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Today marks a new beginning for Appsfire as we’re joining Mobile Network Group, one of the fastest growing mobile ad tech companies in Europe.

About a year ago, we took a big bet with Appsfire and decided to leave our prior app discovery activities and focus on developing innovative and native advertising technologies for the new generation of mobile apps. We wanted to make ads look better, perform better and suck a little less. We quickly started to attract interest from the market and to power in-app monetization for hundreds of apps including some of the largest in the world.

Today, we’re happy to announce Mobile Network Group has acquired Appsfire. As an ad […]Read more

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This week i had the opportunity to lead an interesting debate at the Influencers series in the presence of many thought leaders from small and large corporations in Silicon Valley. I chose for this occasion to discuss the current status of native advertising and the dark zone in which it evolves.

This may sound counter intuitive as all the indicators and media buzz point to a glowing future for Native Advertising, which we’re told should raise soon 5 billion dollars in spend.

 

Spending On Native Ads Will Soar As Publishers And Advertisers Take Notice Business Insider

So how something so promising and rising, can be in such bad shape?

For this you have to take another set of glasses and look carefully at […]Read more

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At Appsfire, our goal is to push app developers to consider advertisement as a product and help them to implement it properly in their applications.

We encourage them to use native ad formats such as Sushi or Sashimi. These formats allow the developers to keep control of their apps without compromising the monetisation.

A great integration is a way to respect your users – it’s a win-win situation: 1- Users won’t be disturbed by ugly, non-disclosed, intrusive advertisement, 2- Publishers won’t kill their app design and user experience, and will have a better CPM, 3- Advertisers will have better engaged users.

Join Appsfire now to start implementing our native ad formats.

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The process to convince app developers is long, […]Read more

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Last week, Appsfire had a booth at the AppDays in Paris, France: it was a great event.

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We meet several people working in mobile apps from small developers to big companies and we have been able to show them how Appsfire is innovating in the mobile ad business.

We were also running a workshop where we gave our audience the best practice of the “native ads”. The slides are in French but most of them are understandable.

 

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Thanks to our Sashimi ads, our modular in-stream native ad formats, publishers can express their creativity either in terms of ad design or interactivity in their their apps (MyTF1, Sports.fr, Uplike, Viadeo, etc.). Some publishers are using our template mode, others went live with their own Sashimi design. Lately, we wanted to offer publishers an easy and plug-and-play way to display several Sashimi ads in an interactive and attractive fashion to match the numerous campaigns we manage daily.

We are happy to release Chirashi, the Appsfire Carousel for Sashimi ads on iOS and Android.

Our carousel of ads is done right:

Customizable: fade, zoom, fade & zoom… you choose the animation! Flexible: minimal, extended or custom … you choose the Sashimi format! Disclosed: no tricks. Users know those are ads. Not […]Read more