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11 better ways to use social media for business

Editor’s note: this is a guest post from futurist and Social Media Today contributor Kimberly Grimms.  Social media nowadays have been one of the main reasons why people access the internet. People like to post photos, share valuable or impactful content, and use social media to communicate with others. And businesses are no exception to this. If a good content …

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The Future of Gamification

Each week, DailyTekk connects you with leading experts on a given topic as part of our Understanding series. This week we are focusing on explaining Gamification. Yesterday we learned who can benefit from gamification and today you’ll learn about the future of gamification. Last week we focused on Big Data. Scott Dodson: “In time, Gamification will cease to be seen as its own discipline. …

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Who Can Benefit From Gamification?

Each week, DailyTekk connects you with leading experts on a given topic as part of our Understanding series. This week we are focusing on explaining Gamification. Yesterday we learned about successful gamification strategies and today you’ll learn who can benefit from gamification. Last week we focused on Big Data. Jesse Schell: “It’s never a silver bullet. If you are serious about improving the motivational …

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Successful Gamification Strategies in Action

Each week, DailyTekk connects you with leading experts on a given topic as part of our Understanding series. This week we are focusing on explaining Gamification. Yesterday we learned what gamification is and today you’ll learn about successful gamification strategies. Last week we focused on Big Data. Gabe Zichermann: “There are a myriad of gamification success stories in the fields of enterprise/HR, loyalty, …

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Gamification Defined

The term “gamification” has made a big splash over the last few years; actually, the term itself was officially coined back in 2002 but didn’t really reach critical mass until 2010 (according to Wikipedia’s article on gamification). These days there are classes on gamification (like this one offered by the University of Pennsylvania via Coursera which offers insights into Game …

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Business Services: Do It Yourself or Hire a Pro?

The Platform is an invitation-only guest opportunity that asks technologists and innovators to share big ideas. This week you are getting schooled by Brad Woodcox (@bradwoodcox), Director of Investment and Operations at HalberdCross who also serves as a Technical Specialist at Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg LLP. The Internet connects people to an enormous wealth of information. This access facilitates the ability …

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100 Must-Know Social Media Tidbits for 2013

Here’s your chance to get in on the social media revolution in it’s most current form and guess what? These bite-size tidbits will get you informed without taking up much of your time (but there is plenty to dig into if you want to get deeper). This post has it all: from emerging networks to trends to stats and all …

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How NOT to Handle Your Company’s Social Media

Quick, somebody call the doctor cause my social media skills are siiiiick! Depending on your generation, you’ll either view that as a good thing or bad thing. I happen to mean it in the Adam-Sandler-thinks-he-got-a-free-Ferrari way (see Bedtime Stories for more information). Your social media skills, on the other hand, may just be plain ol’ sick–diseased, unwell, ailing. Here, let’s do …

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It’s Never Too Late to Take the Lead

Sometimes I find inspiration in the craziest places. Recent example: a lightbulb. I recently replaced one of two pot lights in the ceiling over the fireplace so I had one new bulb and one old bulb, obviously. It was quite an ordeal to install this new bulb (involving multiple attempts at standing on an office chair with wheels on a …

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