Tag: Beanstockd

by Angela Antony

Hi everyone, So just to stray for a moment from the topic of the Game, I wanted to forward on an update from our fabulous fashion editor, Sarah Jacobson, on Fashion Week 2009: “Fashion week was drama filled but oh so fabulous. in the months leading up to september, i spent time contacting designers and [...] more »

by Angela Antony

Recently, the Beanstockd team experienced (and, of course, celebrated!) our Best Week Ever! In August, we finally surpassed the 100,000 weekly hit mark (specifically 110,566 visits) and on Friday, August 14th we threw a long overdue regional Beanstockd get-together, with staffer from NYC, MA, PA, and DC coming in to join the festivities. We have [...] more »

by Angela Antony

It’s the start of the fall semester at UNC and Beanstockd has just taken a trip down to visit the class, present on Beanstockd, and answer all their questions. Prior to our arrival, the 20 students in the class had already done their preliminary research on us. They were very engaged, asking insightful questions throughout [...] more »

by Sandra Ekong

Looks like digital is the official medium for all things hip and green. Weekly, the Beanstockd team peruses the online world for websites that share a unique perspective on environmentalism. Weekly, we are consistently surprised with the variety we find. The world of traditional media provides a limited scope on the voice of the green [...] more »

by Angela Antony

With the help of some new summer meat (haha… MBA interns… gotta love them) we have begun storyboarding the public edition of The Beanstockd Game. Our beta edition has received amazing reviews in our beta tests, but for our big launch we are taking the core functionalities of the game and brainstorming new ways to [...] more »

by Angela Antony

The University of North Carolina’s marketing strategy course has elected to use The Beanstockd Game as the case study for their fall 2009 course! The Beanstockd Team will be traveling down to Chapel Hill, North Carolina to meet the students, present all the ins and outs of Beanstockd, and answer any questions they have during [...] more »

by Angela Antony

The entire Beanstockd Team has been running on full throttle with producing the public edition of the Game, rolling out new/better/frequent video content, preparations for serving as the University of North Carolina’s marketing course’s fall 2009 case study, implementing advertising and other business model/administrative initiatives, and increasing our traffic across the board (which has been [...] more »

by Angela Antony

First, lots going on at Beanstockd in past weeks. This Spring, we signed our new video host Chet Cannon, from MTV’s Real World Brooklyn! Chet and several members of The Beanstockd Team (minus myself and Sandra, sadly…) trekked out to Los Angeles for 2 major events. First, the Global Green USA Annual Millennium Awards took [...] more »

by Sandra Ekong

Online, multiplayer games open the door to a new form of group collaboration that can create value. Take, for example, the Google Image Labeler, originally the brainchild of MacArthur Grant-winner Luis von Ahn. The game pits two players against each other in an image-labeling challenge, as images are displayed on the screen in succession (for [...] more »

by Angela Antony

Each week, we look forward to keeping you apprised of changes, developments, and progress happening with the Beanstockd Game. But, this week, I wanted to amend our weekly report card with some of the fun stuff happening on the media side of Beanstockd! This month, we were able to send several of our writers to [...] more »