How many of you Google ’d the speakers tonight before coming. How about Googling customers/consultants before the first meeting We all do it Interesting stat: 3 Years ago there were only 2 Billion searches a day, today 60 Billion Replacing sales people
Gamification of User Adoption Startup Weekend
<ul><li>Leveraging game mechanics to drive user activation </li></ul>11/21/11 Director of Marketing, ReachLocal President, Social Media Club of Dallas [email_address] @mikedmerrill #SWDFW
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Gamification Defined <ul><li>“ Gamification is the use of game thinking and game mechanics to engage audiences and solve problems and engage users. ” </li></ul><ul><li>- Gabe Zichermann </li></ul>11/21/11
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