Even if you aren’t completely sure what a pre roll ad is, odds are you’ve seen a few of them. Click on any YouTube video and, more often than not, a short advert will automatically play before the video. This is known as a pre roll ad. Here’s an example:  For consumers, these ads can feel like a digital thorn in the side. But for marketers, these short adverts can pack a powerful punch in terms of brand awareness and ad recall. Let’s learn more about pre rolls ads, how to get these ads on YouTube, and look at some…

9 Best Youtube Ads of 2021 and 2020

Back in 2007, a research firm estimated that the average person saw up to 5,000 ads a day. Fast forward to 2021, there’s no official number, but we can assume that number has probably doubled. I mean, you can’t stream a show or scroll on social media without being inundated with ads. On YouTube, in particular, we’ve come to expect at least one ad per video. The question is, which ads are consumers paying attention to? In this article, we’ll cover the top YouTube ads of the last two years and what made them so effective. Best YouTube Ads of…

2021 YouTube Ad Specs

Did you know that over 500 hours of content is uploaded to YouTube every minute, and the platform has more than 2 billion users? I don’t know if it’s just me, but I didn’t know YouTube had that much content published every day. Since many businesses use YouTube as a marketing tool for their campaigns, it’s important to stay up to date on the ad specifications. In this post, we’ll give a quick overview of the ad formats and ad requirements for YouTube. YouTube Ad Specs YouTube Display Ad Specs Display ads appear to the top right of a video,…

YouTube Ads for Beginners: How to Launch & Optimize a YouTube Video Advertising Campaign

You’ve spent months perfecting the script, storyboarding, finding the right talent, shooting, and editing. The end result? A blockbuster brand or product video. With all that time invested, you can’t stop at just embedding the video on a homepage or sharing it on social media and hoping someone watches. While great content is bound to be found, it’s also important to be proactive about gaining the attention of and educating prospects and those unfamiliar with your brand. Running a series of YouTube ads is one way to make sure more of your target audience finds the video content you’ve produced….