April 20th, 2014
Branded videos have proven effective for a variety of products and services in a variety of markets. The big issue, however, is how to create a branded video that will be effective for your product or service in your market.
April 1st, 2014
Digital platforms have fundamentally changed the way TV viewers research, participate in and access their favorite shows. Google Think Insights Group summarizes key observations on TV fan behavior across Google and YouTube in this helpful report.
March 24th, 2014
YouTube is where the kids are, and now Walt Disney Co. has a beachhead, acquiring Maker Sudios for $500 million, the company announced recently.
November 25th, 2013
In-depth study based on survey results from over 600 marketing professionals shows how vital online video has become in the marketing mix for major advertisers.
September 9th, 2013
More and more brands are trying out Vine and Instagram video so advertisers would do well to study these stats about how people use Vine and Instagram and what kinds of results they are seeing.
August 7th, 2013
Report from Pixability shows how major companies are using the YouTube platform to market their companies. The findings provide helpful lessons all marketers can use.
May 14th, 2013
The process of buying video ads has become increasingly complex, with more websites, ad networks, exchanges, and demand-side platforms than ever before, according to a new eMarketer report.
March 23rd, 2013
Most new videos that do well will have an initial burst where it will collect a great number of views, but then it will flatten out and in comparison to the first and second weeks will be a relative trickle. That trickle means more than you might think.
March 9th, 2013
YouTube has had its share of competition over the years. Now Chad Hurley, who left Google/YouTube in 2010 as co-founder, will launch his own potential new rival.
December 12th, 2012
This year in viral video, advertisers either broke new ground or just got better at old concepts. Red Bull went to the edge of space with Felix Baumgartner’s freefall 23 miles to Earth, which certainly qualifies as breaking new ground. On the other hand, Cartier’s bejeweled panther was so sumptuous as to feel brand new.
October 7th, 2012
When it comes to the current power of social media there is a lot of discussion of metrics and measurement and engagement. What do those numbers mean for a traditional medium like television?
July 10th, 2012
Nest, the creators of the “learning thermostat,” and agency Goodby Silverstein & Partners collaborate with Feed Company and design blogs Justina Blakeney, Pennyweight, Satsuki Shibuya, Design Milk, and Design for Mankind on a Pinterest-related contest and video seeding campaign.
May 7th, 2012
I sat down recently with Josh Warner, president and founder of Feed Company, the first video seeding company to launch in the U.S. in 2006, which seems like many years ago in Internet time.
April 10th, 2012
Andy Murray tries his hand at a series of new jobs in a new short film. The Scot imagines life as a barber, a chef and a rock star in the minute-long promotion of racquet manufacturer Head’s new IG Radical Pro.
March 13th, 2012
The most successful viral videos on the web keep us coming back for more. From walking on water to death-defying stunts, MSNBC’s “Caught on Camera: Viral Videos” includes commentary from our own Josh Warner, president of Feed Company.
February 6th, 2012
In the interest of full disclosure, I wanted to be Ferris Bueller when I was 16. So while part of me was a bit put off by this beloved character being used to sell me a car that wasn’t a vintage Ferrari, I also was suitably impressed with the level of detail in Matthew Broderick’s homage to Ferris’ day off.
February 2nd, 2012
Feed Company Founder and President, Josh Warner, joins a panel of video experts for a discussion on video seeding at the Streaming Media West show in Los Angeles.
January 12th, 2012
A few weeks ago I got a chance to sit down with the President and Founder of Feed Company, Josh Warner. We talk a bit about how Feed Company began and what they’re up to with regard to video seeding, social media, video marketing.
December 8th, 2011
This year in viral video ads feels a lot like last year — many advertisers chose to evolve successful concepts and characters. I guess the adage is, “If it’s not broken, don’t fix it.”
November 28th, 2011
Major advertisers, including Nike, Ford, and Microsoft, are using the marketing practice of video seeding to reach online users with brand videos longer than 15 or 30-seconds required by pre-roll video ads.