Tag Archives: mobile revenue

Why Is Facebook Killing It in Mobile, While The New York Times Struggles?

Last week, both Facebook and The New York Times reported quarterly earnings. While Facebook continues to show impressive growth in its mobile revenues – 49 percent of total revenues, which themselves increased by 66 percent – The New York Times digital and mobile advertising business limped through a down quarter. The paper actually recorded quarter-over-quarter […]

More Good News For The Mobile Economy

A few months ago, I noted the attempts various companies, Google and Yahoo in particular, were taking to accelerate the growth of the mobile economy and mobile advertising in particular. You can read about it here. This week brought news of the latest development in this effort: the release of new guidelines by the Interactive […]

Making Money with Your Mobile App: Three Business Models, No Knockouts

I can’t stop thinking about ways the mobile app industry as a whole, and the companies that drive it, can make money. As I have written before, that’s primarily driven by an interest in self-preservation. I work in this industry, and it has to generate more money for more players. Today, the apps side of […]

The advertising economy in mobile, part 1: where’s the money?

I’ve worked in the world of mobile apps and developers for over six years, and along the way, I’ve cultivated a point of view on the economics of this space. You may be considering how to monetize your mobile investments, so today, I’ll share my analysis of the mobile advertising economy. Later, I’ll write about […]