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MMA, in collaboration with Adtima, has established a detailed report which aims to provide marketers with valuable figures of mobile marketing in Vietnam during 2019-2020, especially when the rise of mobile trends has great contributions to various campaigns’ success.

The data and information in the report will be revealed in the webinar which includes 2 main sessions: the mobile marketing infrastructure and the mobile marketing trends 2019-2020.

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In this joint project between MMA Global and Neustar, we used return on ad spend (ROAS), a widely used measure of marketing success, to develop an innovative ‘v2.O’ framework—as this report’s title notes—to help brands target a new group of consumers: the ‘movable middles.’

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MMA & GroupM has released the much-awaited, Modern Marketing Reckoner –a detailed and conceptualized report keeping in mind the business and ecosystem situation in 2020.

With the various shifts that have happened in 2020, the report focuses on two major perspectives – the consumer lens and the marketer lens.

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December, 2020
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Modern Marketing Reckoner Indonesia 2020

A report that takes us through how brands & consumers in Indonesia need to adapt seamlessly in this rapidly transforming digital environment.​

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December, 2020

The report shares the results of our exclusive survey amongst leading marketers in India on Marketing Technology adoption.

Marketing Technology adoption in India is in a growth phase and the report gives you current and rich insights into how diverse Indian companies are investing in it.

Key insights include:

  • Share of MarTech Budgets Used
  • MarTech Adoption & Usage
  • Future Marketing Technology Trends & more

 

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The report includes topics on the impact of mobile in the advertising and marketing Industry, covering various data, valuable insights, several techniques, allocation of budgets, mobile effectiveness and trends & outlook in the industry. The report showcases how mobile has been resilient despite budget constraints during the pandemic & how we are important this space has become for brands and marketers.

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MMA India, in association with mFilterIt, has published the Ad Fraud Elimination Guidelines recommending best practices to combat the challenge through collaborative endeavours of advertisers, agencies and the publishers.

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In October 2020, the MMA conducted a study to gain insight into how marketers are approaching the upcoming changes in IDFA and how they are preparing for the future of the ecosystem.
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This whitepaper aims to explain the most important terminology, sources, and insights into which advertisers should be aware to manage successful mobile marketing campaigns. Created by the Mobile Data Quality Lab of MMA Germany the whitepaper dives into recent facts and figures around mobile usage; the role of digital identifiers on smartphones; an overview of types of data available; and specifics on location data. The whitepaper concludes with an eight-step checklist that equips marketers to put valuable advice into important practice.

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November, 2020

Mobile video ads are becoming more and more popular with 61% of German users already consuming videos on their smartphones. In the early days we saw spots, produced for TV also running on desktop or mobile phones. Thank goodness this isn’t the case anymore for most video ads, and many advertisers and agencies have understood to treat online and mobile channels differently. However, there are still many pitfalls and challenges for creators and brands when producing content for mobile devices. And we still see many videos which do not yet conform to the latest best practices.

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The Mind the Gap Report shines a light on changes in the media landscape in Germany between 2012 and 2020, contrasting Gen Z, Millennials, Gen X and Baby-boomers’ media behaviour. It is a good starting point from which to inform advertisers where they should prioritise and focus their experiments and learning agendas; to ensurebrands are more consumer-centric, and to give them the best opportunity to find new customers and grow their business.

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October, 2020
The State of the Industry: 2020 Mobile Marketing in APAC

Mobile has consistently been an effective marketing channel in Asia Pacific (APAC) and is playing a pivotal role in shaping the future of modern marketing. The onset of COVID-19 has pushed it further into the spotlight as people turn to mobile applications for relevant healthcare information, entertainment and staying connected with loved ones. This has reaffirmed the importance of mobile marketing, which is further exemplified by a rising number of companies investing in mobile platforms to target their customers.

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The report includes insights on the impact of mobile in the industry, mobile marketing & its types and techniques, insights on mobile budgets & effectiveness in the industry. The report showcases how mobile has been resilient despite budget constraints during the pandemic & mobile video being a significant marketing activity for most.

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The global pandemic has set off a chain reaction of shocks – from digital surge to brand loyalty shocks. Retail leaders navigating this time of exceptional uncertainly need steady focus to manage current challenges. In the future operating models and capabilities, that allow agility and efficiency to quickly capture pockets of growth, will be more relevant to retailers than ever before.

This report highlights how consumer are growing appetite for tech-forward experience are reshaping retail and why safety and convenience will continue to be critical.  

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Covid-19 has created unprecedented disruption in every aspect of life including marketing and advertising. According to a recent study 70% of buyers have already adjusted or paused their planned ad spend, while 16% is still determining what actions to take. In this document we summarize some of the Industry’s best thinking in terms of advertising in times of crisis and we try to answer the key questions that block efficient marketing decision-making right now.

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A long-time client of a leading omnichannel demand-side platform (DSP) added new partners to their media mix, which resulted in a sudden performance downturn on the DSP’s existing campaigns. The client’s marketing manager consulted the DSP’s analysts and expressed concerns over traffic pattern anomalies, such as high click-to-install ratios and abnormal time-to-install outliers, amongst the new partners. The DSP suspected that the new partners were stealing conversions not only from their campaigns but also organic installs. This was in spite of the advertiser having their current mobile
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A major mobile app gaming company with hundreds of titles in the top charts became concerned after seeing abnormal performance in some of their campaigns. High click-throughrates and low user quality raised concerns about possible ad fraud that their own tools weren’t correctly detecting. They hoped to mitigate fraudulent tra!c to get cleaner data, which would allow them to strengthen their campaigns and improve return on ad spend (ROAS).
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A worldwide telecommunications and financial wire service company was concerned about performance anomalies in their mobile app acquisition campaigns. Certain key performance indicators (KPIs) seemed over inflated, and post-install engagement with important conversion events was less than desirable. For the marketing team, understanding their true return on ad spend (ROAS) was elusive and they were deeply concerned about ad fraud.
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The MMA Measurement Committee in Vietnam, joined by 18 different companies in the Vietnamese Advertising Industry, aims to eliminate confusion and reduce friction in the marketplace, by creating more transparency and developing measurement standards and best practices for the Vietnamese market. For that purpose, MMA Measurement Committee wishes to uncover the current unmet needs of stakeholders in the industry regarding advertising measurement, in order to determine the most pressing concerns that would require immediate tackling by the committee.

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For marketers, mobile connects their brands and businesses with consumers in a personal way that no other media can. It’s because of this connection that mobile marketing, when used strategically and creatively, delivers such a good return. This prowess is what the SMARTIES Awards honours; excellent use of mobile marketing that positively and significantly impacts business results.

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2019 Indonesia Mobile Ecosystem Report

The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) Indonesia, released the inaugural Indonesia Mobile Ecosystem Report 2019, following the successful launch of the Mobile Ecosystem Report published in Vietnam and India. 
 

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  • Mobile Ad Fraud is amongst the top three challenges facing Vietnamese advertisers, who think they are not spending enough to combat the problem compared to the industry average.
  • The main cause is believed to be the lack of disincentives and penalties against the problem, as well as the lack of transparency due to the complex web of middlemen.
  • Vietnamese advertisers believe that they are most vulnerable towards traffic fraud whilst some claim to have been to be able to eliminate ad fraud of such categories.
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The Mobile Marketing Association and Decision Lab Ad Fraud report is the most essential guide for every marketer, agency, tech-provider and publisher to understand the mobile marketing ecosystem. The report marks the coming together of one of the biggest global trade associations and market research companies and this endeavour benefits all stakeholders in the business.

 

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Out of Home & Mobile Compendium

Urbanity and mobility are increasing and changing media usage to a large degree. The greatest beneficiaries of this development are Out of Home (OOH) and Mobile, which, according to the OMG Preview Monitor, are the sectors with the biggest opportunities for growth in 2019. This creates new communication challenges and opportunities for companies and brands.

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October, 2019
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The Multi-Touch Attribution (MTA) Journey Map is an end-to-end guide on how to launch a successful multi-touch attribution (MTA) initiative at your organization.
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October, 2019
From A Blink to A Heartbeat

MMA's First Second Strategy Checklist and Facebook's Thumbstopper Creative Best Practices are what you need to win with short video ads.

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Our latest MMA report – ‘Tackling Mobile Ad Fraud’ is a whitepaper on mobile ad fraud, from the perspective of the industry experts within the EMEA region.

As the underlying technology advances, the methods employed by fraudsters get more sophisticated. This EMEA mobile ad fraud whitepaper provides an up-to-date overview of mobile ad fraud and outlines ways of tackling of fraudulent activities in the mobile advertising ecosystem, in order to promote greater transparency and effectiveness across mobile advertising.

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(August 8th, 2019) The Mobile Marketing Association in Indonesia, today announced the launch of the Ad Fraud, Brand Safety & Viewability Whitepaper, followed by an industry event in Jakarta. With the theme ‘ACT’ - Assess, Combat and Track - the series will help marketers assess their exposure to ad fraud, ways to strengthen brand safety, leverage performance marketing for ad platforms and drive accountability in mobile advertising.

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August, 2019
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MMA 2019 Mobile Fraud Survey
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July, 2019
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May, 2019
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This report is about Turkey 2018 Mobile Ad Spending. 

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In this guide we showcase the very best in South African mobile marketing, and share how to enter your work for the 2019 awards. The case studies – winners of the 2018 SMARTIES Awards - are exceptional examples of what can be achieved through this truly unique medium. We urge you to take the time to review them carefully to glean insights into mobile marketing best practice.

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May, 2019
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Data sharing is at the heart of Multi-Touch Attribution, and a necessary factor in its successful deployment.
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May, 2019
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According to the MMA’s most recent benchmarking survey of Multi-Touch Attribution (MTA) adoption, 40% of marketers currently employ MTA, and another 33% said they plan to do so within the next year.
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April, 2019

In recent years, Vietnam has become an important market for businesses. In fact, the World Bank expects the country’s GDP to grow steadily at a rate of 6-7% in 2019 and 2020.

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March, 2019

To build on MMA’s commitment to science and truth, we studied the cognitive process of advertising in a mobile environment. Read the executive summary to learn more about the research and its findings, as well as the need for a First Second Strategy.

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Attention and Cognitive Process in Mobile
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March, 2019
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Multi Touch Attribution Marketer Survey (November 2018)
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November, 2018
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How to Build Up A Closer Relationship Between New Products and Consumers: 4 Essential Approaches in Go-To-Market Plans

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Case studies about Danone, Patrón, Swarovski and more will change how you employ location data
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December, 2018

THE IMPORTANT DISCUSSION ABOUT HOW BRANDS CAN PROTECT THEMSELVES ONLINE IS THE IMPETUS BEHIND THIS WHITE PAPER. OF 14 BURNING TOPICS THAT NEED TO BE ADDRESSED, WE HAVE CHOSEN THREE PRIORITIES FOR THIS STAGE OF THE DISCUSSIONS: BRAND SAFETY, VIEWABILITY AND AD FRAUD.

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November, 2018
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The Mobile Marketing Association’s MTA Tactical Success Guide is a tool for marketers to determine their organization’s data readiness for employing Multi- Touch Attribution, discussing specific data linking strategies, the value of Unified User IDs and more. It also includes a workbook which allows marketers to examine how their own data might be used in MTA.

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July, 2018

Now in its fifth annual edition, the 2017 Yearbook is packed with cutting edge insights and case studies of the new wave of tech impacts in mobile marketing. With over 20 chapters by leading players in Asia’s mobile and media ecosystems, this Yearbook is free for download. It also has profiles of the MMA leadership and membership, winners of the prestigious SMARTIES awards in five groups, and comprehensive data sets. From AI and VR to streaming and blockchain, this Yearbook will point you towards best practices and leadership imperatives.

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June, 2018
Mobile Trends 2018

In this document, the Mobile Marketing Association intends to dissect the main trends that will drive mobile marketing in 2018. Here, you’ll have access to insights, analysis, opinions and projections from some of the great players in the industry, who will discuss the benefits and challenges of topics such as Augmented Reality, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Mobile Payments, Location-Based Services, Multi-Touch Attribution and Transparent Use of Data.

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Mobile World Congress

The Mobile World Congress (MWC) has proclaimed this year marks the start of a new era. One in which connectivity will reign, ensuring instantaneous access to contents, people, and “things” via smart devices. We hope you like the insights we brought back as the MWC proves that mobile technology is blood, fuel, and connector for all businesses we know and for the new ones to be created in the next few years.​

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April, 2018
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Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) announces the first ‘Mobile Ecosystem and ad-Sizing Report’ that deciphers the state of mobile in Vietnam in 2017 – 2018 and what we will see in the future that will further develop in this mobile first economy.

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April, 2018
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The Mobile Yearbook 2017 is an educational and inspirational content hub about mobile marketing, produced throughout the year in a collaborative way with members of MMA Latam.
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November, 2017
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The Mobile Marketing Association is expanding its members-only acceleration tools with our latest release, the MTA Data Acquisition RFI. This template is specifically designed to assist marketers in evaluating and securing higher quality data.

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November, 2017

The Smartphone Usage and Behaviour report from Kantar IMRB & MMA (Apr-Jun 2017) shows that time-spent on smartphones jumped 6% over the previous quarter. Strong demand for messaging services, social media platforms, and entertainment apps helped to drive the expansion of mobile internet usage. Data usage goes up even after free mobile-data offers are discontinued showing data usage is habit forming.

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Developed to help marketers get ahead of the curve in securing, organizing and managing quality data. Most researchers, marketers, and analytics people are not data architects, so this guide ensures that the team understands the data assets it will take to be successful with MTA. Specifically, the guide:

  • Provides a section-by-section explanation of considerations that should be taken in the MTA data planning process
  • Defines data asset types and relational structures
  • Defines linking of different types of data

To download a preview of the guide, click here.

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May, 2020

A concise reference tool that visualizes all of the data needed, giving brands a clear picture of how datasets can interact and be integrated for successful MTA execution. It is intended to be a collaborative tool for marketers, agencies, DMPs and MTA providers to use to ensure nothing gets left out of the discussion.

Specifically, it shows:

  • How aggregate data can be tied back to unified user IDs
  • The components of linkable marketing
  • How first, second and third-party data flows into creating audience segments
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September, 2017
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Our mission as the main global association that represents the mobile industry is to spread knowledge and provide a wealth of resources to the content market to promote its business and professionals. For this, the Fintech topic is more than necessary. It is essential to understand where the mobile industry is heading in order to create an effective platform to connect people and companies. In this Playbook, the second of 2017, we dive into the revolution of the companies that simplified the finance services and focused on solutions that
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The Smartphone Usage and Behaviour report from Kantar IMRB & MMA (Jan-Mar 2017) shows that time-spent on smartphones jumped 16% over the previous quarter. Strong demand for messaging services, social media platforms, and entertainment apps helped to drive the expansion of mobile internet usage. But what interested us the most is that we’re now beginning to see the result of government initiatives in driving literacy about digital payments. For the first time we’re seeing usage of mobile wallets among less affluent sections (SEC C/D/E).

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Sponsored Data & Data Rewards

Everyone who has a smartphone, anywhere in the world, needs data. As demonstrated by this Playbook, when we say data is the new universal currency we are not exaggerating it.

Sponsored Data is about providing certain amount of data or navigation of a mobile app/site to certain users free of costs because this data is sponsored by corporations. How can consumers benefit from it? By responding to an action requested by the brand that is offering internet access: downloading and using its app, watching a videoclip, filling out a form, purchasing a product.

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MMA Asia-Pacific Yearbook 2016

The 2016 Yearbook is packed with all the fresh perspectives and actionable insights that you have come to expect from MMA over the years. Now in its the fourth annual edition, the Yearbook has 17 articles from media and marketing experts, country developments from across the region, profiles of the MMA leadership and membership, and comprehensive data sets. From media ecosystems and behaviourial economics to best practices and leadership directions, this Yearbook has it all. The Yearbook is available for free download.

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A new report by the MMA and RadiumOne is ready for download, and an essential read for any marketer who is trying to figure out how mobile impacts the consumer journey – and how well other marketers believe they are executing in mobile. In it, you’ll learn:
  • What the top mobile signals are for branding, by vertical.
  • What signals marketers are employing, based on KPIs.
  • How the purchase funnel really works. (Hint: It’s not a funnel.)
  • What marketers feel is their biggest challenge when it comes to leveraging data to improve marketing performance.
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The last quarter of 2016 shows that mobile internet usage increased by 29%. The strong gains were driven by a number of industry factors like the launch of 4G services, and the impact of demonetization. The Smartphones Usage and Behaviour report from Kantar IMRB & MMA (Oct-Dec 2016) enables all members of the ecosystem to stay updated with consumer mobile trends and media consumption habits. At the same time, it elaborates the role of mobile as an influencer in the consumer’s path-to-purchase.
 
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