GearIQ is a point system used to recognize members who contribute to Equipboard, and write useful, witty, and/or informative content. Earn enough GearIQ and you'll make the leaderboard on your favorite artist's profile, and more importantly you'll earn more editing privileges on the site.

Adding a profile picture: +100

Getting an upvote on a comment or review: +1

Following a pro for the first time: +15

Uploading a photo of your gear setup to your Equipboard (+15 GearIQ for your first photo, +1 for every photo after that): +15

Getting an upvote on your gear setup photo(s): +1

Correctly submitting a new item to a pro's Equipboard: +5

Achieving Confirmed Artist status by linking to your Equipboard from your SoundCloud page: +100

We're always thinking of new ways for Equipboard members to rack up points, so make sure to check back here to see what's new!

See who's got the highest Gear IQ here.