Achievements

HeartNewsLinks values

  • community involvement &
  • quality content.

Our Achievement System encourages both.

POINTS

Points are awarded and accumulated for interactions on the website.

A counter displays your points.

STARS

Stars are awarded for community spirit.

HeartNewsLinks Achievement Star  Member - genuine membership (finished profile, uploaded new picture & started interacting)

HeartNewsLinks Achievement Star  Visitor - regular login (3 times a fortnight)

HeartNewsLinks Achievement Star  Sharer - shared something on social media (in last month)

HeartNewsLinks Achievement Star  Contributer - adds content (1 community post & 2 comments in last 2 weeks)

HeartNewsLinks Achievement Star  Grower - invited someone who became a member (in last 6 months)

HeartNewsLinks Achievement Star  Supporter- contributed funds to maintain website (in last year)

The highest achievement is a 6 star rating.

BADGES

Badges are achieved for reaching certain levels of involvement.

  • Novice - dark blue badge
  • Proficient - light blue badge
  • Leader - gold badge

Areas of achievement (Novice / Proficient / Leader) are:

HeartNewsLinks Achievement Badge - Advocate  Advocate - shared content via social media (10 / 25 / 100 shares)

HeartNewsLinks Achievement Badge - Helper  Helper - added helpful information & comments (5 / 10 / 25 comments)

HeartNewsLinks Achievement Badge - Connecter  Connecter - connected with other members (10 / 25 / 100 connections)

HeartNewsLinks Achievement Badge - Globetrotter  Globetrotter - linked with members in other countries (5 / 10 / 25 countries)

HeartNewsLinks Achievement Badge - Discusser  Discusser - engaged in chat sessions (5 / 20 / 100 chats)

HeartNewsLinks Achievement Badge - Referrer  Referrer - referred friends who joined as members (2 / 10 / 25 joins)

There are 6 badges.

COUNTERS

Counters simply indicate your long-standing involvement.

  • Points - total points earned since registration
  • Likes - likes earned by comments / posts made