Archive for November, 2012

Bill Gates: 13 Talks That Expanded My Worldview

To stress the importance of malaria research, Bill Gates famously unleashed mosquitos on the audience in the first of his three TEDTalks. So which talks jolted him into action? When we asked Gates to curate a list of his favorites, his response was, “There are too many to pick, really.” Here, he makes an attempt.

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Basecamp’s exclusive single-page projects keep everything organized

With an entire project on one page, nothing gets lost and your team always knows where things are. A Basecamp exclusive.

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Fure of Mobile – London

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9 Strategies to Gamify Your Startup

Gamification is hot right now. More and more startups and established brands are building mobile apps and platforms that offer awards, badges and other fun ways to reward and recognize influencers. It’s a great way to build a community organically around a product or service and impact customer retention.But like any shiny new marketing strategy, gamification won’t necessarily yield more sales — or better engagement — unless it’s applied thoughtfully, in a way your users can relate to.

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