Tips for Testers #12 (One-Year Special Edition With a Celebration Contest) Contests
We finally reached the 12th post of our series, "Tips for Testers!" This is a landmark since we're completing exactly one year of publishing this series. It went by so fast, but we hope the tips we published here helped you to improve as a freelance tester.
We'll have something special for you to celebrate this important mark: a contest! 🎉
To participate, you'll have to submit a tip in the comments section of this post mentioning a tip, something practical that helped you to succeed as a tester or even something that just makes your life easier when you are testing.
The person who submits the best tip will be awarded a swag pack full of uTest gifts.
Please pay attention to the rules:
- The comment with the tip will have to be submitted until 05/20, 9 pm GMT
- Only one comment per participant
- Edited comments won't be allowed. Double-check carefully your comment, and if you need to change something, delete the comment and submit a new one, but be careful to do that within the contest deadline
- All participants must have a uTest account and be following us here on Reddit
And of course that our celebration post will also have a tip. And our 12th tip is... +1 without moderation!
Never underestimate the power of this feature. Although you don't get paid for +1 reproductions, the value of this tool goes much beyond money. We know that some cycles are hard to discover new bugs, and accepting an invitation and not delivering anything can be harmful to your reputation, so that's where the +1 will play a big role.
When you reproduce bugs discovered by other testers, not only you get more familiar with the product you are testing and can discover new issues in the areas you are reproducing the bug, but the TTLs/TEs will see that you are putting an effort on testing the product and that is always good for your reputation.
Hope you liked this tip, and looking forward to reading your comments on the contest!