How To Test – Setting Up a Crowdtest in 5 Steps

Testing your software, app or IoT product is a crucial step of the development process. All market-ready products need to be tested meticulously to guarantee client and customer satisfaction. So if you agree that testing is an absolute necessity, just keep on reading. What we know is that although the importance of testing is recognised, the following question arises: What is testing all about and how can I manage to run a successful test with Testbirds? Continue reading

Crowdtesting – A How-To Guide for testing successfully

Over the last couple of years, crowdtesting has become a more and more popular complimentary method to ensuring a high quality of mobile apps, websites, online shops and Internet of Things applications. This level of popularity is also reflected in Testbirds’ development since 2011 and in our crowd which now consists of more than 150,000 testers in 193 countries worldwide. Over one thousand projects have been done by us so far and every day we see new innovations popping up in the digital world that need to be tested extensively to win consumers’ enthusiasm.

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Testing in the cloud versus real-life testing – two sides of the same coin

When it comes to software testing, innovation is key. It’s hard to keep up with all kinds of trends popping up like mushrooms, and to keep an overview of the unique vocabulary. It has now been nearly two months since I started working at Testbirds without prior knowledge about IT or development, so this article can also be seen as a recap of what I have learned so far.
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Learn from our Bird Rob: Screencasts How-To

Need help capturing the screen of your PC or mobile device when reporting a bug? Our tester, Rob, is here to save the day!

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Hi, I am Rob Sep. I’m 53 years old and living in Helmond, The Netherlands, with my wife, two sons and two dogs. In this article I want to share information about the screen capturing utilities I use on Windows PCs, Android and iOS devices. Continue reading

How to write a Non-Promotional Article

As someone working in Marketing and Public Relations, part of my job is to promote the business I work for. This includes writing content for various platforms and different kinds of readers. Therefore, I might approach a blog, website or magazine with a topic that I think is interesting to them and their audience. One of the most common responses I get is the following:

Sure you can write about this, but make sure it isn’t promotional!

A bit of a predicament, right? So here we go, my 5 points on how to write non-promotional articles: Continue reading

Gastbeitrag: Mein Workflow für Crowdtesting

Der folgende Beitrag kommt von unserem Bird vinni. Wir haben nachgefragt, wie er beim Testen vorgeht und auf was besonders zu achten ist.

Ich bin nun seit 9 Monaten Bird und habe mir in den Tests eine Art Workflow angeeignet um effizient zu testen. Diesen möchte ich heute mit euch teilen:

Da ich viel Zeit in der Uni verbringe, lasse ich mir die Mails von Testbirds auf mein Handy weiterleiten. So werde ich immer schnell über einen Test informiert und kann mich zügig anmelden. Bin ich dann für einen Test ausgewählt, versuche ich immer gleich zum Teststart mit dem Testen zu beginnen, um möglichst viele noch unentdeckte Bugs finden zu können. Continue reading