It is not easy to reach a large user base, but it is more complicated to keep existing members active and engaged. Gamification is one of social media trends which can be used for these purposes. Virtual Credits is most important element of game play in social network.
In an increasingly crowded cyberspace, consumers are becoming more selective about how they spend time online. Using our Credits plugin you can bring gamification into your social network, it is more fun and rewarding.
Credits plugin increases interaction and encourages members to post new videos, upload photos, add more friends and create various social media content.
Our philosophy is to bring complete solutions for social networks. Our team develops plugins line which are seamlessly integrated with each other and provide all elements of game play: credits, badges, leader boards, gifts, discounts(coming soon) and store. These tools makes game play in social networks more interesting, rewarding and can be translated into actual currency or discounts.
Credits plugin features:
Earn Credits. Members can earn credits doing about 60 various actions on your site: upload photo, create blog, post on wall, like, comment, check-in and many others. It is a great way increase interaction on your social network.
Purchase Credits. It is one more way to earn money from your social network. You can sell credits to your members by credits packages. It supports SocialEngine standard payment gateways: PayPal and 2Checkout. You can create credits packages: 100 credits for $10, 220 credits for $20(10% bonus), etc.
Spend Credits. It is important to let members convert credits to real goods, discounts and funny virtual things. We constantly work on integration with 3d party plugins to make Credits really rewarding for your members:
● Virtual Gifts – members can send virtual gifts to friends exchange for credits on birthdays, Valentine’s day, Christmas, etc. It is available if you have Virtual Gifts plugin
● new Store – members can purchase real goods and services using credits. Stores sale products for credits and enable this option only for the selected products. The price in credits is automatically calculated based on exchange currency which is set by you in admin panel. It is available if you have Store plugin
● new Offers & Coupons – members can get redeem offers and coupons in exchange of credits. Offers allow members to get discounts for real goods and services, and purchase products from Store at discounted price. This is available if you have Offers & Coupons plugin
Leader board. Displays the member’s position in Top Members list and encourages him earn more credits i.e. create more new stuff. There is available a special widget which displays Top Members list.
Badges(Ranks). Credits are seamlessly integrated with Badges plugin so if you have Badges plugin then you get benefits from their integration. Badges are given to members depending on number of earned credits. You can set the number of required credits for each badge and it encourages members to actively use your social network to get new badges. The plugin is pre-filled with a list of badges(ranks) but you can add more badges. Please read more about Badges plugin.
Send Credits. Using this feature, members can send credits to their friends. You have a full control over this feature: enable/disable per member level, limit the number of total received credits.
Transactions. Your members can see each credit earning, transferring and spending using detailed transactions list. It tracks each credit-rewarding with all needed details, for example – Adding friend John Doe.
new Purchase and Upgrade Subscription. Now your members can purchase Member Level Subscription using credits, also view current membership status and upgrade it using credits according to exchange credits to money rate.
FAQ. It provides detailed FAQ for Credits where members can read: What is credits; How do they get Credits; Where they can use Credits;
In FAQ section members can find list of activities doing which they can earn credits.
Widgetized Pages. All pages of Credits plugin are editable using Layout Editor in Admin Panel. You can drag & drop widgets on these pages.
Widgets. Credits plugin provide various widgets:
● My Credits
● Send Credits
● Buy Credits
● Quick Links
● Top Members
● Transactions List
● Random FAQ
● new Buy Level
Many Other Improvements:
● new send credits directly from member profile page;
Assign Credits. You can assign credits rewarding to members for doing about 60 various actions on your site: upload photo, create blog, post on wall, like, comment, check-in and many others.
You have full control over credits rewarding – set the Maximum Number of credits which member can earn by doing an activity within a Rollover Period to avoid spam activities.
Supported actions and plugins:
● SocialEngine Core actions: signup, login, friendship, comment, like and many more;
● new new action type added – Edit Profile;
● new new action type added – Social Sharing(sharing to Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn);
● official Albums plugin;
● official Blogs plugin;
● official Classifieds plugin;
● official Events plugin;
● official Groups plugin;
● official Music plugin;
● official Polls plugin;
● official Videos plugin;
● Check-In plugin(Hire-Experts);
● free Likes plugin(Hire-Experts);
● Friends Inviter and Introductions plugin(Hire-Experts);
● Pages plugin(Hire-Experts);
● Quiz plugin(Hire-Experts);
● Rates plugin(Hire-Experts);
● Store plugin(Hire-Experts);
● Suggestion / Recommendation plugin(Hire-Experts);
● new Social Donations plugin(Hire-Experts);
● new Advanced Questions(Hire-Experts);
● Questions & Answers plugin(WebHive);
● Articles plugin(Radcodes);
● AVP plugin(myseplugins);
● MP3 Music plugin(Younet);
● Advanced Blogs plugin(Younet);
● Advanced Groups plugin(Younet);
● new Advanced Events(Younet);
● Advanced Forum plugin(Younet);
● Advanced Video plugin(Younet);
● Advanced Albums plugin(SocialEngineAddons);
● Documents plugin(SocialEngineAddons);
● Listing plugin(SocialEngineAddons);
● Pokes plugin(SocialEngineAddons);
● Advanced Articles plugin(SpurIT);
Send Mass Credits. It is a special feature which allows to admin to send credits to many members. You can specify the recipients or select them by member levels or networks. You can choose if the recipients will be received notifications, messages or none. Also you can set a number of credits as current balance for the selected members.
Transactions. It tracks each credit transfer, purchase, spending, etc. You can browse credit transactions per user, type of credits(transfers, spent credits) and activity type(uploading photo, video, liking, etc).
Statistics. It provides detailed statistics for earned, spent, transferred and purchased credits per period(this year, this month, this week).
Edit Member Credits. You can view and edit members credits balance, earned credits and spent credits.
Member Level Settings. You have full control over all features in Credits, you can enable/disable credits per member levels, enable/disable credits transfers and set the number of maximal amount of credits which can be sent or received.
Requirements: SocialEngine version >= 4.18;