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For many of us, life has been so busy lately that we’ve forgotten what time of year it is. But, on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, an average of over 110 million U.S. viewers will be watching Super Bowl LII at any given minute and up to 172 million total U.S. viewers will catch at least part of the National Football League’s championship game.
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: three video marketers walk into a bar. All three of them have uploaded social videos to YouTube and Facebook. But, one makes video ads. The second creates branded content. And the third builds sponsored video campaigns. The bartender looks at them and asks, “Is this some kind of joke?” Seriously, video marketers have a range of option ...
Regular readers of Tubular Insights know that we’re focused on delivering strategic insights, critical data, tactical advice, and trends in the digital video marketing business. What you may not know is that we also track which articles get the most views and shares to ensure that we continue to focus on the most important topics that keep you, our readers, coming back for mo ...
Here’s a gift giving idea for the upcoming holidays: Don’t wait for one of your friends, family, or colleagues to give you Streampunks: YouTube and the Rebels Remaking Media by Robert Kyncl with Maany Peyvan. Order it now and ship it to yourself as fast as possible. Or, find a bookstore near you, and buy it this evening on your way home from work.
Last month, I attended the 2017 IAB Video Symposium in New York City. There were eight main stage speakers, but the one that stole the show was Adam Shlachter, the Chief Marketing Officer for Advertising & Creative Services at Group Nine Media. Yep, this is the same media and entertainment property that stole the show at the 2017 Digital Content NewFronts in May.
In Great Britain, major brands in the retail space have created the relatively recent tradition of launching an official Christmas ad or advert in early November. Why? Well, the Brits don’t celebrate Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving, like the Yanks do. So, they can get a head start on driving shoppers into stores weeks before their American cousins try pushing consumers to shop ...
One of the must-attend sessions at Advertising Week this year was “Storytelling Is Dead.” It was billed as a seminar by Raja Rajamannar, the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer of Mastercard, but I was expecting a wake. Hey, storytelling has been very, very good for me so, I wasn’t really looking forward to hearing some guy from a credit card company tell me that “Mast ...
According to the latest Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Complete Forecast, there will be nearly 1.9 billion Internet video users by 2021, up from 1.4 billion in 2016. The world will be watching 3 trillion minutes of Internet video per month by 2021, which is 5 million years of video per month.
Each year for the past three years, Activate has taken a deep dive into major consumer trends, technology innovations, and industry dynamics as part of the Wall Street Journal D.Live Conference. This year, the management consulting firm identified nine important insights that it predicts will shape or reshape the media industry in the year to come.
Sponsored content is a form of advertising media intended to educate, entertain, and engage consumers by delivering an intentional message about a brand’s product or services. But what’s the secret sauce for increasing engagement on your sponsored video content? Brands That Get the Views and the Engagement on Sponsored Video Content Is it even possible to get high views and h ...
Recreating Viral Video Success: Squatty Potty October 20, 2017 at 11:17 am PST By Greg Jarboe Leave a Comment Back in June, I spoke at VidCon and said, “Traditional influencer outreach works if you’ve got breaking news or the latest Harmon Brothers video.” Well, I guess that I should be careful what I wish for.
The #Sponsored session at Advertising Week 2017 promised to shed light on the do’s, don’ts, and grey areas of #sponsored content “from multiple points of view.” And the panel discussion started off strongly. Mary Orton, the style blogger behind Memorandum and the co-founder of Trove, a mobile style app, talked about how the updated FTC requirements have changed she discloses paid partnerships.
One of the largest panels at Advertising Week 2017 tackled one of the classic topics in the advertising, marketing, media, and related creative industries: The strategic symbiosis of data and creative. The panel was moderated by Quynh Mai, Founder of Moving Image & Content. Her panelists included some of the best and the brightest stars in the business, namely: Richard Al ...
On Monday, I attended several sessions at Advertising Week, including #Sponsored and The Rise of Celebrity Influencers for Subscription & E-Commerce Marketing. If you want the read the top news stories from Advertising Week, I can recommend Adweek’s coverage of the event. But, you already know that Tubular Insights is no longer be reporting news.
I admit that I’m a Baby Boomer. And I confess that I’ve been writing about video marketing for more than a decade. But, despite these two facts, I was still surprised to read the counter-intuitive findings in the Strike Social Data Report entitled, “YouTube’s generational divide.” This report examines a year’s worth of YouTube data across 25 industries in the U.S.
Advertising Week will be held Sept. 25-29 in New York City. I’ve looked over the agenda and found at least 12 sessions that video marketing will kick themselves if they miss even one of them. Now, we all get enough abuse already. That comes with the territory in the digital video marketing business.
I admit that I like Chobani Greek yogurt. My favorite flavor is the one with black cherry on the bottom. And I confess that I’m a fan of the company, too. It was founded in 2005 when Hamdi Ulukaya, a Turkish-born Kurdish businessman, bought a plant in the town of South Edmeston, NY, which was being closed by Kraft Foods.
Can you unring a bell? And not just any bell, the Ka Lay Wa Bell in Myanmar is one of the world’s biggest and loudest. Subscribe to the GE Channel: http://invent.ge/1eGgvZK In 2016, GE challenged the imaginations of engineering students from around the world to apply their intelligence, knowhow and a toolkit of GE technology to come up with a new idiom and imagine an experiment to disprove it.
Regular readers of Tubular Insights know that we are no longer reporting news. Instead, we’re focusing on delivering strategic insights, critical data, tactical advice, and trends in the digital video marketing business. But, sometimes the latest insights, data, and trends are, well, newsworthy new news. This includes several shockers in Tubular’s State of Online Video Report for Q2 2017.
We all remember the first time that we watched “DollarShaveClub.com – Our Blades Are F***ing Great.” Published in March 2012, the oldest video on Dollar Shave Club’s YouTube channel currently has 24.7 million views and 180,000 engagements, according to Tubular Labs. This video literally launched the company, and generated an incredible number of views, and engagements.