There are many reasons to love Yahoo! Answers. Some thrive on providing helpful answers that benefit the community. Others enjoy the access to so much useful knowledge with a simple click. If you’re an expert in a specific area, why not share what you know and become a Top Contributor? A Top Contributor is a member of the community who has shown that they are knowledgeable in a particular category.
How can I become a Top Contributor?
With a little dedication, you too can earn a Top Contributor badge. Check out Answers and pick categories in which you have the most expertise (you can be a Top Contributor in up to three categories). Answering questions in the most informative way will increase your chances of getting the Best Answer–and the more you actively participate, the better your chances of earning a Top Contributor badge. Remember that the Top Contributor badge is dynamic, which means that you earn it or lose it depending on your recent participation in a particular category. If you stop participating, you will lose your badge. To recover your badge, you have to increase your activity in a specific category again.
Most community members on the Answers Leaderboard happen to be Top Contributors. The Leaderboard allows you to see who’s in the lead and what their stats are. It’s updated every week. Who knows? With a little work, you might make it there, too!
Keep in mind that while sharing what you know is encouraged, it is also important to make sure you don’t share anything that puts your answer in violation of the Community Guidelines.
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