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The app for gamifying sales was so successful that it led to spinout.
Verizon Wireless has “gamified” its community web site and received a big boost in traffic as a result.
Bunchball is announcing 10 new apps today that will “gamify” (make non-game apps and processes more game-like) websites and enterprises in a quick and painless fashion.
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Kiip has gained a large following of game developers who are connecting its real-world rewards network to mobile-game achievements. When you hit a big milestone in a game, Kiip will offer you a reward such as a Starbucks coupon.
Bunchball is trying to “gamify” every web site in the world via tools that make sites more game-like. Its new Nitro for Salesforce.com uses game-like rewards to motivate salespeople, driving up adoption, engagement and performance among sales employees.
Gigya has made its mark by making web sites more social. Now it’s going to gamify them too. The company is announcing today that it will offer a Game Mechanics software as a service so that companies can make their sites more social and game-like as they seek to engage users who are otherwise bored with static web sites.