MOBILE ADVERTISING, PROGRAMMATIC ADVERTISING
Start.io and Pixalate | January 10, 2023
Start.io, a leading mobile marketing and audience platform, has implemented Pixalate's Analytics and MRT (Measurement Rating Council) solutions to prevent digital ad fraud specifically in mobile app environments.
Start.io already provides multiple layers of protection against ad fraud, and it is seeking to expand its fraud detection capabilities by partnering with Pixalate, an MRC accredited vendor. Pixalate will help Start.io by auditing served and viewable in-app ad impressions across display and video, and also by providing sophisticated invalid traffic detection and filtration.
This partnership aims to ensure that all inventory on the Start.io platform is legitimate. Start.io's CRO states that their top priority is protecting their clients against ad fraud and that this partnership is another step toward 100% accountability.
"Fraud is one of the biggest challenges facing the ad industry going into 2023," said Ronnie Mellow, Vice President of Operations at Pixalate. "Pixalate is one of the leading accredited platforms that offers a white box IVT analytics dashboard to our partners surfacing detailed metrics and dimensions to hone in on IVT sources, giving our clients industry-leading risk management and dispute resolution insights. We commend Start.io for its dedication to fighting ad fraud."
Pixalate's VP of Operations states that fraud is one of the biggest challenges facing the ad industry going into 2023, and that Pixalate is a leading accredited platform that offers insights on IVT (invalid traffic) sources, giving the clients industry-leading risk management and dispute resolution insights.
Start.io is a mobile marketing and audience platform that is reinventing mobile marketing through the largest independent app distribution network. The direct integration of Start.io with over 500K monthly active apps provides unprecedented access to global first-party data, which can be used to understand and predict behaviors, identify new opportunities, and fuel growth.
Pixalate is the market-leading fraud protection, privacy, and compliance analytics platform for connected television (CTV) and mobile advertising. Pixalate works around the clock to protect your reputation and increase your media value by providing the only system of coordinated solutions across display, app, video, and CTV for better ad fraud detection and elimination. Pixalate is an MRC-accredited service that detects and filters sophisticated invalid traffic (SIVT) on desktop and mobile web, mobile in-app, and CTV advertising.
LG Ad Solutions | February 09, 2023
LG Advertising Solutions has recently released the results of its thought leadership study, "Enhanced Ads Study," highlighting the impact of enhanced Connected TV (CTV) advertising formats on watcher engagement and productivity, providing critical insights for the advertising industry's future.
The enhanced CTV ads use dynamic QR codes that, depending on time, change messaging and trigger location-specific creative content. Its study reported that around 49% of U.S. consumers engage with enhanced advertisements, demanding personalized and interactive advertising experiences. In addition, it discovered that approximately 94% of consumers feel the same way or prefer brands that use QR codes, and the same number are more likely to use or buy those brands.
They either feel the same or are more inclined towards the brands with store locations near them, with 92% regarding the same and more likely to buy or use those brands. In addition, an estimated 72% view the ads that are influenced by the current weather condition in their city, with approximately 94% having similar feelings or more chances of opting for the weather-based contextual ads and about 92% feeling the same or more possibilities to buy or use those brands. Thus, 72% of consumers prefer enhanced advertisements that display real-time sports scores, a countdown to games or events, and team matchups, and 64% are more likely to engage with these ads.
CMO of LG Ad Solutions, Tony Marlow, said, "The results of the LG Ad Solutions Enhanced Ads Study reinforce the importance of adapting to changing consumer preferences and leveraging innovative ad formats." He added, "By providing brands with the ability to create more personalized and interactive ad experiences within CTV environments, we are helping to drive better engagement and outcomes for both advertisers and consumers."
(Source – Business Wire)
About LG Ad Solutions
LG Ad Solutions, a TV and cross-screen advertising solutions provider, has been helping brands maximize reach and return on ad spend across the TV streaming marketplace since 2013. Headquartered in Mountain View, California, it connects smart TV products, brands, and consumers with TV audience data and artificial intelligence-designed videos across all screens. It links technologies with devices, with one automated platform for measuring and activating media across digital video and connected TVs. Its insights help marketers run cross-screen campaigns in flight and understand ad performance to optimize media reach.
ADVERTISER CAMPAIGN MANAGEMENT
AppLovin | February 03, 2023
One of the most popular mobile marketing and monetization platforms, AppLovin, has recently released its Creative Trends Report 2023, which lists the best performance-driven mobile ad trends for the year. This report will help mobile app developers and vertical marketers come up with creative ideas for their mobile ad campaigns.
To prepare this report, AppLovin’s in-house creative agency, SparkLabs, collected data from more than 200 applications, 267 installations, 22.4 billion clicks, 52.3 billion impressions, and tens of thousands of creatives in 2022 and researched the variables and influencing ideas that generated the highest return on investment (ROI), click-through rate (CTR), investor relations (IR), and return on ad spend (ROAS). The analysis shows that customization of an environment, character, or item, dramatic story narratives, real-time feedback, and voiceover messaging encourage more engagement.
CMO of AppLovin, Katie Jansen, said, "Our goal with this report is to provide marketers and developers insights and inspiration for achieving increased success for mobile ad campaigns. The report is packed with proven performance-driven ad concepts that have generated significant lift for their campaigns by capturing the majority of ad spend." She added, "Putting the best creative pieces together doesn’t always guarantee a win. To ensure that your ads are consistently high-performing, you need a combination of performance-driven analysis and continuous iteration and testing to find an optimal creative strategy for your app."
(Source – Business Wire)
Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, AppLovin provides business insights, marketing technologies, full-stack solutions, user acquisition, monetization, and measurement to resolve mission-critical functions. Through its analytics and performance data, it offers creative strategies, suggests variables, and identifies key points that will optimize gaming campaigns and advertising strategies. Since 2012, it has been assisting popular applications and game studios to prosper worldwide by offering solutions to increase average revenue per daily active user (ARPDAU), ad impressions, valuable users, in-app purchases (IAP), and reach. Its products are AppDiscovery, MAX, AppLovin Exchange, SparkLabs, and Adjust.