Monetization

9 Popular Mobile Game Ad Formats (And How To Use Them)

Advertising is part of nearly every mobile experience, and whether or not you personally approve of it, it’s becoming standard for most mobile games. After all, it’s a billion dollar industry. And if you’re going to do it, you should do it well. Ads should be well-placed, high quality, and in just the right amounts […]

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10 Monetization Tips for Mobile Games in 2017

Speak to anyone in the mobile gaming industry and the topic of conversation will always turn to one thing: monetization. Who can blame them? Statista predict that mobile games will generate $40.6 billion in revenue by the end of 2017. That’s more than double Facebook’s 2015 revenue. Not a number to sneer at. Perhaps more noteworthy […]

How to Identify Whales in your Game

Monetization has been a hot topic in the games industry over the past years, ever since the rise of free to play games. How to optimize monetization, how to define correct pricing buckets or how to better convert players are just a few of the widely discussed questions concerning the topic. In this article, however, […]

Why there’s no shame in indies making money

There was a telling moment in the UK games development scene recently. A couple of years ago, the British Government lifted the lid on Games Tax Relief – a system designed to allow developers to claim back some game production costs, providing the game in question was identified as “culturally British”. After the initial rush […]

A new approach to marketing mobile games

Mobile gaming is a fiercely competitive, fast changing field. Developers are under constant pressure to make games better. Meanwhile, advertising costs are climbing, as industry leaders like King Digital (maker of ‘Candy Crush’) buy up much of the available ad inventory via Facebook and Twitter. Start-up ‘Seriously’ is taking a more creative marketing approach. Founded […]

Game analytics for everyone – and links to other great talks!

From the the 10th to the 12th of November I had the pleasure of attending the ninth annual Casual Connect Eastern Europe in Belgrade, Serbia, and the whole experience was a blast. It was the first time the conference was held in the beautiful Eastern European city. With over 1000 attendees from 51 different countries, […]

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