The Reputation Center we told you about last week is here!  You may have already noticed the new options available to you and we're excited for you to try them out and earn your first badge!

 

What is the Reputation Center?         


The Reputation Center is a fun new feature that allows you and your fellow members to earn badges for completing key missions within the element14 Community.  You can now showcase your accomplishments and easily see your and others activity. You can compete with other members to level up and rise in the ranks!


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How Can I Find the Reputation Center?


You can find the Reputation Center a few different ways; click on the Welcome  drop down menu and select Reputation & Points, or you may click anywhere on your username to access your profile and click on the Reputation tab.  Remember, you must be registered and logged in to use the Reputation Center.


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How Can I Use the Reputation Center?


Make sure to take advantage of all the new fun features that are available with the Reputation Center!


  • Me in Three: Once you've earned a few badges you can showcase 3 badges that best describe your accomplishments and expertise in the Community.  When other members hover over your username your "Me in Three" with give them a snapshot of your level of expertise.  

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You can set your "Me in Three" in the Reputation Center by pulling in earned missions.11-11-2014 2-46-30 PM.png


  • Profile View: Earned badges and available badges will be shown on your profile so others can see the badges you've collected and which badges you have left to earn. 

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  • Reputation Center:  The Reputation Center is a place where you can view all of your unearned and earned missions and badges, see where you rank in points among your contacts and others in the Community, see you and your fellow members' activity in regards to earning points, badges and completing missions.

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We hope you enjoy using the new Reputation Center!  Check out our FAQs if you have any questions, and let us know what you think by leaving a comment on this blog post. 


Nicole Fusz, element14 Community Manager

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Reputation Center FAQs:

 

Q: Did I keep the same number of points from the previous points system?

A: Yes! Everyone keeps the same amount of points you collected before the launch of  the new Reputation Center.  If you think you lost points, please reach out to us in Feedback & Support.


Q: Did I change levels?

A: Most likely your level in the Community did change with the introduction of the Reputation Center.  This happened to everyone, so your rank will not have changed among your contacts and fellow members.  We made some changes to the total number of levels to improve the experience and points earning program for everyone.


Q: Where can I find more information about earning points and badges on the element14 Community?

A: Check out our full document on earning points and badges.


Q: Will I get credit for the activity I completed before the new Reputation Center was introduced on November 12, 2014?

A: A technical limitation will not allow the Reputation Center to recognize actions you completed before it was introduced.  There are some special badges that will be retroactive. (i.e. Member of the Month)


Q: I am not getting points for completing an action, is this an error?

A: Some of the actions you can earn points for have a daily limit set on them.   If you are not earning points for an activity you think you should be, please contact Feedback & Support or @mention element14support


Q: I didn’t earn a badge I thought I was supposed to earn.

A: If you think you didn’t earn a badge for a mission you completed, please reach out to us via Feedback & Support or @mention element14support.


Q: I have an idea for a new mission/badge, where can I share it?

A: We’d love to hear your ideas!  Feel free to share them in Feedback & Support!  Also, use the “like” feature to "vote" on the other ideas from your fellow members you’d like to see as well.


Q: I am having trouble seeing some of the features in my browser.

A: The Reputation Center works best in FireFox, Chrome and Safari browsers.  If you are having trouble, please try using the Reputation Center in another browser.  If you continue having trouble, please reach out to us in Feedback & Support.