Now Available: Top Publishers

The Distimo Leaderboards of App Analytics and AppIQ now not only show Top Apps, but also Top Publishers. Just like the Top Apps Leaderboard, the Top Publishers are categorized by free, paid and grossing. Needless to say, the publishers of the Top 10 Apps are not necessarily ranked as the Top 10 Publishers. AppIQ users [...]

Newzoo and Distimo Extend Partnership

Games market research firm Newzoo and Distimo announced the extension and expansion of their partnership.  Newzoo will publish new rankings featuring the top 20 best performing countries in terms of mobile game revenues. The monthly rankings will cover iPhone, iPad and PlayStore stores. The Mobile Games Data Report is a new joint publication combining overall [...]

App Promo Starts Annual App Developers Survey

App strategy and marketing firm App Promo has launched their second Annual App Developers Survey. Last year, App Promo found that nearly 60% of app developers were not generating enough revenue to break even with development of their apps. This year App Promo wants to see how developers promote and monetize their apps. If you are a [...]

Developer Economics Survey 2013

Market strategy firm Vision Mobile has just launched their seminal mobile developer survey Developer Economics 2013.  This Developer Economics is focusing on future of app development, platforms and HTML vs. native development. For an idea on the report’s contents, please find the previous version here. If you are a developer and interested to have your say, start the survey here. There [...]

DISTIMO @ MWC 2013

At the end of February this year a Distimo delegation went to the Mobile World Conference (MWC) in Barcelona. Three days full of meetings, networking, panels, awards and the occasional party… More than 72.000 attendees from 200 countries visited the “Mobile World Capital” Barcelona, during MWC. As they were promised to be presented the “New [...]

Candy Crush is challenging Clash of Clans at the top, what can we learn?

For months Supercell’s Clash of Clans has dominated Apple App Store’s charts of being the most revenue generating application all over the world. However, there is a new kid in town! King.com’s Candy Crush Saga is challenging Clash of Clans’ hegemony on the top. In the United States, Clash of Clans still ranks #1 in [...]

Distimo Publication: The Rise of Instagram

It is our pleasure to release our latest Distimo Publication. The recent one billion dollar acquisition of Instagram by Facebook signals a significant milestone in the app store landscape, and this month’s publication focuses on the riseof Instagram. This month, we also cooperated with Skylines to analyze how app usage compares to the number of downloads. Please [...]