Research: Video marketers say innovative ad formats can enhance user engagement
How can marketers move from the present state of almost instantly skippable video advertising to a more ideal, less interruptive dynamic?
The answer can’t be business as usual.
Marketers have long debated the ideal video ad format but often resort back to pre-roll. It’s a move that often rolls back viewability and crushes engagement rates. This user-experience conundrum has resulted in several creative approaches to formats, and out of that innovation, the question emerges: what does the next-gen video ad strategy look like?
To find out, download Digiday’s and GumGum’s report, “Video Interrupted: The State of Online Video Advertising”
In this new study, our experts and analysts unlock new data, interview significant stakeholders in the video-advertising ecosystem and offer an industry-wide call for more integrated video ads overall — a future state in which creative puts users first and advertisers take even more innovative approaches to evolving units such as overlays.
-How marketers are using emerging video formats to drive ad strategy
-How in-stream ads factor into up-to-the-minute video budgets
-The techniques and formats marketers and publishers are using to overcome interruptivity and user annoyance
-Which barriers to innovation marketers and publishers say they struggle with the most
Video has always been interrupted — but that doesn’t mean it can’t work better for audiences and advertisers. Download the free report to learn more about the future state of integrated video ads.