App Annie Index: Market Q3 2014

Q3-2014-Market-Index-Header-BannerMessaging apps experienced explosive download growth on iOS and Google Play.

Each quarter, App Annie dives into the app stores, countries and categories to uncover macro industry trends. Our data is sourced from App Annie Intelligence, covering more than 150 countries worldwide on both the iOS App Store and Google Play. This allows us to provide the most complete analysis of the global app economy.

This free report helps anyone interested in the mobile ecosystem to see the changing tides in mobile content distribution. We explore the explosive growth for messaging apps across the globe, in addition to other emerging trends. Learn about the changes within the app industry that will inform — and affect — your business decisions in the months to come.

q3-2014-market-index-example-pageGoogle Play continues to lead the iOS App Store in downloads, but iOS is still ahead when it comes to monetizing apps.

By downloading this free report, you will gain key insights including:

  • Messaging Downloads Skyrocket on iOS and Google Play
    Messaging is massive — learn about the apps and companies driving the growth of the Communication (iOS) and Social Networking (Google Play) categories.
  • Games Drive Nearly All Google Play Revenue Growth
    Games saw big revenue growth in Q3 2014. See the countries and subcategories that contributed the most, plus tactics top apps are using to monetize.
  • Top Charts for Countries & Categories
    See which countries and categories are rising and falling, so you can make informed decisions on projects and expansion strategies.

The highlights above are just some of the insights contained in this quarter’s Market Index. Download the full 14-page report to access information that will give you and your business a competitive edge.

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