Social Gaming

Scoring Big with Social Gaming: 3 Companies Success Story

by Marketing News Hunter on March 8, 2012

[From Entreprenuer]  Ready or not, gamification is taking the business world by storm. For anyone unfamiliar with gamification, it’s the application of game-like elements such as challenges, points, badges and levels to business and other nongame websites. An estimated 70 percent of the top 2,000 public companies in the world will have at least one gamified application [...]


Whether it’s an angry customer, someone with a grudge against your of even a miscommunication, some times what social media users post in social communities can be very damaging to a company’s online reputation.  Today’s marketing infographic comes from Andy Jenkins and gives some really great tips on utilizing social media to help manage your [...]


Can social media help students or is it just a distraction?  Well that’s the subject of today’s marketing infographic of the day.  Online Universities has put together this colorful infographic to demonstrate the pros & cons of social media in education.  


Marketing Infographic of the Day: Social Media Usage in the U.K.

by Marketing News Hunter on February 27, 2012

Marketers are always curious about who exactly uses what mediums or channels in the demographics they are trying to target.  It’s become even more important to understand because of the increase in online social media communities capturing the eyeballs of would be customers.  Today’s marketing infographic of the day comes from the folks at UMPF [...]


Marketing Infographic of the Day: Social Timing

by Marketing News Hunter on February 16, 2012

When it comes to social media, timing is everything.  If you aren’t posting content when your social communities are most active and listening, it will get lost in the shuffle and likely not shared.  Today’s Marketing Infographic comes from Kissmetrics and Dan Zarella, it breaks down the best times to work with audiences in particular [...]


Angry Birds Comes to Facebook

by Marketing News Hunter on February 15, 2012

[From CNN] We’re going to feel a little guilty if this news gets you fired. But you can now play “Angry Birds” on Facebook. Rovio’s ridiculously addictive mobile game, which has been downloaded more than 500 million times on multiple platforms since debuting on the iPhone in 2009, hit Facebook on Tuesday. While the company had leaked [...]