Ever played poker at a table in Vegas (or your local casino)? Doesn’t even have to be poker, it could be the slots.If you’ve played, you know the feeling, watching the cards land, or the wheels spin only to find out you just missed hitting the jackpot. When that happens, what do most of us do?
In 1990, economists Richard Thaler conducted an experiment at Cornell University. They gathered a group of students and gave half a Cornell University coffee cup (retail value $6.00) and nothing to the other group of students. They then asked the coffee cup group and the no-cup group to set selling and buying prices for the mugs.
Ever make a deal with your kids? If they bring home an “A” in school, you’ll give them a reward. If they behave at a special event, you’ll get them a toy. If they clean their room every week for a month, you’ll take them to the Taylor Swift concert. That’s called conditioning. Whether you have
What is Gamification Marketing? Gamification marketing is an interactive strategy that requires users to play a game to unlock a hidden message or offer. As recipients interact with the game, they spend more time engaging with your content and give greater value to the hidden message. When applied to digital marketing, gamification has proven to
Even if they don’t realize it, marketers are building their careers on the principles of marketing psychology, thanks to John B. Watson. About The Man Watson was a psychologist who founded the psychological school of behaviorism and is considered one of the pioneers responsible for today’s marketing. He spent years studying and using psychological