Anime-themed updates and improvements to Swarm.Suggest a character Suggest a feature
🎖️ Leaderboard: new signal of prominence for users who bring in clients through generating referral links
🧐 Top Referrers Sidebar: New sidebar on home page celebrates most active dealmakers in the community.
🛍️ Benefits Store: new ways to shop for benefits.
🧴 Homepage Filters: switch between swarms, TBHs, and Opportunities from the homepage.
Amber: is a signal of value, created by, with, and for members of the Swarm community. It can be exchanged for benefits and perks that help you live your best fractional life.
🔗 Client Referrals:
Generate custom referral links to share with clients and earn referral rewards for every successful hire they make via Swarm.
💎 Rates & Services: Let everyone know what they can hire you for by adding your rates & services to your profile.
Metapreview: Sharing Swarm links are now more eye-catching and informative.
🏆 Opportunities: Freelance projects are now called Opportunities.
🏠 Updated Home Feed: We’re putting everything (opportunities + swarm discussions) on the home feed. Bye bye Bzzaar 👋🏻
🌻 Direct Praise: You can now give praise directly on a profile.
🗣 Improved testimonials: Gain more context behind a testimonial, such as connections declared, skills praised, and date given.
🌀 Empty states: We added illustrations on profiles for empty testimonial and project sections.
🪴 Discussion reply button: You can load Swarms faster now that the rich text editor only comes up once you press a reply button.
👀 Profiles are now public: profiles can be viewed even if not logged in. Social share links added.
⭐️ Project opportunities: Update your profile to get introductions and referrals to project opportunities. Access to projects in the Swarm network happen through referrals to complete profiles.
🧳 Profile projects: we increased featured projects up to three so you can showcase more of your best work.
💖 Profile testimonials: we increased number of testimonials to three on profile overview.
🌼 Praise: any skill can now be added when praising someone.
🔒 Data and privacy: turn off tracking and request account deletion.
🖼 Profile: Projects. Showcase your past works on your profile.
🤠 Profile: Role Preferences. Declare the project roles you want to take.
🗓 Profile: Project Availability. Let everyone know when you’re available for work.
🐦 Profile: Twitter Link. Add your twitter account to your profile.
🍯 Profile: Reputation Points. The pollen you get from fellow swarmies now shows as your reputation points (a.k.a Honey)
🏆 Profile: Skills. Fellow swarmies can now see the skills you’ve been praised for!
🌍 Profile: Timezone. Let potential collaborators know where you’re working from.
✅ Profile: Verified Badge. You can now show off your verified status on the platform.
🌼 Pollen. Award swarmies for helpful answers on discussions. You get 3 pollen everyday.
🙌 Praise. Praise fellow swarmies for sharing their skills, insights, and advice using pollen!
🍯 Honey. Increase your reputation and credibility on Swarm with each pollen you receive.
☀️ Invites. Use your invites to let up to 5 friends join Swarm.
🤝 Builder referrals. Refer a trusted collaborator to a project, and get $75 if they land the role.
🪲 Bug fix: New swarms email. Get notified for new content on the forum.
🎪 Post a project. Post your project directly from the Bzzaar page! 🏃
📥 Bzzaar project email notifs. Get updated on new discussions on your project!
🎪 Bzzaar marketplace. Make your idea come to life by building it with the Swarm community. Find teams of expert builders ready to make your MVP happen.
🛰 Search. You can now stalk your fellow Swarmies! Find potential collaborators, teammates, and builders for whatever purpose.
💅🏼 New discussions format. We streamlined the reading experience on swarms by making the UI vertical.
👈🏼 Going back. Never lose scroll progress on the timeline ever again. We all never liked going back to the top, right?!
🧚🏻 Projects onboarding. Easier onboarding for busy founders and project posters.
🔍 New Navbar. Explore Swarm with the new navbar: now bigger, better, and with bee-autiful icons!
✨ New Swarms Emails. Get cool new swarms delivered fresh to your inbox weekly.
⬆️ Upvotes &️ Downvotes. Amplify swarms you want to see more buzz on, and bump down swarms that don't bring value.
🔔 Notification Settings. Manage all your Swarm email preferences in just one page.
💌 Mentions are live! Let people know you're thinking of (and typing about) them with @mentions! ✨
🗑 Delete Reply. We all make mistakes — but now, on Swarm, you can erase evidence of them forever. 😉
We now send you a freshly redesigned email about the swarms you follow. Never miss a message again.
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