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The Elf Score and the Banter Algorithm

Posted by PartyWeDo on Friday, March 4, 2011

Elfster has the Elf Score but AlbinoPhant uses the Banterithm

Elfster has been helping thousands of people organize their Secret Santa activities over the years. They join many other mystery gift shopping tools that have been developed  both on and off the web.
Here are some links to similar secret Santa organizer programs:measuring white elephant gift exchange conversaton
Secret Santa Organizer . com
Secret Santa Name Picker at Boogspace .com
Secret Santa . com
Draw Names . com
Sneaky Santa .com
Sly Santa .com
Elfster has developed a site that allows secret Santa gift sharing activities to have a social component, like a social network… Read the rest »

Ebay joins the group gift exchange party

Posted by PartyWeDo on Wednesday, November 3, 2010

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Facebook and Twitter miss the Party

Posted by PartyWeDo on Monday, November 1, 2010

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dave_mcclureDave McClure is a business venture explorer who blogs about start-ups and invests money to help them succeed.
He wrote an open letter discussing the gap that Facebook and Twitter leave in the social fabric of the internet.
His discussion involves the problem of intimacy in social networks and describes what each of these social giants do right and wrong.
Many internet participants feel the same gap when it comes time to have personal discussions with tight-knit groups of family or friends on Facebook.
But there was one statement that really caught my attention in his rant… “Intimate relationships… Read the rest »

Families really love a private party

Posted by PartyWeDo on Tuesday, July 27, 2010

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Is a Brizzly Picnic like a white elephant gift party?

Posted by PartyWeDo on Wednesday, June 30, 2010

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Louis Gray shares cutting edge trends he finds on the internet. Today he shared a new feature from Brizzly.com that allows family and friend groups a chance to have private (or public) chats together, sort of like a traditional white elephant gift exchange.Comparing Brizzly to online white elephant party application
Louis suggests that the result is “a fun free-flowing environment to chat with friends, family and colleagues without fear of the content going public”…
As I read of the features that are a part of the new Picnic system, I am struck by how similar this is to our Banter Box on the AlbinoPhant game play… Read the rest »

Skype is joining the Facebook party!

Posted by PartyWeDo on Thursday, June 24, 2010

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Social networks and online parties like gift exchanges If we look down the “internet road” we can see a day when parties in person will combine with online parties to include everyone…
Online parties will be next…
Skype and Facebook are both figuring out how to mesh video chat and social networking into one package.
Envision a baby shower for a new mommy who has friends all around the country. Currently the shower attendees are limited to those who live close or are willing to travel to be with the new mother in person.
With Skype and a networking system, like Facebook the activities could be shared… Read the rest »

An internet engagement party?

Posted by PartyWeDo on Monday, June 21, 2010

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Online party for engagement and weddingsMedia Post has been discussing the word engagement and Gord Hotchkiss set out to present the two definitions.
Both definitions are tied to a personal connection and commitment to something beyond our own self. To be engaged is several steps past just showing up or just being involved with someone or in something. In fact, the word engagement has become quite a buzz in social media companies. We even have books that focus on how to be more engaged or engaging on the internet.
Our business revolves around party activities, so we ask the question: Can you have an… Read the rest »

Don’t Pitch Me Junk!

Posted by PartyWeDo on Thursday, May 27, 2010

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Gifts for Mom are a big hit on Facebook Games

Posted by PartyWeDo on Tuesday, May 18, 2010


Share Billions are spent every year to show Mom our appreciation.
This year Facebook games are adding to the support that Mother’s receive. money-flower
A report in the blog Inside Social Games from TrialPlay states that; “…in the days leading up to Mother’s Day, promotional offers dubbed “gifts for mom” generated around $1 million per day”. This revenue was mostly from the sales of flower deliveries for Mom’s around the world.
This action was a boost of 5 times the action usually received by game developers, as they capitalized on our love of Mom…
Two things are interesting about this information:… Read the rest »

What is the problem? Dave McClure

Posted by PartyWeDo on Friday, May 14, 2010

hole in the marketWe are on the hunt for a technical partner or co-founder for the PartyWeDo network.  We have reached out to a few individuals that we have met during the AlbinoPhant development process. They have been very helpful in pointing us to several resources. 
We have also sought the advice of various internet based experts as we refine what we are offering. These experts suggest a well crafted Elevator Pitch as the basic introduction to our plans. We appreciate the suggestions from the guys at Venture Hacks, who have written much on this subject.
We also stumbled upon a post from… Read the rest »

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