Topic: Google Preferred

YouTube Makes Video Games Easier to Find for Consumers and Advertisers

Brands may be attracted to a dedicated property

YouTube is launching an ad-supported mobile app and website dedicated to video game players, as gaming increasingly becomes popular among consumers and lucrative to marketers. More than 25,000 games will have…

How Brands and YouTube Stars Are Hooking Up to Reach Millions of Millennials

5 case studies in marketing with original video content

It wasn't that long ago that marketers thought they were hip to YouTube by posting their TV commercials to the site and eking out a few extra eyeballs. But with…

YouTube May Be Worth Up to $40 Billion—More Than Twitter

Jefferies report projects $8.9 billion in ad sales by 2016

YouTube, broken out from Google’s overall business, is potentially worth more than Twitter with a valuation up to $40 billion, according to an analysis released today by Jefferies. The report looked…

7 New Things That YouTube Revealed At Vidcon

A Sirius XM show, a new app and 2,000 sound effects

YouTube wants users to know it has heard the complaints about monetization and reach and wants to do everything it can to help. "I believe creators are the essence of YouTube. I know…

YouTube Unleashing the Power of Its Network at VidCon

Google hopes to show brands the best of what its online influencers have to offer

YouTube has been on a roll promoting its top stars on everything from billboard advertisements to TV spots. And, it's trying to take center stage at this year's VidCon, where…

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube Have Different Mobile Ad Strengths

Notable marketers riff at a roundtable event

A quartet of panelists speaking about audience targeting at the Mobile Media Upfront this week essentially agreed that Facebook, Twitter and Google/YouTube are going to continue attracting more brand dollars…

YouTube's 'Google Preferred' Has a 1% Ad Tier, Too

Brands can go super premium

When YouTube rolled out its Google Preferred advertising platform last week at the Digital Content NewFronts, the video site's executives lauded the ability for brands to target pre-roll ads against…

DigitasLBi and SimpleReach Team for Comparative Metrics

Give brands another option for campaign analysis

DigitasLBi and SimpleReach are creating the NewFronts Brand Content Index, which is designed to help brands figure out if their ads are making an impact in the digital space. The…

YouTube Will Let Brands Target Top 5 Percent of Its Videos

Johnson & Johnson and Heineken have beta-tested 'Google Preferred'

YouTube is attempting to assuage advertiser concerns about showing up next to poor content by rolling out Google Preferred. The feature allows brands to target pre-roll ads against the top…