MindJolt Games — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly!

This new series of articles on Thoughtpick – Apps Using SM Brilliantly – will be looking into examples of tricks and methods that online games and applications are using to make the most of social media. In other words, what is making those apps as “spreadable” and “viral” as they are.

The Application:

MindJolt games gives users the chance to play any of the many Arcade, Puzzle, Strategy and Sports games they offer for free.

In terms of statistics, MindJolt has around 19,689,057 monthly active users on Facebook and an increasing number of 3,716,635 fans!

Take a look at the number of likes and comments one wall post on their Facebook page got:

Proof of MindJolts' Loyal Fans!

What They Did:

MindJolt games were developed in a way to attract users to play by themselves and share their scores and achievements. More importantly, they also focused on the social media side of the equation by allowing, and even encouraging, their users to challenge friends:

Learn Social Media By Example: Dunkin Donuts Campaign

Social media encompasses a wide variety of tools, options and venues for strong product, service and individual campaign promotion and measurement. When utilized correctly, social media can reap great coverage, profits and exposure as well, igniting interest, creating awareness and enhancing a brand’s overall image. Therefore, and in efforts to allow you to better understand and grasp the right use of social media for your upcoming campaigns, the Thoughtpick team has dedicated a regular section for you tailored to analyze old, new and current campaigns in terms of audience, success, lesson learned and more so you could learn about social media by example!

Dunkin Donuts’ approach is one which I would call one of “a man with a plan”! Their continuous promotions to their fans through innovative, creative and fresh campaigns provide an an element of dial-up and dial-down within their social media venues; keeping consumers engaged but not overwhelmed and helping to create a longer term relationship!

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Green is the New Black: A Mobile Campaign with Potential!

Green phones are meant to reduce toxic waste without forcing you to give up your mobile communication habit – or even addiction!

Apple Should Definitely Reconsider its Overall Strategy – Now!

Regardless how many “screw ups” Microsoft will continue to bring to your PC and how many errors each of its operating systems has, there will be no real drop in Microsoft’s market share as long as Apple continues to sell overpriced Macs!

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