Improve your brand association and increase your ROI’s by turning a linear pre-roll or outstream ad into a more effective and engaging interactive video ad. First, navigate to the VAST Service section in Ad Services, and read on.
1.0 | Upload creative
There are several ways to upload a creative:
- Drag and drop a video file into the area beneath “Local Upload”.
- Click “Select Files” and select the desired video file.
- Import a video using a URL.
2.0 | Manage your creatives
Here you can edit metadata, set up an endscreen for your campaign, access the Interactive Ads Studio and its reporting.
2.1 | Edit metadata and endscreen
To edit your creative’s metadata, either double click it or click the Edit button here:
On the detail page, you can add a title, description, click through URL, third party trackers and set up an endscreen.
2.2 | Add or edit interactivity
One way to add or edit interactivity for a creative is to select the Add Interactivity button, which takes you to the Interactive Ads Studio. If you’ve already added interactivity, the button will say Edit Interactivity.
To access an existing interactive creative, you can also click the Interactive Studio button in the VAST Service menu.
2.3 | Interactive reporting
To see detailed reporting on your creative and all the widgets within it, click Show Engagement.
3.0 | Generate a VAST/VPAID tag
Click on the Tags button to generate a VAST or VPAID tag.
You can either preview the clip in the current window or you can click through to our VAST Inspector which allows you to test your VAST/VPAID tag in a live environment.
4.0 | VAST Inspector
Check out our VAST Inspector here.