How to attract more brand spending in your apps
Friday, April 30, 2021 by Joe Lige
As someone who has worked in programmatic advertising for some time, I was excited when header bidding became available in-app. Here was an environment that was completely contained, with a potential for full user engagement and 100% viewability. I, along with many of my colleagues in the industry, assumed that header bidding uptake in-app would be even faster than it h...
Mobile ad creative help from Tapjoy arrives
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 by Richard Harris
Tapjoy has announced the launch of the Interplay Studio, an in-house creative team and design studio dedicated to helping brands, agencies and marketers deliver mobile ad creative optimized for in-app environments. Campaigns designed by the Interplay Studio have demonstrated average click-through rate that are 3-5X greater than traditional mobile video ads and deliver a...
Facebook Introduces New Desktop Video App Ads and Mobile App Ads
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 by Richard Harris
To help developers with app install efforts, Facebook is introducing two ad formats - Desktop Video App Ads and Mobile App Ads with the Carousel Format.Desktop Video App AdsDesktop Video App Ads has moved out of closed beta, expanding the ability to use video creative in desktop app ads. The video unit has similar functionality to Facebook mobile app ads and is now avai...
Facebook Adds Deep Linking for Mobile App Install Advertising
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 by Richard Harris
Facebook has announced that it has extended its deep linking capabilities beyond engagement ads to now include mobile app install ads. This new feature will help developers send people directly to specific information when their app is opened for the first time.When a person taps on a mobile app install ad on Facebook, the developer can choose to send them to a specific...
Facebook Releases Marketing and Monetization Goodies for App Developers at F8
Friday, March 27, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
At the kickoff of its F8 developer conference, Facebook announced a broad number of products and tools to help developers build, grow, and monetize mobile apps.In attendance were more than 2,500 developers. Facebook announced that its developer community has doubled in size, and there are now hundreds of thousands of developers working with Facebook around the world wit...
The best app marketing channels that actually help
Thursday, January 29, 2015 by Richard Harris
At the beginning of each year, we all read articles with predictions on pretty much any subject - mobile is no exception. Famous hockey player Wayne Gretzky once said, “A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.”
As a guy who has been a part of an app marketing agency for the last 5 years...
AMASE Analogy: This Is What a Profitable App Looks like
Monday, January 19, 2015 by Josh Cline
Mobile-app development, marketing, and monetization are all extremely difficult to do well – it’s why very few mobile apps end up being successful.In this article from The Cline Group (I’m the President and CEO), my goal is to provide end-to-end insights into the mobile-user lifecycle. Let’s start by defining a successful mobile app as one that has achieved sustained pr...
Facebook to Let App Developers Target Ads By Device
Friday, July 25, 2014 by Richard Harris
Developers who market on Facebook will soon be able to reach people using specific mobile devices, such as a Samsung Galaxy S5, iPhone 5s, or an HTC One. Previously there was only the ability to target iOS or Android, minimum OS version and Wi-Fi only users.For example, developers can deliver ads to people specifically using a Google Nexus 10 with a minimum OS version o...
Apple vs. Facebook: What Signals Do Industry Giants Send to the App Market (And What do They Mean to iOS Developers)
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 by Natasha Yarotskaya
In recent weeks the iOS app market has been torn between conflicting signals that are coming from its two major players – Facebook and Apple. While there is clear evidence for these signals being interconnected, if they were to materialize they are likely to affect a good deal of iOS developers and tilt the wider app market dynamic. Here we are laying out these signals ...
App Developers: 8 Things You Can Do With Deeplinks To Drive Traffic To Your App
Monday, March 3, 2014 by David Lee
Deeplinking will soon
be the primary way new users discover your app and the content within it. Being
featured in the App Store can launch your app to stardom, but most apps won’t
have that opportunity. Deeplinks however, offer a proactive way to expose the
content within your app to potential users who may discover your content
through searches or social media. Sa...
Facebook Add App Ads for Mobile User Engagement and Conversion
Thursday, December 26, 2013 by Richard Harris
Facebook has released three new updates to make it even easier to create mobile app ads, reach existing users, and drive people back into an app.
Developers can now create mobile app ads for engagement and conversion from Facebook’s Ads Create tool, offering a simpler way to set up engagement campaigns (to roll out the week of Christmas). Developers will still hav...
Facebook Announces Video Ads and CPA Model for Buying Mobile App Ads
Friday, October 25, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
It seems that Facebook just won’t slow down in expanding/enhancing its advertising opportunities for app developers. This week the company announced new opportunities for video ads and CPA buying for mobile app ads. The new services are targeting developers need to increase app installs and maximize resources targeted to user acquisition campaigns.
According to the Fa...