MMA Mobile Native Advertising Committee Strategic Framework V.2.0 | MMA
Release Date: 
March, 2015
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Native advertising offers the promise of increased engagement in mobile marketing, but inaccurate perceptions threaten to stall this new format before it has the chance to take off. Heading into 2015 reports indicate that 89% of marketers are at least beginning to adopt native advertising, but only 37% report that they have a defined native advertising plan. In 2014 native advertising spend on social media sites alone is expected to reach $4.0B, a 122% increase over 2013.

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Agency: A company that provides strategic, creative or media buying and related services to marketers.
Marketer: A company that sells its products directly to consumers and businesses and buys marketing services to achieve its goals. Company must also not fit into any of the other sales definitions.
Carrier/Operator: A mobile network operator that provides voice and/or data services.
Enabler: A solutions provider offering technology and services that enables and supports mobile marketing.
Associate: Companies or organizations that do not generate revenue from mobile, but are integral to the development of the mobile industry. (i.e. trade associations, legal firms, consulting agencies, etc.)
Seller: Companies that create and/or promote media and content or broker the sale and distribution of mobile advertising.