Making The Best of Your First Impression!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ChrisTurk, Dec 8, 2016.

  1. ChrisTurk

    ChrisTurk Administrator

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    Whether you're a new Turker, wide eyed and bushy tailed to hop on the best batches, or a grizzled vet who has seen more Brelig pay drops than you can remember we're happy you've joined TurkerHub :)

    In order to make the best of your first impression here there are a few simple things you may want to include in your post:

    1. An Avatar - Nothing says hello like a smiling face, and while you're welcome to take a quick selfie really anything that represents you and your personality will be the perfect addition to an introduction post :) Usernames can be really hard to remember without a picture (face) to attach them to, and some of us are old / forgetful so help us get to know you!
    2. You - Drop a few cool details about your life / goals in your post. Most folks here making good money on Turk started like everyone else, tirelessly working away on HITs trying to learn the ropes and if we have a better idea of your goals/time commitments you'll have a much better experience.
    That's it. Pretty simple :) Soon you'll be surrounded by tons of Turkers all chanting "One of us! One of us!" - just don't drink the Kool-Aid!
     
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  2. sparkle73

    sparkle73 New Member

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    Excellent details
     
  3. Jessica Post

    Jessica Post New Member

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    My name is Jessica, not really sure what to do at this point but I do know that I want to make some money.
     
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  4. Virginia Carlton

    Virginia Carlton New Member

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    Hi everyone, glad that I found somewhere to find ideas to help me with Mturk. hope to get to chat with all of you at some point.
     
  5. Celtic Lady

    Celtic Lady Well-Known Member

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    It's a good idea to start your own introduction thread in this section of the forum. That way we can give you a more personalized welcome and answer questions you may have :)
     
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  6. Rod

    Rod New Member

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    Hey everybody, I work full-time, but job security being what it is I'm trying to set-up a back-up plan. I know I won't get rich,but every little bit help's.
     
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  7. Momof1

    Momof1 Well-Known Member

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    Welcome rod!
     
  8. margarita

    margarita Active Member

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    Hi everyone! I just read about Turkerhub on Reddit and thought it would be a great place to chat with others and maybe get some tips on how to increase earnings. I stay at home so this is just a way to get some extra cash!
     
  9. Momof1

    Momof1 Well-Known Member

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    @ChrisTurk I notice there is a badge for welcome wagon. I welcome all the time so how do I get one? You know I LOVE badges!
     
  10. Sheol

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    Hmm. You might be onto something there.
    @ChrisTurk
     
  11. Celtic Lady

    Celtic Lady Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to The Hub :)

    It would be great if you start your own thread so we all can welcome you officially :)
     
  12. TurkWorkerinOH

    TurkWorkerinOH New Member

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    hi - Thanks for the warm welcome. Been doing Turk work a couple years now. Hoping to learn a few tricks. Would especially like to know how to stay away from researchers who mis-treat workers (low pay, slow pay, rejection for no valid reason).
     
  13. Celtic Lady

    Celtic Lady Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to The Hub. You can get better insight into requesters by using TurkerView and hanging out in the daily thread. Join us in the daily thread and feel free to ask any questions you have there.