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New QC Checkboxes!

Now more options to help you score sentences in QC Transcripts tasks!

When rating a sentence as “Good” you can now select among these additional options

1.  Minor Missing Word

This includes stutters, repetitive words, or homophones.  Example:

  • ‘Hello, my name is’ should have been ‘Hel, hello, my name is’
  • ‘a’ should have been “an” or one instance of ‘its’ vs. ‘it’s’ or similar.

2.   Minor Incorrect Word

This includes slang, filler words, minor pronouns or disfluencies.  Example:

  • ‘Gonna’ should have been ‘going to’ or visa versa
  • ‘This’ should have been ‘These’
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FAQs Are Here!

Dear CrowdSurf Transcribers,

We realize that at times you may have questions you need answers to immediately, so we have put together an FAQ for both Mechanical Turk and Crowd Virtualizer!    If you can not find what you need in our FAQs, then please feel free to contact us.

In general you may have noticed that we have been updating our website services and tools to better meet your needs.   There is much more coming in 2014!  

 Thank you and Stay tuned!

Your CrowdSurf Support Team!

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Bonus On Every MTurk HIT Extended…

Dear CrowdSurf Transcribers,

You have exceeded our expectations once again!

Our most recent bonus offer was so successful that we have completed the latest large batch of MTurk work in record time – this is our fastest turnaround yet!

Your hard work makes online media more accessible to the hearing impaired and second language viewers!  Thank you for all your effort to make this possible.

Please don’t worry if there is a low volume of work temporarily.   We are expecting our next large batch of media at any time!

And because you have been so successful, we will be extending the bonus period to provide additional days!  More to follow …

Thank you again for continuing to exceed our expectations and reaffirming our faith in the power of the crowd;  we are excited to see what new heights are reached next week!

Sincerely, 
Your CrowdSurf Support Team!

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This Week’s MTurk Bonus Calculator

Weekly Volume Bonus Opportunity Across All MTurk Transcription HITs!!

Here is how it works:

  1. Earn $1 the same as $0.02 per hit daily bonus when you have 50 approved transcription HITs (prorated above 50 HITs).
  2. Achieve daily bonus on any 3 days of the week, and earn prorated bonus on  ALL approved transcription HITs for the week!
  3. The more daily bonus days achieved, the higher the bonus rate paid across  ALL approved transcription HITs for the week (see below).
  • 3 daily bonus days: $0.03 bonus applied to ALL approved HITs in week
  • 4 daily bonus days: $0.04 bonus applied to ALL approved HITs in week
  • 5 daily bonus days: $0.05 bonus applied to ALL approved HITs in week
  • *Score sheet updated daily to display bonus levels achieved to date
  • *Calculator below:

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Earn a bonus on EVERY HIT in MTurk!

Weekly Volume Bonus Opportunity Across All MTurk Transcription HITs!!

Here is how it works:

  1. Earn $1 daily bonus every day that 50 transcription HITs are approved (prorated above 50 HITs).
  2. Achieve daily bonus on any 3 days of the week, and earn prorated bonus on  ALL approved transcription HITs in week!
  3. The more daily bonus days achieved, the higher the bonus rate paid across  ALL approved transcription HITs in week (see below).
  • 3 daily bonus days: $0.03 bonus applied to ALL approved HITs in week
  • 4 daily bonus days: $0.04 bonus applied to ALL approved HITs in week
  • 5 daily bonus days: $0.05 bonus applied to ALL approved HITs in week
  • *Score sheet updated daily to display bonus levels achieved to date

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MT Volume Bonus – This Weekend Only!!

Weekend Volume Bonus is BACK!!

The HITs just keep on coming!! Help us clear them out and earn BIG this weekend only!!

Additional  $1.00 for each 50 Transcription HITs approved

 $2.50 for each 100 Transcription HITs approved

 $6.00 for each 200 Transcription HITs approved

Offer valid on HITs completed by midnight, January 19th!

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Higher Volume and Rates Available

Higher Paying HITs through the weekend.

  • Higher rates!
  • Higher volume!
  • Interesting video content!
  • Higher Levels!

We raised our rates on all HITs in MTurk!  Look for the Highest Priority HIT queues when you log in to Mechanical Turk. Read more

Higher Volume, Higher Pay in MTurk Today

IT’S A MECHANICAL TURK PARTY!

  • Higher rates!
  • Tons of HITs!
  • Interesting video content!
  • Evaluating and raising levels all day today!

We raised our rates on all HITs in MTurk!  Look for the Highest Priority HIT queues when you log in to Mechanical Turk.

We are replenishing quality HITs rapidly, so keep checking in.  The content is so interesting you will be on the edge of your seat all day long! Read more

10% – 30% Higher Paying HITs in MTurk

We raised our rates on High Priority HITs in MTurk-

Look for the Highest Priority HIT queues when you log in to Mechanical Turk.

We are replenishing HITs steadily all week, so keep checking in.

Have you checked out our Mechanical Turk Resource page?

Thank you!

Higher Paying HITs in MTurk

You Asked and We Listened!

We are adding HITs in Mechanical Turk at a Higher Prices!

We are replenishing HITs steadily all week, so keep checking in.  Log in to Mechanical Turk here. There is more coming!

Have you checked out our Mechanical Turk Resource page?

Thank you for hard work!