To run a native video campaign on DBM, users must first build their native video creative.
Note that a Native Video campaign will run under your Display line items in DBM.
Once logged in, here’s how to create a native video ad:
1) Click “New creative.”
2) Choose “Native Video Creative”
3) Enter the required creative assets
Advertiser name: 25 character max
Brand logo: 1:1 ratio (min 100x100)
Source file: up to 1GB and in one of the following formats: .avi, .mov, .mp4, m4v, .mpeg, .mpg, .oga, .ogg, .ogv, .webm, .wmv
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9, 1.9:1/ Maximum file size: 20 MB
Cover Image: Shown in the player at the end of the video
Best practice is to match aspect ratio of video (px): 960 x 720 for 4:3 video, 1280 x 720 for 16:9 video, 1200 x 627 for 1.91:1 video
Long headline: 50 character max
Short headline: 25 character max - required field, though it won't display on Sharethrough inventory
Long body text: 140 character description
Short body text: 90 character description - required field, though it won't display on Sharethrough inventory
Call to action : While not supported by Sharethrough, DBM requires to fill out this field.
4) If you have a DCM account linked to your DBM account you will have the opportunity to link it there.
You can add 1x1 pixels in the impressions tracking field, which will fire on the video start event.
5) Note that DBM does not accept VAST or VPAID tags for Native, but allows you to pixel different events such as quartiles and completion with 1x1's. Add your 1x1 pixels in the "Video 3rd party tracking" section and you'll be able to see reporting in your 3rd party reporting platform.