Tag : google play

Mobile App User Acquisition: Google Play vs. App Store

Marketers make a lot of choices on a daily basis, and the information they act on changes frequently. In an effort to keep the advertising industry straight, we’ve launched a series of blog posts, affectionately titled “Versus.” Here we will discuss two powerful discovery platforms, and how each can help app developers boost user acquisition. There’s an app for everything these days. Want to improve your tooth brushing skills? There’s an app for that. Want to send your friend a […]

4 Ways App Developers Can Market for Mobile

A new mobile game hitting the app store can be like a pop singer landing a single on the Billboard 100; you have to start high and hype it quickly, or risk getting buried by the next big hit. In the app game industry, the general rule of thumb for launch marketing is a 15-day window; essentially, if you aren’t carried by word of mouth and advertising within that timeframe, you are out of luck. With time spent in apps […]

VentureBeat Takes a Deep Dive Into Mobile Game Monetization

In Q4 of 2013, Google Play games revenue grew 4X and iOS games revenue grew 2X year over year. The mobile games industry appears to be booming, but only a small percentage of app developers dominate a large piece of the pie. As part of an investigation into what separates smaller, less lucrative developers from the big players in the app world, our friends over at VentureBeat recently conducted a study of 176 global game developers. Among them, they have […]