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AMPing Up Monetization with AdColony

Posted May 3, 2019

With easy access to smartphones, mobile gaming has become a global pastime. The growing gaming audience has put pressure on app developers to choose the most effective monetization strategies. While some apps rely on in-app purchases only, approximately half of developers (49%) monetize with mobile ads, and only 20% use both ads and IAP. Given…

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Mobile Monday: Developers Prefer In-App Ads While Ad Mediation Rises

Posted Apr 15, 2019

It is no secret that app developers need to make money, but what is their favorite way to get that cheddar? We’ll take a look at developers’ preferences for monetization and ad mediation and if they actually understand what is going on with the different bidding methods. Speaking of making money, Pearl Abyss’ role-playing game…

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GDC Panel Looks Past the Waterfall, Into the Programmatic Future

Posted Mar 27, 2019

As thousands gathered at the Moscone Center in San Francisco last week, a roomful of GDC (Game Developers Conference) attendees were intently focused on the topic of advanced mediation in the Looking Past The Waterfall panel, led by our very own David Pokress, EVP of Global Publishing. Why so intently focused? Because a lot is…

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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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Mobile Monday: App Monetization & Changing Consumer Needs

Posted Jan 7, 2019

A new year means new opportunities to grow and new trends to look out for. As mentioned in Mobile Marketing, our very own David Pokress shares 5 ways mobile app monetization will change in 2019. But that’s not all. We’ve got you covered with the ultimate SDK guide from AppSee and additional insights on consumer…

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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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Event Preview: MoPub Momentum 2018

Posted Nov 7, 2018

It’s almost time for #Momentum2018. Momentum is the ads monetization summit for today’s top mobile app publishers and it will be hosted by MoPub on November 8th in San Francisco, California. Leading publishers, ad network partners, and measurement and analytics experts will gather here to share knowledge for increased monetization success. Turn emerging industry challenges…

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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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Performance & Power Rankings — AppsFlyer & Mobbo on AdColony

Posted Sep 28, 2018

It’s technically Fall in the Northern Hemisphere, though you wouldn’t know it from our LA offices (our New York and London offices are a different story) and that means it’s performance and power ranking time from some of the largest players in the mobile space. As always, AdColony’s strengths are there for all to see….

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