Geopolis - The community for global sciences - Update #4
Update summaryIncreased base vote: Since the last new lease of steempower, our base vote has increased from 0.05 SBD to 0.13 SBD. This means that Geopolis can give rewards up to 0.63 SBD by itself, additional rewards from vote following will increase your total reward even further.
What is Geopolis?
Geopolis is a community effort to encourage authors who write in the fields of global sciences. New posts will be filtered on certain tags (see below) and given an upvote if deemed worthy. Besides a way to promote quality content, is Geopolis a place where people with the same interests can connect on Steemit and Discord.
What posts will be upvoted?
Currently posts are filtered on the tags "geography", "geology", "anthropology", "ecology", "archeology" and certain branches of "history" but more subjects might be added to this list. Posts do not have to be solely scientific but must at least comply with the following requirements:
- Written in proper English
- Be original content
- Actually have decent content
- Sources cited and images credited when necessary
- Well-researched if necessary
- No more than 5 SBD rewarded from voting bots
What does Geopolis offer?
- Geopolis offers upvotes and resteems for quality posts in the above mentioned fields. The size of the upvote depends on the membership in the community (see below). There is no limit on the amount of posts that can be supported, If your posts is well thought out and of good quality, it deserves the support.
- A daily post (Daily Field Notes) containing one selected post of the day for each scientific field covered by Geopolis allows you to read a quality selection of posts.
- A curation trail on SteemAuto allows you to follow Geopolis and be the first to support quality posts on global sciences. To set up an account is fairly simple. Then go to https://steemauto.com/ and find @geopolis in the list of curation trails.
- The community on Discord allows you to connect with other Geopolitans and interact with the project.
By default, any account posting in the categories mentioned above are able to receive an upvote worth 1/2 of a base vote. Base votes are currently worth 0.13 SBD and are expected to rise whit future delegations. When an author is a member of the Geopolis community it will receive bonuses according to their membership.
Thanks to our vote followers and curation trail, additional upvotes worth up to 1,5$ will be given to authors.
|Advantages||How to become one|
|Member||Upvote worth 3x base vote||
A one time fee of 1 steem/SBD
Transfer the membership fee to @geopolis and ask a moderator on discord for confirmation
|Member+||Upvote worth 4x base vote||
Be a member and upvote at least 5 posts written by Geopolis (Daily Field Notes)
|Helper||Upvote worth 5x base vote||
Be already a member(+)
Delegate 50SP to Geopolis
|Hero||Upvote worth 5x base vote and posts get resteemed||
Be already a member(+)
Delegate 100SP to Geopolis
Each week upvotes of members will be assessed to determine who enters the member+ category. This is currently done on Fridays. A very useful tool to automatically upvote posts written by Geopolis is steemvoter.
The project tries to be as transparent as possible. For any questions you can reach out to the discord channel.
The initiative and actual selection of posts is done by me, @samve. For sake of convenience I will never upvote my own posts, but since I put effort in writing as well, please give my blog a look and follow me if you would like what you see 😉.
Upvoting and resteeming posts of Geopolis allows us to grow which will results in larger upvotes flowing back to the people creating quality posts = you. All rewards from posts by Geopolis will be used by the community to grow.