General

  • How does adRise help content owners?

    Via adRise Connect, you can create apps with your branding on multiple TV platforms. adRise will build the apps, handle all technical issues and submit the apps to the TV platforms. All for free. Then we'll monetize your content with high paying video ads.

  • How does adRise determine which registrations to approve?

    We approve content owners who have professionally produced content. The more attractive it is for a wider audience, the better.

  • What is adRise Connect?

    adRise Connect enables you to create apps with your branding on multiple TV platforms via a self-service webpage. This saves you months worth of time and money. Connect builds the apps and adRise submits the apps to the TV platforms.

  • Is adRise Connect really free?

    Yes, adRise Connect is really free.

  • How does adRise make money?

    We take a percentage of the advertising revenue from ads that we source.

  • What TV platforms can I distribute to?

    We currently distribute to: Roku, Western Digital, Google TV, Yahoo Connected TV, Samsung, iPad, Android tablets, PS3, Xbox. More TV platforms will be added over time.

  • What is an ad SDK?

    The ad SDK allows adRise to inject ads into your app. Each app in which you want to show ads must have the relevant ad SDK. adRise creates an SDK for each TV platform we distribute to. Obtain the ad SDKs via your content owner account on the "help" page or after starting an ad campaign in an app.

  • If I already have an app, can I insert ads and monetize my content?

    Yes, get the ad SDK for the TV platform where your app resides. You can download our ad SDKs on the "help" page via your account.

Advertising

  • What type of ads do you show?

    We typically show ads from major brands that usually advertise on linear and cable TV.

  • I have an ad sales team. Can I run our own ad campaigns?

    Yes. Then there's no revenue share. Instead an ad serving fee applies. You can still use our ad sourcing service to fill any ad spots your own campaigns do not fill.

  • I have other ad partners. Can I run their campaigns?

    Yes. Simply provide the VAST tag that the ad partner provided. You can also have adRise's exchange compete against the price those ad partners are paying you. This way, you'll get the highest paying ad, either from your ad partner or from our ad exchange.

  • Does the adRise exchange work with other ad servers?

    Yes, we easily work with other ad servers such as Doubleclick, Atlas, Freewheel, etc.

  • What type of ads does adRise show?

    Ads from brand advertisers as typically found on TV are usually the kind of ads we run.

  • Can I put a frequency cap on the ads?

    Yes, this can be done for each app via your adRise account.

  • Can I determine what kind of ads show up on our content?

    Yes, this can be set in your account for your particular app.

Getting Started and Earnings

  • How much video content do I need to get my own app created?

    You should have at least 50 titles and additional titles to release on a weekly basis to refresh the app. Most content owners refresh the app with 2-10 titles each week.

  • If I have less than 50 videos, can I still create a branded app?

    If you're continually creating new content, then it's possible. If not, then probably not. However, we can still add your content to other TV apps that have similar content to your content, which enables you to monetize your content.

  • Can you geo-block content?

    Yes. You specify your geo-blocking requirements when providing us the metadata for your videos.

  • How is video sent to adRise?

    For long form content, usually via external hard drive or FTP (which you set up). For short form content, we recommend utilizing MRSS feeds.

  • What is an MRSS feed?

    An RSS feed that is multimedia. Our MRSS documentation is accessible on the "help" page via your account. Content owners like using the MRSS feed to frequently update their app's content and control what content is shown.

  • What assets do I need to deliver?

    Video files, video metadata, design assets, keyart, etc. You will deliver your assets via the Connect page.

  • How do I track earnings?

    You have access to realtime analytics for our content which also shows your earnings in realtime on a per video and TV platform basis.

  • How often are payments made?

    See the "Revenue Terms" on the Connect page for the relevant payment terms.

Advertisers

General

  • How do a start a campaign through adRise?

    Register as an advertiser and send us a VAST tag and the video. You can start the campaign yourself via the dashboard in your account or coordinate with us to implement the campaign.

  • What is the video format for the video ads?

    Ads should at least be 640px x 480px with a bitrate of 3000Kpbs encoded with the H.264 video codec or equivalent. We recommend the resolution be 1280x720 with a bitrate of 4000Kbps encoded with the H.264 video codec.

  • We are an ad network and want to run multiple campaigns.

    You can simply provide us IOs and separate VAST tags for the campaigns you would like to run. Alternatively, you can integrate with our RTB Exchange.

  • What is the RTB Exchange?

    It's our realtime bidding exchange, where ad networks can programmatically bid on all of the available content inventory we have.

  • What type of premium content does your inventory have?

    We offer premium TV, film, musical performances, animation and anime, lifestyle, and formats based programming. The distributors we work with include large distributors such as Starz, cable channels, TV networks, and studios.

  • What TV platforms does your content inventory reside on?

    Roku, Western Digital, Google TV, Yahoo Connected TV, Samsung, iPad, Android tablets, PS3, Xbox. More TV platforms will be added over time.

  • What type of ads do you support?

    We support video ads. Please inquire with us to get details about our video ads.

  • Can you target your ads?

    Yes, we offer multiple targeting features. Please inquire with us to get targeting details.

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