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10 best social campaigns and stories from April 2015

Now that David Moth is our new head of social, he has bequeathed his regular round-up of social campaigns and stories to me, as he’s now too busy posting Taylor Swift Vines on the official company Twitter.

He can be confident that this is in relatively safe hands.

So sit back and enjoy this new-look collection of news and advertising inspiration taken from the wide world of social, and I’ll try and keep the puns to a minimum.

Gamification for marketers: what old school games can teach us about engagement

You’ve most likely heard or even uttered the latest ‘it’ term out there for marketers: Gamification. But what does it truly mean? Is it a fad or is it here to stay?

Defined as the “process of using game concepts and mechanics to engage users and change behavior,” gamification is, at its core, a simple concept with huge potential for business.

In fact according to Gartner, 70% of Global 2000 organizations will have at least one gamified application by 2014.