Benchmark Studies | MMA

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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January, 2021
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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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November, 2020
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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November, 2020
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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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October, 2020
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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April, 2020
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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April, 2020
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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April, 2020

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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April, 2020
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December, 2019
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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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December, 2019
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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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December, 2019
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MMA 2019 Mobile Fraud Survey
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July, 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
Multi Touch Attribution Marketer Survey (November 2018)
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November, 2018
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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 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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November, 2017
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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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November, 2017
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October, 2017
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October, 2017
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October, 2017
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June, 2017
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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April, 2017
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March, 2017
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March, 2017
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Feature phone Infographic

Today over 85% of the urban Indian population owns a mobile phone, While smartphones get most of the attention, 56% of this user base actually users feature phones. There are many ‘myths’ associated with & feature phone consumers. The most common among these being

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December, 2016
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Smartphone Infographic

Mobile has had an outsize influence on the way consumers interact with each other and with brands, make decisions, transact and shop. This has significantly impacted the way companies and brands connect with their consumers and do business, and marketers need to keep a continuous pulse on the way consumers interact with and use their mobile phones. The Smartphone Usage and Behaviour report provides an unbiased and insightful view on the evolution of mobile usage In India.

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December, 2016
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April, 2017
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July, 2016
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This study, based on surveys and interviews with more than 400 brand leaders and senior agency executives, reveals that marketers are advancing their location data strategies, significantly increasing spend and using more data-centric approaches that impact ad delivery and creative.

The MMA would like to thank Factual as the primary sponsor of this research initiative, as well as the following co-sponsors: Digital Element, Dstillery, PlaceIQ, Plexure, Skyhook Wireless, Teralytics, Thinknear by Telenav, Ubimo, Verve Mobile and xAd.

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November, 2016
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Multi-Touch Attribution Assessment and Landscape Report 2016
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The Multi-Touch Attribution Assessment and Landscape Report helps marketers simplify the process of selecting an MTA provider and educates marketers on how to apply their selected partners to really drive business objectives. By way of articulating the case for Multi-Touch Attribution, in addition to evaluating providers, we hope this study will build confidence and adoption for the methods you choose within your organization.
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November, 2016
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Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) announces the first ‘Mobile Ecosystem and ad-Sizing Report’ that deciphers state of mobile in India in year 2015 – 2016 and what will we see in the future that will further explode this mobile first economy. Accompanied by in-depth analysis this report elaborates India’s mobile reach, smartphone penetration, rural & urban usage pattern and mobile advertising spends. It is a collaborative effort by the marketing and mobile industry, championed by the research team at GroupM India.

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October, 2016
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SMoX Report: Making Marketing Work Harder with Mobile
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There is no doubt that mobile presents the greatest transformation in consumer behavior that we will experience in our lifetimes. But what is its impact on business outcomes?

The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) initiated an industry wide, never-before-executed, research program (SMoX) to address these critical questions and help marketers fully leverage mobile to both innovate and drive business growth.

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January, 2016
The State Of Mobile Advertising in LATAM - Q2/2015

Latam Report developed by Opera Mediaworks: "The State of Mobile Advertising"

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October, 2015
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State of the Industry 2015: Mobile Marketing in India by WARC in association with MMA

Marketers in India appreciate the importance of mobile but a significant number of respondents lamented the lack of reliable performance metrics as as per the joint research conducted by Warc and the Mobile Marketing Association. A qualitative analysis of comments from those surveyed suggested that a lack of marketer education was also a hindrance, with concerns ranging from a lack of technical understanding to a dearth of proven methods for delivering effective campaigns.

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September, 2015
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The State of Mobile Marketing in China report published by Econsultancy and the Mobile Marketing Association Asia Pacific (MMA) takes a close look at how China organisations and agencies are responding to the ever-expanding reach and importance of mobile.

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December, 2014
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The State of Mobile Marketing in India report published by Econsultancy and the Mobile Marketing Association Asia Pacific (MMA) takes a close look at how India organisations and agencies are responding to the ever-expanding reach and importance of mobile.

 
 
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December, 2014
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The State of Mobile Marketing in Singapore report published by Econsultancy and the Mobile Marketing Association Asia Pacific (MMA) takes a close look at how Singapore organisations and agencies are responding to the ever-expanding reach and importance of mobile.

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December, 2014
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The State of Mobile Marketing in Asia Pacific report published by Econsultancy and the Mobile Marketing Association Asia Pacific (MMA) takes a close look at how APAC organisations and agencies are responding to the ever-expanding reach and importance of mobile.

The research, which is accompanied by country-specific presentations for Australia, China, India and Singapore, looks at the extent to which companies are committed to mobile, the channels and technologies they are using, and the challenges they face in improving their capabilities in this area.

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December, 2014
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December, 2014
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The MMA India report, powered by exchange4media, (in its third year now) is based on extensive research, including the body of mobile advertising work seen in the market, the spends of large advertisers on the medium, spend numbers of top media agencies, figures from service providers, and reference conversations with other prominent mobile players.

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October, 2014
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September, 2014
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Mobile Creative Analysis

Tremor Video, Inc., an advertising technology company elevating brand performance across all screens for the world’s leading brands and publishers, and the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), the world’s leading global non-profit trade mobile marketing association, released its research study entitled Crème de la Crème: A Guide to Creating Successful Mobile Video Advertising Units. 

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July, 2014
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Smart Mobile Cross Marketing Effectiveness Research Insight Report

With marketers focused on their bottom line, few have the resources to initiate a robust analysis on how media channels interact and integrate. To provide the industry greater clarity about the value of mobile marketing, the MMA is committed to delivering insights surrounding mobile’s impact on ROI and its affect on business goals.

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May, 2015
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