Mobile ad growth and statistics for Q2 2011

Written by Flavius Saracut
Published on Oct 27, 2011
Read time 1 min
Category App Development

Millennial Media released a while ago a report about the state of the mobile advertising. Here are few interesting stuff they found, the top 10 advertising verticals by budget spent are:

top 10 mobile advertising spenders

The markets with the biggest growth in spending are Finance, Retail&Restaurants and Pharmaceuticals:

Increased market presence, lead generation and product launch are the 3 most goals advertisers are looking when investing in mobile campaigns.

Brands are increasingly using interactive mobile ads within their campaigns. Within Q2, the number of times customers selected an interactive element on Millennial Media’s video ads doubled. Most frequent buttons are Share (on social networks), Web (send users to a mobile website) and Buy (mCommerce capabilities).

interactive mobile video advertising

If we are looking at the campaign destinations most of them are used for driving traffic to the main site.

Top 10 global application categories by impressions were:

top 10 mobile application categories

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Written by Flavius Saracut
Flavius is the Marketing Manager and Co-founder of Mobiversal, a mobile app development company working with startups and established brands like Forbes to create unique mobile experiences. Mobiversal is also the maker of Appointfix and FieldVibe. Connect with him on Twitter @FlaviusSaracut.

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