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CaptainCode's Guide to Making a Living From Home Without Any Skills.

Discussion in 'Other Ways To Make Money Online' started by CaptainCode, Dec 3, 2017.

  1. motivationmic

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    I always look at the TO rating, and I am very cautious. But somehow, I have 5 rejections now. This is only my 10th day on mturk. I have messaged all of the requesters, and I feel like it is their mistake. But I haven't heard anything back yet. My Approval Rate is 97.65% right now; it was 100%, and keeps bouncing around between 97% and 100% now.

    Thank you so much for your work and effort! I am checking back each day to see all of your updates!
     
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  2. RainbowInTheDark

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    this was an excellent and informative guide.

    Have you worked with Ebates? I use it when I use Groupon. They give you a promo code and you get a percentage of cash back. They only pay out once every quarter but I have it in my browser extension when I online shop. Groupon always gives me cash back.
     
  3. motivationmic

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    Here's my progress report:

    I started on 01/06/2018. I didn't really know what I was doing, then I read your guide. Now I'm slowly getting better and learning.

    Here are my stats:

    Approved 410
    Approval Rate 99.51%
    Pending 87
    Rejected 2
    Rejection Rate 0.49%

    I had a bunch of rejections, but they were all reversed except for these 2.

    So far, I have earned $57.73.

    I want to get more serious about MTurk, I want to be like you. What do you recommend that I do?
     
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  4. CaptainCode

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    Your first goal should be getting your approved HITs up to 500. After that it depends on the type of person you are. Or rather what you are good at. I use Task Timer every time I MTurk so I can track my earnings and, by far, the highest earning things for me are surveys, because I'm fast at them. Make sure you have some sort of HIT searcher and some sort of HIT grabber. Some people do transcription and make good money, some people work on batches all day. Try out batches and see if when you are doing batch work your rate of return is better (It's usually about half for me unless it's like Pinterest or something). If you are good at surveys start pounding away at those. Keep dedicated to it because it can be boring. I can make around $9 hr on a bad day and $15 - $20 on a good day just doing surveys. There really isn't a trick other than be fast at doing surveys and load up your queue. If you like working on the same thing all the time (batches) then make sure to follow the daily thread as lots of them are talked about. Some require specific quals (which are basically magic at this point) and some are kind of a free for all. Wait for the quals for the good ones (Though most of them are closed). Wait for good ones to pop up and in general just focus on using something like Overwatch if you are doing batch work. Hit finders won't work as good for you.

    I think once you learn the system you should just test for yourself what works better. Use a timer mechanism and do surveys for a day, then batches, then transcription ect. See what earns you the most. Overwatch the batches that work for you.

    You will get there.
     
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  5. motivationmic

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    Thank you so much for helping me!

    I have 440 approved HITS right now. I will get to 500 very soon! So far, on my best day, I made $20. I want to keep increasing that, and eventually get to $50-100 per day!

    So far, I think I like surveys the most too!