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Charlotte Stories is excited to announce our new points-based community, where users earn points for new articles, referrals, comments, reading articles, and more!

Points can then be exchanged in our store for awesome gifts, prizes, and gift certificates to local stores and restaurants.

Users earn points through:

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We give all new members of 1,000 points, just for signing up!

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Users can click here to write an article, then submit the article for approval from our editors.

Articles must be original, engaging, and focused on Charlotte (or surrounding towns in the greater Charlotte region).

Examples of articles that are often approved include; original restaurant reviews, top 10 lists, breaking news, interesting perspectives on trending topics, new developments, events, and engaging opinion pieces.

For each article that is approved by our editors, 500 points will be awarded to user.

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Each day at 12pm (noon), every article that is on the trending list on (based on the total views from the last 7 days) will be awarded 100 bonus points.

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Your unique referral link is located in your profile.

Each time a unique visitor clicks on your referral link, you will be awarded 1 point, and each time a new user registers on Charlotte Stories after clicking on your referral link, you will be awarded 50 points.

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5 points will be awarded for each genuine and engaged comment posted on articles, groups, and forums.

6 points will be deducted each time a user posts spammy or un-engaged comments.

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We give users 5 points just for logging in each day!

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Watch any of our promoted Charlotte Stories Videos to be awarded 1 point.

Click on any of our partner links on our Charlotte Stories Partners page to be awarded 1 point.

Read any article on Charlotte Stories to be awarded 1 point.