Multitasking with Multiple Screens

Posted May 15, 2018

In today’s busy economy, almost everyone is multitasking at some point in their day, if not throughout. Attention is split between tasks and to-do’s, in order to get things done, and this trend even follows for leisure. Being engaged across multiple devices is very common when relaxing and looking for entertainment. In fact, the simultaneous…

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What is the Safest Environment for Brand Advertisers?

Posted May 8, 2018

When it comes to advertising, brands can be wary with where they choose to invest. With their reputations on the line and a large amount of fraudulent traffic out there, it comes as no surprise. So what is the safest environment for brand advertisers? Where can they achieve visibility while simultaneously reaching targeted audiences? Two…

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Under the Microscope: Mobile Gaming in South Africa

Posted May 1, 2018

It’s no secret that mobile gaming consumers are a diverse group, with different genre preferences, time spent per session, and level of engagement with in-app rewards. As shown in the research conducted by the AdColony EMEA team and On Device Research, mobile gaming habits can also vary based on region. The survey reached mobile gamers…

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Under the Microscope: Mobile Gaming in the UK

Posted Apr 11, 2018

While there may be a huge variety of gaming apps and even similar games within genres in the market, the mobile gaming consumers aren’t one and the same. From the amount of gameplay achieved per day to gaming location preferences, mobile gamers are as diverse as it gets. To better understand and identify these consumers,…

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Rewarding to Engage: New Mobile User Survey Results Now Available

Posted Mar 28, 2018

User preference for positive and rewarding ad experiences is clear, but which types of rewards are best? To find out, we surveyed over 1000 mobile users around the globe to get a better understanding of the reward types they prefer and how that correlates to both sentiment and in-app purchase behavior. The results of that…

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Improving Ads with Speed, Trust, & Sincerity

Posted Mar 13, 2018

Users want high quality content, advertisers want to engage those users, and publishers want to keep their doors open. To satiate all of these wants, publishers are forever looking for ways to finesse their ad monetization so that they that can support the cost of production without turning away users. This search isn’t easy, and…

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The Promising Future of Playables

Posted Mar 6, 2018

Over the last year, more and more app install marketers have been allured by the promise of playables, an ad format that offers far more user immersion than anything that has come before it. So, how have initial campaigns fared, and what’s the outlook for playables in 2018? Data from recent studies sheds some light….

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Pauses & Perks of Playing with Programmatic

Posted Feb 27, 2018

Every year, more advertisers are testing the mobile programmatic waters, whether they are mobile marketers buying programmatically first time or experienced programmatic buyers testing out mobile. With tests come surprises, both good and otherwise. So what are the aspects of programmatic that are giving senior ad buyers pause, and what are the aspects that are…

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Top 5 Content Annoyances to Avoid

Posted Feb 20, 2018

As mobile publishers continually seek to engage their users, so one old adage rings true: first do no harm. Best laid engagement plans are hindered if the experience features elements that actively disengage users. So what are common content offenses, what reactions do users take to them, and what can publishers do? To answer these…

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Avoiding the Unsavory & Measuring Safety

Posted Feb 13, 2018

From affiliation with questionable content to questionable reporting, the topic of brand safety reached a fever pitch in 2017 and is a top concern today. So what are brand advertisers doing about it?  How are they avoiding unsavory placements and measuring safety? A new report from eMarketer entitled The Brand Safety Dilemma: Looking Beyond Scale…

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