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What is VoteBash?

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VoteBash is a worldwide social voting platform that focuses on the voter. VoteBash is a free social voting site where people vote to express their interest in different categories and are rewarded with buttons. Learn more about Votebash here.

Where does the name VoteBash comes from?

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While Martijn was working on the idea for the service, his wife Bettina came up with the name. The name VoteBash represents a party where people are invited to express their individuality.

Where do I start?

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Get a free account. Signup. Go vote. You can also find more information here.

Can anyone submit a vote?

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Yes, of course. All you need is a free account. Signup.

What is a VoteBash citizen?

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In our community, we call the people using our services citizens. Unity is one of our core values. The word citizen expresses unity.

How do I edit my profile?

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Login to MyVoteBash and then Profile Settings. You can change general information, profile buttons, colors, wallpapers and more. Here is an example of how you can create your own VoteBash profile button.

I want to change my screen name, can I do that?

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Sorry, but you can't change your screen name. Once you have signed up for a VoteBash account, your screen name will be fixated to your profile and all other assets, such as buttons, Voteleds, links etc. You can always create a new account if you don't like your current name.

What are the optimal picture dimensions for creating a button?

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It works very well with images around 300x300 pixels. Smaller images don't always bring high quality. The bigger the dimensions, the better the outcome.

What is the difference between a wallpaper and a background?

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The wallpaper image spans your whole profile. The background image spans only the central area of your profile.

What file types are allowed for images?

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We happily accept the following file formats for images: JPG, JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group), GIF (Graphics Interchange Format), PNG (Portable Network Graphics) and BMP (bitmap image file)

Can you post personal information?

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No. Posting personal information like phone numbers, home adresses, credit card information, social security data etc. is not allowed by our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Can you post political campaign information?

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You are in the right place. Yes, you can post political campaign information. VoteBash is great for rallying for support or to maintain an audience base. VoteBash is a free social voting platform for the internet community. It is designed for surfacing all kinds of political views, as long as these views don't violate any national, international and local laws or regulations or our Terms of Service.

All VoteBash citizens are obliged to comply with our Terms of Service and other regulations that apply to our community. Political parties or candidates are free to use our service and are responsible for the content and links to third-party-websites they provide through the VoteBash service. VoteBash does not control or endorse political messages or links to political websites. You may also want to read our Community Guideline for guidance.

How do I support someone?

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Just visit the profile of any citizen you like and press the "Support Me" button. You will then get the citizen's button, which will be displayed in the "I am supporting" box on your profile.

How can I get directly to my profile?

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We have a handy short cut, a profile button, at the top of every page. You can also type your screen name as a vanity url. For example https://www.votebash.com/MartijnAtell. Also in MyVotebash the View Profile link will lead you to your profile.

How do I manage my buttons?

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To manage your buttons login to MyVoteBash and then Button Mananagement. Change the visibility of your buttons there.

Where can I see which questions I have voted for?

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Login to MyVoteBash and then Button Mananagement. There you can find all your questions you have voted for.

What is a Voteled?

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A Voteled is our interpretation of a one-question-poll. You can enrich your Voteled with imagery, a button for people to earn and link to a website of your choosing. A Voteled is great for getting awareness to your issues or to maintain a sales funnel.

How do I upload a voteled?

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Use the "Upload Voteled" button. Or go to MyVoteBash and then Upload Voteled. Type in a question. Fill out at least two answers and choose the right category for your Voteled. Furthermore, you can enhance your Voteled with imagery, a button and a link to a website.

What is the maximum amount of answers available?

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Currently, the maximum amount of answers per Voteled is five.

How long will my Voteled exists?

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Once the Voteled has been created, people can vote on it for eight weeks to acquire the button. After four weeks the voting will be closed, but the Voteled will still be visible with the end result.

How does the voting work?

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All you need to do is choose a Voteled to vote on. Then select the answer that aligns with your thoughts and press "Vote". The results are showed after voting. Citizens can only vote one time on a specific Voteled.

How can I show what I exactly voted for?

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Log in to MyVoteBash and then to Privacy Settings. Check the mark "Show what I voted for on my profile" and save your privacy settings. On your profile, your votes will now be visible in the button bubble.

How many Voteleds I can vote on?

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You can vote on as many Voteleds you like. Go vote and earn buttons! Show who you are, what you stand for and what you like. Make your voice heard.

How can I find Voteleds?

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Use the Voteled Billboard and the Current Voteled to find trending Voteleds. You can also click on the categories themselves to find the top five Voteleds per category. Fuhrtermore, use the search bar on top of the website. Finally, discover Voteleds by browsing the profiles of other citizens.

Can I search for people?

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We are working on this. For now, you can search for Voteleds by the authors screen name.

I need support, what shall I do?

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If you still have questions, please write to support@votebash.com. At times we may be experiencing a high volume of requests. We will try to answer your question as soon as we can.

Is VoteBash available in languages other than English?

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Yes, VoteBash is available in multiple languages. You can change the language at the bottom of every website. Or you can login to MyVoteBash an then Account Settings to change the language.

Are there any local versions of VoteBash

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Yes, there are multiple local versions of VoteBash that feature Voteleds from a specific country. You can use the country at the bottom of every website where it says "Location of content". Also you can access a local VoteBash version by using the national URL such as http://www.votebash.ca for example.

Here are all the official portals: