Marketing Games to play

Marketing games and gaming in advertising

There are many different marketing games that you can play, depending on your goals and the resources you have available. Here are a few ideas:


  1. A/B Testing: This involves creating two versions of a marketing campaign or landing page and comparing their performance. You can test different headlines, images, or calls to action to see which one performs better.

  2. Gamification: This involves incorporating game-like elements into your marketing campaigns to make them more engaging. For example, you might create a quiz or contest to encourage people to interact with your brand.

  3. Social media challenges: These involve creating a challenge or contest that encourages people to share content on social media. For example, you might ask people to share their own photos using your product, or create a hashtag for people to use when sharing content related to your brand.

  4. Referral programs: These involve rewarding customers for referring their friends or family to your business. You can offer discounts or other incentives to encourage people to refer others to your brand.

  5. Influencer marketing: This involves partnering with influencers to promote your brand. You can work with influencers to create sponsored content or host giveaways to help drive awareness of your product or service.


There are many other marketing games that you can play, depending on your goals and the resources you have available. The key is to find ways to engage and interact with your audience in a fun and meaningful way.


How to Gamify your content marketing

Gamification can be a powerful way to engage and motivate your audience, and it can be especially effective in content marketing. Here are a few tips for gamifying your content marketing:


  1. Create quizzes or polls: These can be a fun way to engage your audience and gather valuable information about their interests and preferences.
  2. Run contests or challenges: You can encourage your audience to create their own content related to your brand, or to complete a specific task or challenge. Offer prizes or incentives to encourage participation.
  3. Use gamification in your email marketing: You can use gamification to make your email marketing more interactive and engaging. For example, you might create a scavenger hunt or a quiz that encourages people to click through to your website or social media channels.
  4. Incorporate game-like elements into your content: You can use elements like points, badges, and leaderboards to make your content more engaging and rewarding for your audience.
  5. Use gamification to drive social media engagement: You can use gamification to encourage people to share your content on social media or to interact with your brand in other ways.


Remember, the key to successful gamification is to create a sense of fun and accomplishment for your audience. Think about what your audience finds rewarding and try to incorporate those elements into your content marketing strategy.


Written by

Maru Hieta

Gamer Marketing Enthusiast

Started gaming by playing Pitfall in 1992 on a CGA monitor of a x286 PC.

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