October 21, 2011 / by Chris Pilbeam

Another week has come and gone… but not without a ton of news from the world of marketing, PR, and social media. We’ve sifted through and picked out our favorites from this week. Here they are for your reading pleasure!

The use of gamification (both the term and the practice) has blown upin the last 15 months. But what exactly is it? ‘Gamification’ is Everywhere — But What Is It?

Responsiveness, transparency and immediacy have always been must-have qualities for the best PR professionals – but never have they been more important than in the new social and digital media age: Agencies must ‘adapt or die’ to stay relevant

We’re sponsoring a series of social media graphics on Mashable – this one delves deep into the Facebook phenomenon with stats about the social network: Facebook by the Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]

Have you mastered the art of listening yet? A great post that speaks to both business and personal situations: How to really listen

And finally, on a more technical tip, a post to help businesses understand how to incorporate text messaging, mobile-optimized email, and QR codes to compete digitally: QR Codes, Email, and Mobile Marketing: Tools for Small Businesses to Compete Digitally


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