HOW TO: Properly Use Badges to Engage Customers

mashable.com

Badges are among the most visible elements of gamification, the use of game-thinking and game mechanics to engage media audiences. However, social media badges are often maligned as boring or weak. This has been exacerbated by the decline of Foursquare ’s badging system.

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Myspace Integrates Facebook

Mindjumpers

Tweet Until now, the integration between Myspace and Facebook has been limited. Myspace has got a brand new design and now enables their users to Connect with Facebook to transfer likes and interests. Another new feature that we know from Foursquare is earning badges.

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Bridging the Social, the Human, and the Practical

SocialFish

Facebook allowed games , MySpace didn’t – what do you use today? Even simple “badges” can be rewards. This is a guest post by Carlos Restrepo, CAE, Managing Director at MemberFuse , which is the community platform provided by Avectra.

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22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth

Collectibles buy an account and get special badges like the Pro badge above. Or Foursquare style reward badges – most retweeted, most linked. Real World Events Music labels, film studios pay MySpace for record launches and Secret Shows.

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Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

mashable.com

Making a leader board, developing badges, or another effort to reward participation with recognition in the community will be an important component of a world-class community.

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mizz information: List of Nonprofit Social Media and Community Managers

www.mizzinformation.com

skip to main | skip to sidebar mizz information Monday, February 1, 2010 List of Nonprofit Social Media and Community Managers Every time I see Jeremiah Owyangs list of corporate social media strategists and community managers I wonder when hell do a similar list for companies with fewer than 1,000 employees--or nonprofits, for that matter.

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The Creative Plateau and Content Curation

socialmediatoday.com

9) October 6, 2010 by Keredy Stott Social Media 3Q Update: Who Uses Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, & MySpace? Urban sustainability, green building, and alternative transportation Social Media Today LLC © 2010 Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Jobs | Get a Badge | Help | About & Contact.

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The Slippery Slope of Association Blogger Outreach

www.mizzinformation.com

Share Posted by Maggie at 10:20 PM | Older Post Home Subscribe to: Comment Feed (RSS) Subscribe via email Subscribe in a reader Get this badge.

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78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

HOW TO: Create Custom Backgrounds for Twitter, YouTube, & MySpace by Mashable. Oli Gardner reveals key tactics for converting social media followers into buyers, from using a landing page with a clear call to action and offering “social proof&# through badges and widgets to optimizing post-conversion opportunities.

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25Tools

Buzz Marketing for Technology

25Tools Badge. Get your own 25Tools badge for your website or MySpace page. ( Get More Badges. Search. 25Tools. Community for the 25 Tools Programme. My Page. Members. Forum. Groups. Videos. Members. View All. Jane's E-Learning Pick of the Day. 2 online clocks. Jumpcut. Rich Chart Live. Need any advice or support? Zoomii Books. Moreâ?¦. Latest Activity. Vicki Mizner joined the group 25 Tools for K12 educators 1 day ago. Sidonie Pichard joined 25Tools.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Like last year, if your article is highlighted in this comprehensive post, there’s a badge for you to proudly celebrate this achievement on your site.

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Freemium Revenues: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

per member per year over at MySpace is NOT high. 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).

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Work Literacy

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Work Literacy Badge. Get your own Work Literacy badge for your website or MySpace page. ( Get More Badges. Search. Work Literacy. Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals. Main My Page Members Forum Videos Photos Groups Events. GETTING STARTED. Welcome to Work Literacys Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals. Heres how you can get started in this course. Sign up and create your profile. Introduce yourself to the rest of the community.

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10 Ways to Support Charity Through Social Media

Justin Levy

Almost everyone has an outlet for blogging these days — whether that means a site running WordPress, an account at LiveJournal, or a blog on MySpace or Facebook. These badges generally serve one of two purposes (or both).

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13 Reasons Why I Am an Obsessive Compulsive Facebook User Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As a small extension of that, Facebook allows you to create your own “profile badge,&# a snippet of code that you can display on other websites, and even for users who don’t have Facebook.

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What You Can Learn About Social Media Marketing from TLC

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I was told that the “mistake&# about the Foursquare-Facebook promotion was legitimate, since they were polling users on Facebook to find places where Foursquare badges can be given — yes, read that again. Seems odd to ask where to put FourSquare badges anyhow.

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cybersoc.com: 3 types of blog: closed, conduit and participant in the conversation

Buzz Marketing for Technology

This is a Flickr badge showing public photos from robinhamman. Make your own badge here. trendy site badges. my myspace. cybersoc.com. subscribe. what is this? search cybersoc. Categories. academic studies. activism. b4b2007. blogging. blogging techniques. citizen journalism. conferences/events. Current Affairs. cybersex. Data Protection Act. digital television. headshift. internet libel. journalism. leweb3. location based services. mmr2007. mobile. Music. netvocates.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2008: Social Media, SEO, and More " techipedia | tamar weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

New for 2008: If your article is highlighted in this comprehensive post, we have badges for you! Thanks again to the Portland Web Design company for their awesome badges (and to Jill for the idea).

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Social Media 2008: The End of the Beginning or the Beginning of the End?

socialmediatoday.com

Social Media Today LLC © 2010 Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Get a Badge | Help | About & ContactSign up | Log in Home FAQ Help About Us & Contact Social Media 2008: The End of the Beginning or the Beginning of the End?

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Ignore Foursquare at Your Peril - An Analysis of Potential.

Convince & Convert

create their own badges etc?) They are however the best at helping brands build loyalty via discounts and offers for badge winners and mayors. They are however the best at helping brands build loyalty via discounts and offers for badge winners and mayors.

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Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

At SXSW, each attendee had their unique QR code printed on their name badge. Most of them looked like I was bothering them, not one scanned my badge for contact info and only one asked for a business card and connected with me on LinkedIn (it was St. Most of them looked like I was bothering them, not one scanned my badge for contact info and only one asked for a business card and connected with me on LinkedIn (it was St. At the end of the day, I hardly used my badge.

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Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

The full ExactTarget research is available for free here , and includes several other interesting discoveries: People who check email first tend to be motivated to interact with brands online for the sake of deals (why you need a deal before you’ve even had coffee, I’m not sure) People who check Facebook first (11% of total respondents) tend to become fans of brands for entertainment purposes, or to show support (the concept of social badging).

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