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Old 11-30-2012, 06:34 AM
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Default Chartboost, PlayHeaven, FAAD, AppGratis, AppTurbo, etc.

Hi!

I know, there are plenty of discussions about crosspromotion services like, as well as free app promotion services. I mean... I have really read them all, contacted theirs representants, etc.

But I cant still decide. Are they worth it? Have you experience with them? Please write ANY opinion, because I am currently totally lost.

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Old 11-30-2012, 02:16 PM
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Playhaven and mobclix are great!
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Old 11-30-2012, 02:29 PM
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Playhaven and mobclix are great!
Can you tell us more about your experience while working with PlayHaven and Mobclix?

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Old 11-30-2012, 03:13 PM
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Alright, so I know I work for Chartboost, so I'm not even going to bother voicing my own opinion. Instead, I'm going to let an interview that Breaktime Studios did with Pocket Gamer a few days ago speak for itself. If you have any questions, feel free to shoot me a private message.

http://www.pocketgamer.biz/r/PG.Biz/...srch=breaktime

There are lots of different service partners available for mobile games. Why have you chosen to go with Chartboost, how do you use its various services, and how does it improve your business?

Breaktime Studios: I think one of the key differentiators with Chartboost is the combination of network scale and reach, and overall ease of use. The site does a great job connecting developers with network advertisers and publishers as well as enabling direct deals. And the tracking and reporting is pretty robust.

We are both a publisher and advertiser, and have also executed direct deals through the site. Like a lot of developers, we definitely value Chartboost as part of our broader monetization and acquisition strategy.
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Old 12-02-2012, 03:43 AM
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Alright, so I know I work for Chartboost, so I'm not even going to bother voicing my own opinion. Instead, I'm going to let an interview that Breaktime Studios did with Pocket Gamer a few days ago speak for itself. If you have any questions, feel free to shoot me a private message.
Thanks! One more question - what do you think about free app promotions services? It's something different, however I would like to hear your opinion. And everyone's else as well
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Old 12-02-2012, 06:46 AM
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We have integrated Chartboost into a couple of titles recently, and have had very good results in revenue terms. Their dashboard and reporting is exceptional compared to many other "ad" partners, and the ability to do direct deals is great.

We are also adding Playhaven, which looks like it will be very similar in terms of performance.


As for Free App promotion services, they worked back in the day, but I think they struggle to provide value for money now.
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Old 11-30-2012, 08:03 PM
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Can you tell us more about your experience while working with PlayHaven and Mobclix?

Antony
Mobclix has a good roster of networks and they are very responsive with the support.

Playhaven is easy to use and the fill rate and ecpm are good. We use both for the game Fruity Jelly and it gave good results.
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Old 12-02-2012, 03:42 AM
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Mobclix has a good roster of networks and they are very responsive with the support.

Playhaven is easy to use and the fill rate and ecpm are good. We use both for the game Fruity Jelly and it gave good results.
Thank you, didnt know about Mobclix, will definitely check it out. Can point out some numbers please? How many installs have you obtained, what was the price, etc? Thanks!
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Old 12-12-2012, 05:13 AM
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A new cross promotion service available is Tap for Tap. It is a free service for cross promotion however, there is a bit of a catch. You can check them out. I donít have any personal experience with them but the concept sounds interesting.

Doing direct deals whether on Chartboost or other platforms is definitely an excellent idea. MarkJ recently provided an excellent case study which you can read here. Itís very interesting and it works well to drive lots of free traffic for him.

http://www.markj.net/launching-hit-t...to-the-charts/


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