Drew Frost currently works and lives in the San Francisco bay area. He studied Marketing at Missouri Southern State University Plaster School of Business then joined a Fortune 500 company where no two days were alike.

Drew has held a few different roles supporting and working alongside various business units at Wal-Mart Inc. including site monetization, advertiser relations, advertising technology, loyalty marketing & behavioral science, and mobile marketing. (more…)

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colette-nataf-headshot-02Guest Blog: Colette Nataf is the CEO and Co-Founder at Lightning AI. Previously, Colette was a User Acquisition Manager at MileIQ. After the company was acquired by Microsoft, she managed the Demand Generation team at Intercom. Colette, is now helping marketers scale their businesses through Facebook, Google AdWords, and other channels.


As a mobile marketer, I’m always looking for new advertising channels to test. The mobile ad space is very competitive, and I want every advantage I can get to acquire quality installs at the lowest cost possible. This often means diversifying my portfolio of user acquisition channels and stepping outside of my comfort zone. That could mean branching out to mobile networks, or it could mean trying to find new native ad platforms. (more…)

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Today Liftoff is proud to join the Coalition Against Ad Fraud (CAAF). Led by Adjust, a leading mobile attribution and tracking partner, the coalition is made up of key members of the mobile marketing industry including attribution vendors, ad networks and demand side platforms. Alliance members pledge to protect customers by working together to prevent ad fraud across the mobile industry. (more…)

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Since the summer of 2016 when both Apple and Google offered subscription models on their app stores, there’s been a boost to the health and longevity of the entire App Economy. App market data provider App Annie reports “in-app subscription revenue from non-game apps, particularly within the media streaming, news and dating categories, is rapidly increasing,” and forecasts revenue for non-game apps to reach $33.8 billion in 2021. (more…)

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On Tuesday, July 11, Amazon held their 3rd annual Amazon Prime Day, selling deeply discounted products for one day only (30 hours actually), resulting in Amazon’s biggest sales day ever in the history of the company. Like many Americans, I too was drawn to their deals, scoring a new Amazon Echo, a couple smart plugs, even an Instant Pot (yes, I too recommend this beauty). But working in the app marketing industry, I couldn’t help but wonder, what impact does Amazon Prime Day have on other e-commerce businesses, specifically those with a mobile app. Does Prime Day have a halo effect and increase sales amongst Amazon’s competitors? Or does it hurt them?

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