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Not Just HR, Meet our People Ops Wonder Woman

Startups make millions of decisions as they grow and Angella, our People Ops Manager, has had a pulse on many of those that have defined CrossInstall’s company journey  — especially in regards to talent. Hear Angella’s take on building company culture, transitioning into a new role (more impressively, without a college degree), and pushing through the obstacles when people disagree with your snack choices. Meet Angella!

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Introducing Amorina —CrossInstall’s Intern Superwoman

It’s almost spring break and most college students are ready to kick back and relax on the beaches of Cabo before wrapping up the year with final exams. Next up  — how about post-graduation in the historic city of San Francisco? CrossInstall is ready to welcome a new grad into our Junior Ad Operations role. Learn more about life at CrossInstall from our Intern Superwoman.

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A DSP’s Open Letter About Social Buys

Social platforms offer a treasure trove of data on consumer behaviors and an unparalleled level of specificity for targeting options that make them attractive to even programmatic-based DSPs. The wealth of data in the social environment is driving an industry evolution. Read on to learn more how this will effect today's DSPs and advertisers. 

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3 App Marketing Trends That Will Shape 2018

It’s crucial for advertisers that want to nail their 2018 marketing plan to reflect on the implications of this whole new world. Increased tools and capabilities mean advertisers can achieve more return on investment with less manual work. Advertisers who can answer the following questions will be poised to launch a 2018 plan for success.

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Mobile Advertisers Should Think Twice Before Overspending for “Premium” Inventory

At one point, premium digital inventory was highly coveted by advertisers. However, today’s savvy marketers know to place quality of users at the forefront to achieve success. In this piece, Our CEO Jeff Marshall shares a new definition of premium mobile advertising traffic and how successful brands are building their businesses using traffic from thousands of mobile apps.

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Debunking the First-Price Auction Fallacy

The advertising ecosystem and auction bidding process is an intricate entanglement, and changes can easily throw it off balance. Although many experts have argued that the industry should move towards a first-price auction model, doing so would not solve the problems it professes to fix. And worse, first-price auctions pose a threat to the stability and balance of the entire ecosystem.

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Maximize Your Budget With Advertising’s Power Couple - Broadcast + Mobile

Traditional and new forms of advertising have recently gone head to head in a contradictory way - as if they are mutually exclusive. In fact, traditional and new forms of advertising are actually a power couple to achieve your revenue goals. A comprehensive use of both traditional and new forms of media can help you achieve the “Super Bowl Effect,” ensure you can track your brand awareness and engagement, and have a plan to counteract people who don’t watch your broadcast ads.

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CEO Guest Post: Interactive Ads - How to Solve the Mobile Attribution Problem

The mobile gaming industry is considered to be at the forefront of performance marketing. Gaming marketers have developed sophisticated methods for tracking the lifetime value of every paid user they’ve acquired. As emerging ad formats such as playable ads become more common, it becomes necessary to reconsider how attribution methods can evolve as the industry does.

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5 Tips to Launch Your ROI-Driven Interactive Advertising Strategy

The world of the one click wonder is over. If you want to capture users’ attention and drive conversions, you need to think beyond only whether users will click or not click on your ad. Because you are taking an ROI-first approach, interactive ads are 100% trackable, personalized, and prioritize users first. If you are patient in your data-driven and creative mentality, you will be rewarded with results.

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