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Buying app downloads in 2019 - for iOS and Android?

Discussion in 'Mobile Marketing' started by wizardjoestarsoap, Jul 8, 2019.

  1. wizardjoestarsoap

    wizardjoestarsoap Newbie

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    Are there any good reliable vendors selling app downloads for iOS and Android currently? I know there have been threads recently warning against this, but I'm wondering if there are vendors that are more responsible/non-spammy than others.

    TL;DR: Looking for about 1000-2000 iOS and Android downloads that are extremely safe, if that exists.
     
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    yes, adwords xD
     
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    So expensive though, no? What are average CPI's on Adwords?
     
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    CPI depends to your geo, for Android USA it's arround 0.50$ but it's slow, if you set up 0.80$ it's faster
    IOS? Double this

    That's why I don't advice to use CPI by anyone who:
    -isn't brand
    -haven't 10k$+ to spend
    -monetize with ads

    Better to use pure ASO because Google will detect all these shady CPI and it's pretty easy to check:
    1. Most of companies using bots!
    2. Companies who not using bots, paying their users some cents to install app
    Both cases can be detected by install ratio. Normal user is not installing 50 apps / day. Anyway, few users with such ratio isn't a problem. Such user is flagged.
    The problem is when your app appears on many flagged user accounts and it makes the pattern - fake installs.
    50 is only example, Google have it calculated more accurate.

    The same situation is with fake reviews. Why reviews from Facebook review exchange groups are removed too?
    Because the ratio. These users are reviewing to much. Normal user maybe review one app / month.

    Apple should be more gentle with that, they haven't such AI but I would not risk accounts and apps.

    Alternative for Adwords would be Facebook.
     
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  5. Max5

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    How about Ogads ? they offer incent installs and used by really big names in the industry
     
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    Since it's incent it does not matter if they pay users or not to get installs , and advertisers are only looking to boost the ranking and the app download count they are not looking for real users from this.
     
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    You cannot boost your ranking, if you will be banned or shadowbanned ;/
    Such apps have limited userbase and it's normal, that their users have anomaly in install ratio.
    For example, if such app have 10k installs, 100 of users installing 20-50 apps/day to earn money. You will be shadowbanned if your app appears on their accounts.
    Forget about ranking then


    You are not reading my posts in this thread... Google Play 2019 is not Google Play 2017
     
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  9. Max5

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    So why big advertisers still promoting their apps using offerwall advertising companies if this is the case ?
    Also most of the installs for Ogads offers are coming from social media so it's not as bad as the the installs from a reward app
     
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    beause big advertisers are promoting also on adwords and have huge organic traffic
    if you have 30k installs /day from organic nad 500 installs/day from fake traffic, it will not harm your app

    ratio matters, for low organic installs apps, using incent CPI is suicide
     
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    try ;) use some keyapp or ogads xD many of my students lost accounts for this, buying for example 100 incent CPI for fresh apps :)
     
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    Why is Adwords shady? Adwords is targeting real users, not bots or fake incent installs. Isn't that legitimate same as Facebook ads?

    Also, what about for getting iOS preorders? Is there any cheap and safe way, since with preorders you cannot use CPI, as this requires conversion tracking through the actual install of the app.
     
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    Thank you for the useful information ,looks like i had a wrong idea about this topic
     
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    learn to read ;) I not told in this topic that adwords is shady
    i told about incent CPI services
     
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    It has been good for me to buy installations and reviews in some applications, but in others they have blocked me quickly
     
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    Oh ok, got it. I read your other thread where you said that Adwords also got you in trouble, so I thought you were talking about Adwords CPI here instead of incent CPI.

    Any recommendations for services to get iOS preorders?

    Also I am curious what people here are paying for Adwords. What kind of numbers are you guys seeing? In the past, I have only ever gotten anywhere from $10 / install to $20 / install (in the US) for Adwords.
     
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    Я немного не понимаю зачем платить за приложение???
     
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    Often I can read about "shadow banning" in your posts. But how does it work? Because I read about it nowhere.
     
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    So how would you suggest to rank a new app? Buy some UACs, wait for it to age before buying keyword installs?
     
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    If you just want number of install, try Adwords and target Tier3 countries. ex, India, Philippine, ...
    It cost as low as $0.1 per install and all legit users.