A personal website is probably one of the biggest aspects of your online presence. Sure other areas such as social networks and blogs are important, but your website is like a home base – a hub that everything branches off from. Let’s now explore some reasons how just such a website will benefit you tremendously.
Points, badges and leaderboards – the staple of gamification is found in so many places nowadays that the act of avoiding a numerical designation of your worth or status is nigh impossible. Regardless of your personal feelings toward the concept though, there’s no doubt that rewarding users for specific actions on your website, such as sharing […]
Going viral used to mean a disease epidemic, but now it’s something all content creators crave. You could rely on the quality of your content alone – if it’s good enough, people will share it, right? Maybe. But you could also help things along by offering something extra of value to those who do share – a coupon, a download, or a smiley face sticker in the mail. Today I’ll show you how to create your own like/tweet/+1 to unlock system with a little jQuery and the native APIs.