Helium by Chartboost (Closed Beta)

This topic explains how to set up the Chartboost bidding mediation partner for Audience Network.

Before You Start

  • Audience Network SDK requirements: 6.2.1 or later (Android | iOS)
  • Helium SDK requirements: Helium Android SDK 2.0.0 or above and Helium iOS SDK 2.0.0 or above.
  • Supported formats: Interstitial, Rewarded video.

How to Set Up Bidding

Sign up for a free account on Chartboost’s website, and request Helium access once you’re logged in to the Chartboost dashboard here.

  • If you are a managed customer, you'll be assigned a dedicated account manager.
  • If you have any questions, feel free to email helium+fb@chartboost.com

Upon being granted access to the Helium platform, you can follow these steps to get properly set up:

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Best Practices

Chartboost recommends the following steps in order to optimize your experience on Helium:

  • Utilize the A/B Testing functionality to determine the optimal strategy for your use case. For example:
    • Test bidding vs hybrid.
    • Test the addition of a new demand partner.
    • Test waterfall line item setup.
  • Make sure all the bidding networks and mediation networks are set up and have an active status.
  • Double-check to ensure that your partner credentials are correct and match those on the respective dashboards.
  • Set up multiple bidding networks for maximized performance.
  • Use Helium’s Test Mode to verify that the test ads are being displayed correctly before launching.
  • Monitor performance using the Analytics features on the Helium dashboard, and export the data through custom reports or reporting API.