Welcome to MTurk Crowd

Work on Amazon Mechanical Turk, learn from the best, and have fun doing it. Join the crowd today!

Sign Up

Quick question about first 1000 HIT

Discussion in 'MTurk Help & Resources' started by Sakiel, Mar 28, 2018.

  1. Sakiel

    Sakiel
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    Mar 28, 2018
    Messages:
    1
    Likes:
    0
    Hi,

    I just started Turking this week and read through some of the Pinned Posts and FAQ and one of the questions I have is, should I just rush through the first 1000 HIT, regardless of pay or still be selective when choosing?

    Thanks for your input!
     
  2. electrolyte

    electrolyte
    Expand Collapse
    The Ghost of MTurk Past

    • Contributor
    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2016
    Messages:
    19,184
    Likes:
    45,940
    Well, I'd be selective enough to not do work for requesters with a bad history because if you get rejected, that'll impact your approval rating. When you have a brand new account, it'd just take a few rejections to really bring down your approval rating. So I'd stick to requesters that have positive reviews and make sure you're submitting high quality work so you can try to avoid rejections. But as far as taking low pay HITs vs. waiting around for higher paying HITs, that's kind of up to you and how quickly you want to try to reach 1000 HITs.
     
    Collapse Signature Expand Signature
  3. Jade71

    Jade71
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2018
    Messages:
    18
    Likes:
    99
    I joined MTurk about two weeks ago.I'm almost at the 1,000 hits mark. I took a lot low paying hits to get my number up. You do have to be careful and submit your best work regardless of pay,so you won't receive rejections.They really bring your approval rating down fast.