@misterengagement and ENGAGE are back to support engagement on Steem

in OCD5 years ago (edited)

Thanks to @contrabourdon of Witness @untersatz, the ENGAGE token can again be issued by accounts holding 1000 or more ENGAGE in their Steem-Engine wallet.


All in all, I think many that are looking long on Steem are fairly happy with the most recent hard fork and the fallout from the EIP. However, one potential negative has been the lack of reward being distributed to top level post commentary.

With the value of a comment needing to surpass around 2/2.5 cents, and this requiring almost a 100% vote from an account holding 5000 SP to escape 'dust', along with the EIP boosting to curation rewards when applied to comments(posts) exceeding this figure, there has been a noticeable reduction in votes placed on comments.

I read not long ago that quality, or interesting, posts have fallen, but I'm not convinced this is true and see many each day that are complimented with some excellent, well-thought out comments. In some cases these are rewarded, and I've been trying to do so with my Tribe alts, but I think that with communities attracting attention, these posts would look even better with the 'best' comments sitting at the top of the feed.


As stated, @misterengagement was brought back to life yesterday and has been initially loaded up with 5000 ENGAGE. If you have 1000 ENGAGE or more in your SE wallet (just over 50 accounts at present) you can issue up to 50 ENGAGE in 1 hit, as per the example below.




A little ENGAGE is nice, but what would be better is a boost to the comment in STEEM to both reward the commentator, and potentially move their comment up the list of comments in the post. The plan then is for me to delegate @misterenagement some Steem Power, potentially trail the vote, and see who else would like to do the same - either manually or automatically.

Fortunately, @misterengagement has a couple of big fish friends who are looking out for quality comments to reward, especially if they are made within their favourite communities. There will hopefully be more on that in the comments, and so if you have #skimmed the post, be on the look out :)

ENGAGE holders are mostly those who have been issued the token for their engagement on Steem over the past year. The Engagement League and a selection of other posts pulling data from @steemsql have guided me in issuing the token to those that make an effort to connect and communicate or grease the chain, if you like. I am eternally hopeful that these accounts will issue the token (and potential follow on votes) in the right way and not abuse the system. However, accounts can be blocked from calling the account if need be.


Alright, more information to follow in the comments (clues in the tags).

And thanks again to @contrabourdon (Witness @untersatz) for reviving @misterengagement.

Cheers

Asher


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Heyyo! To spice things up a bit, especially now with communities being here, we got to talking about the engage token and some ideas came to mind. I'm writing this comment here to let ya'll know what we been thinking and we welcome anyone to let us know what you think about the ideas and if you think they could be improved.

We at OCD have been wanting to increase engagement for some time now and instead of creating a new token we figured using one that already exists and can be used platform wide would be better.

From our end though, we would want to enforce the engage token in these ways:

Our curators at OCD will be given 1k engage tokens each (I have about 4700 from god knows when that I'm gonna share with whichever curator is interested) and when they're doing their usual curation in our community and give out engage tokens to commenters they happen to read we will give that comment a vote depending on length, quality, etc.

We are not interested in maximizing curation rewards so in order to incentivize users to engage and curate comments more we'll be voting on the comments late. Everything still manual but only on trusted curators for now (including @abh12345 and in the future maybe other users we trust won't abuse the system). With this we are hoping people will read more comments and engage with them while at the same time curating them knowing there's a possibility for a bigger vote coming in later from our accounts rewarding their curation.

On top of that the funding we initially set aside for the tip bot which isn't here yet and has been going towards funding #godsunchained giveaways on the @teamocd account. We will instead be setting it aside to at random times purchase the existing sell orders off of steem-engine markets of the ENGAGE token. We're hoping this will give the token some more demand and raise engagement and that more users will want to engage more to be able to earn the token from users with 1k who are able to issue it creating more users in the future holding 1k tokens while knowing that there's some buying power that will give them some value.

So, a TL;DR of what you can look forward to when engaging:

  1. ENGAGE Tokens worth not nothing(?)
  2. Being able to issue tokens yourself once you hit 1000! (don't abuse it or we will sue block you)
  3. Possible curation on your engaging comments(!)
  4. Higher curation rewards if bots don't front-run you(?!)
  5. ???
  6. More engagement platform wide!

For starters the OCD team will be focusing on engagement on our community but every project should be able to do something similar on their own or come up with better incentives/ideas - if so feel free to share them here! :)

Anyway let us know what you think!

!ENGAGE 69

This I think is a great effort on your part, I was actually surprised by @curangel with a vote of theirs on a comment I made, it is nice to see people reading comments, the real ones are great additions to the post, and often times you end up with a more pleasing over-all read and feel from the post when you include reading comments. I hope that this will get more people reading post, and not just auto voting fly-bys.

Now all I have to do is remember that I can leave engaging comments a few tokens again.
!ENGAGE 50 to help you in your distribution to your agents of joy.

Please do, I know you are one to spend time reading comments and are ready for action with 1700+ ENGAGE :)

I've been saving them, now all I have to do is remember to give them sometimes.

What do I think? Awesome is what I think :D

I think you might need to push this out as a post. Can probably use most of the comment and just burn a % or whatever.

Thanks for giving me the motivation to get Mr E back up and running, I hope some of the curators take you up on the offer.

I can issue to whoever wants in, so you can keep yours in case they moooon. Cheers!



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@acidyo you have received 10 ENGAGE from @derangedvisions!
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Sounds good to me!

That sound really great. I am sure, those comments which are not lengthy, yet conveying the meaningful message, must be equally treated. No doubt, this will increase the overall engagement.

!ENGAGE 10

As stated, @misterengagement was brought back to life yesterday and has been initially loaded up with 5000 ENGAGE. If you have 1000 ENGAGE or more in your SE wallet (just over 50 accounts at present) you can issue up to 100 in 1 hit, as per the example below.

Well, I am in the 153th position in that ENGAGE richlist ranking. So, just guess how many ENGs I have now and how many I still need to reach the 1000 ENGs mark?

IMO, I 'engage' and I drop enough of my nonsensical comments everywhere around. But I don't think commenting more would help me out to achieve the 1000 ENGs goal. What I need is more peeps willing to give me ENGs for my nonsensical engaging comments. Hahahaha

Still a little way to go for that 1K target :( If you get involved with the OCD community pages and comment on the stuff you like/don't like around there, hopefully 1k will be on it's way soon :)

!ENGAGE 50

Thank you mate. For your new Engages. (you've been the only one who gave me all the ENGs I have so far LoL) and thank you for your reply and your welcome suggestion too. :)

Yeah! why not? Let's try to flood the OCD community pages with some of my exquisite nonsensical comments about what I like/don't like over there in exchange of some ENGAGEs. That way, I will have easily reached 1000 ENGs while I'm eating my 12 grapes on New Years Eve of 2021. };)

Cheers!!



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Woah, my ENGAGE tokens are showing 2412.56% growth at the moment. Perhaps from the work being done right here. Keep it up!

Engagement on steem is the the secret hot sauce that can make an awful post become sensational, or a amazing post become epic. It almost always goes well with everything.



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Comedy :D

If we can get 5/10 cents (I'm hoping a bit more for the best comments - see @acidyo's reply) for comments via misterengagement i'll be happy, and hopefully that'll be a bit more encouragement for others to spend an extra minute reading and writing something out.

Engagement on steem is the the secret hot sauce that can make an awful post become sensational, or a amazing post become epic.

Right on, cheers!



@creativetruth you have received 25 ENGAGE from @abh12345!
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It's kind of cool to see these "old" initiatives come back to life! I figured something had to be happening because the handful of ENGAGE tokens I have suddenly shot up 2300% in value today...

Glad to see this happening... I am increasingly getting the sense that we are just on the verge of starting "Act II" of the Steem experience!

Well, at least I can hope we are....



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"With the value of a comment needing to surpass around 2/2.5 cents, and this requiring almost a 100% vote from an account holding 5000 SP to escape 'dust', "

I miss the days when you could full time comment, I don't know why steemit changed it with that fork.



@madalchemist you have received 25 ENGAGE from @contrabourdon!
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Awesome news!!
I've been keeping an eye out for the bot to become operational again. Glad it worked out :0)



@simplymike you have received 10 ENGAGE from @contrabourdon!
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Thanks for sharing

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I guess I am going to need to dust my tokens off to get back to engaging!

Yes sir - You have over 1700 ENGAGE and so are one of the 50 or so that can distribute :)



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Very cool idea. I hope it helps to boost engagement. I should look into getting some, I like to give away tokens myself. 😀

!BEER
$trdo
!DERANGED

Congratulations @definethedollar, you successfuly trended the post shared by @abh12345!
@abh12345 will receive 0.34439175 TRDO & @definethedollar will get 0.22959450 TRDO curation in 3 Days from Post Created Date!

"Call TRDO, Your Comment Worth Something!"

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Every little helps i think, cheers :)



@definethedollar you have received 10 ENGAGE from @contrabourdon!
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