Author: Morgan Friberg


Thank you for an incredible 2016!

This year has been a BIG one for Liftoff. We are so grateful to work with the world’s most innovative and passionate mobile marketers on our mission to connect people with the mobile products and services they love to use.

Our clients and close partners inspire us to continually develop our mobile marketing and retargeting platform. We thank each and every one of you for a fantastic year. We’ve had a lot of fun these past twelve months, resulting in some major achievements, including: (more…)

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It’s that time of year when holiday cards flood the mailbox and digital Evites for holiday parties flood the inbox. ‘Tis the season, and 2017 is a mere three weeks away.

With a fantastic 2016 on the way out and 2017 on the way in, we thought it would be fun to share our predictions on what’s to come in mobile marketing in 2017.

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The Liftoff 2016 Mobile App Engagement Index highlights data for the first half of 2016, with many trends back to 2015, from over 7.3 million app installs and 65 million post-install mobile events. The Index compares differences in app engagement by platform (iOS and Android) and post install events. We slice and dice data across five major app categories: Shopping, Finance, Gaming, Travel, and Utility.

In this post, we focus on app engagement by gender. (more…)

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The Liftoff 2016 Mobile App Engagement Index highlights data for the first half of 2016, with many trends back to 2015, from over 7.3 million app installs and 65 million post-install mobile events. The Index compares differences in app engagement by gender and post install events. We slice and dice data across five major app categories: Shopping, Finance, Gaming, Travel, and Utility.

In this post, we focus on the engagement by platform: iOS vs Android. (more…)

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A few weeks ago, we released the 2016 Mobile App Engagement Index. This is a biggie – it highlights data for the first half of 2016, with many trends back to 2015, from over 7.3 million app installs and 65 million post-install mobile events. The Index compares differences in app engagement by gender and operating systems. We slice and dice data across five major app categories: Shopping, Finance, Gaming, Travel, and Utility.

In this post, we are going to focus on the average cost to acquire (CPA) a user for Registrations, Reservations, Purchases, In-App Purchases, and Subscriptions. (more…)

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We’re excited to release the 2016 Liftoff Mobile App Engagement Index. The purpose of this Index is to give mobile marketers a way to benchmark the performance of their mobile user acquisition and retargeting campaigns.

The Index examines mobile CPA and engagement rates from January through June of 2016, providing benchmarks for app install campaigns. The Index seeks to answer questions on engagement across categories, platforms and gender. For the first time, we analyzed Gaming as an engagement category. (more…)

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What Mobile Marketers Need to Know About Zeroing Out IDFA

It’s been well documented that iOS 10 introduces many new privacy features. The one that has sent shockwaves through the mobile marketing and attribution industry is “Limit Ad Tracking” within device settings.

If a user turns on “Limit Ad Tracking” on their iOS 10 device, they effectively zero out the device ID (IDFA). Essentially a user opts-out of ad tracking and their device ID is completely hidden. This means it’s no longer possible to deterministically attribute installs and in-app activity resulting from advertising impressions shown to these users. (more…)

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