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Holly's Helpful Hints: How To Be At The Top Of Your Game

Many of you have taken actions in the community to earn you points.  

Have you noticed the "My Community Activity Level and Points" section of the MyCommunity page? It looks something like this:

The badge (a cute little owl in my case) indicates your authority level in the community and is determined by the number of points you have. There are five authority levels in the community. They are:

You can find all these badges, along with explanations of all the other badges in the community, in our community badge glossary.

You can also find out what authority level your connections have by visiting their profiles. Their community level badge appears right next to their profile picture:

Got questions?  Post them here.
Posted by Holly Herbert on Jun 15, 2017 2:33 PM America/New_York

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Thanks for the explanation of the badges.  As a Community Novice, I am not seeing a purpose to the points other than tracking how much a member participates.
  • Posted Thu 15 Jun 2017 03:56 PM EDT
Hi Katie, I'm going to keep posting on this for a couple more weeks and hopefully will be able to share more on how we use points in community. :)
  • Posted Thu 15 Jun 2017 04:02 PM EDT
Holly, this was a very interesting post. Thank you! I was able to find the information you wrote about on my dashboard. Thanks for helping us to get connected to the community!
  • Posted Thu 15 Jun 2017 04:15 PM EDT
Thank you Holly!
  • Posted Sat 17 Jun 2017 01:38 PM EDT
Thank you Holly!!
  • Posted Mon 19 Jun 2017 11:54 AM EDT
For some reason I am not seeing a bbcon attendee badge on my profile and I did attend. Who should I reach out to for assistance?
  • Posted Fri 11 May 2018 09:51 AM EDT
Michael, if you reach out to Crystal Bruce here in Community, she can help you. :)
  • Posted Mon 21 May 2018 04:57 PM EDT
Hi there! I am registered and attending bbcon2018 but I do not see the badge appear on my profile. How can I make this magic happen? Thanks!
  • Posted Fri 07 Sep 2018 10:32 AM EDT
I love the badges and want more and more, cool marketing concept.
  • Posted Mon 25 Mar 2019 03:42 PM EDT
I am having the hardest time finding Polls to earn those Pollster badges. 
  • Posted Wed 17 Apr 2019 09:17 AM EDT