Getting Your Campaign Ready for iOS 14 and SKAdNetwork

Posted Aug 11, 2020

We’ve spent a lot of time recently discussing the changes to iOS 14 and what they mean for developers and advertisers both brand and UA. It’s time to move past the background and start talking about actionable items. SKAdNetwork will be the new standard for measuring installs of app install campaigns moving forward. While some…

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What You Need to Know About UA Campaigns for iOS 14

Posted Aug 7, 2020

iOS 14 is coming and with it, huge changes to the way app install campaigns are conducted for Apple devices. Apple’s consumer-privacy focus and strict guidelines will change the way app install marketers do business, and it’s important to lay those changes out ahead of time.  For more background on iOS 14’s changes to the…

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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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Publisher Spotlight: ABI Game Studio

Posted May 26, 2020

For those into arcade games, you may have heard of the popular shooting games 1945, Galaxy Attack: Alien Shooter, or Infinity Shooting: Galaxy War, which are topping both popular and top-grossing charts under the arcade category. Did you know that these are all from the same publisher, Onesoft Studio in Vietnam? Onesoft has multiple independent…

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Tips for Starting a User Acquisition Campaign

Posted Nov 6, 2019

After creating your exciting and innovative mobile game, it’s time to get people to play it! Whether this is your first or hundredth title, your game’s audience always starts at zero so you will need to develop a unique, strategic plan for user growth. With so many media and advertising options out there, it’s important…

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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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Publisher Spotlight: Fluffy Fairy Games

Posted Sep 29, 2017

Not every mobile game company follows their dreams from the get-go, and not every app is a success. Sometimes though, the stars align and a company turns a moment of disappointment into a huge opportunity and sometimes that opportunity spawns a winner. Just ask German publisher Fluffy Fairy Games. We talked to Daniel Stammler and…

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Publisher Spotlight: ASKfm

Posted Jul 28, 2017

ASKfm is a company that won’t need an introduction to many millennials, but less digital natives may need a bit of a primer. From its founding in 2010 as a rival for Formspring, the social networking company has grown from its roots as a Q&A playground into a focused forum for questions, answers, trends, and…

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Programmatic for the People — Working with the Machines

Posted Jul 11, 2017

One of the terms thrown around on the advertising side of mobile is the term “programmatic.” It sounds simple: automated advertising, but the reality is much deeper. The term “programmatic” describes advanced marketplaces that utilize complex algorithms to analyze massive amounts of metadata, then use real-time bidding methodology to bid on impressions from thousands of…

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