New to Prolific here, so hope I am posting this in the correct place! I am currently running my first study on Prolific (after doing a small pilot study here as well last week), and have experienced a slowdown in recruitment after the first day. I need 320 subjects, which is about 1/3 of the number of eligible subjects (1,071). The study has been running since Wednesday noon, and is currently at 74%. I guess that some slowdown in recruitment after the first 24 hours is only natural, but I would really like to finish the study as soon as possible, as it is quite time sensitive. Is there a way to somehow speed up recruitment by e.g. refreshing or reposting the study?
What also surprised me is the following: I made a participant account to see how things look from that side, but I have not received an invitation to my own study, despite matching all the criteria. Any idea how this could occur?
Thanks so much for your advice on these matters!