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Volunteer vs official

Post by Julie Ditton » 31 Jan 2017, 03:05

I recently had my first review published and it was posted in the volunteer forum. What are the criteria that makes a person a volunteer reviewer as opposed to official? Is this based on reviewer score?
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Post by Gravy » 31 Jan 2017, 03:25

I'm not sure. I'll tag @"Scott " for you :tiphat:
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Post by Scott » 02 Feb 2017, 14:56

There are forum descriptions in the forum list:

viewforum.php?f=43

Namely, the difference is that volunteer reviews are unpaid. Another issue is that many of those tend to have multiple reviewers reviewing the same book whereas more regular official reviews tend to have only one professional reviewer per book.
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Post by abhishek7081 » 13 Mar 2017, 03:59

thanks for the info people....

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Post by hsimone » 26 Apr 2017, 13:34

This may sound silly, but for the volunteer reviews - do they affect our reviewer score just as the official reviews?
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Post by gali » 26 Apr 2017, 23:22

hsimone wrote:This may sound silly, but for the volunteer reviews - do they affect our reviewer score just as the official reviews?
I believe they do.
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Post by hsimone » 27 Apr 2017, 00:23

gali wrote:
hsimone wrote:This may sound silly, but for the volunteer reviews - do they affect our reviewer score just as the official reviews?
I believe they do.
Thank you, gali. :) I thought they did, too.
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