Bounties are a great way to fostering community engagement, accelerating development, and reward talented developers. Posting bounties on buidlbox means having developers at your fingertips, your work outsourced to thousands of buidlers and you pay only the best applicant.
It is important to define your bounty objectives clearly, offer fair rewards, and provide clear requirements to ensure your bounties are a success!
What's included when you post a bounty on buidlbox:
- Bounty is published on guidl page and on the Bounty Explorer
- A dashboard for managing bounty applicants
- You can communicate and comment on buidlers' work to help them in the process
- You will receive buidler's preferred payout address for flexible prize distribution
Creating a Bounty in Buidlbox
Putting up a bounty in buidlbox is very simple! Follow these steps to have your bounty up in no time!
- Sign into your buidlbox.io and navigate to your Guidl account!
- Select "Bounties" from the top menu
- Click "Create Bounty"
- One you have filled out all the information on the bounty, click "Preview"
- If everything looks good, click "Publish Bounty".
Note: In order to create a bounty, a bounty fee equivalent to 10% of the total bounty prize must be paid. This fee will be processed during the bounty publish stage.
To complete the bounty be sure to fill out all the information in the bounty form as detailed as you con to make it easy for participants to start work immediately!
The title of your bounty should succinctly convey the essence of the project. It's the first thing potential participants will see, so make it clear and engaging.
Call to Action
Use this section to clearly outline what you expect from participants. Whether it's code contributions, bug fixes, or creative content, be specific about the desired outcome and keep the description short.
Short Description (Max 50 Characters):
Craft a brief introduction to your bounty where you sum up the core idea to excite and encourage potential contributors.
Here's where you provide an in-depth explanation of your bounty. Detail the scope, goals, and any specific requirements. The more clarity you offer, the more likely you'll attract contributors who can deliver quality work.
List the criteria that participants must meet for their submissions to be considered successful. This helps participants align their efforts with your expectations and ensures a smoother evaluation process.
Use relevant tags to categorize your bounty. Tags help participants find your bounty more easily based on their skills, interests, and the nature of the project.
Include contact information that contributors can use if they need help or have questions about your bounty. We recommend that aside from an email address, you also provide alternative contact information such as a Telegram and Discord handle.
We highly encourage you to include resources with your bounty. By offering resources, you empower participants to engage with the bounty more effectively, regardless of their expertise level. These resources can make the difference between a confusing experience and a rewarding one for contributors.
Choose if the bounty is a bug bounty or a project.
If the bounty has an expiration date, be sure to turn toggle ON. If you would like to leave the bounty with no expiration date, the toggle can be set to OFF.
Select from Beginner - Intermediate - Advance. This gives a clear indication to potential contributors if the bounty fits their skill level. Select from
You can make the bounty "Open to all", where there is no restrictions to who can start working on the bounty. Additionally, if you would like to first vet potential contributors and control who works on the bounty, select "Must be approved"
For "Must be approved" bounties, potential contributors will apply to start working on the bounty. You will receive email notification every time someone applies to work on the bounty. You can then choose to approve or deny based on their application.
Be sure to complete the following prize details:
- Payout amount
- Payout Chain
- Payout Token
Note: All bounty payouts will be handled outside the buidlbox platform! Prizes are required to be distributed in ETH on the Ethereum, with their value pegged to USD. It's important to note that the bounty is designed to have one winner, and the bounty will conclude as soon as a winner is chosen.