So this is what everyone is doing on their mobile
Monday, September 11, 2017 by Richard Harris
Mobile Posse will announce at Mobile Future Forward a new research paper titled “A New Lens on Mobile: Gratification Beats Personalization In the Quest of Mobile Ad Revenue,” the first of an ongoing series of original research analytics about the mobile user journey in partnership with Phoenix Marketing International (PMI), a marketing research firm.Unlike traditional m...
How mobile video load time affects ad delivery
Monday, June 19, 2017 by Patrick Kennard
Ask any mobile app developer, and they’ll tell you that one of the greatest challenges in monetizing their apps through video ads isn’t finding the right demand or knowing when to run the videos; it’s figuring out how to present video ads without slowing down their apps. I’m sure every developer at some point has done a Google search for something like, “Which ad networ...
The mobile ad fraud pandemic and what developers should know
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 by Galia Reichenstein
Mobile ad fraud is a big concern in the mobile space. Unfortunately, we have seen this before in ad tech - players looking to make a quick buck by following revenue via monetizing it in an illegal way. Mobile ad fraud has created a dark ripple in the space, resulting in a lot of mistrust. The challenge is that fraud is widespread, and fraudsters are getting more and mor...
AOL says you need to diversify your ad strategy
Monday, May 22, 2017 by Patrick McCormack
For mobile developers with scale, performance-based advertising has been a massive revenue opportunity. Performance pricing now accounts for 65 percent of all ad revenue achieved in digital, including desktop and mobile. Advertisers and marketers understand the obvious benefits of cost per install (CPI) campaigns, for example, which comprises more than 25 percent of tod...
New study finds consumers prefer opting-in to mobile ads
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by Richard Harris
Nielsen Media Labs study commissioned by Jun Group finds opt-in mobile advertising preferred nearly 2-1 over other formats; Nielsen Digital Brand Effect study shows opt-in mobile advertising delivers a significant lift in brand awareness and purchase intent.Findings from a new Nielsen Media Labs study commissioned by Jun Group found that consumers prefer opt-in mobile a...
Android ad revenue beats iOS for the first time in new report from Smaato
Thursday, January 12, 2017 by Michael Haynes
As apple cuts iPhone production, Android beats iOS in mobile ad revenue for 1st time.Smaato has released its Q3 2016 Global Trends in Mobile Advertising Report. They analyzed data from billions of mobile ad impressions served on its exchange during the third quarter of 2016 and found the extent to which mobile advertising spend is now heavily weighted toward in-app...
President of 360 Games Alex Xu Discusses Chinese Game Publishing Opportunities
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 by Richard Harris
To learn more about the growing Chinese gaming market and the opportunity China presents for game developers, we spoke with Alex Xu is president of 360 Games. The company is a leading Chinese game platform and publisher which recently released initiatives to attract global game developers to China, including the formation of the SUPER360° Strategy, a mobile ad revenue r...
How Much Push Notification Revenue Potential Does Your App Have
Friday, June 13, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
In May Mobile Posse launched its new AppEnvoy platform which enables app publishers to engage their consumers on the home and lock screen without fees - instead earning payments based on ads included with their push messages.The company is now are offering a AppEnvoy Rewards Calculator to learn how much you can earn with relevant advertising messages dynamically inserte...
Insights into the State of the Mobile Market for Q1 2014
Thursday, May 15, 2014 by Richard Harris
The mobile market is such a moving target that it’s hard to get a clear picture at any one point in time. However, after the first quarter of this year, the are a number of reports that provide insight, a few of which we overview here.Distimo recently reported that, while Google Play has seen 38 percent growth for the last 6 months, April showed no gains according ...
Opera Mediaworks Publishes Report on the Biggest Mobile Trends from 2013
Thursday, December 19, 2013 by Richard Harris
Opera Mediaworks has issued its annual year-in-review report which points to the top six trends in mobile advertising as witnessed on its mobile ad platform which reaches 400 million consumers a month through 60 billion ad impressions.
Highlights of the report include:
Decline of the traditional banner adThough traditional banner ads still comprise more than half...
Opera Mediaworks Reports App Developer’s Mobile Revenue is Diversifying Among App Categories
Sunday, October 20, 2013 by Richard Harris
Maybe developers don’t have to focus on one category (Games?) to successfully monetize their apps. This could be the case based on findings from Opera Mediaworks report, The State of Mobile Advertising, Q3 2013.
In the report, based on data from traffic on its mobile advertising platform, the company points out three trends:
(1) Growth was seen over the summer, which...