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Gamification: The Art of Attracting and Keeping Users

EnGaming’s Note: Rich Sands was appointed Director of Developer Communities at Black Duck Software. Jono Bacon works at Canonical, where he is a community manager for Ubuntu. This post talks about 3 important things you need to know before implementing your gamification: Know Your Audience, Know Their Motivation, Know Your Rewards. Thanks for the post! via Rich […]

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Game on: 3 Ways to Make Money with Gamification

via Chris Kenny, Nashville Business, bizjournals.com | Source Image:Link With people spending three billion hours a week playing online games, we’ve certainly come a long way since Joshua (the computer in “WarGames“) ominously asked:“Shall we play a game?” From fitness to fast food to life insurance, today more brands are using online “gamification” strategies to drive participation, engagement and loyalty. In […]

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Pain Squad: A Gamified App to Track Health for Sick Kids

via beccacaddy,Connected Health, shinyshiny.com | Image Source: link Many of the health and fitness apps that we review over on our sister site Connected Health employ gaming techniques (or gamification) to encourage people to fill out more information about their bodies, beat personal best times and scores when they’re working out or just log-in and promote the app […]

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Let’s Play: To Keep Gen Y Staffers, Gamify Their Work

via Katherine Heisler, Eric Savitz forbes.com | Image Source: link Katherine Heisler is an account executive at Bunchball. A recent MTV workplace survey showed that Millennialsoverwhelmingly agree that their jobs should reflect their lifestyle, their workplace should be social and fun, and they should have flexible hours and autonomy over the projects they’ve been assigned. They want regular […]

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How Game Designers Are Influencing the World of Gamification

via Irfan Kamal, social@ogilvy| Image Source: link Gamification can drive people, organizations and even societies to achieve goals. Ordinary life already has many examples of how gamification drives people. The game of competing for the highest net worth or visible expressions of wealth drives many to pursue wealth far beyond what’s required for a comfortable life. […]

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Three Things You Need to Know about Gamification

EnGaming’s Note: 3 things you need to know about Gamification: First “Gamification is here to stay”, Second “It needs to be authentic to the audience”, and  last but not least “Embrace it with the power of storytelling”…enough said. Thanks Giancarlo from VB for this great post! via Giancarlo Valdes, venturebeat | Image Source: link Nike. Oracle. United […]

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When Brands Invest the Sphere of Gamification to Engage Consumers

EnGaming’s Note: The original post was in French, so… sorry for some strange wording. However, this post is defiantly worth translating (or guessing). It talks about few case studies on how brands use gamification to engage their customers, and further more connect the brand with them emotionally. Vincent here has a blog “Buzzmania”, which is all […]

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