Welcome to Blockgeeks – a community sharing and discussing the latest, more interesting ideas in our industry of Blockchain technology.
We like to keep things simple, but even simple things need rules and guidelines. These are to help make the community valuable for you and everyone else.
Whatever the situation, it boils down to this:
Does it make the community better?
We’d love to see you build your influence and profile on Blockgeeks.com. This is a place for all Blockchain developers, entrepreneurs and investors to share ideas and opportunities, and become better together.But, we’ll also flag, restrict and ban members who don’t help make the community better. Hey, we’re looking at you spammers!
Can I self-promote on here?
To keep the community valuable and free from trolls (we try not to feed the trolls), we have a strict “no self-promotion” policy on the site. It’s not in our communal interest to hear everyone’s sales pitch all the time. But if you link to something you did or wrote (that provides value and helps people) in the context of a discussion or guest post, we’re definitely A-Okay with that!
Can I share my own stuff?
As long as its valuable by itself and not your long form sales page for a “Buy my cryptocurrency” The community voted overwhelmingly in favor of being able to self-submit, but only if it’s something useful. The best submissions that drive the most traffic tend to evolve into discussions. So share your stuff and make sure it’s conversation worthy. Be controversial (but not quarrelsome). If you do it right, you’ll definitely get noticed.
How to Stand Out on Blockgeeks.com
Our 5-Step Insiders Guide to Becoming A Top Member
You might be wondering how you can get noticed in such a large community. Here are five insider tips we’ve picked up over the years for getting noticed in the community:
1. Share Something Interesting:
People in the community respond best to actionable, insightful and newsworthy discussions. Make sure your submission covers at least one of those bases. The moderators might even feature your submission too!
2. Share Something Remarkable:
The best submissions leave something to be talked about. So what questions and debates are there to be had? Perhaps share something as a poll or discussion to help guide and nurture a discussion?
3. Sharing Something Unique:
What blogs, links and ideas do you have that few other people know about already? What are things you’ve found that others haven’t? Help the community find new ideas and things to think about. Your unique, valuable insights will help you stand out.
4. Start Great Conversations:
Lead the discussions you start. Post your thoughts in the comments, then invite your peers in. Discussions work best when there’s back and forth between members. Be that connecting power to make the conversation happen.
5. Always Write a Great Title:
Headlines make the difference in getting your submissions noticed on Blockgeeks.com.