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A pep talk given by Zynga (ZNGA) CEO Mark Pincus at a meeting where he disclosed Q3 results...

A pep talk given by Zynga (ZNGA) CEO Mark Pincus at a meeting where he disclosed Q3 results would miss expectations was less than inspiring, a source tells the NY Post. "He talked about the focus on mobile and looking for new ‘mechanics’ and prescribed things in a very analytical way ...  nothing was mentioned about creativity." The culture fostered by Pincus, a frequent subject of criticism (I, II, III), appears to have contributed to a mass exodus of execs, and led many to ask whether the Zynga founder should step down. (also)
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  • Tony Petroski
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    "A pep talk given by Zynga (ZNGA) CEO Mark Pincus at a meeting where he disclosed Q3 results would miss expectations was less than inspiring, a source tells the NY Post."

     

    Give this man some space. How good do you think the pep talk would be if your Q3 results missed expectations?

     

    Now, this is a pep talk...

     

    (legendary coach, Knute Rockne)

     

    "We're goin' to go around them, we're goin' to go over them...we're goin' right through them!"

     

    Beat that for a pep talk.
    16 Oct 2012, 10:43 AM Reply Like
  • Chapdoggy
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    I keep waiting for this company to go to a monthly subscription model as opposed to the one and done and add-on needs for revenue production.

     

    To me if they adopted a subscription model the total players might reduce but the total revenue would rise. How many folks would pay $0.99 cents a month for Scramble and Words? My bet is considerable and the impact to sustainable sales could be a needle mover.
    16 Oct 2012, 12:45 PM Reply Like
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