The Thank You Economy - Week 8 with 10+ SBI Shares
Yes that's 10 Shares!!!
It's That Time Again!
Time For Your Weekly Dose Of Heart Felt Thankfulness
The Thank You Economy has turned into a fun and engaging project and every week I'm meeting new people, finding new communities and awesome ways to participate and connect with other Steem users. Last weeks contest was great. We will be giving away at least 10 shares of SBI and the engagement level was phenomenal, with over 122 total comments and 15 entries. We've got some pretty cool stuff going on this week too!!!
I just want to Thank Everyone again who has been participating, and resteeming the posts. This week we have a couple sponsors and additions to the contest. So a huge thank you goes out to @ecoinstant an awesomely fun and engaging sponsor who is working on a Small Fish Games initiative and sponsoring 2 shares of SBI, @freedomshift from the Curation Circle Creed (#ccc) for 1 SBI (maybe more), and @simplegame bringing us some awesome fun on the blockchain with a whopping 5 SBI shares!!!!!
What is The Thank You Economy contest all about?
An Attitude of Gratitude - The Thank You Economy is simply a way to say thank you to someone who has helped you, influenced you or blessed you in some way in the Steem community. It can be tough getting started on Steemit, and the people who have been here for a while realize that. After all they were new at one time as well. What I realized about the Steemit community was there are people helping us new guys all over the place, but what can we really do to show our appreciation back? Not much....
When you are new about all you can do is say "Thank You," maybe give a post a resteem to the 100 followers who are not bots, and a small dust vote. Those things can add up especially if they have a lot of followers. That's where the idea for the Thank You Economy contest arose from I wanted to do more to say thank you.
Maybe I can do more. It might help to give them a little added exposure in a contest and possibly a share of Steem Basic Income, which will pay them over and over as long as they are posting content. I thought there might be others who wanted to do the same, not to mention it's fun.
Just saying thank you to someone opens up all kinds of opportunities to interact with each other. YOU CAN THANK ANYONE, anyone who has helped you and made a difference in your life, you could even thank @ned for helping develop the steemit platform, now if he won it would probably be a waste of a good SBI share, he usually declines payment for his posts.
LET'S HAVE SOME FUN
On to the Contest Rules
The Base Contest - We'll keep this simple.
- Leave a comment on this post.
- In the comment tag someone who has helped you or influenced you on Steemit use the @coinsandchains format.
- Then briefly tell us why you chose them.
That's all you have to do. (upvotes, restreems and follows are appreciated though)
One thing, please do not tag bots or alt accounts.
The Prizes and Winner Selection: Here's where some twists happen
4 ENTRIES WILL WIN THIS WEEK!!!! That's pretty good odds.....
- Three commenters will be randomly selected by the amazing prize wheel I found. The account making the comment and the account tagged in the comment will receive one SBI share each (4 total shares).
- @ecoinstant will also select the most interesting or heartfelt or well thought out or most engaging, thank you note for one SBI share to a recommender and a recommended.
- I will also give an upvote to each valid entry, but that does not amount to much. Upvote your own comment if you would like, or if you have a @dustsweeper account it might help.
WAIT THAT'S JUST 8 SHARES.....
So We are going to have TWO Bonus Rounds!!!!
Bonus Round 1: Community Participation 2 winners!
Anyone who is participating in ANY of these Engaging Community Groups some are represented by our sponsors is eligible for an additional random drawing.
- Redfish Power Up League @paulag
- Pay It Forward Contest @pifc and @thedarkhorse
- Simple Game @simplegame
- Curation Circle Creed @freedomshift
- Asher's Curation and Engagement League @abh12345
- Small Fish Games @ecoinstant
- @c-squared @carlgnash
All you need to do is Add a Tag to your comment entry, if you are participating in multiple communities each community counts as an entry! Please use the Following Tags.
Bonus Round 2: Another chance to win SBI
@freedomshift has generously added a participation bonus, one SBI share for 6 entries that qualify.
@freedomshift has adjusted the rules, these entries will now be cumulative over 3 weeks. So when we have a total of 6 entries over a 3 week period they will all be added to a drawing for an SBI share. I have to say that @freedomshift is pretty awesome!
We are at 3 valid entries, so we really need 3 entries this week!!!!!
@freedomshift: To encourage people to join #ccc, I'll offer additional SBI shares for those who enter the contest or other contests in #ccc based on 1 SBI for every 6 valid entries (200+ words, use of #ccc, reference to the creed).
Here's what you need to do to Qualify: (we had 1 last week we really need 3 this week!)
- Create a post for your entry, 200+ words following the #ccc guidelines found here
- Be sure to use #ccc as one of your tags and include the reference to the #ccc
- Please include a link back to this contest as well.
- Comment on this post with the name of the person you want to thank and a link to your post
- This comment/post will count as your entry into the main contest also.
This is an awesome bonus, and it adds a chance for you to earn a little on your post as well. Thank you @freedomshift for doing this.
All of this means that you could win up to 3 shares of SBI and One for the person you are saying Thank You to!
Just Incase You Don't Know What SBI Is.
In the interest of saving space you can learn more by visiting @steembasicincome. It is a pretty cool project with several people working on it. The brains behind the operation and main sponsor is @josephsavage #steembasicincome
AND NOW A WORD FROM OUR SPONSORS......
(In my best tv host voice!!! This is getting NUTS)
@ecoinstant - The Small Fish Games! #smallfishgames
What is The Small Fish Games? It is the brain child of @ecoinstant, who is currently beta testing an initiative to create some fun and engagement here on steem. I know it's going to be a lot of FUN. This week he is talking about an amazing prize A 500SP delegation, Check out the post for more details. He made some people real happy this week (including me!!!!).
So you will want to check out the latest Small Fish Games in this post: What's going on with @ecoinstant? Small Fish Games a complete success! He is accepting entries, comments, suggestions, clarification, notification, queries, confused looks and complaints in the comments section!
@simplegame - Simply amazing games @simplegame
What is @simplegame?
Come for the rewards, stay for the friends
Two currently running games are:
Steemquest : Split the party, best idea ever (part 1): SteemQuest is an ongoing and growing RPG world here on Steem. New players are always welcome. Players can come and go as they desire. Check the post for the official rules.
Vapor’s Gambit: Vapor's Gambit is a turn based race game with Steem pay outs to the winners, with a bit of luck and strategy you may win some Steem. A new race will be starting soon!
So slide on over to @simplegame and check out All the action. NEW PLAYERS ARE WELCOME...
@freedomshift - A Bit about the #ccc
#ccc stands for Curation Circle Creed.
The #ccc is an initiative started by @freedomshift to help newer steemians reach payout thresholds on their posts and to promote ethical community involvement through their honor code.
You can learn more about the "honor code" and #ccc in this post : The Honor Code - the Creed (Conditions and Limits Inside)
REMEMBER TO SAY "THANK YOU" TO SOMEONE
Like maybe our sponsors... drop by their latest post and give them a little support to say thank you.
Or Our Previous Sonsors
Good Luck To the Steemit Community
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