Helene Trompeter got her start at Digital Advertising in Atlanta nine years ago.

Helene’s passion for digital shines in her current role as the head of U.S. media at The Weather Company, an IBM Business. She leads paid and organic media promoting the company’s profile of mobile apps and websites, which includes supporting The Weather Channel, Weather Underground and Storm Radar. She’s happy to share her best advice as an app marketer below.
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One of Liftoff’s strengths lies with our ad creative team who tirelessly A/B test and optimize ad creatives – all sizes and formats – to improve performance of our mobile app install campaigns. Whether it’s a simple copy or CTA test, testing artwork or new ad formats, the team has amassed countless performance gains for all of our clients.

Testing at Liftoff, however, goes beyond ad creative tests. A/B testing is also a part of the culture on the marketing team at Liftoff, demonstrating time and time again that gut instincts are often wrong. “I don’t know, let’s test it,” is a common phrase around here. (more…)

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With view-through attribution, mobile advertisers can now measure install and in-app conversions which result from views of their ads with Liftoff. This is available for any Liftoff campaign using Adjust, Appsflyer, Kochava or Tune.

View-through attribution provides greater visibility into the performance of ad campaigns by highlighting how ad views impact installs and in-app conversions, on top of ad clicks. This is especially common with video ads, where ads are more likely to be viewed than clicked on. (more…)

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Applying an A/B testing framework is perhaps one of the most frequently discussed items by marketing teams internally. With a seemingly infinite number of combinations of ad copy, creative, and landing pages in the mix, it becomes critical to have a disciplined approach to testing creative using the A/B testing methodology. Here are a few things I learned having tested creatives on paid search, display, app push, and several other channels at scale.
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The best things in life are free, as the saying goes. Applying this principle to the world of app development and marketing, it only makes sense that users have embraced the rise of the “freemium” payment model. The premise is simple: Users can download the app for free, but must pay to access additional content or features later—either through in-app purchases or a recurring subscription fee. As Harvard Business Review points out, this model tends to provide a sustainable revenue source for creators and brands, while also incentivizing users. (more…)

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Singular’s Fraud Index Reveals The Mobile Industry’s Most Secure Ad Networks

Marketers have long wondered where their ad dollars are the safest. Singular, a unified SaaS marketing analytics solution connecting attribution data with campaign data in a single platform, has just released a fraud Index which helps answer this question. The 20 ad networks highlighted in the Index are capable of driving both significant volume to marketers while keeping fraud rates well below the industry average. (more…)

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My name is Xi Tong and am currently in charge of user acquisition for several casino apps at Zenjoy. Prior to Zenjoy, I was doing mobile user acquisition for a simulation game (SLG) at Elex, as well as some traditional media buying. It was an interesting experience learning the differences between performance marketing and traditional advertising methodologies.
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Liftoff attributes 16,981% revenue growth to a customer-centric focus and continual innovation

Liftoff ranked sixth on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth from 2013 to 2016. Liftoff grew 16,981 percent during this period. (more…)

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