Salesforce Intros Community Rewards & Recognition Program

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Salesforce has announced a new Community Rewards & Recognition Program, which the company says brings rich metrics including a clear call out of who its top contributors are.

Salesforce gives badges for answers and ideas"We are keeping the program simplistic at first focusing on the IdeaExchange and Answers contributors," says Salesforce's  Erica Kuhl in a blog post.

Salesforce will be awarding badges with each seasonal release, and overall winners once a year.

There are badges for "MVP Ideas", "Top Ideas", "MVP Answers", and "Top Answers".  The company lists the criteria as:

Badge:  MVP Ideas
Criteria: Top 5 IdeaExchange contributors with the most votes received for Ideas posted during reward cycle (June – May)
Each recipient of this badge will receive a FREE pass to Dreamforce as a token of gratitude for all the hard work they put into helping make the community successful!

Badge: Top Ideas
Criteria: Top 20 IdeaExchange contributors with the most votes received for Ideas posted during the seasonal release awards cycle

Badge: MVP Answers
Criteria: Top 5 Answers contributors with the most comments submitted during the reward cycle (June – May).
Each recipient of this badge will receive a FREE pass to Dreamforce as a token of gratitude for all the hard work they put into helping make the community successful!

Badge: Top Answers
Criteria: Top 20 Answers contributors with the most comments submitted during the seasonal release awards cycle

Salesforce has already announced the first winners here.

Chris Crum

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