The Tap Your Talents Website and Mobile App is a platform for people talented in either categories of Acting, Dancing, Music, Singing, Writing, Painting and Photography to come together and showcase their talent by creating their unique portfolios. People can take part in various competitions organised for each talent category. People can share advice and tips and communicate with each other as well as appreciate the work of exceptional talents.
Through this platform we intent to discover talent and recognise it. So, if you think you have some talent then you have come to the right place. Don’t hide your talents, get ready to show them to the world!
Currently the Tap Your Talents platform has 7 Talent categories:
- Creative Writing
Registering to Tap Your Talents is very easy.
You can view posts without registering however you would need to be a registered user to use the various features of the platform.
First go to the LOGIN screen
Website: You should see the option to Sign up on the Top Menu.
Mobile App: After you have installed the app, when you first open the app, you will get the option to register.
Then select your user type.
Currently we have 3 user types - Artist, Organisation and Voter
You should see the Signup Option on the Lefthand side.
Enter your details for your user type and register with a valid e-mail id.
You will be successfully registered after you verify your e-mail id through the E-mail we send you.
or you can use the below 2 options to register too
- Register using your Facebook credentials. When you choose the Facebook option, your Facebook credentials are used for registration. No verification needed.
- Register using Your Google credentials. When you choose the Google option, your Google account credentials are used for registration. No Verification needed.
Currently as an Organization you can
View artist portfolios and follow them in LEAGUE.
Like, share and comment on posts in SHOWCASE
Add a topic or answer artist questions in FORUM
Vote for competition participants in COMPETE
Once registered, your profile will be visible on our Organizations page.
As an Organization, you can request us to launch your own competitions, one of the best marketing strategies for a particular talent group.
You will be able to do so once registered.
Also, launching more features benefiting Organisations soon!
Organisations we are welcoming
Dance studios and classes
Art classes. art suppliers, art galleries
Publishers, content creators, Magazines
Casting agencies, video creators
Event management , singing classes
Music video creators, TV show agents
Photography suppliers, travel agents
As an artist you will be able to
Upload Posts and create your unique protfolio, like, share and comment on posts in SHOWCASE
Enter the artist league as well as view other artist portfolios and follow them in LEAGUE.
Add a topic or answer questions in FORUM
Paticipate in competitions as well as Vote for competition participants in COMPETE
Other features benefiting Artists launching soon.
You won't have access to the other features of the platform.
You may choose to change your user type to ARTIST from the dashboard.
- You may have registered before and forgot your password. You can click the forgot password option.
- You may have registered using your Facebook credentials and trying to register again using the normal method.
- You may be trying to register through the Facebook option and may have already registered using the normal method.
- Check your inbox or maybe your spam folder, you may not have verified your registration e-mail.
- You may have registered using your Google credentials and trying to register again using the normal method.
- You may be trying to register through the Google option and may have already registered using the normal method.
- If you had registered using Facebook, you have to log in using the Facebook option.
- If you had registered using Google, you have to log in using the Google option.
- If you had registered normally then you would need to enter the credentials you have registered with to log in.
- Check your inbox or maybe your spam folder, you may not have verified your registration e-mail. Once you verify your e-mail id, you should be able to log in.
- You may be entering a wrong password. You can click the forgot password option.
To reset your password, click the forgot password link. You will be sent an e-mail with a code which you will be asked to enter in order to reset your password. Please note, this does not apply for Facebook logins.
You can easily change your password by going to My Profile then clicking Change Password. Please note, if you have registered using your Facebook credentials then you won't be able to change the Password.
You can skip registering by clicking the skip button. You can view posts without registering however you would need to be a registered user to use the various features of the platform. You won’t be able to upload posts in the showcase section, take part in competitions in the compete section or vote, post topics in the forum section or message other users unless you register with a valid e-mail id.
Each Talent category will have this section. Here you can view other users posts as well as upload your own posts. Currently, you have a limit of 50 posts so we advise you to upload your bests posts as eventually this biulds up your talent portfolio. Also, depending upon the number of likes your posts receive, your position in the LEAGUE moves up.
You should be able to publish content by clicking the ADD POST button.
The type of content you can upload varies as per the category.
Acting: Videos from gallery [Max Limit - 150 MB], YouTube URLs
Dancing: Videos from gallery [Max Limit - 150 MB], YouTube URLs
Singing: Videos from gallery [Max Limit - 150 MB], YouTube URLs
Music: Videos from gallery [Max Limit - 150 MB], YouTube URLs
Photography: Photos from gallery, camera
Painting: Photos from gallery, camera
Writing: free text, Word document, PDF
Yes, the current limit of posts in each Category is 50. This is to enable you to have a portfolio of your best work.
The number of posts you have posted and the number of posts remaining is usually visible on the Add Post pop up.
Also, there is a limit of 150MB on Video Uploads in the Acting, Singing,Music and Dancing Categories. If your video size is greater then consider shortening your video or using a YouTube link of your Video.
This is because on YouTube you haven't enabled Embedding. So, go to your video settings on YouTube and tick the -Allow Embedding- option
Each Talent category will have this section. In this section, you will be able to see the latest competitions taking place as well as register for any competitions or vote for any competition entry.
In the COMPETE section of any of the categories, you will be able to see the latest competitions and the number of entries allowed. Provided there are spaces remaining and the last date to enter hasn’t passed, you should be able to register for that competition by clicking on the register button. You would need to enter some details and pay for the registration fee unless it is free. You should submit your entry carefully, having understood the theme as well as the requirements of the competition as you won’t be able to submit anything again. You should also thoroughly read and understand the competition rules as if your post doesn't comply with them then your entry will be disqualified and removed without notice. For video uploads, make sure you are uploading a video in MP4 format. You should receive a message confirming your registration as well as see the entry you have uploaded in the MY COMPETITION section.
Below is the usual process of most of our competitions
Round 1 - Registrations
Only entries fulfilling the competition theme as well as set rules will be accepted. Other entries will be removed without any notice.
Round 2 - Tap your Talents Judge voting starts
Once registration period ends or max entries received, registration will close, and Tap Your Talents Judges voting will start.
The platform judges will shortlist the TOP ENTRIES. The shortlisted participants will be notified via E-mail/call and will be guided through the next Round.
Participants who were not selected will be e-mailed a Certificate of Participation.
Round 3 – Member Voting
Member voting will start once the Tap Your Talents Team announces and promotes the finalists on our social media platforms [Facebook/Instagram] and after the finalists have been notified.
All members of the platform are invited to vote as well as the finalists can promote their entry in their own way to get supporter votes. In some instances, we can decide to skip this round.
At the end of the voting period, the entry with most votes wins and is automatically moved to the Talented Achievers Page.
The Winner[s] will be notified via call and their winning prize will be sent once they confirm their identity. Winners will be promoted on our social media platforms [Facebook/Instagram] and will e-mailed their Certificate of Achievement.
However we do organise certain Special Competitions too which may have different rules, winning criteria and processes, so we advise all to read the Rules on the registration page before submitting their entry.
All members of the platform will be invited to vote. Fake email ids are identified and not verified during signup, so fake voting is not possible.
Once a competition is open for member voting, there are 2 ways to vote, please note you can vote for as many deserving entries as you want but can only vote once for a specific entry and you cannot vote in a competition you have registered for yourself.
- You can check all the active competitions in the Upcoming Competitions section. Select the competition which is open for voting and you would like to vote for and click the vote button. You can browse all the entries and vote for the entries you like.
- You can go to the COMPETE section of any category and select the competition which is open for voting and you would like to vote for and click the vote button. You can browse all the entries and vote for the entries you like.
Each Talent category will have this section. Depending on the number of likes a user gets on his posts in the SHOWCASE section, they will appear in the league. The User with the most post likes will appear first. Tap your talents regularly feliciates League Toppers and their chances of being discovered remain high.
Each Talent category will have this section. Here you may post a topic or a question and other users are open to answer or comment on it.
This page lists all the winners of all the previous competitions.
You can view all your posts by going to My Profile then clicking My Posts.
You can view all your comments you may have posted in the forum section by going to My Profile then clicking My Comments.
You can view all the Competitions you have registered for by going in the My Profile section then clicking My Competitions. Once, the Competition voting closes and the Winners are announced the non-winning entries are automatically deleted. So, unless you have won, your entry from this section will be removed. If you have won, then your enty will also be displayed on the Talented Achievers Page.
You can go to My Profile then click Edit Profile to edit or update your Profile information.
This category may interest aspirants of acting. Here you will be able to showcase your acting talent in the form of acts, stand-up comedy, vlogs, mimicry, etc.
This category may interest aspirants of Dancing. Here you will be able to showcase your Dancing talent in the form of various dance styles.
This category may interest aspirants of Music. Here you will be able to showcase your Music talent using various musical instruments as well as their own musical compilation.
This category may interest aspirants of Singing. Here you will be able to showcase your Singing talent in the form of songs of any genres or language.
This category may interest aspirants of Photography. Here you will be able to showcase your photographic talent in the form of photos or pictures of various categories like nature, people, wild life, etc.
This category may interest aspirants of Painting. Here you will be able to showcase your artistic talent in the form of paintings of various styles.
This category may interest aspirants of creative writing. Here you will be able to showcase your creative talent of writing in the form of free text, short stories, blogs, poetry, etc.
We would be really sad to delete your account however if you wish to leave us you can contact us through the CONTACT US page or email firstname.lastname@example.org a request to delete your account. It would be great if you could provide us with a reason of why you are leaving us too.
If you are interested in sponsoring a competition in a particular talent category, then you can contact us through our CONTACT US form or email email@example.com and we will get back to you with further details. We can also post your details in the sponsor's section.
We would really appreciate your testimonial or positive feedback. You can contact us through our CONTACT US form or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your comments. we also put selected testimonials on our home page
We take all complaints or negative feedback very seriously. You can contact us through our CONTACT US form or email email@example.com your complaint with as much detail as possible and we will try and resolve your issue.
You can view all your posts by going to My Profile then clicking My Posts. Here you will have the option to unpublish any unwanted posts. By unpublishing your post, it will be removed from the SHOWCASE stream however your Post limit count will not be affected. If you wish to increase your Post Limit then use the delete option which will permanently delete the post.
You can view all your posts by going to My Profile then clicking My Posts. Here you will have the option to delete any unwanted posts. Deleting a post will permanently remove it from your profile and update your Post Limit. If you don't want to delete your post but just remove it from the SHOWCASE stream then use the Unpublish option.