Getting happier with happier.com Andrew J. Rosenthal  andrew@happier.com  twitter: @happier 20 slides : 5 minutes
Who wants to be happier? 1
What is happiness? 2
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happier.com gratitude journal  iphone app happier.com – online tools 10
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  I love this site and  I am sharing it with all my friends  that are also "into" personal growth! Age 42 I am t...
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20,000 users and growing 19
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<ul><li>http://www.happier.com  [email_address] twitter: @happier </li></ul>20 Free month with signup code “MONTH”
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  • Logo shot Happier intro Andrew intro 20 slides, 15 seconds each
  • what’s happiness? Not just sex, drugs or money
  • Sure – there’s a long history of the study of happiness Ancient religions What makes this movement different is the focus on science
  • happiness is a science Measurable Science Upenn history Graduate program
  • Compelling study 1: Measure smiles in high school yearbooks predicts longevity Duchenne smile True smile Different than regular Study 2: nuns – analyze early statements
  • Compelling study 2 Happiness is contagious http://jhfowler.ucsd.edu/images/happiness_2000.png British Medical Journal 337: a2338; doi:10.1136/bmj.a2338 (4 December 2008)
  • Compelling study 3 Optimism predicts elections NYTIMES San Francisco Chronicle
  • Why is it important? Lots of unhappy people – not just depressed
  • Status quo Ivory tower Speeches Grants Books
  • Build online tools Iphone Web
  • How do they find us? Viral advertising
  • Write a grat letter Send a video
  • What do you do on happier.com? Take a test – measure progress
  • Reminders Get a reminder
  • Community Video Blog
  • Get happier Testimonials from real users
  • Purchase options $4.99/month About the same price as a basic netflix subscription
  • Growth in subscribers Over 20,000 users UK Australia US Canada Mostly female
  • future Be a brand Science of happiness
  • IgnitePhilly: Getting happier with happier.com

    1. 1. Getting happier with happier.com Andrew J. Rosenthal andrew@happier.com twitter: @happier 20 slides : 5 minutes
    2. 2. Who wants to be happier? 1
    3. 3. What is happiness? 2
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    11. 11. happier.com gratitude journal iphone app happier.com – online tools 10
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    17. 17.   I love this site and I am sharing it with all my friends that are also &quot;into&quot; personal growth! Age 42 I am trying to overcome a lifetime of unhappiness. Happier.com is my life line. Name Withheld, Roosevelt, UT, Age 63 I think this will be the answer I have been looking for . Thank you so much. Mauria Tanner, Salt Lake City, UT, Age 54 I am 56 and tend to feel depressed and unable to change lately; these exercises are helping me to change my attitude. Magalia, CA 16
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    19. 19. 20,000 users and growing 19
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    21. 21. <ul><li>http://www.happier.com [email_address] twitter: @happier </li></ul>20 Free month with signup code “MONTH”

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