Start an Advertising Campaign

Acquire users by advertising your app on the Chartboost network.

Before you begin, make sure to review our Advertiser & Creative Content Guidelines
Did you download and integrate the Chartboost SDK? You don’t need the SDK if you plan on using only S2S (server-to-server) tracking for CPI (cost per install) campaigns.


  • Click + CAMPAIGN at the bottom left of your dashboard.
  • Select Network Advertising.
  • Name your advertising campaign, select a supported ad creative type — static, video, animated GIF, or playable — and then choose which of your apps you will be advertising in this campaign. Learn more about ad creative types ▶

  • Let’s add some targets to your campaign so you can reach the right users and get the most out of your budget.
  • Go to Campaign Targeting and enter a name for your first target.
  • By default, your target will include all countries, all device types, all players, etc. Customize your target towards specific players, countries, apps, and more. Learn more about campaign targeting ▶
  • You can also use Advanced Settings to schedule your campaign, filter out specific apps or companies, target specific device lists, and more. Learn more about advanced settings ▶
  • Use dashboard analytics to determine the effectiveness of your campaign.
  • Check out our advertising tips & best practices for more ways to make your campaign awesome.



  • Click Save when you are ready to launch your campaign.
  • Our team will review your campaign. Campaigns take 24 to 48 hours to be approved.

  • Use Chartboost API to view your analytics, update campaign bids, and do more from your dashboard.