Today I received a surprise mail from Microsoft saying that I’ve been recognized as Microsoft Community Contributor for the year 2011. It is happy that my MSDN forum contributions towards SharePoint 2010 Development are recognized.
Congratulations! We’re pleased to inform you that your contributions to Microsoft online technical communities have been recognized with the Microsoft Community Contributor Award.
The Microsoft Community Contributor Award is reserved for participants who have made notable contributions in Microsoft online community forums such as TechNet, MSDN and Answers. The value of these resources is greatly enhanced by participants like you, who voluntarily contribute your time and energy to improve the online community experience for others.
Becoming a Microsoft Community Contributor Award recipient includes access to important benefits, such as complimentary resources to support you in your commitment to Microsoft online communities. To find out more about the Microsoft Community Contributor Award and to claim your recognition, please visit this site: http://www.microsoftcommunitycontributor.com/
Microsoft has introduced Community Contributor Award program to say thanks to individuals who freely volunteer their time and energy to powering up and improve Microsoft online technical community experience for others. Microsoft Community Contributor Award Program is designed to recognize exceptional contributions to Microsoft online community forums such as TechNet, MSDN, and Answers.
Recipients of the Microsoft Community Contributor Award receive a small benefit which can serve as a resource for their participation in technical forums based on past year contributions and last for a year from the date of the award.
How does Microsoft select recipients of the Microsoft Community Contributor Award?
More and more technology users are seeking ideas and solutions for enhancing their technology experience through online resources. Microsoft reviews the contributions of participants who offer their time and energy to online technical communities such as Answers, MSDN and TechNet to identify those who make notable contributions for possible recognition as a Microsoft Community Contributor. In addition, Microsoft Community Contributors can be recommended by Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals, who serve as deep technical experts and thought leaders in the community.
There is no special requirement for the award program except you must be 18 years or older. For additional information about the Microsoft Community Contributor Award Program can be found at http://www.microsoftcommunitycontributor.com