Answers presents the May Marathon EXPERT AnswerThon! Sign up today!
May 14th – 17th, 2015
What is the Expert AnswerThon?
The May Marathon Expert AnswerThon is a 4-day Answers contest for EXPERTS ONLY!
This Expert AnswerThon rewards Expert users who answer the most questions in a 4-day period. During the AnswerThon, Experts answer as many questions as they can, simultaneously spreading knowledge and winning prizes!
Only answers that are posted by approved Experts in the Expert box within this timeframe and in accordance with the contest rules will be counted as part of the contest. Be sure to read the rules before you begin. And of course, bots are not eligible.
Who can participate?
All users who are registered as Experts! Expert users must officially register for the AnswerThon contest.
Why should I become an Expert?
As an Expert:
Your answer is given priority, and appears at the top of the page above other answers.
Your tagline appears on every answer – everyone will know what you’ve accomplished!
Your answers can’t be edited by anyone but you.
There are perks, such as this Experts ONLY AnswerThon!
What is an Expert?
An Expert is a user who:
Has uploaded an approved profile photo
Has an approved tagline
Has a real name
Has declared himself/herself an Expert at least one (1) category
Has included an Expert statement in above stated category(ies)
How do I become an Expert so that I can participate?
1. Sign in, and go to your profile page. Under the Settings tab:
a. Upload a photo of yourself.
b. Write your first and last name in the “Name” field.
c. Write a tagline – Include your experience, education, and interests!
d. Save changes!
2. Under the Following tab:
a. Click “Edit”, and choose category(ies) in which you’re an Expert.
b. Click “Next”, and choose click “Expert” for those category(ies) in which you’re an Expert.
c. Write a short statement about why you’re an Expert in that category (years experience? certification? etc.)
What Are The Prizes?
Over $2,000 in prizes will be awarded to AnswerThon winners, including 5 lucky RANDOM participants!
One 1st place winner
The top Expert user who gives 1200+ answers will win an Apple iPad Air
Three 2nd place winners
The top 3 Expert users who give 1000+ answers will win a $200 Amazon eGift card
Ten 3rd place winners
The top 10 Expert users who give 500+ answers will win a $100 Amazon eGift card
Ten 4th place winners
The top 10 Expert users who give 100+ answers will win a $25 Amazon eGift card
EVERY Expert user who gives 100+ answers will win an exclusive Answers Expert t-shirt!
Five random registrants
5 random registrants who give 10+ answers will win a $25 Amazon eGift card
All winners receive profile “AnswerThon Winner” badges!