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In-game-advertising-extends-beyond-casual-games

In game advertising extends beyond casual games


Tuesday, December 31, 2019 by

The fifth annual In-Game Advertising Study by deep-data analytics and player management company, deltaDNA, finds that 94% of Free-to-Play (F2P) games now feature some form of in-game advertising (up from 87% in 2018). While the number of developers making between 40-100% of their revenue from ads has increased by 21% year on year.  The study, which is based...


Ad-monetization-app-launches-from-ironSource

Ad monetization app launches from ironSource


Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by

Mobile monetization and marketing company ironSource announced the global launch of its comprehensive, mobile app for developers. The app allows developers using ironSource’s growth solutions to get an instant and granular view of revenue and campaign performance in the palm of their hands. In the first stage of its release, the revolutionary app provides rea...


How-game-developers-can-drive-more-revenue

How game developers can drive more revenue


Monday, September 23, 2019 by

Game developers tend to follow standard templates for monetizing their apps. Mid-core publishers focus on IAP and time-gated ads to be shown at a later date, usually based on their studios' recommendation. Meanwhile, hyper-casual ones go all-in on advertising, while casual games fall somewhere in between. These default strategies leave money on the table b...


InApp-advertising-prices-are-on-the-rise-says-new-report

InApp advertising prices are on the rise says new report


Wednesday, September 4, 2019 by

Want to know why it's costing you more to advertise on the mobile platform? Smaato has released results in a new report based on its platform data from the first half of 2019. The Global In-App Advertising Trends report reveals valuable new insights into the programmatic growth of in-app advertising. Smaato found that in-app advertising volumes and prices are soarin...


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Playable gaming ads lands from Luna Labs


Friday, August 2, 2019 by

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...


Mobile-app-ad-pricing-and-performance-report-shows-what-converts-best

Mobile app ad pricing and performance report shows what converts best


Monday, June 3, 2019 by

Smaato, in partnership with Liftoff, published a new study on in-app ad pricing and performance. Buyers can use the data and insights to optimize their in-app ad campaigns by pinpointing the specific ad formats that will allow them to maximize engagement rates and drive conversions. The report analyzes activity across three trillion ad requests on the Smaato platform in...


Mobile-app-profitability-and-user-LTV

Mobile app profitability and user LTV


Tuesday, May 28, 2019 by

According to a recent survey, mobile advertising and app marketing practitioners believe that more and more advertisers will focus on actual profitability this year and move away from the exhausting what-ever-it-takes growth strategy. Profitability is a rallying cry I hear almost daily from mobile app publishers, and it begins with user acquisition campaigns. If ther...


Unity-Ads-SDK-3.0-come-to-game-developers

Unity Ads SDK 3.0 come to game developers


Wednesday, October 24, 2018 by

Unity has just launched the latest version of their Ads SDK, and it’s a doozy. The new Unity Ads SDK 3.0 introduces personalized placements, as well as two new ad formats: Augmented reality and Banner ads. Personalized placements are particularly noteworthy. Now in open beta, personalized placements tie ads and in-app purchases into the same auction, serving th...


Better-programmatic-ads-and-fraud-protection-come-from-YouAppi-upgrade

Better programmatic ads and fraud protection come from YouAppi upgrade


Wednesday, August 1, 2018 by

YouAppi, a growth marketing platform for premium mobile brands, just announced upgrades to its 360 Platform, initially launched last year. The 360 Platform hopes to address five critical needs for today’s marketers: user acquisition, brand video, rewarded video, re-engagement and social media.  Moshe Vaknin, CEO of Youappi had this to say; &ldquo...


Mobile-gaming-and-header-bidding

Mobile gaming and header bidding


Wednesday, July 11, 2018 by

When ad mediation first began - as a direct solution to the problem of too many demand sources / SDKs – one of the promises it delivered for publishers was a way to manage how to allocate their ad inventory among various mobile ad networks. This was key because it gave them the ability to maximize yield by working with multiple ad networks, prioritizing network...


Mobile-marketers-should-use-video-more-report-finds

Mobile marketers should use video more report finds


Tuesday, March 6, 2018 by

YouAppi has announced the results of its second annual CMO Mobile Marketing Guide, which highlights opportunities for mobile marketers over the next 12 months. Video emerged the clear winner, with 85 percent of marketers planning to increase their investment in video during 2018, up a full 10 percent from 2017. Over three-quarters of respondents cited video as very or c...


Smart-mobile-marketing-during-the-holidays

Smart mobile marketing during the holidays


Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by

The holiday season is often glorified as the “App Developers’ days”, with dream conditions to send people to the app store and download new apps. The numbers don’t lie. 2016 was the best year yet for apps, with over half a million dollars being spend on mobile apps over the holiday - a 52% increase from the year prior (Sensor Tower). This holiday bump can be attributed ...


AR-mobile-ads-for-games-launched-by-ironSource

AR mobile ads for games launched by ironSource


Monday, November 20, 2017 by

ironSource has recently launched AR ads for their advertising network. As the first network offering AR ads, ironSource is developing a format that showcases the same experience of the game in an ad environment. The AR ads use 3D assets from the original game, and can run on both iOS and Android in-app traffic, within rewarded, video, and display placements. The ads are...


YouAppi-launches-lightweight-SDK

YouAppi launches lightweight SDK


Thursday, November 2, 2017 by

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...


App-developers-find-Holiday-campaigns-challenging

App developers find Holiday campaigns challenging


Thursday, October 19, 2017 by

YouAppi has announced the results of a comprehensive survey that evaluated U.S. consumers on their personal holiday shopping habits and preferred mobile holiday experience. The survey also questioned global digital marketers, advertisers and app developers on their 2017 mobile holiday preparation and campaign plans. While 95 percent of businesses see the holiday season ...


About-the-explosive-growth-of-mobile-video-advertising

About the explosive growth of mobile video advertising


Tuesday, September 19, 2017 by

Smaato has released its Q2 2017 Global Trends in Mobile Advertising Report. Smaato conducted an in-depth analysis of the 1.5+ trillion ad impressions delivered on its platform in the second quarter of 2017, and found new data to support the massive growth of video advertising globally, and particularly in-app, which is growing faster over mobile web as a share of digita...


Tapjoy-hits-a-milestone-of-600-million-mobile-consumers

Tapjoy hits a milestone of 600 million mobile consumers


Monday, July 24, 2017 by

Tapjoy, a Maximum Impact Platform for mobile advertisers and app developers, has announced that its ad platform grew to reach about 600 million mobile consumers at the close of Q2. This reach is primarily driven by massive growth in the company’s rewarded video product, which posted an 80% year-over-year increase in the total number of daily unique viewers, a 107% incre...


Mobile-video-challenges-most-app-marketers-new-report-says

Mobile video challenges most app marketers new report says


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 by

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 ...


Reward-videos-for-mobile-ads-payoff-the-best-says-Tapjoy

Reward videos for mobile ads payoff the best says Tapjoy


Thursday, June 15, 2017 by

Consumers want their apps free and their ads rewarded. A new study by Tapjoy,  a mobile advertising platform, found that mobile gamers in the US prefer opt-in, rewarded advertisements over mandatory ads such as pre-roll videos by a 4-to-1 margin. The study also found that videos are far and away consumers’ favorite type of rewarded ads on mobile - preferred by at l...


Why-brands-will-pay-top-dollar-for-your-inapp-inventory

Why brands will pay top dollar for your inapp inventory


Thursday, June 8, 2017 by

Ad fraud is expected to cost brands over $16 billion this year. The industry is on edge, and brand safety is a top concern. This is especially true after Fortune 500 advertisers discovered their ads appearing next to inappropriate content on Google’s Youtube.The industry has been working on solutions to curb ad fraud and increase brand safety, and yet the problem grows ...


AOL-says-you-need-to-diversify-your-ad-strategy

AOL says you need to diversify your ad strategy


Monday, May 22, 2017 by

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...


Monetizing-apps-without-alienating-users:-A-chat-with-Receptiv-

Monetizing apps without alienating users: A chat with Receptiv


Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by

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...


ironSource-now-includes-AdMob-in-their-mediation-network

ironSource now includes AdMob in their mediation network


Tuesday, March 7, 2017 by

ironSource announced the expansion of their integration with AdMob as a network partner of their Supply Side Platform. Publishers using the ironSource Mediation SDK can now leverage AdMob as a premium demand source for rewarded video in addition to interstitials. This incrementally increases competition for their video inventory, and maximizes global fill rates and eCPM...


Mobile-reward-videos-showed-consistently-high-eCPM-in-2016

Mobile reward videos showed consistently high eCPM in 2016


Friday, February 17, 2017 by

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 ...


New-study-finds-consumers-prefer-optingin-to-mobile-ads

New study finds consumers prefer optingin to mobile ads


Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by

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...


Being-smart-about-competitor-mobile-ads-could-increase-your-eCPM

Being smart about competitor mobile ads could increase your eCPM


Monday, January 9, 2017 by

You've worked hard to build a cool app with great user engagement, and a market for yourself, but you don't want someone else's poor ad or competitive call to action to mess that up, right? This concern causes some developers to keep advertising blacklist settings on auto-pilot, or avoid ads from competitors altogether, but that's a mistake  -  the odds a...


Three-ways-programmatic-is-changing-mobile-app-monetization

Three ways programmatic is changing mobile app monetization


Monday, October 3, 2016 by

Earlier last month digital marketers from around the world flocked to Germany for DMEXCO, one of the largest digital marketing events in the world. Traditionally, a buy-side focused show, the event now attracts more developers and publishers as programmatic real time bidding (RTB) is becoming a bigger part of mobile app monetization strategies. In fact, the move towards...


SSPs-are-NOT-dead

SSPs are NOT dead


Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by

In light of many folks in the industry considering SSP’s to be extinct, Andrew Gerhart, COO of AerServ, a mobile-first video mediation platform believes that a full service SSP can offer additional services such as viewability measurement, fraud and ad quality measurement. He contends that many individuals focus on irrational negatives, and ignore the positives SSP’s br...


Google-Play,-Mobile-Ads-and-AdBlocking:-The-Macro-View

Google Play, Mobile Ads and AdBlocking: The Macro View


Tuesday, July 19, 2016 by

Google quietly rolled out an update to the Play Store a few months ago, but the change sent ripples through the entire mobile developer community: the company started clearly labeling the apps that include ads. It’s a small change, but one that has greater implications for every participant in the mobile app ecosystem - from developers and end users, to mobile ad platfo...


Appodeal-TVOS-SDK-Now-Available-for-Developers

Appodeal TVOS SDK Now Available for Developers


Friday, July 1, 2016 by

Appodeal has announced that its programmatic ad mediation platform now supports ads in Apple TV apps. The new Appodeal SDK allows app developers to embed ads in Apple TV apps, optimize ad campaigns and conduct cross-promotional campaigns for iOS and tvOS apps. According to a recent Appodeal announcement, The tvOS app market is actively growing and the projected ad ...


More-Than-Half-of-Game-Developers-Say-Video-Ads-Provide-Highest-Revenue

More Than Half of Game Developers Say Video Ads Provide Highest Revenue


Thursday, April 7, 2016 by

Unity Technologies has released a new study that takes a deep dive into video ads as a tool for mobile developers to help monetize their games and drive user engagement. Over 2,000 mobile game developers and players responded to the survey to provide insight into the effectiveness of video ads and their impact on user engagement, retention and revenue. Among t...


glispa-Releases-New-Mobile-Ad-Mediation-Platform

glispa Releases New Mobile Ad Mediation Platform


Thursday, March 24, 2016 by

Mobile marketing company glispa has introduced a new mobile ad mediation platform called Ampiri, built from technology from its acquisition of MoneyTap. The company is headquartered in Berlin, with offices in Beijing, Bangalore, San Francisco, Tel Aviv and São Paulo.As a platform, Ampiri blends the major demand sources into a single campaign selection algorithm, which o...


Boost-App-Advertising-Revenue-by-Prioritizing-the-User-Experience

Boost App Advertising Revenue by Prioritizing the User Experience


Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by

App developers’ strongest revenue stream comes from the advertising real estate and the user eyeballs they can offer, which means that it is vital to deliver targeted audience segments and an ad experience designed to facilitate engagement and, eventually, a purchase or conversion. A solid record of performance will keep your current advertising partners happy and attra...


Fuse-Powered-Launches-Monetization-Engine-for-Mobile-Gaming-Developers

Fuse Powered Launches Monetization Engine for Mobile Gaming Developers


Tuesday, February 24, 2015 by

Fuse Powered has launched a new player-centric monetization engine for mobile gaming that supports the entire player lifecycle, giving publishers the opportunity to monetize each install. The Fuse platform combines in-app purchases and ad monetization capabilities to deliver offers targeted to players based on in-game behavior.Fuse allows mobile game publishers to segme...


App-Developer-News-Weekly-Roundup-for-The-Week-of-August-9th,-2013

App Developer News Weekly Roundup for The Week of August 9th, 2013


Saturday, August 10, 2013 by

From the Editors DeskHello everyone! It's been a great week in mobile and we've got lots to share with you! The August issue is here officially so be sure and check it out if you haven't already. We have been getting alot of great feedback from the developer community and it's much appreciated! Top Stories for the week of 8/10/2013Easier to Do: Find Bigfo...