The Beta Tester Blog

Practical advice for becoming a top-notch beta tester.

Success Story: BULLIT’s Personality Resume

BULLIT is a modern, professional social network focused on what makes you great at your job: your unique combination of personality and skills. We...

Announcing Product Surveys!

We've launched product surveys! Similar to our community surveys, the results of these surveys aim to teach us more about the testers within the...

Why Is It Important to Submit Your Beta Surveys on Time?

If you're selected for one of our private Betabound Exclusive tests, then there are seven types of feedback you'll be expected to submit —...

Understanding the Luck of the Draw

With St. Patrick's Day fast approaching, we thought we'd take a moment to reflect on how luck plays into tester selection. With over 170,000...

3 Benefits of Becoming a Tester

Once you learn what beta testing is, a great next question to ask is why becoming a tester would benefit you. Besides the invaluable life skills...

Why Do Companies Run Beta Tests?

Why do companies run beta tests? Is it to create a proof of concept for a product, make sure they're release ready, or to generate buzz? As a beta...

What Happens After You Click Submit?

Applying to a private Betabound Exclusive is arguably the biggest 'rush' on Betabound. Typically, you've received an email encouraging you to apply...

How Can I Tell If I’d Be a Good Beta Tester?

If you've landed on this blog post, then congrats! You've just taken the first step toward becoming a beta tester. The biggest misconception about...

Meet Our Team: Chris Rader

Chris Rader is a Centercode superhero who, to our community, largely operates in the shadows. He doesn't interact with our beta testers directly,...

Announcing Public Betabound Exclusives

As we reflect on 2016, we're excited to start the New Year with the launch of a new program: public Betabound Exclusives! Our private Betabound...

Our 5 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2016

2016 was an awesome year for the Betabound community. Our community grew by 25% and we launched new initiatives like Refer a Friend, Women Behind...

What Tech Products Are Betabounders Excited About This Holiday Season?

We recently surveyed our community of beta testers and asked them about the products they’re considering purchasing or returning, as well as what...