a marketer’s message is delivered to the right person at the right time on the right screen. With CTV, determining those factors can be surprisingly difficult. Media buyers may not know which home they’re reaching, let alone who is watching at any given moment. That’s in part because consumers receive
The dust has settled on another holiday shopping season, and now it’s time to evaluate and analyze what went right for advertisers. As usual, brands and agencies turned to the tried and true ad channels — paid search, display, social, native, the list goes on — to (hopefully) drive as many shoppers to convert as
Google Chrome’s ad blocking efforts will soon extend to “intrusive” video ads. The browser will adopt the latest standards for video ads from the Coalition for Better Ads, announced Wednesday. The changes will apply to certain pre-roll, mid-roll and non-linear display ads — and likely affect advertising formats on Google’s own YouTube. Three types of
Google parent Alphabet finally broke out YouTube ad revenues, for the first time, in Q4 and 2019 full year earnings. Total Alphabet 2019 revenues reached nearly $162 billion. Google advertising revenues accounted for $134.8 billion, with YouTube contributing $15 billion for the year. While earnings beat analyst expectations, fourth quarter revenues were lower than expected:
Wistia, the video marketing solution that allows brands to build their own video hubs, has rolled out a free version of its Channels product. It has also added new features, including a Subscriber tool that lets brands capture emails and the ability to create Facebook Custom Audience lists from viewer data. Free Wistia Channels. SMBs
Take your company’s marketing game to the next level by appealing to both your in-house staff and future customers. January 29, 2020 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Internal communications don’t always remain internal. This past summer, a Lowe’s executive found that out the hard way when an in-house company video —
Google launched Ads Data Hub in 2017 to support cross-device campaign measurement across its systems without the use of pixels — YouTube, Google Ads and Display & Video 360. It has been working with third-party measurement companies to migrate their services into Ads Data Hub. YouTube said Wednesday it expects those migrations to be completed
Creating videos that pitch viewers on a product or service can be quite lucrative, even if you have zero on-camera experience. March 26, 2019 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. This article is written by Jason Capital, best-selling author of “Higher Status,” millionaire copywriter, and an Advisor in The Oracles.
Creating a progression of short videos with a carefully targeted campaign on YouTube can set up your brand’s success on the platform. Every brand has a story to tell. But with the average attention span of adults being eight seconds (according to a study by Microsoft), how do you capture that user in the right
Traditional TV ad spending in the U.S. will decline roughly 3% this year and is in the midst of a long-term decline, according to eMarketer. The firm says that “TV ad spending peaked in 2018 at $72.40 billion.” By comparison, digital ad spending (all formats) is now more than 50% of overall ad revenue. Video
On average, businesses publish 18 videos each month. Is yours one of them? If not, you could get left behind by your competitors. May 13, 2019 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Marketers are increasingly using videos in a variety of ways to promote products and services. They use videos
TikTok, the short-form video app owned by ByteDance, is testing shoppable video posts, making it possible for influencers on the platform to place social commerce URLs within their posts. The test was shared by Fabien Bern, owner of a Chinese influencer agency, who posted an example of a shoppable video post via his Twitter account.
Do you produce enough video content to keep your company on your audience’s radar? If not, you could struggle as video becomes more important in the next three years. May 30, 2019 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. No matter how effective your current sales strategy might be, you won’t
Black Friday is going to be here in a matter of days, and you just got the go-ahead to use some additional budget to build awareness with YouTube ads. The problem is you don’t have enough time to get new holiday creative in time. Not ideal, but it’s not the end of the world. If
Get a one-year subscription to Moovly for just $99. June 17, 2019 2 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. You’ll hear it
The graphic design platform Canva announced it is launching Canva Video, a new video editing solution, next year. The video editing tool reportedly mimics the same ease-of-use as Canva’s photo editing solutions, Business Insider Australia first reported. “Our mission is to empower everyone to design anything without any complex software or having to go to
Record your weekend adventures in uncompromising style, flexibility, and flair. October 30, 2019 1 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. We’ve all
October 31, 2019 2 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. Getting rich on YouTube is so easy a child can do it.
Combining video marketing with your sales funnel forms a very strategic combination. January 24, 2020 10 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Everyone knows that video marketing and sales funnels are two powerful tools in the quest to capture buyers, but what about combining the two to leverage the effects of
Brightcove, a cloud solution for managing and monetizing video content, has released Brightcove Campaign, a video campaign app that lets marketers create, manage and analyze their video demand generation campaigns all in one tool. The new solution comes with analytics and benchmarks so that marketers can compare their campaigns to industry standards. It also provides
Trends in storytelling generally stem from media and entertainment. Once these early adopters demonstrate success, edgy B2C brands borrow with pride. Then, B2B players catch on and test the tactic for themselves. And so it goes with episodic storytelling. Streaming services and premium television publishers are purposefully presenting stories as episodes to keep audiences coming
Camera shy? Here are a few tips to get over the fears of appearing on video. January 8, 2020 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, The Ambitious Life creator and Entrepreneur Network partner Greg Rollett discusses how to get over fears of being on-camera when making short-form
Video content is king, but you don’t have to be a technology expert to create it. January 8, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Unsurprisingly, video content has quickly become an essential part of social media branding. According to research from Renderforest, video content on social media generates 1,200 percent
The way we consume media has been changing for decades. Over the last 30 years, we’ve gone from renting VHS tapes at Blockbuster, to watching user-generated videos to our heart’s content on YouTube, to bingeing an entire series in one day on Netflix. With 2020 set to be another crazy year in the streaming market,