Publishers Surfacing Native Video Ads in Rich Display, on Pages Outside the Pre-Roll

The idea drew John Oliver’s ridicule last week, but publishers who are growing increasingly comfortable with branded content production for text are looking next at servicing brands with video opportunities, according to a panel convened by Beet.TV.  These and other publishers are surfacing native advertising outside the pre-roll, in a variety of new, rich media, display units. […]

 

Mail Online Aims To ‘Radically’ Increase Original Video Production

The world’s biggest newspaper website intends to start making more digital video of its own, to satisfy advertiser demand for more premium inventory. “We produce 900 stories a day ,” says Mail Online’s North America sales VP Matt Kaplan in this video. “Maybe 20% of those pages has a video on it. About 2% result in […]

 

Mail Online Aims To Go Large With Rich, Native Video Ads

The world’s biggest digital newspaper site wants to fast-forward its video ambitions – not just for editorial, but for advertising. “We’re an absolute giant,” says Mail Online sales VP Matt Kaplan. “We drive more video consumption than any other player in our space – upwards of 50m streams per month – and yet it’s less than 2% of our total […]

 

Britain’s Mail Online, Growing Fast in U.S……and Making Waves

The British tabloid the Daily Mail, known as Mail Online,  has become the biggest English language newspaper destination site in the world.  It is growing quickly in the U.S., with a 30 percent  increase over last year, and monthly unique visitors up to 36,4 million, according to comScore.   That growth has come with a […]

 

Mail Online’s New US CEO Steinberg: “We are Going to Grow Massively”

CANNES, France — The conservative British mid-market tabloid is a gargantuan celebrity traffic driver online. Now it wants to both align and connect with a leading social messaging service. “It’s a little bit like WhatsApp,” says Jon Steinberg, the BuzzFeed president who was named Mail Online north America CEO this week. “It’s this giant thing that […]

 

Data-Hungry Mail Online Mulls Original-Video Move

CANNES – Look out, world. Having quickly become the planet’s most-visited newspaper website, Mail Online plans to ramp up its digital video offering beyond its core categories of entertainment, lifestyle and breaking world news. “We’ll continue to expand the types of video programming we’re deploying,” the title’s global chief marketing officer Sean O’Neal told Beet.TV […]