Beta Testers

UserCrowd Review – Legit or Scam

UserCrowd is a website that pays people for giving their feedback on different website and apps. The company rebranded not long ago and changed their name from UsabilityHub to UserCrowd. The new site is a testing site that anyone can join and give their feedback on website designs and apps. If you decide to join UserCrowd you’ll be to give feedback to the website developers on how easy or hard it is to use their websites or apps. Your basic job will be giving your personal feedback about the website design.

How Does It Work?

  1. If you’d like to be a user tester all you need to do is create an account on the site and join.
  2. There is only one way to join the site and that is using your email address.
  3. Once you join the site, you’ll need to agree to their terms and conditions.
  4. The site is opened worldwide and anyone can join the site.
  5. However, they are looking for a well-written feedback on the websites that you do the test. It is a good idea to have a basic understanding of the English language and grammar. This will help you to write up your answers.
  6. On the sign-up page, you must agree to a few terms and condition.
  7. If you become a tester they require you to give your best effort on each and every test that you take.
  8. You will need to provide the company with accurate information on your profile.
  9. You can only have one account on the site and agree to not create a second account.
  10. You must also agree to never copy or share any of the tests on this site.
  11. Once you agree to all these terms the company has you fill out your profile information.
  12. It appears that they have a listing for all countries and it is easy to find your county.
  13. They also ask you how many languages you speak, your age, and a few other basic questions.
  14. You’ll need to enter your phone number and the company will send you a verification code to your phone number.
  15. You’ll receive a 4 digit verification code that you must enter.
  16. The next step is to set your time zone and tell them if you want to set up push notification or email notifications.
  17. It is a good idea to set up push notifications. This way you can be notified immediately when a test is available for you to take.

How Do The Test Work?

  1. You won’t be recording your screen or even your voice with this company.
  2. The company can show you a website for a few seconds up to a minute.
  3. Then you will answer a few quick questions after seeing the site.
  4. They have other types of tests where they will show you different logo designs and you need to pick the one you like best. After, you’ll tell them why you like this one.
  5. There aren’t always tests available on the site. You can either keep the website opened in your browser or set up push notifications. It is best if you set up the push notifications in your browser.

How Are You Paid?

  1. Each time you complete one of the user tests you’ll earn $0.10 to $0.50 for the tests. Keep in mind the tests are simple and take less than 5 minutes of your time.
  2. You’ll earn credits for each test you take. The tests pay between 1 to 5 credits. The credits are converted to $0.10 for each credit you earn.
  3. You will need $10 in your account in order to cash out. This could take a few months to earn this amount of money depending on how many tests are available.
  4. You can only cash out using your PayPal account.
  5. You must give the company your PayPal ID in order to receive your payment.
  6. When you’re ready to cash out, you must request your payment from the site.
  7. The site will process your payment and pay you within 30 days.

Conclusion:

This is a legitimate website that you can join to do small user tests and give your feedback for points. The tests are simple to take and don’t require too much time. It is best if you set up your push notifications on your browser so you’ll receive instant notification when a test is available. The site was rebranded not long ago from UsabilityHut to UserCrowd. Since the site was rebranded there appears to be more tests that you can take on the site. Just keep in mind you won’t earn an extreme amount of money from this site and it could take several months to reach the payout. Once you do reach the payout, the site will take up to a month to send you your payment. They must verify all the work you’ve done and look at your responses.

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Beta Family Reviews: Legit or Scam

Beta Family is a website that tests different apps on Android, iOS, and wearable devices. An app developer will use the site to have their app tested for bugs or errors before going live. As a beta tester, you’ll be testing the app and looking for any bugs in the app. At the end of the test, you report all the bugs you’ve found and also tell the app developer what you thought of their new app. In order to become a beta tester on this site, you’ll need an Android device, iOS device or a wearable device. Beta testing can be very interesting and you’ll find some interesting apps that you can keep and use on your mobile devices.

How Does it Work?

  1. You’ll need to go to the website and create an account.
  2. When signing up to the site it is necessary that you pay attention to the sign-up process. The sign-up page is used for companies or beta testers. Make sure you click on the right tab.
  3. You can sign up to the site using your Facebook account, Google account, or your email address and password.
  4. Once your account has been created and verified, you’ll need to add your Android, iOS or wearable device to your account.
  5. You’ll find this on your Profile tab.
  6. If you add an iOS device, you’ll need to add your UDID number.
  7. The company will send any iOS device registered an email. The email link must be opened in Safari on your iOS device.
  8. This will automatically send the data from your iOS device to the website and they’ll register your UDID number.
  9. The web app developers will need to add this number to the apps that are being tested before they send you the app.
  10. Complete your profile information. This will help the app developers to select you as a tester.

How Does The Testing Work?

  1. The website offers free beta tests and paid beta tests.
  2. As a brand new beta tester, it will be necessary for you to participate in some free beta testing of apps.
  3. You’ll need to check the site from time to time to see if there are any new tests you can take. The company doesn’t notify you by email.
  4. Checking the site will give you a better chance to be paid for one of the tests. Considering the selection process is rather difficult, the faster you can apply could increase your chances of being selected.
  5. Each beta test will be evaluated and graded. You’ll receive a score for the tests you’ve taken.
  6. When a paid beta test is posted on the site, each beta tester must apply for the test.
  7. The web app developer will select the testers from the applicants.
  8. There is always a limited place for beta testers and this is why your rating is so important.
  9. After completing a paid beta test the developer will rate your test and give you a score.
  10. Normally, if you do any beta testing on the site, the developer will give you a list of what needs to be tested.
  11. You’ll be looking for problems in the app, errors, and the different functions that aren’t working correctly.
  12. Keep track of the bugs and what you’ve found out when testing the app.
  13. At the end of the test, you’ll need to write up a report for the developer.
  14. In the report, you’ll give the developer a list of the bug and tell them what you thought about this app.
  15. A paid beta test on the site will be indicated by a $5 or a $10 in the upper right-hand corner of the screen. If you don’t see a dollar sign, the test is a free test.
  16. You are not obligated to take the free test, however, if you do take these tests it raises your score on the site and gives you a better opportunity to be picked for the paid test.

How Are You Paid?

  1. You are not paid for the free test you take. They are done to help improve your score so that you might get selected for the paid tests.
  2. Each paid test that the developer selects you for will either earn you $5 or $10 for the completed test.
  3. The payment will appear in your account after the test has been completed and the developer has evaluated all the tests.
  4. This can take up to 30 days to see the money in your account.
  5. You will need a balance of $50 in your account before you can request a payment from the company.
  6. You are not automatically paid when you reach $50 in your account, it is up to you to send the company a payment request.
  7. The company will take 30 days to process your payment request.
  8. The payments are sent out through PayPal.

My Thoughts About the Site:

  1. This is a nice site and they do offer some interesting tests for you to take.
  2. However, as a new beta tester, it will take quite a bit of time for you to build up your rating with the site. Therefore, you end up doing quite a few free tests for the company. It will take you several weeks up to a few months before you are selected to do your first paid test on the site.
  3. This can be very discouraging as a new beta tester. You are working for free for this company and it seems very unfair.
  4. I found a few of the app developers will take their time to give you credit for the tests you completed.
  5. Unless you keep track of the tests and your payment, you’ll miss a few of the payments that are owed to you. They will forget to give you credit or the app developer will not give you credit for the test.

Conclusion:

This is a legitimate site and you are paid for testing different apps on Android, iOS and wearable devices. However, it is very difficult to be selected as a beta tester, therefore, you end up doing a multitude of free test to try and improve your score. If you’d like to become a beta test and test different apps, just keep in mind that there are a large number of testers already on this site. Each test that you do has a limited number of testers the developer will select. What I liked about this site was the different types of apps you can test. There were some nice apps that you can keep installed on your device and continue to use.

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MyCrowd QA Review – Legit or Scam

MyCrowd QA is a crowd testing site that helps website and app owners find bugs on their website or app. The company has one of the best crowd testing platforms on the market today. Anyone who wants a website or app tested can be assured that the company can perform UX Testing, QA Testing, and Functional testing. This company hires testers worldwide that use a multitude of devices. This ensures the test results and finds the bugs in the website or app.

How To Join:

  1. Anyone who is 18 years of age or older can join the company.
  2. The company hires people worldwide, but you must be fluent in English to apply for a testing position.
  3. Complete the registration form and add your URL link to your LinkedIn profile.
  4. After signing up, you’ll need to register all your devices with the company.
  5. The company has test instructions that you must complete before being allowed to take a test.
  6. Once you’ve successfully completed the testing instructions, you’ll be able to start working to test websites, find bugs and give valuable feedback to website owners or app developers.
  7. The company has several evaluation tests for you to take. Just log in and start one of the tests. Each test lists the number of bugs that need to be found within the test and how many bugs have already been found. You’ll need to complete the test and see if you can find the other bugs that people have missed. If you locate one of the bugs, you’ll need to follow the reporting procedure to report the bug.

How Does It Work?

  1. As a tester you’ll be performing exploratory tests, running test plans, and doing bug hunts in for websites or apps.
  2. Each tester is paid when they complete a valid test cycle.
  3. Furthermore, when you’re the first person to identify and report a bug in the website or software, you’ll be paid for your valid bug report.
  4. You’ll also be able to conduct valid reviews of your peers and be paid for your reviews.
  5. Even if you have testing experience all new members start off as a beginner. Once you can prove your testing skills to the community, you’ll earn more privileges on the site.
  6. You’ll have the opportunity to use TestFlight. This is an iOS beta testing app that Apple uses to test new apps before posting them on the App Store. The TestFlight allows for both internal and external testers to test the app before it is released.
  7. No bug you find is too large or too small. The company has written a full page detailed description on how you will be sizing up bugs and reporting them back to the company.
  8. You can earn money on the site by being the first person to report a result. This means that you’ve flagged or found a bug. You must be the first person to report this bug in order to be paid for the bug report.
  9. Furthermore, if you’re the first person to validate a test script you can earn money for the results you’ve found.
  10. Each bug report or result that is identified needs to be validated by the company first, and second by the customer.
  11. The company has a result review bounty that can earn you money. Everyone in the community has an opportunity to participate in this result review bounty.
  12. You will have a listing of results that need to be reviewed. You can earn a $1.00 bounty for reviewing all the results listed on the page.
  13. When looking for bugs or performing other tests, you’ll need to use every function of the app or website to locate, identify, and report the bugs back to the company.

How Does the Company Pay You?

  1. There is no threshold to reach. Once you have the money deposited in your account, you can request your payment.
  2. The company pays everyone by PayPal.
  3. The amount of money you earn from the company will depend on if you’re the first person to report a bug or the other types of work available on the site.
  4. You’ll only earn money from the site when you’re the first person to report a bug.

Conclusion:

This is a legitimate crowd testing platform that pays you for locating, identifying, and reports bugs on the website or in the apps. You’ll have the opportunity to do several different types of testing on websites or apps. Unfortunately, you won’t always earn money from this site. The site is only paying the first person who identifies and reports a bug in the app software or on a website. However, they do have other paid opportunities on the site to earn a few dollars.

My Thoughts About This Site:

  1. Testing apps and websites will take an extreme amount of time. If you aren’t the first person that encounters a bug and sends a report, then you’ll not earn money for the time you’ve invested.
  2. Some of the pay is very low on the site. The company is only paying $10 to the first person who identified and reports a bug.
  3. The company has a platform where you’re paid to review different results on the site. However, this is opened to all members. Depending on how many people complete this task, will determine how much you’re paid. The money for these types of tasks is split between all participants that work on these reviews.
  4. This site can become very time consuming and frustrating at the same time. You’ll be spending several hours or longer searching websites looking for the bugs, misspelled words or other issues. If you’re not the first tester to sport one of these issues, you’ve done this work for free. You won’t be compensated for the time you’ve invested in this project.
  5. This can be an excellent job for people, who are quick, can easily find, identify and complete a bug report on what they’ve found.
  6. There are much simpler ways to earn money online than spending hours testing a website or app and not be paid for your time.

 

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Analysia Review – Legit or Scam

Analysia is a company that helps website and app owners test the usability of their website or app. The company hires people worldwide to complete the tests for people seeking answers. The feedback you give is valuable to website owners and app creators. It gives them valuable insight into issues and how a person views their website or interacts with their app. Each test that you perform is paid and normally takes between 10 to 20 minutes to complete a test. So if you love to give your feedback and test websites, this is an excellent opportunity for you.

How To Join:

  1. Anyone who is 18 years of age or older can join the company.
  2. You’ll need a decent internet connection to complete your assignments. Make sure you have at least a DSL connection in your home.
  3. Many of the tests require you to won a desktop or laptop. Some test can’t be done on a mobile device.
  4. Now and then the company needs to test different apps on mobile devices. If you own any mobile device, make sure you indicate this in your profile when signing up with the company.
  5. They hire people worldwide to perform website and App tests.
  6. You’ll need to register with the company to become a tester.
  7. When registering, make sure you have a desktop or laptop computer with a microphone. You’ll need the microphone to record your test. There is no need for a webcam; the site will only record your voice during the test.
  8. Completing your profile is extremely important. Considering the company has many testers and a completed profile ensures you a better opportunity to be selected. Some companies have a specific profile they are looking for. Therefore, an incomplete or inaccurate profile will be overlooked.
  9. It is good if your profile is on the targeted profile listing. This helps you to be invited to more tests. Unfortunately, there won’t be a test for you to take daily or even multiple tests to complete in a single day.
  10. When joining the site, you’re required to have a PayPal account. This is the only way the company can pay you for your work.

How Does it Work?

  1. There is a software program that needs to be downloaded and installed on your desktop or laptop before you can start or complete any tests on the site.
  2. If you are testing app, then you’ll need to install the testing app on your mobile device.
  3. You’ll need to use your microphone to record your voice during the test. It is a good idea to test your microphone before you commence the test.
  4. Each time there is a new test that you qualify for; you’ll receive an email inviting you to take the test.
  5. Just click on the link, start the recording software, and read all the direction for the test before you start.
  6. Each test should take you 10 to 20 minutes to complete.
  7. The different test will require members from various locations worldwide to complete the usability tests. However, this doesn’t always hold true. There are some tests that need a specific profile in order to be invited to the test.

How Often Does the Company Send You Tests?

  1. This can vary from month to month. Normally, you should receive 2 to 4 tests each month.
  2. Not everyone is sent a test each month. The tester profile will determine if they qualify to perform the test or not.
  3. It is extremely important that you keep your profile updated and follow the testing guidelines when performing your tests. This ensures that you’ll have a better opportunity to receive tests when they are available to take.
  4. Keep in mind that many people sign up to work for this company. Therefore, there are more testers than tests to take each month. The company will select their best testers to complete the tests they have. That is why you’ll need to do the best job possible when taking and completing a test.

How Does the Company Pay You?

  1. Each test that you’ve completed and the test is approved, will earn you $10.
  2. The test needs to be verified and approved before the company pays you for your time.
  3. This normally takes a week to complete the verification process.
  4. Afterward, the company sends your funds to your PayPal account.

Conclusion:

This is a legitimate company that pays testers to perform usability tests on websites and apps. Unfortunately, there isn’t much work in this type of job because a lot of people have signed up to become a tester. Therefore, it is extremely important that you complete the tests to the best of your ability. A trusted tester will receive more tests to complete each month than a tester with a low trust level.

This is considered a passive income site because there is no way to earn a living performing test every day. You’ll be lucky to receive 2 to 4 tests a month. However, there are other types of sites just like this one. If you want to earn an extra income, it is advisable to register with more than one site to do usability tests online.

 

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UserFeel Remote Usability Testing Review – Legit or Scam

UserFeel is a company who helps businesses, website owners, and app developers understand how people feel when visiting their website, or interacting with their apps. The company was developed by Usability Researchers to help website owners and app developers optimize their websites and apps. As a tester, you’ll be given the assignment to test a website. This might be to find a certain website, locate a product, order the product, and use the checkout to purchase the item. The completed test will add valuable insight to the site’s owner and allow them to see and understand the problems they didn’t know existed.

How to Become a Tester:

  1. In order to become a tester, you must register on the site. The site accepts testers worldwide as long as you are 18 years of age or older.
  2. In order to be considered as a tester, you’ll need a desktop or laptop computer with a microphone. Some people say you’ll need a webcam, but there aren’t many tests that require you to have this.
  3. If you’d like to do mobile testing, you’ll need a smartphone, camera, and microphone. Today, all smartphone is equipped with these features.
  4. During the registration process, you’ll be required to give your complete name, email address, country of residence, birthday, PayPal ID information, languages you speak, your native language, what languages you speak fluently, your website experience and what devices you can use for testing.
  5. The last question on the form is to tell the site why you’d like to become a tester.
  6. Before you’re allowed to be a tester, you’re required to complete a practice test with the company.
  7. The practice tests take between 7 to 15 days to evaluate and give you an answer.
  8. Normally, the company will notify you by email if you’ve passed the test or not.

How Do Tests Work?

  1. Each user test takes 10 to 20 minutes to complete.
  2. You’ll need a laptop or desktop computer with a microphone to complete each test. You will not be recorded when performing these tests. Only your computer screen is recorded and your voice in the background.
  3. Your computer software needs to be Windows 7 or newer in order to run the app on your computer.
  4. There is a Userfeel app that needs to be downloaded and installed on your computer or mobile device.
  5. You’ll need a good microphone to complete the tests, Make sure you test your microphone before starting. It is important to speak clearly into the microphone while testing the site.
  6. When you accept the test, you’ll need to start the Userfeel app before the test starts. The app will record your computer screen so the customer can see what you’re doing on the site.
  7. Furthermore, when performing the tests you’ll need a quiet place to work. There shouldn’t be a lot of background noise that interferes with what you’re saying.
  8. A test will be sent to you by email. There are a limited number of tests available. If you’d like to perform the test, it is necessary that you click on the link as soon as you can.
  9. You’ll never be required to complete a purchase or buy any products from the website you’re testing.
  10. During the test, you might be asked to find an item, add the item to your shopping basket, and checkout. Normally during this process, you’re required to add some information. There is no need to give your credit card number or your PayPal ID to check out. You can add a bogus ID and credit card number if necessary. The company allows you to use a fake name, address, and other information during the test.
  11. The test is done in the language that the website is set in. You’ll only receive tests that are in your native language or a language that you’ve indicated that you can speak fluently.
  12. The first initial test that you take on the site will determine your rating and how well you’ve followed instructions. Furthermore, this also determines how often a test is sent to you.
  13. Some tests require you to answer screener questions before you can take this test. The screener questions are provided by the owner of the website to determine if you are a good fit for the test or not.
  14. To become a good tester, you must be able to speak your thoughts clearly as you are performing the tasks. The more valuable feedback you can offer, the more often the company will send you tests.
  15. The number of tests you’re sent each month is determined by your qualification ratings. The site will give you your initial qualification score after you’ve completed the first practice test. Afterward, each test that is approved, the customer will give you a qualification score. The higher the qualification score is with the company, the more test you’re offered.
  16. If you’ve missed a notification for a new test, the company will assign a different tester to the tasks. Missing a test won’t hurt your rating on the site. They understand that all testers are busy and can’t perform all the tests assigned to them.

What Does the Company Not Want?

  1. During the test, the company doesn’t want to hear you read what the site says. They are interested in how you feel about the site. What is attractive and what isn’t.
  2. Nobody wants to hear everything is OK during a test. You’ll need to explain what you like and don’t like about the website you’re testing.
  3. During a test, the company doesn’t want to see a tester showing off. They aren’t interested in how good you are or how fast you can perform the tests. The company is interested in learning about the site because many people online don’t have the skill sets that you might have. Therefore, it is important to make the test look like a normal person took the test and not some expert.
  4. There is no need to flatter the website. If you like certain features on the site,, say so. But there is no need to compliment on each and every feature the site has to offer.
  5. Each test has a set number of tasks you must perform. Furthermore, you’ll have a scenario to follow. If you fail to follow the scenario or complete the tasks, your test will be disqualified and you won’t be paid.
  6. Nobody wants to see a show-off. There is no need to perform the test as an expert. There aren’t that many experts buying items online. However, there are many people who do shop online and have issues when checking out on a website.

What the Company Needs From Each Test:

  1. It is important to speak your thoughts into the microphone. Your ideas and what you see needs to be projected to the client as you work on their website.
  2. If there is anything that confuses you, then tell us. The owner of the site needs to know if there are issues on his site or not.
  3. Each time you perform a task on the website, you’ll need to clearly explain what you’re doing and why you’ve done it.
  4. If you have any suggestions to offer that would help a person perform the task easier, then offer your suggestions.
  5. Each test has a scenario that must be followed. Don’t go off script and make something up. Follow the scenario during the test and complete the test as assigned.
  6. Each test you take should be done in a quiet place without too much background noise.
  7. At the end of each test, there are a few questions you must answer. Answer these questions thoroughly and give a complete answer to the questions.

How Does the Company Pay?

  1. Each test you complete will earn you $10. However, the tests need to be approved before you’ll be paid.
  2. The test approval time normally takes around one week to complete.
  3. Afterward, your money is sent to you through PayPal or Payoneer.
  4. You’ll need to specify your preferred way of payment in your profile.

Conclusion:

This is a legitimate company to work for. They hire testers worldwide. When applying on the site to become a tester, you’ll need to take a practice test. The test is evaluated and approved. During this time, you’re given a rating on the site. The rating you receive will determine how often you are given a test to perform. After each test, the company approves the test and then pays you for completing the assignment. This is an excellent way to earn a passive income online. However, the better you become at testing sites, the more tests you’re offered.

 

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UTest Review – Legit or Scam

UTest by Applause is a site that hires freelancers to perform software tests and offer their feedback. You can join the site as a “Light User” or a “Full User”. As a light user, you’ll only join the test community to perform different types of test on software, apps, and websites. However, if you’re a full user, you’ll have the opportunity to do the paid project and also perform tests on software, apps, and websites.

How to Become a Tester:

  1. The company is always looking for passionate or professional freelancers to perform software tests. You can also be a designer, or just interested in web and mobile testing.
  2. The site hires testers worldwide to help them test web, desktop, and mobile applications.
  3. Register with the company on the tester signup page.
  4. You’ll need to complete all fields in the form as accurately as possible. This helps the company to match you with available tests.
  5. To register as a tester it is free and there are no membership fees to pay.
  6. You can only have 1 account with the company. Furthermore, you’re not allowed to use the account of another tester. If you’re caught with more than one account or using another person’s account, you’ll be banned from the company.

What Are The Requirements to Become a uTester?

  1. You must be 18 years of age to join the company as a software tester.
  2. You don’t need any previous experience to become a tester.
  3. However, if you’re a software QA professional this helps.
  4. Each project that you work on is closely monitored by the staff. This includes the bug reporting and bug approvals process during the test.
  5. The better testers are paid a higher rate by the company and offered the majority of the projects.
  6. If a tester is employed full time, it is their responsibility to check with their employer to make sure they aren’t violating any rules of the company they work for.

How You Are Invited to Paid Projects:

  1. The paid project is by supply and demand. This all depends on the availability of the projects and the criteria of the customer. If you don’t fit the profile, you’ll not be invited to join the test project.
  2. Only testers that are invited to the test project can participate. If you’re not invited, then you’ll need to wait until there is a project available that fits your profile.
  3. You’ll be invited into the “Sandbox Program” automatically. This is open to a select number of testers and depends on the current project demand.
  4. If you do well in the Sandbox Project, you’ll start to receive more invitations to participate in more projects. Normally, this takes 4 weeks to receive an invitation after your first project was completed.
  5. It’s important to keep your profile information updated at all times. If your profile is accurate and complete, you’ll have more chances to join testing projects.

How Does the Company Pay?

  1. You’ll earn money for each bug you’ve identified and it has been approved. Furthermore, you’re paid for test cases, surveys and other types of test cycles.
  2. Each test cycle pays a different amount. Furthermore, your pay scale is determined by your test rating. Therefore, a Gold, Silver or Bronze tester makes a higher pay rate than a new tester. As you take more tests you’ll move up in rank and earn a higher pay for your completed tests.
  3. Each user test varies in price and your skill level as a tester. The paid price for each test accepted is $10 to $50. The higher paid skilled testers earn around $1000 to $4000 a month working for the company full time.
  4. The company pays you by PayPal or Payoneer. They normally pay on the 15th and 30th of each month.

How to Become a Gold Tester:

  1. It is best to focus on quality and not the quantity of the test you do. Spend your time and do the best job possible. If you rush through the test and don’t supply quality answers, you’ll not be promoted to a higher testing level.
  2. It’s important to always improve your performance when taking the tests.
  3. You’ll need to continue earning and contributing to the site. It is a good idea if you join the uTest Forums. There you should read about the University courses the company has posted an answer thread in the forums.
  4. If you have any questions, make sure you ask them on the uTest forum. There are always other testers or the forum moderator there to answer your questions.

Maintaining Your Profile:

  1. When signing up with the company, you’re asked some basic profile questions. Fill in each answer completely and don’t skip any.
  2. If you have purchased a new device or updated your OS software, don’t forget to update your user profile to reflect these changes.
  3. If you can’t find your device or OS, you’ll need to go to the Software testing forum and create a new post. This informs the company about your problem so they can help you find a solution.
  4. In your profile select your project preferences.
  5. Complete your testing experiences and tell the company what you know or have done in the past. This is important to the company so they can match you up with tests that you’re experienced to take.
  6. Fill in all your hardware and software information for your computers and phones. If you have a tablet you should let the company know about it. This is important for the different tests you’ll take.
  7. It is best to have at least 90% of your profile complete.
  8. Each time something changes in your profile, you’ll need to update your profile on the site to reflect these changes.

Working at UTest:

  • Pros:
  1. There is no mandatory work on the site; you can work when you’re available.
  2. The forum helps new testers learn the job and ask questions.
  3. The site offers online training so that you can understand how to do the job and what is expected of you.
  4. A few of the testing cycles are simple and quick. However, you need the right device and live in the right country or state for the test.
  5. This is a good company to work for if it’s your first time being a tester. The company will help you learn what is expected of being a tester and build your confidence.
  6. If you can find bugs and other problems, you can earn a decent income each month for testing the software.
  7. You have a great opportunity to excel in the company if you’re extremely proficient and can find high-value bugs.
  • Cons:
  1. The company can reject your test case or the defects you’ve found because they aren’t what was expected of the test.
  2. It is hard to make decent money from the site. This site can’t be used for full-time work. This is more of a part-time job.
  3. Many of the test descriptions are incomplete and the test organizers don’t understand how complex the test was or what was needed to be done.
  4. A few times there were inconsistencies in being paid, however, the person in charge would work with you by email.
  5. Many projects are just for manual testers.
  6. A few tests that have been done, don’t have bugs to report, therefore you waste your time.
  7. After spending many hours on a test, it’s rejected and you’re not paid.
  8. The system is unorganized and many of the test instructions are confusing.
  9. It takes a lot of time to find a few bugs in the software. Some of the value versus deep bugs can lead to contention between you and the customers.

Conclusion:

uTest is a website that is legitimate and pays freelancers to perform hardware, software, and app tests on a variety of different devices. This company hires freelancers worldwide to join their testing community. To become a tester, you’ll need to register with the company and complete your profile image. It is important that you participate in the Sandbox Project and complete this project. Depending on how well you do in this project will determine how many tests you’re invited to.

 

Beta Testers

Testing Time Review – Legit or Scam

Testing Time is a company based in Switzerland that does market research. The company uses freelancers from around the world to participate in user testing, online interviews, and surveys. Anyone who wants to have a product or website tested, this company can handle their request. Furthermore, the company can do the work in French, German, Italian, English, and Romansh.

How to Join:

  1. Register with the website and verify your email address.
  2. Fill in your user profile. This is important because the information you supply here will determine the user tests the company sends to you.

How Does it Work?

  1. Once you’ve registered with the company and been approved, you’ll receive emails in your account. The emails are an invitation to a new user test.
  2. The email gives full details of the work and how much you’re paid.
  3. You can click on the link to join the test, or just pass and not answer the invitation.
  4. If you accept the invitation, you’re required to answer a few screening questions before you can start the test.
  5. The question will determine if you’re the right fit to do the test. If you match the criteria, you’re given a link to start the test.
  6. Depending on the languages you speak,  it will determine what tests the company sends you.
  7. It is important to fill out your profile when joining the company. This ensures that you’ll be invited to more user tests.

Who Can Work For The Company?

  1. Anyone can work for the company as long as you have a PayPal account, laptop or desktop computer, internet connection, Skype, headset, and webcam. You can also use a set of speakers and a microphone to do the test.
  2. Normally, the test is not done on a smartphone or tablet. You’ll need to have a computer to do the tests for the company.

About the Company:

  1. The company is based in Switzerland and has 9 people working for the company.
  2. When the company first started, it was a part-time adventure that grew to a full-time opportunity.
  3. The company has been online since 2015 and has over 100,000 registered freelance testers working for them.

What Do You Need to Work For Them?

  1. You’ll need a laptop or desktop computer with a high-speed internet connection.
  2. In order to do the test, you’ll need a Skype account, headset, and webcam. The headset is used for speaking into the microphone during the test. Instead of a headset, you can use a microphone on your computer with a set of speakers.

How Do You Earn Money?

  1. If you’re accepted for the user test, you’ll be paid for your time to do the test.
  2. The company has a referral program that allows you can invite people to join.
  3. The testing time varies on the site and tests can last 30 to 90 minutes.
  4. The company pays between $25 to $65 for a completed test.

How Are You Paid?

  1. After completing the user test, the test is approved, and you’ll receive the money in your PayPal account 10 days later.

What Freelancer Say About This Company:

  1. People who work for the company enjoy the work they do.
  2. The only problem is qualifying for the test. It can be difficult to qualify for a user test on the site, or the test can be closed because they have enough people.
  3. it is a good site to earn a few extra dollars a month
  4. It took time to get used to them filming me and talking to myself when taking the test.

Conclusion:

This is a legitimate company based in Switzerland that hires the freelancer’s worldwide to perform user tests online. The company pays you for participating in the test. Furthermore, if you speak more than one language, this is an excellent opportunity to qualify for more tests. The company pays extremely well for a user testing site. Normally, you are paid $10 from most sites. However, this site pays $25 to $65 for tier test.