YouAppi launches lightweight SDK
Thursday, November 2, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
YouAppi has announced the launch of its lightweight SDK, designed to seamlessly deliver the company’s comprehensive 360 Degree Growth Marketing platform to leading mobile brands. This new SDK enables full control of ad delivery, including rewarded video, interstitial video and interstitial ads, through an intuitive, self-service platform. YouAppi’s 360 Degree Growth Mar...
Mobile reward videos showed consistently high eCPM in 2016
Friday, February 17, 2017 by Richard Harris
ironSource has announced the launch of its Industry eCPM Index, an insights engine for tracking regional and global eCPM rates and optimizing mobile app ad campaign effectiveness over time. Ideal for mobile app developers, the ironSource Industry eCPM Index provides insight into app ecosystem advertising performance across region, time of year, geography, ad units, and ...
Check intrusive ads at the door: How app marketers can use native
Monday, January 16, 2017 by Barak Aviad
The mobile app space isn’t an easy place to be these days. With more and more apps filling the stores, it’s getting harder to find consumers to download your app – and even more challenging to retain them. App marketers are struggling to drive downloads from traditional display advertising with paltry results and budgets are wasted on impressions that yield no...
AdMob Releases Two new App Advertising Formats
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
Google’s AdMob has launched two new immersive ad formats – Trial Run Ads and Interactive Interstitial ads. Currently in beta, Interactive Interstitials show on Android and iOS apps and Trial Run Ads show on Android apps.Trial Run Ads are an app ad format that lets a potential user play a game within an ad as a way to create interest to install the app. Users play a game...
Microsoft Streamlines Windows Developer Ad Options
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
The Windows Dev Center team has announced that it finished integrating the functionality previously available in the Windows pubCenter in order to simplify the process that developers use to create, manage and track Microsoft advertising ad impressions and revenue across Windows phone, tablet and PC. In addition, Microsoft Advertising and Windows ad mediation have ...
StartApp Introduces 360degree Mobile Advertising Option
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
StartApp has introduced a new 360-degree ad offering. Using 3-dimensional graphics, the new 360-ad unit utilizes the gyroscope of the user’s mobile device in order to provide an interactive, panoramic experience.Instead of simply seeing a flat image of an advertised app, the user will be able see a 3D glimpse of the app experience directly through the advertisement.Star...
Amazon Guarantees App Developers $6 CPM for Interstitial Ads
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 by Richard Harris
Amazon is now offering a guaranteed $6 CPM for interstitial ads for new app developers who integrate the Amazon Mobile Ads API for the first time. The Amazon Mobile Ads API is an in-app display advertising solution to monetize mobile apps and games across platforms, including phones and tablets on Android, iOS, and Fire. With the Amazon Mobile Ad Network, developer...
Microsoft Advertising Announces New Monetization Tools Including Preview Advertising SDK for Windows 10
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 by Richard Harris
Included in the announcements release at Microsoft’s Build conference was a number of new monetization tools including the availability of a new preview advertising SDK for Windows 10. Here are highlights of the announcement:- Preview advertising SDK for Windows 10 is now available. This universal ad SDK supports phone, tablet, and PC. The ad SDK also supports video int...
StartApp Offering Big Incentives To App Developers This Holiday Season
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 by Richard Harris
StartApp is kicking off this Holiday season by offering users a special opportunity to earn a cash bonus of up to $25,000 or an amazing gift. To be eligible, just complete a simple integration of at least three of StartApp’s full page ads and allowing more traffic to StartApp.This is also a chance for user to increase their traffic throughout the month of December 2014....
App Marketing Using Niche Advertising Methods
Monday, October 6, 2014 by Josef Mandelbaum
A common skill required by today’s marketing managers is the ability to understand how to advertise across large online advertising platforms. Top advertising networks from major companies such as Microsoft, Google, and Facebook all boast massive reach, but is bigger always better? There are hundreds of mobile ad networks to choose from and each specific network has bot...
Amazon Mobile Ads API Now Offers iOS App Support for Interstitial and Banner Ads
Thursday, July 24, 2014 by Richard Harris
The Amazon Mobile Ads API allows developers to display ads from the Amazon Mobile Ad Network in their apps, and now, both interstitial and banner ads can be displayed across iOS devices in addition to Android and Fire OS devices (including Fire phone). With this release, Amazon is also expanding ad serving to Android and iOS users in the US, the UK, Germany, ...
SponsorPay Mobile Ad Supply Side Platform Rebrands as Fyber
Thursday, July 24, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
SponsorPay has officially rebranded to Fyber. The company offers a monetization platform that includes mediation, an ad marketplace and ad serving capabilities.According to a company statement:SponsorPay’s rebrand to Fyber goes beyond just a new company name. Over the last eighteen months, we have evolved from a rewarded advertising network into a top mobile supply...
Using in App Advertising Effectively To Monetize an App
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 by Robert Weber
Thousands of apps launch each day, so the mobile app business must be booming, right? Not exactly. Sure, thousands of apps are launched daily, but how many actually make money? Last I checked, products must generate revenue to qualify as a business. And generating money is where apps fail, miserably. A recent Gartner report spells out the harsh forecast facing developer...
Unity 5 Game Platform Announced With New Physically Based Unified Shading System and Geomerics’ Lighting System
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Unity has announced the upcoming release of its new Unity 5 platform, to be available later this year. The company has had a major presence at the GDC and took the opportunity to announce Unity 5.0, ushering in its foray into the 64-bit era.Included in the new platform is an upgrated PhysX to 3.3, and a new multithreaded job scheduler. And new start of the art physicall...
Startapp Launches New Mobile App Advertiser Portal
Monday, March 17, 2014 by Richard Harris
Startapp has launched a new Advertiser Portal giving advertisers access to Startapp traffic through an easy-to-use self-service dashboard. Advertisers can run cost-per-click (CPC) campaigns on both Android and iOS using a variety of ad types, including interstitial ads, banner ads, and enriched ads. With the new portal advertisers now have more contr...
Offercast Mobile Launches Next Generation Mobile Ad Network
Friday, February 7, 2014 by Richard Harris
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ironSource Launches mobileCore Cross Promotion Tool for App Developers
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
ironSource has announced its mobileCore cross-promotion tools for app developers is now available. The centerpiece of the mobileCore platform is its Offer Wall, which provides non intrusive in-app promotional opportunities. The Offer Wall is one of several ad formats that mobileCore offers for monetization opportunities including interstitial ads and slider ads.
The Clock is Ticking for App Developers to Meet Google Play Policies
Friday, August 30, 2013 by Richard Harris
Google’s new developer guidelines established on August 23 have started a ticking time bomb that may blow up apps that don’t meet the new guidelines.
In its own words Google is making “Improvements include new guidance on ads behavior and clarifications to existing policies related to hate speech, gambling, in-app payments, ratings, and impersonation.”
The new policy ...