The high cost of user acquisition – and what to do about it

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Acquisition of mobile app users is expensive.  Liftoff determined that the cost to acquire a user who makes a purchase in an app costs $64.96. Of course, you are spending a lot to acquire users that don’t do anything, which brings the average up.  It’s probably time to rethink both targeting, engagement and distribution strategies… Read more »

How Fraudsters Steal Organic Installs and How To Prevent It

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As the mobile advertising industry grows, the more opportunities present themselves for fraudsters to eat up your advertising budget. While companies across all industries turning to mobile advertising are fighting to overcome fraud, fraudsters are actively designing new methods to steal your money, waste your time and reap the benefits. Read on to learn about… Read more »

2017’s Top Mobile App Marketing Tips That Assure Success

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Over the last couple of years, the mobile app industry has created a buzz in the market, giving a lot of opportunities to businesses worldwide. With the inception of mobile apps in the online market, various online shoppers depend on mobile to alter their different interests as well as tasks. Apart from their laptops, they… Read more »

The beauty of SMS in marketing

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Short message service (SMS) marketing is a tool that any industry can take advantage of. Whether it’s for internal use or promoting sales, text messaging has something to offer all businesses. It is a feature that almost everyone is comfortable with giving it a great advantage over other mediums such as email and social media…. Read more »

Heroes of coding unite! Contribute to the biggest Developer Economics Report

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We’re proud to be supporting the new developer survey run by our friends at VisionMobile! This is the 11th developer survey and it’s entitled Developer Tools Benchmarking – as you can understand, the focus is on developer tools. The survey features questions on topics like programming languages, platforms, app categories, tool categories, revenue models, IoT… Read more »

How Deep Links in your Apps Help SEO

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As an app developer, sitting firmly atop the rankings on the first page of Google may be enough to secure a sizable amount of page views. Be it so, it’s no longer the crowning achievement in determining the number of downloads or installs your app has. There’s a more effective method for that now, and… Read more »

Making money on apps without pushing ads

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The first thing most developers think about when they hear the words “revenue” or “advertising” seem to fall in the same ballpark as the terms CPM and impressions. These old conventional methods of advertising are becoming more antiquated as new categories of applications arise. Ad pushing, interstitials, and smart-wall banner networks promise to draw in… Read more »

Minor adjustments to your app creative = huge increase in downloads

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The Mobile App Minute has a fascinating segment on the Road Riot mobile game from Tango. By simply doing some A/B testing on the app icon, Tango had huge results in driving more app downloads. Learn what changing your app icon can mean to you, and how to go about doing it. Some insights from the… Read more »

Get two thousand downloads for less than $50

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How can you get over two thousand downloads in 2-3 days with a budget of less than $50?  Does it sound too good to be true? Well, it does involve some work, but it may be closer in reach than you think. Puneet Yamparala has put together a great how to kit for achieving this through… Read more »