Starting a Direct Deal

We are deprecating Direct Deals and Marketplace.
  • May 13th, 2019: Direct Deals and Marketplace are no longer available to new accounts.
  • May 27th, 2019: It is not possible to create new Direct Deal campaigns and Marketplace groups.
  • June 27th, 2019: Both products will be fully deprecated.
You need to download and integrate the Chartboost SDK into your apps to make Direct Deals.


  • Click + CAMPAIGN at the bottom left of your dashboard.
  • Select Direct Deal.
  • Name your Direct Deal campaign, select which ad type to display in this campaign, select which of your apps will be advertised in this campaign, and then select a Direct Deal partner from the dropdown.
  • Scroll down to your campaign’s advanced settings to refine your targeting, select bids, upload creative sets, and more.
  • Click Send Request.
  • Your Direct Deal campaign will appear under your advertising campaigns and will go live once your Direct Deal partner approves it.

  • If you are a publisher, Direct Deal partners will start sending you campaign requests.
  • Go to the Notifications tab in your dashboard.
  • Under the Type column, find messages that are marked Direct Deal.
  • Click on View Details to view the Direct Deal campaign being offered.
  • Review the campaign’s settings and targeting.
  • If you approve of the campaign, click Save.
  • Your Direct Deal campaign will appear under your publishing campaigns.