Gamifying the Online Community Experience: Profile Badges

Community Building

At its core, gaming is about competition — whether that’s against yourself or other people. It’s basically all about leveling up, trying to get a better score, finding the best loot, and, of course, collecting the most badges.

Badges work hand in hand with quests to give your members that sense of achievement and healthy competition. Not only do they increase member engagement, they also allow you to identify your biggest supporters, who are instrumental in keeping your community active and vibrant.

Members receive badges when they complete quests and make significant contributions to the community. Badges are displayed on the profile page, together with other elements like member activity, statistics, level, rank, and other member information. They’re aspirational, and they motivate members to work hard to get them.

Currently, these are the available badges on Beam.gg:

  • Young Prodigy
    Completed all Rookie Quests
  • Big Sharer
    Submitted 100 posts
  • Vocal One
    Commented 100 times
  • Highly Agreeable
    Received 100 upvotes
  • Nice Reaction
    Received 500 reactions

Sign up for a free 14-day trial on Beam.gg and start collecting those badges!

Other articles you might like!

3 Big Reasons Why You Need A Community Content Calendar
Community content calendars are the best way to plan and organize upcoming content. It's an absolute must for businesses, and here's why.
Read More
We’re Reintroducing Our Community Manager
August, for us, has been all about our Community Management Dashboard. Keep reading to learn more about our recent fixes and improvements!
Read More
4 Strategies to Monetize Your Online Community
Learn how to monetize your online community effectively, without losing sight of your members' experience.
Read More
Boost Your SEO Rank With Online Communities
If you're looking to grow your business, online communities can provide you with a significant boost in your SEO rank.
Read More
Mentions, Hashtags, Pinned Posts, and more!
This month, we focused on making Beam.gg a more engageing place. We did this by introducing more social features to our platform.
Read More
Tips to Keep Your Online Community Safe
In this article, we'll talk about some of the risks you should watch out for, and some tips on how to keep your online community safe.
Read More