It has been an extremely exciting 3 weeks while the Great Online Marketing Scavenger Hunt has been running. Hundreds of participants led by a crew of exceptionally keen high-scorers have, combined, completed thousands of activities to expand their reach and ability online.
It’s been a great game.
From getting their first guest posts to making new friends and new professional connections, learning new skills, trying new technologies and getting new ideas – I’m pretty confident that everyone who has participated has seen some benefit from having done so.
There have been hundreds of Tweets with the #FPMScavHunt hashtag, dozens of great comments on the blog, a couple of pins and more creativity and cleverness than I know what do do with.
Of course, no games are without their ups and downs. And while we had far more ups than we had downs this time around, I know I learned a good lesson about how to arrange and give credit for bonus points! Next year – a tie-breaker scenario will be planned for WELL in advance.
Overall though – the technology worked and the new self-scoring worked MUCH better than the peer monitoring of last year. I think next year’s hunt will be even better. [Read more...]