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Mobile Marketing Association Publishes Mobile Applications White Paper

Provides Concise, Actionable Overview of Technical and Business Considerations for Ad Campaigns Using Mobile Applications Such as Games, Social Networking, Maps and Multimedia Players

The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) (www.mmaglobal.com) today announced the publication of its latest educational resource: a white paper on mobile applications. Developed collaboratively by MMA members ScreenTonic, Unkasoft Advergaming, Vodafone Group Service Ltd. and Yahoo!, within the MMA Mobile Advertising Committee, the paper provides an overview of the mobile applications available to advertisers and the key considerations for optimizing both campaign effectiveness and the overall user experience. The paper also describes the major types of mobile applications in use today, including social networking, games, multimedia, maps and directory services in terms of their technical features and requirements, and the opportunities that they create for advertisers, agencies, mobile operators and application developers.

Available now as a free download at: http://mmaglobal.com/mobileapplications.pdf, the MMA Mobile Applications white paper covers topics such as:

  • In-game advertising
  • Ad unit types, including banners, tagged ads and full-page ads
  • Application connectivity types, including intermittently and non-connected applications
  • Ad serving, targeting and rendering
  • Response options
  • Success drivers

The white paper is just one of the MMAs extensive library of information and resources available for use, from specific topics such as Mobile Search to basics such as the Mobile Marketing Industry Overview and the more advanced MMA International Journal of Mobile Marketing. The MMA also publishes guidelines on Conduct, Consumer Best Practices and Mobile Advertising, due for re-release in October this year following a period of public comment. They are all available to download from http://www.mmaglobal.com/modules/article/view.article.php/1419.

About the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA)

The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) is the premier global non-profit trade association established to lead the growth of mobile marketing and its associated technologies. The MMA is an action-oriented organization designed to clear obstacles to market development, establish mobile media guidelines and best practices for sustainable growth, and evangelize the use of the mobile channel. The more than 650 member companies, representing over forty countries around the globe, include all members of the mobile media ecosystem. The Mobile Marketing Associations global headquarters are located in the United States and in 2007 it formed the North America (NA), Europe Middle East & Africa (EMEA), Latin American (LATAM) and Asia Pacific (APAC) branches. For more information, please visit www.mmaglobal.com.

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