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∞ How to Write a Good Review of a Product


Ben Brooks is one of my favorite writers on the internet. His reviews and thoughts on technology and other various products are insightful, full of humor, and ultimately help me make a decision about a product. I find this recent post about writing reviews for products to be spot on:

Minimalism is reduction for the sake of reduction, whereas simplifying can be both reduction, or addition, whichever actually makes the thing” simpler. Minimal, then does not mean simple, it means less”. Simple means removing that which is complex. Often, having less can make things more complex — as counterintuitive as that may feel on the surface. I suspect most people think simple’ and say minimal’.

Here are the elements which make for a good, and a succinct, review:

Source: Essence of a Review