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What should I expect in the MVP nomination or first-time application process?

The MVP nomination process is outlined on the Sitecore MVP website and it is also worth reading previous question on How to become a Sitecore MVP. Nomination The MVP process for 2019 has changed ...
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How to become a Sitecore MVP?

First of all: No one should have a goal to become a Sitecore MVP, the goal should contribute to the Sitecore community with passion as much as possible and the MVP award will be a consequence. What is ...
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How to be Recommended to be a Sitecore MVP?

Make sure you have enough quality content online and use social channels to share your thoughts: on Twitter use #Sitecore https://twitter.com/search?q=%23sitecore on LinkedIn join the appropriate ...
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How to be Recommended to be a Sitecore MVP?

The focus on recommendations First of all; don't worry too much about recommendations. They matter, but they are not the do-all end-all defining thing that makes you an MVP or not. While I can't speak ...
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What can I do with my Sitecore MVP license?

You can use the Sitecore Platform license only for personal purposes: installing Early Access software, develop an open source module, testing and learning new features and this also includes running ...
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What information is needed for the Sitecore MVP application?

During the application you will be asked: personal information official name personal email address country/state where you live name of your Mentor(s) if any links to your online presence Blog ...
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When are the Sitecore MVPs announced? How are MVPs typically notified?

If you look at the official MVP website you can see the question about the timeline there: What is the timeline of the selection process? The nomination is open during November for the exact ...
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What to do if I received the Sitecore MVP recommendations on my office email id and not on the email ID applied through?

Every Sitecore MVP related questions can be sent to the MVP team: [email protected] Follow the updates of the review and selection process on our Twitter https://twitter.com/SitecoreMVP
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How to edit Sitecore MVP nomination?

UPDATE: as of Nov 2018 the MVP applications can be saved and edited on the form before finally submitting the information. There is no way to edit your nomination and please do not reapply. You can ...
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MVP Nominations - What should NOT be added in the forms during nomination process?

Shortly put; "What you've done for the Sitecore Community". Officially This year, it was divided into 4 sections. Motivation What motivates you in your community work. And "I want to become MVP" ...
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What is the Sitecore Community Mentor Program and how can I join?

Sitecore would like to support all of those who would like to contribute to the Sitecore Community and based on their contribution become an MVP. If you are part of the Sitecore Community but not sure ...
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What should be the criteria for recommendation for MVP Category - Ambassador?

The qualities that are considered when selecting an Ambassador MVP: Knows the latest Sitecore offering Drives business to Sitecore and ecosystem Actively participates in the Sitecore Advisory ...
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MVP Nominations - What should NOT be added in the forms during nomination process?

Simply, what you did for the community not for your clients or your company.
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MVP Nominations - What should NOT be added in the forms during nomination process?

Something else to add here is that it will depend on the type of MVP you are going for: Technology MVP All of the above. Doesn't matter how long you have been working with Sitecore or what your ...
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MVP Nominations - What should NOT be added in the forms during nomination process?

Aside from what was already answered by Mark and Tamás, I see a lot of confusion in people thinking MVP status is about being experienced with Sitecore like "Developer A has been working with Sitecore ...
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How to be Recommended to be a Sitecore MVP?

The request to become an MVP is organic. If you participate in the community, blog on Sitecore, come to the user groups (maybe do a talk or two). Then you will meet the other MVP's or employees who ...
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What is Sitecore MVP Cloud category?

Sitecore MVP Cloud it's a brand new category for Sitecore MVP, and looks for an individual who is an expert in Cloud solutions, using Sitecore cloud services, experienced to deploy Sitecore platform ...
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Can non-certified Sitecore developer become Sitecore MVP?

Certification is not necessary to become a Sitecore MVP.
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What to do if I received the Sitecore MVP recommendations on my office email id and not on the email ID applied through?

In a previous post (How to edit Sitecore MVP nomination) Tamas Varga wrote to write a email to [email protected] . I guess in your case you need to do same thing.
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What is Sitecore MVP Cloud category?

I was lucky enough to receive this award - here's why I think I got it. I have presented at Sitecore user groups and a while ago now, admittedly, at Sitecore Symposium in Australia (they only had ...
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How to become a Sitecore MVP?

This article will also help you to answer : https://sitecorebasics.wordpress.com/2013/02/13/basics-of-sitecore-mvp-award/
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What should I expect in the MVP nomination or first-time application process?

AUTHOR NOTE: This answer was previously for a question specifically about what the requirements were for a Commerce MVP, and was merged here. This is why it does not seem to directly address the ...
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What should I expect in the MVP nomination or first-time application process?

The procedure is the same for all the Sitecore MVP types. In a nutshell: You work actively offline and online with community in your free time for the whole year In November you ask either one of ...
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How can I update my photo on the Sitecore MVP Directory?

Currently the MVP Directory is using Gravatar to display the photos of the MVPs. To upload your photo please register an account with Gravatar and associate a photo with your email address. If your ...
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Do current MVPs need recommendations?

As far I know current MVPs doesn't need recommendation this year. Existing MVPs will receive an email automatically inviting them to create an acount, they do not need to be nominated by another MVP ...
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What should be the criteria for recommendation for MVP Category - Ambassador?

According to the announcement on Sitecore community the ambassadors are selected based on the following criteria Ambassador: An individual with solid knowledge of the latest Sitecore offering who ...
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How to become a Sitecore MVP?

My Personal Experience and Suggestion as below: First, it takes passion Blog about your passion,If you don't have one already, create your own blog-there are plenty of sites, such as Wordpress, that ...
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Is it worth to spent hours and hours of personal time to became a Sitecore MVP?

Honestly to me, if you are asking the question, then the answer for you is no. Being an MVP is not about you, its about the community. It's about making the community better. Making the product better....
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When are the Sitecore MVPs announced? How are MVPs typically notified?

On the last year MVPs were announced at beginning of February. Last years was an official press release on Sitecore website but all MVP received an email few days before official press release.
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What to do if I received the Sitecore MVP recommendations on my office email id and not on the email ID applied through?

I have the same situation. They said to me this is no issue, all nominations and recommendations are matched manually and they would handle it. Just to be sure, you can reply to the notification mail ...
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