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iOS 14 — App Install Advertiser Update

Posted Jul 29, 2020

The growth curve of mobile games is perhaps the steepest it’s been since AdColony started life as mobile game developers ourselves in 2008. During a huge growth year for mobile games and gaming in general, Apple announced in June changes to its identifier for advertisers (IDFA) that impact targeting, attribution, and beyond for app install…

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How App Install Marketers Measure Campaign Performance

Posted Jun 30, 2020

The key to running a successful user acquisition campaign goes far beyond just the creative execution. App install marketers have to constantly sift through data to modify campaigns and further optimize them. With so many metrics at hand, it’s easy to get lost in a data dump. To better understand the effectiveness of UA campaigns,…

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Top Publishers Share App Install Marketing Trends

Posted Jun 16, 2020

The meteoric growth in mobile app usage has bred major competition in the marketplace. Creating a stellar app is just the beginning for developers. With millions of apps in the Google Play and App Stores, developers need a customized user acquisition strategy to not only attract an initial audience but also maintain user growth over…

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Highlights from the Kochava Traffic Index & AppsFlyer Performance Index

Posted Apr 1, 2020

As the first quarter of the year comes to an end, it’s the time of year when global mobile attribution platforms release their semi-annual indexes, the industry-standard ranking of media sources in mobile advertising. We’re thrilled to announce that AdColony has been recognized in multiple categories from our partners are Kochava and AppsFlyer!  Kochava Traffic…

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Digital Ad Spend Now #1 in the US; Mobile Gaming Still a Powerhouse

Posted Apr 9, 2019

If you’re a developer with an app in the app store, or an advertiser looking to reach consumers, 2019 is going to be a good year for you. A few key reports came out last week from eMarketer and NewZoo with some strong insights regarding digital advertising and mobile gaming. Here’s what you need to…

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Mobile Monday: More In-App Ads Means More Conversions

Posted Apr 1, 2019

If you were putting a product on store shelves, with some very minor exceptions, you’d want them on as many store shelves as possible, right? Then why limit your mobile ads to just a few target apps? Research from programmatic bidding platform Appreciate shows that you shouldn’t. We’re going to dig into that, as well…

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Partner Spotlight: Adjust

Posted Mar 28, 2019

It should come as no surprise that measurement and accuracy are part of AdColony’s blood. Transparency is one of our core tenets and we like to surround ourselves with partners who think like we do. Adjust is one such partner. They’re called The Measurement Company for a reason. With offices in Berlin, San Francisco, New York, Sao…

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Mobile Monday: Behold, the Foldable Phone & Oracle

Posted Feb 24, 2019

After years of theory and CES examples of bendable LCD screens, Samsung has officially unveiled its foldable phone. The Galaxy Fold is coming, but is it any good? Speaking of things with Android, another major ad fraud scheme was uncovered by Oracle — Time to dive in. Double Your Phone Size, Double The Money It’s…

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New Case Study: A Changing Business Strategy

Posted Feb 19, 2019

For publishers, it may make sense to not allow ads from competitors or from other user-acquisition apps that might accelerate your churn. Doing so might be costing developers a tremendous opportunity for revenue! AdColony worked with a well-known publisher to test this theory. Changing Monetization Strategy A well-known publisher with several social casino titles creates…

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AdColony & Kochava in 2019 — Traffic Index & KMS 2019

Posted Feb 5, 2019

As their mobile summit nears, we’re pleased to announce that Kochava has named AdColony as a Top 5 for Signal Clarity, Top 5 Entertainment, and Top 20 Media Partner overall in the annual Kochava Traffic Index. We’re thrilled to be recognized for our commitment to quality across the industry. Of course, no Kochava news in…

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