May 03, 2012
Loyalty 360 provided an insightful webinar on one of the most dynamic forces in the marketing arena- gamification on Thursday April 26, 2012 at 1 p.m...Games have long been a place where those needs have been met...Gamification.
Gamification is emerging as a dynamic force in the marketing arena, and can be a powerful tool to unlock deep consumer engagement, but only if it is done right...According to Mark Johnson, “Loyalty is about creating a unique and interactive dialogue with your brand advocates and gamification, as practiced by thought leaders such as Bunchball, will enhance the efficacy of all marketing programs.”
Record registration and attendance numbers for this Loyalty 360 webinar provides further evidence that loyalty marketers are interested in learning more about this cutting edge resource.
The survey taken during the webinar: “What is your current involvement with gamification in the loyalty space?” over 26% said they are currently adding it to their program and another 51% were evaluating it as a potential new program approach this again is another example of”…a battle for the attention of humanity” Jesse Schell quoted in presentation, a professor and game designer at Carnegie Mellon University. One of the many references to Attention Currency as new real and virtual currency which equals the consumers limited, precious time to cut through all the other noise that is out there trying to get their attention. This perspective is helping bring Gamification to the forefront of loyalty marketer’s minds.
This and all webinars are available on Loyalty 360 for members to access. Bunchball
Barry Kirk, a recognized expert and speaker in the loyalty and motivation industry, is the VP of Loyalty and Motivation at Bunchball, which was just recognized as one of the Top 10 Most Innovative gaming companies for 2012 by Fast Company magazine. Prior to joining Bunchball, Barry led the consumer loyalty practice at Maritz Loyalty and Motivation. You can follow Barry's thoughts on consumer loyalty and gamification at http://www.twitter.com/barrykirk
Bunchball is the industry leader in gamification, an innovative solution used to drive high-value participation, engagement, loyalty and revenue among customers, partners and employees. Bunchball's cloud-based Nitro Gamification Engine is available as a standalone platform or as a plug-and-play solution for IBM Connections, Jive and Salesforce.com. It is being used by some of the world’s leading companies to create experiences that combine intuitive game mechanics with compelling content, including Warner Bros., Comcast, LiveOps, USA Network, Bravo and Hasbro. Based in Silicon Valley and founded in February 2005, Bunchball's investors include Granite Ventures and Adobe Systems Incorporated.
Loyalty 360 is an unbiased, market driven, voice of the customer focused clearinghouse and think-tank that is committed to bringing loyalty to the forefront as a critical marketing strategy. A trusted source for cutting-edge research, best practices, and networking opportunities, Loyalty 360 gives members the expert insights and guidance they need to better understand loyalty and develop programs that effectively engage their customers and employees and build stronger relationships with them.
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