Uploading an Advertisement

To monetize videos, you can upload one or more ads that you associate with ad sets.

To upload an advertisement, do the following:

  1. Log in to the Backlot UI. The Backlot UI opens.
  2. Click ADD CONTENT and select VIDEO. A file selection window opens.
  3. Select a video file on your computer and click Open. The video ad begins uploading and the MANAGE page opens with the ad selected. Although it takes time to transcode the ad, you can set its name and description.
  4. To set its name and description, click the Details tab and enter a title in the TITLE field and a description in the DESCRIPTION field.
  5. Select the Mark this content as an Ad check box.