MoPub transitions to shown impressions metric: Standardizing how ad impressions are counted

Monday, June 04, 2018 | by: Calvin Yeung

We’re making an important policy update to the way that we count all ad impressions. On July 2, 2018, MoPub will be unifying the way we measure impressions for all ad formats to align with the Media Rating Council (MRC) guidelines for ad impression definition. With this change, MoPub will only count a non-interstitial ad impression when at least 1 pixel of an ad appears on the device screen. read more

Using native ads to lower UA costs

Thursday, May 03, 2018 | by: Payal Patel

Native ads on MoPub Marketplace enable marketers to connect with users by leveraging native content elements to tell a product’s story. Recently, our DSP partner Appreciate leveraged native ads to attract high quality users for eCommerce advertisers, driving decreased user acquisition costs as well as success across other key performance metrics. Learn more in our new case study. read more

How one social media influencer is building a mobile apps empire

Wednesday, May 02, 2018 | by: Julia Martin

When high school senior Josiah Jenkins released his first video on Vine in 2013 (a silly compilation of clips he put together featuring himself and a couple friends), he had no idea it would become the first stepping stone toward his amazingly successful journey in social media, digital marketing, and eventually, mobile app publishing. Learn more in our latest Publisher Spotlight video. read more

Driving performance for a casual gaming developer with Inventory Packages: New case study

Friday, April 20, 2018 | by: Payal Patel

A top-grossing casual game developer worked with mobile DSP Aarki to run a user acquisition campaign. Using MoPub Inventory Packages, Aarki was able to drive results for key metrics including install rate, CPI, and ROI. Learn more in this new case study. read more

Partner Spotlight: SoMo Audience’s Brett Perloff on leveraging the right inventory, third-party reporting challenges, and more

Thursday, March 29, 2018 | by: Franklin Ramirez

Partner Spotlight is a series on our blog where we hear directly from advertisers, agencies, DSPs, publishers, and partners about industry hot topics, challenges, predictions, and more. In this edition we hear from Brett Perloff, Vice President, Programmatic at SoMo Audience. read more

MoPub Match!: Five lessons for publishers and DSPs looking for a "dream date"

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | by: Julia Martin

The world of mobile programmatic brings together tens of thousands of mobile app publishers and hundreds of demand-side platforms (DSPs) around the globe — but what determines how connections are made? To help publishers and DSPs understand each other's desires, motivations and goals, we recently hosted MoPub Match!, a unique “dating game show” session at Mobile Growth Summit. Check out the full video, or read on for the highlights of the five themes we covered. read more

Publisher Spotlight: How two savvy high schoolers turned their idea into a multi-million dollar app

Monday, March 26, 2018 | by: Julia Martin

Friends and programmers Aaron Wojnowski and Christian Lunny never realized just how huge their app, Musi, would become. Now, consistently ranked within the Top 5 iOS apps in the Music category, with tens of millions of downloads across more than 150 countries worldwide, Musi is certainly that today — huge. But part of what has made Musi’s rise to the top of the charts so incredible is that its two co-founders were just sophomores in high school when they built and launched it. read more

Publisher Spotlight: From the public health sector to successful online dating apps

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 | by: Julia Martin

We’re excited to share the second episode of MoPub’s Publisher Spotlight video interview series, where app developers can find tips and inspiration from some of our top publisher partners. This interview series is not only about highlighting important monetization strategies for apps, it’s also about sharing the stories of the people who make those apps successful. There are many different paths to success in the app world, and we’re delighted to be able to hear the stories of some of the best in the business. read more

The next phase of app monetization: Key mobile header bidding insights from SEGA

Monday, February 05, 2018 | by: Natalie Breitbach

At Casual Connect USA, MoPub’s Head of Product Boris Logvinskiy took the stage to discuss header bidding — one of the hottest terms when it comes to monetization these days — and what it means for mobile app developers. He was joined by Adam Carey, Senior Director of Ad Monetization at SEGA, who shared his experiences and why he feels that header bidding style solutions are crucial. Highlights from their talk as well as a video of the full session can be found in this post. read more

Using MoPub Inventory Packages, a major international e-commerce brand increased purchases

Thursday, February 01, 2018 | by: Evon Sahaleh

To increase purchases, a major international e-commerce brand partnered with IMOMAD, a performance advertising company, who collaborated with Jampp, a demand-side platform (DSP) that combines behavioral data with predictive and programmatic technology. Learn more in our latest case study. read more

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