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Steelersfan
08-29-2006, 12:42 AM
I'm pleased to announce that we now utilize Zoints! To get an idea of what Zoints offers, please take this quick tour (http://zoints.com/tour/forum-members/).

What is Zoints?

Zoints is a forum network and profile system utilized by more than 125 forums, including many of the largest in the world (http://www.big-boards.com/kw/zoints/). It provides you with new features such as your own highly customizable personal webpage, photo albums, blog, page to show off your vehicle, means to keep track of friends, and MUCH more. In turn, Zoints is designed to help bring new members who share the same interests as we do to this forum. An example profile of a car forum member can be seen here (http://nasiocnick.zoints.com).

Before I go further, if you don't want to use Zoints, don't worry, you can turn it off by going to your user control panel options page and unchecking the boxes at the very bottom.



Getting Started


To link to your profile, follow these easy steps:

Step 1:

Go to the Zoints dropdown at the top and click on "My Profile"

http://img3.zoints.com/forums/link1.png




Step 2:

If you already have a Zoints account, login. Or select create your profile.

http://img3.zoints.com/forums/link2.png




Step 3:

Create your account (it takes 30 seconds max) and that's it. You can now play with the most powerful profile system on the net :)



Various Helpful Tours

How to add a profile picture (http://zoints.com/tour/add-a-profile-picture/)

How to add someone to your network (http://zoints.com/tour/add-to-network/)

How to add a video to your profile (http://zoints.com/tour/adding-media-to-the-my-media-block/)

How to setup group permissions (http://zoints.com/tour/group-permissions/)

How to add interests to your profile (http://zoints.com/tour/how-to-add-interests/)

How to add new blocks to your profile (http://zoints.com/tour/how-to-add-new-blocks/)

How to message other members (http://zoints.com/tour/how-to-message-another-member/)

How to create a custom content block (http://zoints.com/tour/how-to-add-custom-content-via-a-block/)


Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Do I HAVE to use Zoints? Can't I just turn off the box and links without linking to my profile?

A. No, you don't have to use Zoints. To turn it off, go to your user control panel, then edit options. Scroll to the very bottom and uncheck the two boxes under "Zoints Options".


Q. Does Zoints have a privacy policy? I'm concerned about them sharing my information.

A. Zoints' privacy policy can be read here (http://zoints.com/privacy-policy.z).


Q. If i'm not sure how to do something on Zoints, who should I contact?

A. You can submit a support request on Zoints by going here (http://zoints.com/support.z) or clicking on the http://img.zoints.com/z/navbar_o_support.png at the top of your screen at Zoints.


Q. How is Zoints different from all those other social networks I already have a profile at?

A. Zoints is designed to benefit our forum. For example, they actively work to drive traffic to our forum. By using Zoints, you will help this site gain new members. In addition, Zoints doesn't suffer from many of the problems that plague other social networks.


Q. I really don't want anyone except members here to be able to view my profile. Is that possible?

A. Yes! Just set your group permissions (http://zoints.com/tour/group-permissions/) accordingly.

BlitzburghRockCity
08-29-2006, 12:49 AM
Ive been on some of those forums already...that is definately some good company to be apart of and should also help us drive alot of traffic to our wonderful Steeler Addicts site !

Enjoy the newest addition to SA everyone !! Im gonna build my profile asap !

Steelersfan
08-29-2006, 12:55 AM
I'm still working on mine....lol

BlitzburghRockCity
08-29-2006, 12:59 AM
Yeah I was gonna wait till tomorrow but I started already myself :lol:

Steelersfan
08-29-2006, 02:40 AM
http://steeleraddicts.zoints.com/

Use this link to join if you would like!

PemPgh14
08-29-2006, 07:49 AM
Ok, how do you change the samller pic in the top right corner?

BlitzburghRockCity
08-29-2006, 08:51 AM
I dont see one a small pic in the top right corner of mine ? :scratch:

BlitzburghRockCity
08-29-2006, 12:18 PM
I just added a video to mine and some more information. :tt02:

Steelersfan
08-29-2006, 12:31 PM
Ok, how do you change the samller pic in the top right corner?

I don't see one there either.

Blitzburgh55
08-29-2006, 12:55 PM
I might make one

PITT23
08-29-2006, 04:10 PM
This all looks awesome and fun :D

I'll make my profile now.

PemPgh14
08-29-2006, 05:35 PM
Oh, I mean the top left.

BlitzburghRockCity
08-29-2006, 05:42 PM
Each box in your profile can be changed by clickin on the "wrench" icon on the top right of each box (sections)

Blitzburgh55
08-29-2006, 05:44 PM
I made one i work on it later

PemPgh14
08-29-2006, 06:04 PM
Alright, got it...this thing is awesome!

Steelersfan
08-29-2006, 11:47 PM
Glad you guys like it. Remember you can use the same profile on any other forum that uses Zoints.

Koopa
08-30-2006, 05:28 PM
is this like a myspace on crack???

PITT23
08-30-2006, 06:06 PM
Its more like an expanded member profile but it's like MySpace in the fact that it's in a network or sorts.

Come on guys, I know there are more of you out there that wanna make one of these. It's easier than I thought.

And check out mine while you're at it :)

AZ_Steeler
08-30-2006, 06:29 PM
I'm thinking about it... Not sure if I want something else to maintain right now with a little one on the way...

Everyone's pages looks good though!

Koopa
08-30-2006, 09:18 PM
i set mine up, kinda confusing so i didn't put a lot on it.....who is popoman???

Steelerlyn
08-30-2006, 10:31 PM
I got too much going right now but it is on my to do list!;) ;) ;) ;)

Prosdo
08-31-2006, 04:02 PM
Just made mine. Need to fix it up though.

BlitzburghRockCity
08-31-2006, 05:00 PM
lf you explore all the options there's really alot you can add to your zoints to customize it so its more you. :cool:

PITT23
08-31-2006, 05:07 PM
lf you explore all the options there's really alot you can add to your zoints to customize it so its more you. :cool:
Yeah I never thought it could be so much fun to have until I saw how simple and eay it was to make it personalized.

Prosdo
08-31-2006, 05:08 PM
Yeah, it does seem really cool. I like how it's like a whole one stop place for pictures, blogs, and such. Very cool that you can find all the people from message boards.

Koopa
09-01-2006, 12:39 AM
so am i the only one that put actual pics??? damn i guess i better take them off i don't want to be the only retard lol

Steelersfan
09-01-2006, 12:53 AM
You can put whatever you want on it. It's like your own personal profile.

BlitzburghRockCity
09-01-2006, 06:21 AM
I'll be uploading some pics to it, just havent done it yet. Hopefully alot of Steelers pics too :yesnod:

AZ_Steeler
09-01-2006, 02:20 PM
Well... I set my Zoints account up... nothing to great about my profile right now but I'm sure over time it will get better :)

PITT23
09-01-2006, 02:58 PM
so am i the only one that put actual pics??? damn i guess i better take them off i don't want to be the only retard lol
I'm sure if/when I get my camera working I'll download some of pics from that to my computer and profile but until then I'm stuck.

Steelerlyn
09-01-2006, 10:33 PM
I joined too, I didn't fill anything out yet like comments, etc but I will:)