Performance Marketing for Online Games

We deliver gamers that: Play, Pay, and Stay.

Motive is the premier performance-marketing network specifically tailored to meet the needs of the online game industry. With a proven track record of client success, we specialize in connecting advertisers to casual and hardcore gamers alike. If it’s game marketing or game advertising that you desire, we can deliver exposure, players, and have your game recognized as one the best.

The Motive Experience

Founded in 2003, Motive quickly became one of the fastest growing companies in America and the global leader in performance marketing. Today, our reputation as a technically savvy, quality focused, strategic ad network make us the perfect match for the online game industry.

Game Marketing
Game Advertising

Agency Service without the Agency Cost

Our clients experience service that goes well beyond generating players for a game. A personal team works proactively with each client to develop campaign strategy, optimization, and analysis—transforming free players into paying players.

Performance Pricing

Motive works exclusively on a performance-pricing model (CPA, CPI). Depending on client needs and game structure, this can be designed as: cost-per-registration, cost-per-install, or cost-per-download. Our clients pay only for results and receive top tier ad agency service without the exaggerated fees.

Online Game Performance Marketing
Online Game Advertising

Targeted Traffic

Motive is making a significant impact on the online game vertical. We maintain a close, highly involved relationship with a core group of publishers and traffic sources who specialize in driving players to online games.

Contact Motive Interactive today
at +1 (858) 677-0792. x117



Feb 10 - Feb 12, 2016 | Kochava Mobile Summit

Feb 17 - Feb 18, 2016 | Mobile Growth Summit

Feb 22 - Feb 25, 2016 | Mobile World Congress - Barcelona, Spain

Mar 14 - Mar 18, 2016 | GDC, San Francisco

May 11 - May 12, 2016 | Appsworld, Santa Clara

Awards & Recognition

Motive has been recognized by Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, Deloitte, San Diego Business Journal, and numerous other media sources as one of the fastest growing private companies in the United States. 



August 23 - Mobile Ad Platform, Motive Interactive Named to Inc. 5000 List for Third Time

August 19 - Mobile Ad Platform Motive Interactive Wins Four Globee® Business Awards for Company Growth

August 19 - CEO of San Diego Based Mobile Ad Firm Motive Interactive Named Entrepreneur of the Year

August 13 - Exciting news! TUNE officially announced the TUNE Certified Partner Program.

July 2 - Mobile-Focused Firm Scores Industry Props

March 26 - A Look Inside Motive Interactive’s Modern San Diego Office


December 4 - Quality Traffic and Global Reach Lead Motive Interactive to a Top 3 Ranking for Mobile Ad Networks in 2014

December 3 - Mobile Ad Network Motive Interactive Awarded for Quality User Acquisition, Pushing the Company from a Top 25 to One of the Top 3 Mobile Advertisers in the World

August 19 - Mobile Ad Network Named to Inc. Magazine's 33rd Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000



February 25 - Motive Interactive ranked #11 out of top 25 Mobile Ad Networks worldwide


October 8 - Motive Interactive Makes the Lead411 Tech 200 Fastest-Growing Companies List

October 2 - Motive Interactive Wins Gold and Two Bronze Awards in the 5th Annual 2013 Golden Bridge Awards

June 18 - Motive Interactive Honored as a Gold Stevie® Award Winner in the 2013 American Business Awards

May 9 - Motive Interactive Named a Finalist in the 2013 Stevie® American Business Awards.

May 7 - Motive Interactive Honored as Gold Winner in the 8th Annual 2013 Hot Companies and Best Products Award in Company Growth of the Year Category

May 7 - Motive Interactive Named Finalist in the 2013 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards

March 4 - John Teotico selected as finalist for San Diego Business Journal's CFO of the year

March 11 - Motive Interactive Launches Rebrand