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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 […]

Scale Your Ad Spend On a Global Level – In Just 5 Steps

This is a modified excerpt from Level Up: The Game Developer’s Guide to Global Advertising. According to a report released by App Annie and IDC, the freemium business model has driven a disproportionate volume of app revenue across both the iOS App Store and Google Play. This phenomenon has had an unfortunate side effect: most apps have a 1-2% average conversion rate. Even the most addictive, time-swallowing games generally hit a conversion ceiling of 10% for getting users to take […]

Level Up: The Game Developer’s Guide to Global Advertising [eBook]

Mobile app install ad campaigns are crucial to the success of any new game launch. When approximately two weeks are all that stands between you and App Store oblivion, every minute counts. Need to scale your audience fast and without sacrificing ROI? You’d better go global. Related Posts: Size Does Matter: Gaming Creative Best Practices For Mobile and Desktop 4 Ways App Developers Can Market for Mobile Top 10 Online Gaming Charts of 2014 [SlideShare] Scale Your Ad Spend On […]

Size Does Matter: Gaming Creative Best Practices For Mobile and Desktop

Treating all ad units, regardless of device or location, as one size fits all is a rookie mistake that a surprisingly large amount of online advertisers make. Maximizing available space is a skill that can be difficult to master, but the end result — increased installs — is well worth the effort. Whether you’re marketing slots, a turn-based role playing game or trivia app, an ad’s performance rests on how well the creative compels clicks. Below are some standard ad […]

Understanding How Millennials Shop Online

Who are Millennials? It’s a question everyone’s asking, especially marketers. Defined simply, Millennials (sometimes referred to as Gen Y) are the first generation to come of age in the new millennium. They were born between 1980-2000 and are currently aged 15-35. At 77 million strong, Millennials account for nearly a third of the US population and in 2013 contributed a whopping $1.3 trillion in annual spending to the economy. As the first generation to have Internet access during their formative years, […]