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The History of Gamification Shows A Bright Future Ahead [Infographic]

The History of Gamification Shows A Bright Future Ahead [Infographic] | Social and digital network | Scoop.it
Gamification may appear to be a new trend, but its history stretches back to the 1800s. See the most important moments in its technological evolution.

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Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, March 29, 2014 6:53 PM

The future of gamification is bright because it works. I've read the Gartner report saying 80% will fail and I agree, Failure is a big part of being an Internet marketer. Helpful to see the scope of gamifications' timeline in this infographic.

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Games Go To College: Universities Recognize Gamification's Power To Teach

Games Go To College: Universities Recognize Gamification's Power To Teach | Social and digital network | Scoop.it
Universities enliven education through the power of play. (Games Grow Up: Colleges Recognize the Power of Gamification | http://t.co/6PvbhQFjjf)

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Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, March 30, 2013 8:06 AM

Great post about how colleges and universiteis are using gamificaiton for egagement with an audience used to gaming as they've grown up on video games.

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Key To Successful Startup? Contests, Games, Gamification

Key To Successful Startup? Contests, Games, Gamification | Social and digital network | Scoop.it
When it comes to new app startups, social media marketing is invaluable because it maximizes exposure for a minimal cost.

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Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, April 10, 2013 12:46 AM

Startups Use Contests & Games To Create PR
Great post about how startup app creators are using cool tools to set up games and contests to create cheap PR for their new products and services. 

Are games and gamification the new PR? Maybe.  

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Gamification: What's the nature of our game ?

Gamification: What's the nature of our game ? | Social and digital network | Scoop.it
 " Please to meet you Hope you guess my name But what's puzzling me Is the nature of our game " Great lyrics from a great rock song! "Game" in the context of this Rolling Stones classic is  cool an...

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Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, March 23, 2013 12:23 AM

You HAVE to love an article about gamificaton that opens quoting The Who. Games ROCK. Gamify me!