Joining the Crowdforce
In This Chapter
Working out whether crowdwork is for you
Deciding which type of crowdsourcing you want to do
Joining a crowdmarket
Considering mistakes and intellectual property
Bidding successfully for microtasks
Doing the job and getting feedback
All the crowdsourcing websites out there encourage visitors to join the crowd. ‘Click here to become a worker!’ they say. ‘Find a job here!’ ‘Learn about our opportunities!’ ‘Become part of the workplace of the future!’ These invitations are so enticing, but they don’t always tell you what you need to know about being a crowdworker.
You may become a crowdworker for many different reasons, and you can find many different kinds of careers as a crowdworker. Some are full-time careers that will support you and your family; others are part-time jobs that will supplement your income or allow you to develop your ...