Playable gaming ads lands from Luna Labs
Friday, August 2, 2019 by Richard Harris
Luna Labs has officially launched the Luna toolkit, which allows developers building in Unity to streamline the development process, and easily create lightweight experiences for HTML5 game platforms and the next generation of playable ad creation.
“Luna was born in a gaming studio, where we saw first hand that there was an increasing need for HTML5 conte...
The future of AI in advertising for mobile could be audiocentric
Friday, July 19, 2019 by Richard Harris
Instreamatic is bringing an entirely new kind of ad type to mobile apps. The platform enables AI-backed dialogue advertising. Imagine you're listening to Pandora (who they just partnered with a few weeks ago) and you hear an ad asking if you want to learn about a brand's product. You can verbally respond to the ad - yes to get more info, or no to skip and return...
Mobile user behavior is changing quickly says new Appnostic report
Monday, June 3, 2019 by Christian Hargrave
Mobile Posse in conjunction with Phoenix Marketing International released a study entitled, “The Appnostic Journey: How Changing Behavior is Creating New Opportunities,” that examines the intent and motivations of mobile device users - from the moment they begin the user journey.
Consumers unlock their smartphones an average of 70 times a day - and each t...
Mobile advertising trends to watch in 2019
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 by Christian Hargrave
PubMatic released its first Quarterly Mobile Index (QMI) of 2019. The report includes key trends, providing both advertisers and publishers with insights around mobile advertising, leading to smarter programmatic strategies and future mobile opportunities.
In the US, digital ad spends recently passed $100 billion due to dominant increases in mobile advertising and vi...
The best places to market your app listed in new report from AppsFlyer
Monday, March 25, 2019 by Richard Harris
AppsFlyer released its latest Performance Index as well as insights highlighting the rapid growth of key platforms and advertising sources beyond Facebook and Google.
Among the networks to see the biggest changes was Snap, which rose to third place in the overall non-gaming ranking for Western Europe. Looking toward the rest of the app install market beyond Facebook ...
In app mobile ad spending is taking a quarter of media budgets
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 by Richard Harris
A new study from PubMatic and Forrester reveals that media professionals opt for programmatic buys, via programmatic direct and open exchange, over direct buys for in-app inventory. Buyers also cite targeting capabilities and inventory quality as the top criteria for choosing programmatic in-app publishing partners.
The report was a commissioned study conducted by Fo...
Adikteev mobile marketing platform raises $12M
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
Adikteev has secured $12 million in its Series B round for further international growth outside of its home base in France, as well as research and development efforts. “In just five years, Adikteev has reached an unprecedented level of strategic growth from seizing new opportunities in the marketplace,” said Xavier Mariani, CEO of Adikteev. “This new round of funding w...
Reengage mobile app users with the latest YouAppi solution
Monday, January 29, 2018 by Richard Harris
YouAppi has announced the launch of its Re-Engagement solution, created to maximize the value of all mobile users, whether acquired organically or through the YouAppi platform. Re-Engagement was designed to work in tandem with YouAppi’s User Acquisition (UA) solution as part of its 360 Platform. The solution offers access to YouAppi’s Real-time Bidding (RTB), social and...
A guide to monetizing apps using mobile native advertising
Thursday, August 17, 2017 by Ashwin Shekhar
The pace of innovation in mobile advertising has never been greater. While we have seen significant gains over the last few years, today, the industry is benefiting from the convergence of three areas - native ads, programmatic buying and enhanced targeting. This powerful fusion is essential to ensure a future in mobile advertising which provides users with a relevant a...
Mobile video challenges most app marketers new report says
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 by Richard Harris
If Digital Video 1.0 was characterized by the repurposing of TV content for the PC, then the current growth in Mobile Video is anything but repurposing Web or TV video content for mobile devices, according to research commissioned by mobile growth platform YouAppi.The research conducted by Dimensional Research found that 94% of the 218 global mobile marketer and agency ...
Weather apps have the highest mobile ad eCPM finds new report
Thursday, June 8, 2017 by Richard Harris
A new Q1 2017 report from Smaato was just released. Titled the "Global Trends in Mobile Advertising Report", data was analyzed from 300 billion mobile ad impressions served on its exchange each month and found that mobile ad space is more valuable than ever before as global eCPMs grew almost 50 percent year-over-year.Fueled by explosive growth in the Asia-Pacific ...
Monetizing apps without alienating users: A chat with Receptiv
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by Richard Harris
We recently sat down with Receptiv, the company formerly known as MediaBrix, to learn more about how they work with app developers monetize their products. Receptiv is an in-app mobile video ad platform that connects brands to app users to increase ad performance. Founded as MediaBrix in 2011 and named an Adweek Top Mobile Innovator, they are available via both programm...
iPad Now Generating More Revenue Per Impression Than Any Other Device
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 by Richard Harris
Opera Mediaworks has published its Q3 2015 State of Mobile Advertising Report and one of the top findings that the report demonstrates is the fact that Apple has regained it’s no. 1 spot for revenue, spurred by the popularity of ad videos coupled with iPad usage.The report’s data is a taken from activity on the Opera Mediaworks' mobile ad platform which reaches 1.1 bill...
Advertising Apps on TV is Growing In Popularity
Friday, August 7, 2015 by Richard Harris
App publishers continue to look at every potential opportunity to reach new users and the inclusion of traditional media is becoming more prevalent among mobile app and games, as companies are running app marketing campaigns across mobile, web, TV and print.Quaid Media works with companies to launch TV campaigns and the company that it has booked more than 12,000 TV spo...
Mobile Users Place Their Advertising Value at $10.80 Per Minute
Monday, July 13, 2015 by Richard Harris
Mobile users have told advertisers what they believe they are worth, suggesting that engaging with one minute of advertising on mobile devices is equivalent to $10.80US per consumer for advertisers. These numbers are from a new research study “What’s My Worth? 2015” which was conducted by Opinium Research and commissioned by Millennial Media, polling over 4,000 con...
Taptica Listed As One Of TUNE’s Top 25 Advertising Partners
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Taptica was just listed as one of TUNE’s Top 25 Advertising Partners – Fall Edition 2014. Taptica is a mobile demand-side platform (DSP) for advertising agencies and brands. There are currently over 500 MobileAppTracking integrated partners which were judged and scored based on three areas. These areas include Install Volume, Revenue Per Install and Client Adoption...
Perion Network Launches GrowMobile Cross Network, Self Serve Mobile Advertising Platform
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Perion Network has announced the launch of the GrowMobile Self-Serve which offers a cross-network, self-serve mobile advertising platform. The service offers an enhanced, do-it-yourself version of the technology built by San Francisco-based GrowMobile which Perion acquired earlier this year. GrowMobile is part of Perion Lightspeed, the new mobile division of P...
AOL to Offer Native Mobile Ad Units for Techcrunch, Huffington Post and Other AOL Digital Properties
Sunday, April 27, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
AOL has announced a new native ad unit that will allow marketers to run advertising across mobile sites and apps.The new native unit currently reaches 86 million users per month, via AOL owned-and-operated mobile properties and apps including TechCrunch, Huffington Post, DailyFinance, Engadget, AOL Mail and Autoblog as well as through third-party publishing partner...
Native Advertising On Mobile Is Growing
Monday, March 24, 2014 by Richard Harris
According to eMarketer, increased use of mobile devices to access social media, content portals, news properties, video-sharing sites and streaming services are driving an increase in native advertising formats. In a new report, “Native Advertising: Difficult to Define, but Definitely Growing,” it is estimated native ad spending on social media alone woul...
Using Social Media to Promote Your Mobile App
Thursday, January 9, 2014 by Patrick Cruz
Mobile apps today is what laptop computers were only a few
years ago. More than half of Americans
own a smartphone, and it’s widely projected that mobile traffic will succeed
desktop traffic in 2014. As more users
harness the power of mobile and appoint mobile apps for everyday entertainment,
information, and utility, the overflow of apps is not only ubiquitous, ...
Mainstream App Developers Get Native Ad Technology Boost from Airpush
Monday, October 21, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
Smart people know to make money you have to follow the money. App developers are no exception and smart developers realize that a seismic shift in mobile advertising is coming, and there are serious changes in the air with how major ad players will place their mobile advertising dollars. This game altering shift is towards user-centric mobile ads that offer a more ...
Beachfront Media Rolls Out Beachfront.iO
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 by Richard Harris
App Developers Can Now Maximize Revenue with Video Advertising Across Mobile, Web, and Connected TV ExperiencesBeachfront Media, the video everywhere company, today announced the unveiling of Beachfront.iO, a revolutionary mobile video advertising mediation platform designed for app developers who want to monetize their mobile applications with video advertising. ...
SponsorPay Unveils AppTrailer™
Thursday, December 13, 2012 by Richard Harris
Advertising your mobile app through banners, interstitial's, or similar mechanisms might be a thing of the past. How about engaging users with a short video blip of your app in action?That is exactly what SponsorPay's new AppTrailer product lets you do.“Acquiring engaged users is priority number one for app developers and AppTrailer has proved to be very effective in th...
Adblock plus moving to Android developers beware
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 by Richard Harris
Ad block plus is a popular desktop plug-in that prohibits ad networks from displaying while you're browsing the Internet, and it's now making the leap into the Android mobile market. While this sounds like a good idea for mobile app "users", it could become catastrophic for mobile app developers who earn their revenue through ad networks. Adblock plus on the deskto...