Getting Paid for Reviews--Question

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Getting Paid for Reviews--Question

Post by PaigeA » 13 Apr 2018, 14:29

I saw on the guidelines page that the first review you do will not be paid. But if your review adheres to the guidelines, you will get paid for later books you review.
My first review was only given a editor score of 22%. I still did not see paid options, so I assumed my review was not good enough. I did another free review which got a score of 84%. But I still wasn't seeing paid options. So I did another review which got a score of 97%. But I am still not seeing paid options. Has the first bad review doomed me forever? Why am I not seeing any selections that pay?

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Post by CatInTheHat » 13 Apr 2018, 14:54

You need to be at a Level 1, which requires 1 review and a reviewer score of at least a 35. The reviewer score is not the same as the editorial score. Go here to see the info on levels: review-team/reviewer-score.php
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Post by kfwilson6 » 16 Apr 2018, 11:27

PaigeA wrote:
13 Apr 2018, 14:29
I saw on the guidelines page that the first review you do will not be paid. But if your review adheres to the guidelines, you will get paid for later books you review.
My first review was only given a editor score of 22%. I still did not see paid options, so I assumed my review was not good enough. I did another free review which got a score of 84%. But I still wasn't seeing paid options. So I did another review which got a score of 97%. But I am still not seeing paid options. Has the first bad review doomed me forever? Why am I not seeing any selections that pay?
Have you gone to the score tab and clicked the Recheck Score button? It does not auto update as your points change. It only updates your score when you click that button. Your points determine your level. If you are in a level that provides paid reviews, then you will see them. If your level isn't as high as you like, check the categories for earning points and make sure you are earning the max points in categories other than your editor score (Post count, bookshelves, Book of the Month, popularity).

Good luck! Don't get discouraged and proofread proofread proofread your reviews. Grammar is so important to your score.

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Post by PaigeA » 16 Apr 2018, 14:05

@CatInTheHat, I know the reviewer score is not the same as the editorial score. I listed my editorial scores for my three reviews in my comment: 22%, 84%, and 97%. But my level is still 0. Why? Surely the two outstanding reviews make up for the one bad one.

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Post by PaigeA » 16 Apr 2018, 14:06

@kfwilson6. I have clicked the Recheck Score button many times. But thanks for the suggestion.

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Post by PaigeA » 16 Apr 2018, 14:08

kfwilson6 wrote:
16 Apr 2018, 11:27
PaigeA wrote:
13 Apr 2018, 14:29
I saw on the guidelines page that the first review you do will not be paid. But if your review adheres to the guidelines, you will get paid for later books you review.
My first review was only given a editor score of 22%. I still did not see paid options, so I assumed my review was not good enough. I did another free review which got a score of 84%. But I still wasn't seeing paid options. So I did another review which got a score of 97%. But I am still not seeing paid options. Has the first bad review doomed me forever? Why am I not seeing any selections that pay?
Have you gone to the score tab and clicked the Recheck Score button? It does not auto update as your points change. It only updates your score when you click that button. Your points determine your level. If you are in a level that provides paid reviews, then you will see them. If your level isn't as high as you like, check the categories for earning points and make sure you are earning the max points in categories other than your editor score (Post count, bookshelves, Book of the Month, popularity).

Good luck! Don't get discouraged and proofread proofread proofread your reviews. Grammar is so important to your score.



@CatInTheHat, I know the reviewer score is not the same as the editorial score. I listed my editorial scores for my three reviews in my comment: 22%, 84%, and 97%. But my level is still 0. Why? Surely the two outstanding reviews make up for the one bad one.

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Post by PaigeA » 16 Apr 2018, 14:09

kfwilson6 wrote:
16 Apr 2018, 11:27
PaigeA wrote:
13 Apr 2018, 14:29
I saw on the guidelines page that the first review you do will not be paid. But if your review adheres to the guidelines, you will get paid for later books you review.
My first review was only given a editor score of 22%. I still did not see paid options, so I assumed my review was not good enough. I did another free review which got a score of 84%. But I still wasn't seeing paid options. So I did another review which got a score of 97%. But I am still not seeing paid options. Has the first bad review doomed me forever? Why am I not seeing any selections that pay?
Have you gone to the score tab and clicked the Recheck Score button? It does not auto update as your points change. It only updates your score when you click that button. Your points determine your level. If you are in a level that provides paid reviews, then you will see them. If your level isn't as high as you like, check the categories for earning points and make sure you are earning the max points in categories other than your editor score (Post count, bookshelves, Book of the Month, popularity).

Good luck! Don't get discouraged and proofread proofread proofread your reviews. Grammar is so important to your score.
@kfwilson6. I have clicked the Recheck Score button many times with no luck. But thanks for the suggestion!

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Post by PaigeA » 16 Apr 2018, 15:31

Here is another related question. Right now I have 21 out of 100 points, and my level is 0. How many points do I need to get to get to Level 1?

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Post by CatInTheHat » 16 Apr 2018, 15:32

PaigeA wrote:
16 Apr 2018, 14:05
@CatInTheHat, I know the reviewer score is not the same as the editorial score. I listed my editorial scores for my three reviews in my comment: 22%, 84%, and 97%. But my level is still 0. Why? Surely the two outstanding reviews make up for the one bad one.
The average of those three scores is 67%. There are other elements to making it to the next level. There are points for how many books are on your bookshelf, popularity of your reviews, participation in the book of the month, etc.
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Post by CatInTheHat » 16 Apr 2018, 15:35

PaigeA wrote:
16 Apr 2018, 15:31
Here is another related question. Right now I have 21 out of 100 points, and my level is 0. How many points do I need to get to get to Level 1?
You need 35 points to get to Level 1.
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Post by PaigeA » 17 Apr 2018, 15:00

CatInTheHat wrote:
16 Apr 2018, 15:35
PaigeA wrote:
16 Apr 2018, 15:31
Here is another related question. Right now I have 21 out of 100 points, and my level is 0. How many points do I need to get to get to Level 1?
You need 35 points to get to Level 1.
Ok. Thank you!

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Post by Ana_Saints » 29 Apr 2018, 10:24

kfwilson6 wrote:
16 Apr 2018, 11:27
PaigeA wrote:
13 Apr 2018, 14:29
I saw on the guidelines page that the first review you do will not be paid. But if your review adheres to the guidelines, you will get paid for later books you review.
My first review was only given a editor score of 22%. I still did not see paid options, so I assumed my review was not good enough. I did another free review which got a score of 84%. But I still wasn't seeing paid options. So I did another review which got a score of 97%. But I am still not seeing paid options. Has the first bad review doomed me forever? Why am I not seeing any selections that pay?
Have you gone to the score tab and clicked the Recheck Score button? It does not auto update as your points change. It only updates your score when you click that button. Your points determine your level. If you are in a level that provides paid reviews, then you will see them. If your level isn't as high as you like, check the categories for earning points and make sure you are earning the max points in categories other than your editor score (Post count, bookshelves, Book of the Month, popularity).

Good luck! Don't get discouraged and proofread proofread proofread your reviews. Grammar is so important to your score.

Can I post my revised review or should I just write another one to increase my score?

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Post by CatInTheHat » 29 Apr 2018, 10:26

Ana_Saints wrote:
29 Apr 2018, 10:24
kfwilson6 wrote:
16 Apr 2018, 11:27
PaigeA wrote:
13 Apr 2018, 14:29
I saw on the guidelines page that the first review you do will not be paid. But if your review adheres to the guidelines, you will get paid for later books you review.
My first review was only given a editor score of 22%. I still did not see paid options, so I assumed my review was not good enough. I did another free review which got a score of 84%. But I still wasn't seeing paid options. So I did another review which got a score of 97%. But I am still not seeing paid options. Has the first bad review doomed me forever? Why am I not seeing any selections that pay?
Have you gone to the score tab and clicked the Recheck Score button? It does not auto update as your points change. It only updates your score when you click that button. Your points determine your level. If you are in a level that provides paid reviews, then you will see them. If your level isn't as high as you like, check the categories for earning points and make sure you are earning the max points in categories other than your editor score (Post count, bookshelves, Book of the Month, popularity).

Good luck! Don't get discouraged and proofread proofread proofread your reviews. Grammar is so important to your score.

Can I post my revised review or should I just write another one to increase my score?
No, do not make revisions and repost the old review. You can't do that.
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