What does it take to get a million points on ActiveRain?
It takes a lot of hard work! It requires a time investment. It calls for frequent commenting and engaging with other ActiveRain members and groups. It demands contributing content regularly and a relentless commitment to the site and a faithful diligence to your blog. Is that all?
Everyone Has to Start Somewhere
I wrote my very first post on AR way back in February of 2007. At the time I worked for the Title Industry at First American Corporation. Since that time, I have written more than 680 blog posts, commented more than 19,000+ times and 7 years later... still only have 680,000 points.
Celebrating My 7th Year Here on ActiveRain
February 2014 makes 7 years I have been to this site nearly everyday and participated one way or another... even when some days I just come to read other members posts. It has never been about points to me. It's about connecting and helping others through experience, circumstances, knowledge and resources etc. It's always been about giving, not receiving.
Now that I can see the 1,000,000 points glaring at me just over the hill, I'm motivated to join the others, the few, the proud, the million point members here on ActiveRain. Heck, there's even a few members who have hit the 2,000,000+ mark! THAT'S AMAZING!! Who are these point garnishing motivated and inspiring AR heroes? Just Take a Look Here!
Where are YOU on the ActiveRain Leader-board of Points?
Click here to Find out? Whatever the result, don't let that discourage you, let it motivate you to push harder to be more, to get more, to give more and to do more for yourself and for your fellow members and our industry. My best friend use to always tell me to "Shoot for the stars if you want to touch the moon" and "The man/woman on top of the mountain didn't fall there!"
Time Flys When You're Focused on Why and Not What or How
I'm looking forward to the day when I can celebrate joining the other 98 ActiveRain Million Point Milestone Members who have achieved greatness and success. These folks share hundreds of success stories thanks to their dedication and commitment to their ActiveRain blogs and to the other members here.
It's the rewards and successes that come from the content that they willingly and freely contribute for the sole purpose of helping others... and to all those members, friends and contributors here on ActiveRain I say... "Salute, Congrats and Cheers~"
Reaching 1,000,000 Points on ActiveRain
It may take me 10 years, and I'll work hard to reach the goal, but I can promise you this: I will continue focusing on posting content that helps others get more out of themselves, out of technology, out of this business and out of life in general.
I'm always looking for better, faster, easier and more efficient ways to help others get the job done. This is not just a passion, it's a mission in my life. Honestly, I'd rather "Make" a million points on ActiveRain than "Get" a million points for contributions if you know what I mean?! :)
THE POINT: The rewards and all the successes that you and I experience here have been (and always will be) just as great or greater than the "points" that represent each and every contribution made. Those that are here just for the million points don't seem to be around as long and don't contribute the quality of content like those who understand their true purpose!
Be A Leader. Be The One. Be Better than Yourself. Make A Difference. Enjoy Being You.