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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% […]

HubSpot Inbound: Applying Content Lessons to Advertising

Within the Boston tech galaxy, HubSpot is a supernova. With plans to raise $100 million in an IPO and a 10,000-person conference under its belt, the inbound marketing company’s star continues to rise. Last week at the Inbound conference, Kiernan Flanagan, HubSpot’s Marketing Director (EMEA), gave a whirlwind presentation titled The Art & Science of Content Promotion, detailing HubSpot’s 3-step process of launching, promoting and repurposing content. While the topic may not seem immediately relevant to social media advertisers, promoting […]

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 […]

What eMarketer’s Digital Ad Spend Benchmarks Mean For Travel, eCommerce & Game Advertisers

This year, eMarketer’s industry ad spend report series has been updated to reflect growing trends in the digital landscape. Their third annual report now breaks out mobile ad spend vs. desktop, and industry spend by objective (DR vs. branding) across ten industries. As this series is based on agency, brand and digital ad publisher feedback from over 75 sources — and US industries are pouring $50 billion into digital advertising in 2014, with eCommerce leading the pack — we see […]

Mobile App Install Ads: Best Practices By Game Genre (Plus Some Extras)

It’s an exciting time to work in the app world. Mobile use is through the roof, smartphones are flying off the shelves and Facebook just put a stake in the ground when it comes to supporting developers. At Nanigans, we are are helping to sustain the momentum by giving gaming teams the tools they need to run successful launch and re-engagement ad campaigns. As any developer can tell you, user acquisition is the primary focus once a game has shipped. […]