How to Define Your Seller Rule

  1. Access the seller rule edit page by either editing it or creating a new one.

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  2. Enter a name for your seller rule in the 'NAME' field.

  3. Click on the 'COMPANY' field to search and select the company that will own this seller rule.

    Important! You can select an owning company only when creating a new seller rule. You cannot change the owning company when editing an existing seller rule.

    Note: The default company is inherited from the user's company context menu.


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  4. Under the 'RESTRICTIONS' area, apply the required fields according to the following table:

    Field Name Description
    ALLOW VIDEO DOWNLOAD

    Selecting this check box will allow publishers to download videos assigned to this seller rule.

    Note: If this option is selected for a Vidible Partner in a Private Marketplace, the download option will only be available after purchasing the video.

    ALLOW VIDEO CASTING (active by default) Selecting this check box will allow streaming the videos assigned to this seller rule from mobile devices via ChromeCast or Apple AirPlay.
    ALLOW VIDEO THUMBNAIL DOWNLOAD

    Selecting this check box will allow publishers to download thumbnails of the videos assigned to this seller rule.

    Note: If this option is selected for a Vidible Partner in a Private Marketplace, the thumbnail download option will only be available after purchasing the video.

    URL PATTERNS Clicking on the 'Add Restrictions' button will open the Domain Restrictions picker allowing you to make a black list or a white list of domains that will be either restricted or allowed to play your content assigned to this seller rule.

    Note: To learn how to blacklist/whitelist domains with the Domain Restrictions picker, please refer to How to Allow or Restrict Your Content from Playing on a Domain.
    RESTRICTION Clicking on this field will allow you to define any Companies and/or Company Groups that will be granted/restricted permission to view any videos assigned to this seller rule.

    Note: To learn how to restrict/allow other companies to view the content assigned to your seller rule, please refer to How to Share Videos Assigned to Your Seller Rule with Other Companies.
    GEO RESTRICTIONS

    This field allows you to select countries for Geographical restrictions. Search and select a required country by typing its name in the 'Add country' field and clicking on the relevant result in the drop down list.

    Note: You can apply additional geo restriction by repeating this step for multiple countries. 

    After adding the relevant countries to the list select the relevant radio button to either Whitelist or Blacklist the selected countries.

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  5. Go to the 'PRICING' tab.

  6. Under the 'PRICING' area, apply the required fields according to the following table:

    Field Name Description
    SUGGESTED PRICE

    Enter a suggested price (in USD $) that you (the Content Owner) will be paid per video impression. The value entered here will be displayed as the MSRP in the video details page of a selected video.

    Important! A transaction fee is added to the maximum price before the content video's price is exposed to the buyer.

    Note: The default minimum and suggested prices are set by your Company.

    Note: This is commonly used in Private Marketplace setups for Vidible partners and not relevant for AOL Partners.

    VIDEO DOWNLOAD PRICE

    Enter a price (in USD $) that you (the Content Owner) will accept for downloading a single video.

    Note: This is commonly used in Private Marketplace setups for Vidible partners and not relevant for AOL Partners.



  7. Go to the 'DISCOUNTS' field and click on the 'Add Discount' button to add a discount price rule that will apply to a specified Company. The Discount screen will display.

    Note: This option is commonly used in Private Marketplace setups for Vidible partners and not relevant for AOL Partners.

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  8. Apply the required fields according to the following table:

    Field Name Description
    Search For Company

    Search and select a company you wish to give the discount to by typing its name and clicking on the relevant option in the drop down menu.

    Note: This is commonly used in Private Marketplace setups for Vidible partners and not relevant for AOL Partners.

    Discount Price

    Enter a new price (in USD $) that reflects the new Total price that the selected company will pay for the video content that is assigned this Seller Rule.

    Important! The discount price is not an amount that will be deducted from your original price.

    Note: This is commonly used in Private Marketplace setups for Vidible partners and not relevant for AOL Partners.


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  9. Click on one of the following options to save your seller rule:
    • SAVE - Selecting this option will save your seller rule and remain in the seller rule page edit mode.
    • SAVE & CLOSE - Selecting this option will save your seller rule and open your seller rule details page.
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