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Facebook Advertising CTRs and Video Spend Hit New Highs, While CPCs Drop Globally in Q2 2015 [Report]

About This Report This report is representative of Facebook® ad impressions delivered by customers leveraging Nanigans advertising automation software. It includes ad spend on both Facebook desktop and Facebook mobile, and excludes Facebook Exchange. For reporting purposes Nanigans categorizes Facebook ad types to align with broad direct response marketing objectives as follows: Unpublished Page Post (All) includes Link, Photo, Video, and Multi-Product Unpublished Page Post Ads. Mobile App Install (All) includes standard (image) and Video Mobile App Install Ads. Domain […]

3 Ways The Nanigans SDK Takes Mobile Games To The Next Level

The world of mobile gaming is a competitive place. In the Apple App Store, over 21% of all the store’s active apps are games, making mobile gaming the most popular category by far. With so much competition, it’s more vital than ever that attract high-value users to your games via strategic social and mobile advertising. The Nanigans Software Development Kit (SDK) closes the loop on attribution, enabling app developers to build a full story of the lifetime value (LTV) of […]

Facebook Mobile App Install Ads Demonstrate 16% Lower CPI Using Video vs. Images for Gaming Advertisers [Study]

Mobile App Install (MAI) ads are often one of the most effective ad unit options for mobile gaming companies advertising on Facebook. Initially only supporting images, Facebook has now rolled out support for video—a content feature that has already driven higher CTRs for some Nanigans clients. Like their image-based counterpart, MAI ads using a video asset also incorporate a great deal of functionality in terms of managing ad reach and viewability. But the question for advertisers is whether video is […]

Scopely’s Proven Playbook for Unbeatable Mobile Game Advertising

Regardless of team size or genre, most mobile gaming companies will go through the same three stages when launching a title—from burst campaigns to monetization to a focus on user retention. For app developers with in-house advertising teams, hitting targets consistently throughout these three phases depends on access to advertising automation software that is flexible enough to accommodate goal pivots and robust enough to provide the integration necessary for performance analysis and optimization. Since July 2014, touchscreen entertainment brand Scopely […]

Playdemic Achieves 100% ROI on Facebook Ads with Nanigans Revenue Optimization

Background Founded in 2010, Playdemic is one of Europe’s leading mobile games companies. They focus on creating innovative, meaningful mobile games that engage and delight players worldwide. Such titles include their casual strategy games roster: Village Life and Gang Nations. Playdemic started their Facebook advertising using Power Editor, but in 2013 they found the need to work with a Facebook Marketing Partner whose technology focus was on ROI maximization and user quality, instead of the many cost-per-install (CPI) focused platforms available. […]