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Using This Forum => Forum agreement, guidelines, moderation & features => Topic started by: Editor on January 02, 2012, 06:05:44 pm

Title: Add your expertise to your forum profile
Post by: Editor on January 02, 2012, 06:05:44 pm
I thought it would be useful to add a feature to the forum that shows the expertise of forum members (optional).  So, if you are a top class plumber, decorator, baby sitter, accountant, driver, computer engineer etc you can add it to your profile and others can see it. 

To add your expertise to your profile do the following:
Title: Re: Add your expertise to your forum profile
Post by: sasquartch on January 03, 2012, 11:26:26 am
Are yours listed in order of competence Dave ?   :icon_jokercolor:
Title: Re: Add your expertise to your forum profile
Post by: Editor on January 03, 2012, 11:33:31 am
Absolutely.  Looking forward to your list (and country (http://www.brookmans.com/forum/index.php/topic,3460.msg27912.html#msg27912))

 ;)
Title: Re: Add your expertise to your forum profile
Post by: Editor on February 29, 2012, 09:57:42 am
A reminder that you can add your expertise to your forum profile. I see a few have.

You don't have to, it's an option, but it might be nice to know what skills, talents and resources exist amongst the community - or not, depending on how you view it.

 ;)
Title: Re: Add your expertise to your forum profile
Post by: Editor on October 04, 2016, 08:09:02 am
Four years ago we added a feature to the forum that allows forum users to add their expertise to their profiles.

The benefit of this is that those reading the posts can see what the contributor professes to be expert in.

So if you are a nature buff, a computer wizard, or, like me, know a lot about real ale and local walks, you can add those to your visible profile. 

On a more serious note, if you are a local developer, a local councillor, a planning expert, or a legal expert, you can add those, too.

This would be particularly helpful with anonymous posts where people want to protect their identity but also want to indicate that they know what they are talking about.

So, to add your expertise to your profile you simple do the following:

 :)

Title: Re: Add your expertise to your forum profile
Post by: Editor on October 30, 2016, 05:48:59 pm
Just a note to say that adding any expertise you might have can result in sharing valuable information. I contacted a forum member today with a question about an expertise they had listed in their forum profile. I received a great reply that answered all my questions. Excellent. A reminder of how to do it: