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Mobile Gaming Case Study Roundup: Playdemic, Scopely, InnoGames and Kabam

Since 2010, Nanigans has helped mobile gaming companies reach their customer acquisition and monetization goals through robust targeting, automation, reporting, and optimization tools. Along the way we have learned a lot about what metrics app developers care about and what strategies work best for long-term success. In case you’ve missed our most recent case studies, here are some quick takeaways: Playdemic How To Avoid Ad Fatigue With Creative Iteration Ad blindness is an issue that many social media advertisers face. […]

Predictive Lifetime Value: A Game Changer For Mobile App Developers

It takes a lot of time, energy and investment to create compelling virtual worlds that users can get lost in. Naturally, once a mobile app is ready for launch, game developers are anxious to see all the hard work pay off. Obsessively checking install rates and app store rankings is a logical next step – but that kind of laser focus on surface-level metrics can lead to trouble down the road. Yes, it’s important to build a new mobile game’s […]

The Statistics of Automated Stop Loss: Part Two

In part one of this series we introduced a realistic debate between performance marketer Prudence Marshal and her excitable colleague Bob Smith. The debate centered on the appropriate settings of the Stop Loss feature in their ad automation software. To understand the arguments, we conducted some simple statistics experiments and demonstrated the relationship between expected variance in conversion rate data and false alarms, by which the Stop Loss algorithms could end up pausing a perfectly good ad. Why false alarms […]

3 Ways Facebook Carousel Link Ad Spending is Evolving

Originally called Multi-Product Ads, Carousel Link Ads were recently expanded with some additional functionality designed specifically for direct response-focused advertisers.  This includes better support for mobile app advertisers, and the ability to include deep links within the unit to point users to certain areas of an app or website, post-click. These units have received a lot of attention from clients here at Nanigans, and we’ve observed some notable trends in terms of how advertisers are defining the market. 1. Performance […]

The Statistics of Automated Stop Loss: Part One

In modern advertising automation software, Stop Loss protection is a feature that monitors each individual ad in your campaign, automatically pausing ads that exhibit unacceptable performance. The concept is simple, the benefit is clear. This is a classic example of relying on a computer to do what computers do better than people: apply a logical rule, over and over again, exactly the same way, all day and night, regardless of what’s on TV or whatever your cat Chipper just knocked […]