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Online Gaming in the News

Our Q3 2014 Global Facebook Advertising Benchmark Report breaks down the latest trends in Facebook advertising. For gaming companies, CPMs increased 548% year-over-year, compared to a 255% CPM increase for ecommerce companies. Following this upward trend, CTRs increased 298% year-over-year for gaming companies. Despite surging impression costs, engagement continues to rise for gaming companies that leverage Facebook advertising. Click-Through Rates Year-Over-Year for Gaming Companies Apple and Google continue to battle in the mobile gaming space. App Annie recently reported that Google Play had 60% […]

Mobile Advertising in the News

These days, marketers are well aware of mobile advertising’s rapid growth. New data from Business Insider shows that mobile is the fastest growing ad format, hands down. Check out the graph to the right to see how revenue from mobile advertising is forecasted to stack up against non-mobile in the coming years. While almost all digital marketers are catching on to this shift, very few know how to gauge the success of mobile advertising campaigns. A recent report from eMarketer sheds light on […]

Is Social Media Advertising Replacing Search?

This article was originally published on iMedia Connection. Media spend on marketing, particularly online, continues to rise in 2014. As CMOs gain confidence in their ability to generate revenue through digital channels — especially mobile — they will continue to invest time and resources into online methods of driving user acquisition and retention. According to the Chief Marketing Officer Council’s eighth annual “State of Marketing” report, 54% of marketers plan to boost their budgets in 2014, focusing on the following […]

VentureBeat’s Mobile Summit: The Future is Now

Nanigans participated in the VentureBeat Mobile Summit at the historic Cavallo Point Resort in Sausalito earlier this week. CEO Matt Marshall and the entire team at VentureBeat put on a top tier event, bringing in speakers from many different verticals. Here are a few takeaways: Biz Stone: Twitter must make bold choices to survive Google: Boosting the mobile ad market Secret & Mixpanel: User retention and data analyzation While the audience heard from a great group of keynote speakers, the true […]

Mobile Advertising to Surge 75% in 2014; Fueled by Google and Facebook

Market research firm eMarketer revealed this week that spending on mobile ads worldwide will surge 75.1% to $31.45 billion, in 2014, largely fueled by Google and Facebook. This will represent nearly one-quarter of digital ad spend worldwide. Google is still the market heavyweight, with eMarketer predicting a 46.8% market share. This is down from a 52.6% in 2012 which they are attributing to Facebook’s massive growth. Facebook has rapidly upped the ante for mobile advertisers. Less than two years ago, […]