Can a brand tell its story in six seconds? YouTube and its parent company, Google, believe so.
Bumper ads are ideal for driving incremental reach and frequency, especially on mobile, where “snackable videos” perform well.
Given the succinct nature of the format, we’ve seen Bumper ads work best when combined with a TrueView or Google Preferred campaign. In early tests, Bumpers drove strong lift in upper funnel metrics like recall, awareness and consideration. We also see that Bumpers work well to drive incremental reach and frequency when paired with a TrueView campaign.
We like to think of Bumper ads as little haikus of video ads–and we’re excited to see what the creative community will do with them. You can use Bumpers beginning in May by talking to your Google sales representative, and stay tuned as we continue to roll out new ad formats that are uniquely adapted to the way people watch video now, and in the future.
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