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Mar 24 2011   7:36AM GMT

Asking Questions Really Pays

Shilpa Venkateshwaran Shilpa Venkateshwaran Profile: Shilpa Venkateshwaran

I am really excited about the latest badge earnings that ITKE is offering. ITKE gives you points for every questions you ask, for every answer you provide and for approving answers. The details on earning points can be found here.

This is a summary view of the points

  • Ask a Question: 5 Knowledge Points
  • Answering a Question: 15 Knowledge Points
  • Discussing a Question: 10 Knowledge Points
  • Accepting an Answer: 10 Knowledge Points – approve an answer a fellow member has give to your question

The more you exchange knowledge the more you earn. Their new rewarding system pays going forward and also retrospective. So if you have been active look for emails from them. If you have not been active this is the time to really look at how you can participate. More information can be found at

From here on out, prizes will be as follows:

  • Bronze Member Badge: Sticker and ITKnowledgeExchange t-shirt
  • Silver Member Badge: $25 Gift Card
  • Gold Member Badge: $50 Gift Card
  • Platinum Member Badge: $100 Gift Card
  • Nerd Cog: $10 Gift Card
  • Genius Cog: $25 Gift Card
  • Brainiac Cog: $50 Gift Card
  • Certified Nerd Cog: $10 Gift Card
  • Certified Genius Cog: $25 Gift Card
  • Certified Brainiac Cog: $50 Gift Card

Fellow ITKE members here is the time to start getting active in asking or answering questions.

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