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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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Mobile Monday: Record High App Installs for the Holidays

Posted Dec 24, 2018

As 2018 draws to a close, it’s the time of year when new devices are being unwrapped, or perhaps just straight up bought for oneself! That means new app installers, app updaters, and new users all firing up their devices. According to some analysis by BusinessOfApps, it’s never hotter for app installs than it is in…

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Mobile Monday: Forbes on Brand Safety & The Organic Install Drop

Posted Dec 3, 2018

Are large advertisers helping to perpetuate some of the root causes of ad fraud? Have organic installs really hit the bottom of the trough and how will user acquisition fill the app growth gap? We’re looking at both those questions this week in Mobile Monday, with stories from Forbes and MarTechSeries. Context is King We…

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Mobile Monday: Ad Fraud in Asia & New Benchmarks

Posted Nov 12, 2018

Mobile measurement and ad fraud prevention is kind of Adjust’s thing, so it’s important news when they release new standards. This week they published their Global Benchmarks 2.0 report. It’s also timely, as TrafficGuard and Juniper Research also this week released their latest study on fraud across Asia. Time to take a look this Mobile Monday!…

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Publisher Spotlight: Skillz

Posted Oct 26, 2018

It should come as no surprise that esports are a big thing. It’s also a huge growing component of mobile gaming as well! At the forefront of that growth is Skillz, the leader in mobile esports that connects the world’s 2.6 billion mobile gamers through competition. Skillz changes the way competition happens on mobile devices…

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