The Beta Tester Blog

Practical advice for becoming a top-notch beta tester.

Streaming is Trending for Betabounders

Nowadays, everyone seems to be watching their favorite TV shows and movies through streaming services like Netflix and Hulu. As our recent post...

The Evolving Role of Television in Your Lives

It's hard to picture a world without television. The television has become the center of the American living room. For the millions of families who...

Are Betabounders Cutting the Cord?

We've all seen the headlines. The eventual demise of cable television has been a recurring news story for some time now. Every day consumers across...

7 Things To Do After Signing Up For Betabound

So you've just signed up to be a Betabounder. You filled out your profile(s) and ended up on your community dashboard. Now you're waiting to receive...

The Lowdown on Our Detailed Signup Process

If you've signed up to be a member of the Betabound community, you know that we ask for a lot of information as part of your member profile. We ask...

We Want to Know How You Watch TV!

From time to time we launch community surveys within Betabound to get an idea of how our community is responding to trends in the tech world. When we...

Decoding the Betabound Homepage

Have you ever visited the Betabound homepage and felt a little overwhelmed by all of the beta opportunities? If you're nodding your head, then this...

The Surprisingly Good Reason Why We Don’t Pay Beta Testers

Have you ever heard the saying, "too much of a good thing won't be good for long?" The same principle applies to incentivizing beta testers. If you...

Putting Your Beta Testing Experience on Your Resume

Many of you join our beta tests to grow professionally. Beta testing is a great way to learn how to use new products that can help your professional...

Checking Your Inbox: Betabound & Partner Announcements

The best part about being a member of Betabound is getting emails about exclusive beta opportunities. These are tests you won't find anywhere else....

What Makes a Bad Bug Report?

Bugs are the lifeblood of a beta test and it's what our clients want when you test a product. They have enlisted your help because they want to make...

Unintentionally Violating Your NDA

Getting selected to participate in a beta test is an exciting time. The product you've been chosen to test is likely something that you're...