community engagement

Steve Bocska from PUG featured on CRM Playaz Podcast

CRM Playaz, with Brent Leary, Paul Greenberg, Steve Bocska Steve Bocska, CEO of PUG Interactive, joined Brent Leary and Paul Greenberg on their wildly successful CRM Playaz podcast to talk about customer/fan engagement, video game design, and what not to wear to an NFL post-game interview. You can watch the archive here.

By |2020-09-25T16:44:37-07:00September 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|

PUG CEO Steve Bocska on iGamingBusiness “Sharing and Shared Experiences” Webinar

Moderator: Karolina Pelc, Basic Strategy LONDON, UK — On September 14th 10am EST, PUG Interactive CEO Steve Bocska joined a panel on a global iGamingBusiness webinar entitled "Sharing and Shared Experiences." The online casino has instead been a solitary experience, which, unsurprisingly, doesn’t appeal to the younger demographic. But the world of gambling is slowly adopting the inspiration from other gaming experiences, such as

By |2020-09-21T14:28:05-07:00September 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|

Microsoft recognizes PUG in Great Canadian Innovators 2020 Yearbook

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — PUG Interactive is honoured to be selected as a Microsoft "Great Canadian Innovator" for 2020. According to Harp Girn, Microsoft's Vice-President, Small Medium & Corporate Sales, "To celebrate our SMBs, startups, and partner communities, we’re releasing a 2020 version of Great Canadian Innovators yearbook. The new edition features a collection of 15 remarkable, technology-driven Canadian companies innovating in their field leveraging

By |2020-08-31T10:17:46-07:00August 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|

PUG’s Steve Bocska Speaks at i-Gamify Global Summit

CAIRO, Egypt — PUG Interactive CEO Steve Bocska participated in a panel discussion at the i-Gamify Global Virtual Summit under the topic, "Gamification for Solving Problems." Joining Steve were esteemed panelists Betty Adamou (Research Through Gaming), Will Stuart-Jones (3radical), and i-Gamify host Moamen Said. Listen to an archive of the entire session here.

By |2020-05-26T11:45:13-07:00May 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|

PUG’s Conservation Pays Wins 2019 Vega Digital Award

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. - The Vega Digital Awards has selected PUG Interactive's “Play Conservation Pays and Win!” in the category of Games Related Social Campaign & Series. The “Play Conservation Pays and Win!” program challenged Broward County residents to win up to $5,000 by testing their knowledge of conservation, climate change and sustainability. About PUG Interactive PUG Interactive is a leader in providing gamified engagement solutions

By |2020-02-10T12:12:22-08:00February 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|

INTERVIEW: Hear PUG’s Steve Bocska On DM Radio

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — PUG Interactive CEO Steve Bocska will be interviewed by Eric Kavanaugh on DM Radio about Steve's Net Engagement Score. The segment topic is "Big Data 2.0 -- Getting a 360-Degree View of Everything" and will air on February 6th, 2020 at 3ET, 12PT. You can listen here. DM Radio is a weekly, one-hour live radio show owned and produced by

By |2020-02-05T10:45:23-08:00February 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Case Study: AgedOut Community Engagement

  “...a gamified approach that makes learning fun.” VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Our partner Adoptive Families Association of BC has just published an overview on our long-running community engagement program, "AgedOut.com." Powered by PUG's award-winning Picnic™ Engagement Platform, AgedOut.com sets a new standard for delivering timely, relevant, accessible content and engagement to a challenging target audience. You can read the program overview and analysis on

By |2020-09-08T19:16:29-07:00January 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|

INTERVIEW: PUG’s Steve Bocska Talks to Professor Game about Customer Pyramids

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — PUG Interactive CEO Steve Bocska was recently interviewed on the Professor Game Podcast by Rob Alvarez Bucholska about his upcoming webinar about Total Touchpoint Engagement. You can listen to the entire interview here. ===== Overview Steve is CEO of Pug Interactive, a technology & design leader in engagement, retention, and community activation. He has 17+ years of direct experience in

By |2020-01-20T13:07:31-08:00January 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|

WEBINAR: How Total Touchpoint Engagement Drives Customers Up the Pyramid

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 (Archived -- watch here) OVERVIEW The world’s most successful brands today are adopting strategies to fully leverage their customer touchpoints, moving their customers “up the customer pyramid” towards greater loyalty and engagement. This highly informative 45-minute session will explore why these strategies are so important and will uncover the secret techniques and leading-edge technologies that can promote your customers to

By |2020-01-30T12:28:08-08:00January 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|

RIP : The End of Reward Points As We Know It

A very insightful article was posted recently at PYMNTS.COM discussing the slippery slide down the slope for loyalty points programs. Some highlights: Points-based programs aren’t very effective at building loyalty because they don’t provide what customers say they need to become loyal. According to a recent Mastercard/Harvard Business Review study, 72 percent of survey respondents say optimizing customer loyalty is a top-five priority of

By |2019-11-05T12:24:14-08:00November 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|