TexoMobile and AdMob join forces on iGloo

November 29, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
TexoMobile and AdMob join their forces to bring revenue generating tools to wapmasters worldwide. In the first such partnership in the emerging mobile space, TexoMobile and AdMob team up to help Wapmasters the world over monetize their mobile sites. To get Wapmasters interested, TexoMobile and AdMob have created a Wapmaster Contest on the largest wap directory of its kind : iGloo.mobi. Each week wapmasters can win $50 coupons to promote their site on the AdMob network. The goal of the contest is also to help wapmasters realize that they can earn with their traffic by placing advertising on their sites much like on the web. AdMob’s marketplace is perfect for this type of thing.

Shaun Zelber, Chairman of TexoMobile, says : “We are very excited to launch this partnership with AdMob and introduce our wapmasters to the world’s leading mobile ad serving network. As iGloo grows and adds community building services we will look at creating more innovative partnerships with the leaders of the mobile space.”

iGloo launched in June of this year and has already has over 1600 tested mobile internet sites, with around 30 new sites per day added. Each site is classified amongst 15 categories and 76 sub-categories , humanly verified to check the content classification, the compatibility and to give a rating. In terms of traffic iGloo has exceeded expectations with over 200% increase in traffic per month.

“In November we are closing in on a 300% increase in page views and the number of new sites has increased to such a level that we have to hire a new moderator. All of this goes along with our plans to use iGloo Directory as our launching pad for other exciting services over the next couple of months.” Vianney Settini, co-CEO of TexoMobile declared.

More about TexoMobile :

TexoMobile is a creator of mobile communities. has the largest mobile community in France with i-GloO.net and is rapidly growing in markets as diverse as the USA, South Africa, India, Indonesia and South America. TexoMobile works principally off deck but has started to spread it’s footprint by going on deck on several markets. In terms of B2B services TexoMobile has the largest wapmaster community on the mobile internet with the MobPartner Community.

More about AdMob :

AdMob is the world's largest mobile advertising marketplace. Founded in 2006, AdMob allows advertisers to reach their customers on the mobile Web and publishers to increase the value of their mobile sites. AdMob offers both advertisers and publishers the ability to target and personalize advertising to their customers in over 160 countries.