Publication: Google Play’s New Game Genres

Google Play recently expanded the game genres to cover a broader variety of games. Along with this update some previously existing genres Arcade & Action, Brain & Puzzle, and Cards & Casino were ‘discontinued’, as new and additional more confined genres were introduced, e.g. Card only. This month we took a detailed look at the […]

Publication: The Impact of Being Featured in an App Store

Being featured is one way to stand out from the crowd in the major app stores. Developers, publishers, marketers and decision makers struggle with the question which app will be picked by app store teams to be featured and what the effect will be on downloads and revenue. To shed some light on this matter, this month’s […]

Distimo Webinar: Unveiling the Secrets behind App Store Category Dynamics

On Thursday, April 3rd 2014, we hosted a webinar, following up on our latest publication: Unveiling the Secrets behind App Store Category Dynamics. In addition to what was covered in the publication, we also showed some of the most successful apps behind the development of various categories in February 2014. It was interesting to note […]

Publication: Unveiling the Secrets behind App Store Category Dynamics

Which category is most popular with publishers? How many newcomer apps make it to the top in a month? Could the category dynamics over time have a say in your app achieving higher positions in the app store rankings? This month we investigate the evolution of app categories over time as it is a topic […]

Publication: How the Most Successful Apps Monetize Globally

Analyzing top apps globally sheds light on how these apps generate revenue and make a profit. In this publication we revisit a topic we investigated nearly a year ago in our March 2013 publication, looking at more than just revenue and downloads. We studied mobile app revenues in relation to download volumes and will now […]

Publication: Asia: The Leading App Market in the World

This month’s publication investigates the Asian continent and its countries. Our data showed that Asian countries are significant players in the app market. As we reported in our December 2013 publication, Japan and South Korea are among the top three countries (the U.S. is No. 1) in terms of mobile app revenue. To get a […]

Distimo’s 2013 Year in Review Publication Translated in Japanese and Korean

You asked, and we’ve delivered.  To close the year out with a bang, the 2013 Year in Review publication is available in English, Japanese and Korean! Each month Distimo releases a free report on a unique topic dealing with the mobile and app eco-system. Each report is packed with the most up-to-date insights on the rapidly changing mobile […]

Publication: 2013 Year in Review

2013 was a big year for mobile. At the end of the year, Distimo takes a look back at the developments that mattered most in the mobile app stores during 2013. How did the app stores develop over the last year? Which markets generated the most revenue and how much are these markets growing? Which […]