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HOW TO: Properly Use Badges to Engage Customers

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Sign in All Social Media Tech & Gadgets Business & Marketing Video Mobile Dev & Design Media Social Good Startups Classifieds Trending Stories Sorry, This is Not the End of the PC Era [OPINION] 30 How Are People Using Twitter? Badges are among the most visible elements of gamification, the use of game-thinking and game mechanics to engage media audiences. “Badges?

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The 12 Startups I’ve Invested In and Why

Convince & Convert

But, given the rise of participatory financing via Kick Starter, et al and Angel List syndicates (a great way to get involved with startups with a smaller cash commitment), combined with the fact that many of the companies I’ve invested in are tools that we use daily here at Convince & Convert , I figured I’d write a post about what I’ve supported financially. Lesson.ly

Kimberly-Clark uses social quiz to woo talent

Socialmedia.biz

Kimberly-Clark created a BuzzFeed -inspired quiz to discover their own Original Thinker type and then are rewarded with a new emoji badge suitable for social sharing, as well as an invitation to find out about original thinkers at Kimberly-Clark. A re you an original thinker? ” What did you get? Please be sure to let me know in the comments. From HAIWatch to WOTQuiz !

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Cool Social Tools: Small World Labs Community

SocialFish

Startups are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms. Badges. This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have useful tools they’d like you to know about. ———— Cool Social Tools: Small World Labs Community. Improve supporter retention rates. Empower local leaders or volunteers.

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How to Get Verified on Twitter (If I can do it, you can too!)

Buffer Social

You can apply to be Twitter verified and receive a blue checkmark badge next to your name. When I first heard that Twitter was allowing users to request the verified badge, I wanted to do it right away. We’re a $10M startup … Member of the INC 5000. Social media has that unique ability to take non-celebs like me and thrust us into the spotlight every now and then.

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MingleBird – The Next Big Thing?

Mindjumpers

believe the last application (not being an actual game) to come out of this triangle that has turned big is LBS applications like Foursquare and Gowalla , with a call for human interaction, a game design to win mayor ships, badges etc – and all powered through your mobile. MingleBird is a startup from LA, founded by four graduate students from USC´s Annebergs Programe for Online Communities. Tweet All eyes on future development of success stories for application development lies within a triangle – the touch points of Social – Mobile – Game Design. MingleBird seems to have it all.

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Creating Online Courses with Kunerango

Kikolani

No hidden fees, credit card required, or startup / hosting costs. You will want to promote your courses every chance you get – consider using organic and promoted posts on social media, an announcement to your mailing list, email signatures, a badge on your blog, a blog post, and any other avenue you can think of to get the word out. Step 1: Sign up for Kunerango. To Learn More.

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

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Sign in All Social Media Tech & Gadgets Business & Marketing Video Mobile Dev & Design Media Social Good Startups Classifieds Trending Stories Sorry, This is Not the End of the PC Era [OPINION] 11 How Are People Using Twitter? Join the conversation by adding Mashables Pete Cashmore to your Circles on Google+ Close Welcome to Mashable! Have an account? Have you heard of Google+?

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As many of you know, I have an annual tradition of giving back to the community on my birthday, which is why this year is no different. Of course, then, today is my birthday, but it’s a big one. Today, I turn 30. started this “best posts&# idea five years ago and it’s grown huge. 2010 by far was the biggest year yet in the Internet Marketing realm. Enjoy! Social Media: General.

Here are 10 Utah Entrepreneurs You Need to Know

Stay N' Alive

Allan is now in his own startup, I believe as co-founder, this time starting a new, up-and-coming social commerce company called Piick. iActionable provides Foursquare-like reward badges and other items that you can integrate into your own platforms to engage and entice users to stick around. Every year vSpring Capital releases the Utah v|100 list, a list of 100 aspiring entrepreneurs and tech professionals who are likely to have success in the next 5 years within the technology industry. I've been on the list twice as a winner, and I've been nominated again this year.

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The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

3x startup guy, advisor, board member. Prior to joining academia, Gary worked for a Wall Street firm in Chicago and Singapore and as CMO for a succession of online startup firms. Award recipients who wish to display the #Nifty50 badge on their own site may do so by clicking here. These men are indeed using Twitter to rewire and reorient the Web. According to Tom Grant , Ph.D,

The Future of Blogging: I Had to Tell You This

Viper Chill

There have been over 140 million comments left on the Huffington Post, and they’ve taken advantage of that by totally overwriting their comment system, creating badges for specific types of users and implementing advanced, automated spam checking controls. This is an important blog post, because it makes a prediction. It’s more like a mini-eBook, without the price tag. 5,000?

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Meta! Here’s how Storify looks telling the story of Storify

www.niemanlab.org

Check Nieman Lab’s own Storify experiment for a bit more detail about the startup, the launch, and the [.] " (tags: socialmediajournalism tools startups reviews USA 2010) [.] We might need some stinkin’ badges! ABOUT ARCHIVES CONTACT SUBSCRIBE TWITTER Meta! How does it work? Conclusion? As Herman puts it, “stories are what last.&# Megan Garber | Sept.

2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men

Blue Focus Marketing

3x startup guy, advisor, board member. Prior to joining academia, Gary worked for a Wall Street firm in Chicago and Singapore and as CMO for a succession of online startup firms. Award recipients who wish to display the #Nifty50 badge on their own site may do so by clicking here. These men are indeed using Twitter to rewire and reorient the Web.  Adam L. million tweets per day. 

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Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers

Kikolani

Her latest posts include Java 101: Superlotto , The Joy of Pumpkin: 5 Recipes for Fall , and Bread and Circuses: The State of Web App Startups. Her latest posts include Mahalo Just Gave Me 3 Badges , TV-Friendly Web Browser Kylo Gets Media Center Plugin , and Re-Enable DreamScene on Windows 7. And it’s no surprise they notice. Little List Analysis. Who Are These Women. Enjoy!

Freemium Revenues: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

After all, with death chasing every ad-revenue-fueled startup these days, surely we must have been scrambling over the last few months! Offer additional services at a  premium but don’t annoy the member – make it a nice-to-have, or a way of showing value, or a Badge of Honour (for ProAms professional amateurs). And what is free stuff anyway – marketing? advertising?

Why Keepstream has Promise as a Curation Tool

gregackerman.blogspot.com

Jim England, Tim Gasper of Cleveland, OH and Austin, TX (as of this Summer) are leading the development team at Keepstream which is funded by Capital Factory , a tech startup incubator that has ushered along the project thus far. One of the issues Ive come across as I read, digest and assimilate content online is the dilemma of what to read and what to ignore. Search. Customization. Support.