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Chartboost optimisation

01-03-2015, 11:56 AM
#1
Joined: May 2014
Posts: 133
Chartboost optimisation

I want to talk about Chartboost optimisation.


Is it worth it to knock out 80 percent of things to just include $4 installs?

As all people like different stuff
01-03-2015, 03:22 PM
#2
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 993
depends on your game.

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01-04-2015, 04:06 PM
#3
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Wellington
Posts: 771
If you aren't using mediation which means having other providers as well as Chartboost then you will never optimise towards what you could be making if you are just trying to optimise Chartboost alone. We use and would recommend MoPub (even just having the Mopub marketplace combined with Chartboost will provide good uplift).

In terms of optimising just Chartboost alone, make sure to optimise on eCPM and not just setting a price floor on your title. You can see what eCPMs individual titles are generating in your game(s) the advanced reporting. It is quite possible that lower CPI and CPC campaigns are actually generating disproportionately high revenue in your title (i.e. a high eCPM) because those campaigns and titles resonate with your particular audience. $4 CPI campaigns might be performing horribly in your title.

Getting rid of lower eCPM titles will probably help create more space for the other titles to perform and drive more revenue. As a rule of thumb, we used to chop anything out that was less than $1 eCPM, but make sure you only make such decisions where there have been at least thousands of impressions as otherwise the sample will not be meaningful enough (tens of thousands of impressions would be preferable).

Hope this helps.
01-05-2015, 01:29 PM
#4
Joined: Apr 2010
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Posts: 39
What PikPok said :-). Plus we recently added Chartboost video, with Vungle fill and its doing great.

Mark J, Hit Tennis 3 maker, @markjnet
07-02-2015, 01:10 PM
#5
Try Ad Mediation

You should try Appodeal.
All top ad networks, DSP’s, and RTB exchanges (including MoPub, Chartboost, AdMob e.t.c.) compete for your traffic and the highest bidder wins. With a simple, 10-line SDK, integration is quick and simple, and optimisation thereafter is automatic thanks to user behaviour tracking and segmentation.

We have also automatic blacklisting, low performing advertisers will be automatically blacklisted. It's really important for Chartboost and other CPI ad networks.

Last edited by stepan.appodeal; 07-02-2015 at 01:12 PM.
07-05-2015, 11:41 AM
#6
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 2
talking about the alternatives I have information will post it soon here at toucharcade
I uncovered fraud in one of the ad networks !
07-05-2015, 04:45 PM
#7
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 993
Quote:
Originally Posted by stepan.appodeal View Post
You should try Appodeal.
All top ad networks, DSPís, and RTB exchanges (including MoPub, Chartboost, AdMob e.t.c.) compete for your traffic and the highest bidder wins. With a simple, 10-line SDK, integration is quick and simple, and optimisation thereafter is automatic thanks to user behaviour tracking and segmentation.

We have also automatic blacklisting, low performing advertisers will be automatically blacklisted. It's really important for Chartboost and other CPI ad networks.
Less than a day after posting you have another user appear to say you are a scam. hmmmmm.....

Please follow me on twitter @JamesDestined I post lots of development from both my game creation and professional development.
Time to measure - Brain challenge https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/time...820864672?mt=8
The light box, can you solve it (free) (on google play too)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-...6300?ls=1&mt=8