How using building blocks makes your app stronger and more resilient than ever

  • How app building blocks make your app stronger
  • Introducing StriveCloud’s app gamification blocks
  • HumanForest — an example of how to do gamification right!
  • TLDR

How app building blocks make your app stronger

#1 Keeping up with users wants & needs

#2 Keeping up with the competition

Introducing StriveCloud’s app gamification blocks

Just getting started with gamification? Catch up to speed on our What is Gamification page!

  1. Make it competitive.
    Foster a sense of competition, collaboration, or challenge with gamification features like leaderboards, custom ranking points, and challenges. In this way, you bring a sense of unpredictability that keeps the user engaged!
  2. Make progress visible.
    Leverage achievements, progress bars, and leveling systems to keep users engaged.
  3. Reward participation.
    Retain more users with a carefully thought-out rewards system. Insert points, badges, and in-app currencies to give users a sense of accomplishment & positive reinforcement!
  4. Make winning easy to understand.
    Empower your users by making their experience clear with contextual notifications and a custom mailing system.
  5. Make the experience social.
    Drive community engagement & viral growth with gamification features like user profiles, avatars, and referrals. With these motivational triggers, you fulfill the incredibly powerful need for social relatedness.

How to design for behavioral change? Get yourself a value-packed gamification workshop & go home with a roadmap tailored to your app goals!

HumanForest — an example of how to do gamification right!

An in-game currency that incentivizes green transportation

Take a leaf out of HumanForest’s book & gain speed with the gamification building blocks from StriveCloud. Gamify your app in no time — custom to your goals!

Leaderboards that rank how many trees users have saved

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The next steps for HumanForest

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  • As the supply in apps grows, so do user expectations. Users expect a high level of app personalization.
  • App building blocks are an easy way of improving your app without spending an endless amount of time in development.
  • Building blocks make implementing features easy — think of it as adding a LEGO piece to a structure.
  • The flexibility that building blocks provide strengthens your relationship with customers and the competition
  • The gamification building blocks from StriveCloud allow you to insert gamification mechanics into your app.
  • These gamification blocks allow you to make the user experience competitive and social, as well as reward user participation and make progress visible.
  • HumanForest is just one app that is taking advantage of it
  • The e-bike mobility app features an in-game currency called TreeCoins that incentivizes sustainable traveling.
  • As well as a leaderboard that ranks user’s coins
  • And in the future, HumanForest plans to utilize the building blocks to their full potential and include more exciting features!

Put customer motivation at the center of your app. Follow an expert-led gamification workshop & create a custom gamification roadmap!



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