General Questions:

Why Auxo?

Our vision is simple: Increase, Growth for you and others.

We believe that everybody has potential for personal growth.

We believe that you can grow, learn, and achieve whatever you desire.

We want you to grow your potential and help one another reach it.

We want everyone to “Increase, Growth” together.

What is Auxo?

Auxo is a social media platform to grow your knowledge & business.

You can join discussions and discuss anything you like. Use our platform as a sounding board.

You can ask questions to experts in different industries and even request consultations from them.

If you’re an expert in your field, you can answer questions and give consultations. Offer your services through Auxo.

What are the “Growth” Buttons?

You will see small leaf icons on posts, answers, comments, and articles.

These are voting buttons to show your approval of content.

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Growth = Thumbs Up      Increased Growth = Two Thumbs Up

The posts with the most votes will be shown first. Expert Answers, Comments, and Discussion posts with the most collected votes will appear at the top.

What is the Growing Section?

Click the logo on the upper left to access the “Growing” page. The posts with the most votes will be featured here.

When your post starts collecting votes, it will begin to rise to the top of this section.

Share your posts on other Social Media accounts to get your friends to join your Discussions and vote on your content!

Why is Voting Important?

Voting ensures that high quality posts, answers, and comments appear first. The voting system allows you to curate content.

You can approve content you like by clicking “Growth.” When members vote on your content, your post will start rising to the top of the Growing page. Invite your friends to Grow your post!

If you consistently post great content, you’ll collect votes and build your reputation. Your profile page will show certain stats like Total Earned Votes and Total Post Views. These stats will help you to stand out and show members that you contribute to the community.

Voting allows the community to govern itself democratically. It signals members that a post is interesting and useful. The more Votes a post has, the more you can be certain of its quality. Voting is also a great way to thank members for posting great content!

If you see inappropriate posts or comments, you can Uproot them.

What is Uproot?

You decide what shows up on Auxo!

You can approve and disapprove content by Uprooting.

Click the icon on the right side of comments and posts to Uproot.

If you want to delete your own comment, you can Uproot it.

     (Hint: On mobile, click on the icon twice to Uproot.)

See a SPAM Post?  Uproot it!

You have the power to judge and decide what stays and what goes.

If a post or comment receives multiple Uproots from other members, it will automatically be deleted.

Do you see blatant spam or a hateful comment?  Uproot It!

Note: Please be mindful of people’s opinions. If you don’t agree with a post or comment, please do not Uproot it. Some insightful or truthful comments can go against popular opinion. Uprooting is for blatant spam, profanity, derogatory or hateful comments.

Where is my Friends List?

Click on the upper right icon to open up your Account.

Click the Add Friend button on the bottom. Enter your friends email address.

If they’re already a member, they’ll be added to your list. If they’re not a member, they’ll get an email invitation to join Auxo.

Once your circle of friends join, they’ll be found under My Colleagues. Then you can stay up to date and easily view their posts.

Your friends can help “Grow” your posts by voting on them. The more friends you have, the more they can help grow your content.

After your friend joins Auxo, you’ll see the Article Board Unlocked!

What else can be unlocked?

Be active on Auxo and you’ll earn hidden rewards.

You will unlock special features when you earn Medals.

What is the Article Board?

You can access loads of content created by members in this section.

This the area to SEED your content and gather an audience.

You can post videos and publish “How to” guides, case studies, or blog articles.

(Hint: Unlock the Article Board by inviting friends with the Add Friend Button.)

Educating others with your expertise is the best way to build trust and rapport while building an audience.

Become a thought leader and influencer in your industry.

What are the gray circles with numbers?

You’ll see gray circles on the Article Board and Discussion Posts.

These are view counts. It shows how many times people have seen your content.

What's the best way to use Auxo?

Start genuine discussions. Interact and talk to people, one on one, as if you are talking to them in person. This is the best way to use it.

If you just post links every hour, you will be ignored. Building genuine relationships, is the best way to grow your business. People hate being sold. Don’t use sales pitches or spammy posts shouting, “Buy my service!”

Instead, engage people in a genuine way. People love to buy from individuals they trust and have rapport with.

Again the best way to build rapport is to interact with others. Teach them something and answer their questions. Post helpful comments and curate posts. SEED your content on the Article Board.

Auxo was designed to help you stand out and gather an audience without resorting to spammy push tactics.

What is Ask Experts?

This is where you can ask experts any questions they have. The specialists there can give detailed answers to your questions.

As the community grows, you can have access to expert advice and answers.

If you’re an expert in your industry, you can answer questions and gain potential business leads.

Every answer you post will have a “Request Consultation” button.

What is the “Request Consultation” Button?

Every answer you post in Ask the Experts will have a Request Consultation Button. Any member can press the button to request a consultation from you.

Remember, the answers with the most details will likely stand out.

You can choose to request a consultation from any member that answered a question to your liking.

Please do not press this button, unless you are serious about receiving a consultation from the person that posted the answer.

Be sure to check your spam box when looking for Consultation Requests. Check your spam folder and look for “Auxo: Consultation Request.” If you see it there, mark it as  “Not Spam” to ensure future Consultation Requests are not placed in your spam folder.

Why does my Request Consultation Button not show?

When you are logged in, the Request Consultation button does not show up on your answers, because you can’t request a consultation from yourself.

However, everybody else will see the Request Consultation button on your answers. You can even check to see them yourself when you’re logged out.

What are Leaf Tokens?

Leaf Tokens are the main currency used in Ask Experts.

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Answering Questions         Asking Questions

You need them to post questions and answers in Ask Experts. They are only used in Ask the Experts. Leaf Tokens will help ensure the section remains high in quality for getting business leads and getting accurate answers from experts.

Leaf Tokens do not apply to the Article Board. You do not need them to “SEED” content.

What is the “SEED” Button?  

Once the Article Board is unlocked, you can SEED content on it.

You can post videos, images, or any blog article you like.

If you’ve written articles on other sites, you can easily copy and paste them. The font style, size, color, images, and videos easily copy over when you SEED.

Tip: Copying & Pasting from sites like Medium, LinkedIn Pulse, or other mobile responsive sites work the best.

Note: Please give proper attribution of content when posting other people's work.

What is Popular and Growing?

This is the section on the Article Board that shows popular content. The content with the most votes will be featured at the top.

When you begin to collect votes, your post will start rising to the top of the “Popular & Growing” section.

Tip: Share your SEEDs on different social media networks to get more eyes on your content.

# Hashtags don’t work.

Hashtags are not needed.

Members can search content with the search bar.

Type in keywords to search for, just like you do in Google.

What are Keyword Tags?

Keywords are used for searching content.

Keywords in your Title and Tags will appear in search results.

When Seeding Content, you can add up to 5 Keyword Tags.

Don’t link keywords together like this:  BusinessGrowth.

Don’t use #Hashtags.  Just enter the keyword.

Use keywords that you would use in a Google search.

Enter one word per Tag.

Tip: You don’t need to repeat any keywords already in your Title.

Why are my images out of alignment?

To optimize for mobile viewing you want to keep the horizontal width of images 500 pixels wide or less. Maximum width for landscape mode is 700 and portrait is 375 pixels. Featured images need to be less than 1mb.

If your website blog article images don’t copy over, you may need to post on other mobile responsive sites. Images copy over well from mobile optimized sites like Medium or LinkedIn.

What is the “Business Growth” Button?

This is where you can connect with professionals to help grow your business.

Currently we have a great team of content writers. We highly recommend you consider content marketing. It’s important for SEO and getting found on Google.

Everybody searches for answers to problems online. Having helpful articles is a great way to draw tons of people to your website to learn about your business.

Why do hyperlinks not work?

Hyperlinks work on the Article Board and on your Profile Page.

Links do not work on Discussion Posts.

This is done for a reason.

We are encouraging members to engage one another in genuine conversation, instead of just posting links. [Read This: How to be an Awesome Auxo Member]

It also prevents spammers from just posting links every hour trying to push their products, services, or website in a disingenuous way. People ignore these “Spam” posts. They are ineffective and clutter up the boards.

The best way to promote yourself is to be active and interact with others. Join discussions and contribute to the message board on a regular basis. Give helpful advice and answer questions. Keep conversations moving forward.

If you keep posting valuable information and help others, people will be inclined to know more about you.

They can click on your profile image and see your profile page. This is where you can post your contact information and have links to your website.

What’s the best way to use the Profile Page?

You can add anything you want on your profile page.

You can post your education, credentials, and business information. Just as long as they’re accurate and true.

You can also offer promotions and specials for your business, service or product.

How do you build community trust?

7 Tips to build your Reputation:

  1. Be the First to answer questions. Answer lots of questions. Give specific details and give quality answers.
  2. Use voted comments and answers strategically. If you see answers without any votes, give better answers.
  3. Monitor the main page and look for questions within your industry.
  4. Post an answer even if you already see 2 or 3 existing answers. Take your time to answer the question well.
  5. Be humble and fair. There are lots of domain experts out there. If you see other great answers and comments, vote on them, they deserve it.
  6. Using Bold, italics, and underline will go a long ways.

  1. Use numbered lists to make your post stand out. It gives your post structure and allows readers to spot important points.

The URL on my profile page does not work.

Copy and paste the entire URL, including the http:// or https://

How can I delete or edit my posts?

Click on the upper right icon. Click on Settings.

Below “Add Social Media”, you’ll see Posted Discussion and Posted Article. Click on those to edit or delete your posts.

(You can only edit posts that you started. All comments and expert answers are final and cannot be edited after posting. But they can be deleted with Uproot)

Why do my posts disappear?

If you’re found to be violating any of the Community Guidelines or Terms of Use, your post can be deleted by the moderator with or without warning.

Please review the [Community Guidelines].