Ella and Holly eyeing off a pair of shoes I got to review.

IT’S Aussie Giveaway Linkup time already. I know. Where did the week go? This week I thought I’d share five tips for a good product review.

  • Write a balanced review. Remember, most reviews will include some degree of constructive criticism. Very few things in this world are perfect, so there is always room for improvement. It not only increases the believability of your review, but it also builds credibility for you as a reviewer.
  • Provide a thorough description of the product – size, price, features, targeted audience, colour range, stockists etc.
  • Be personable. People want to hear what you think and how it was applied to your life. They don’t want to read what was in the press release. They also want to hear “your voice’’, so don’t change your usual writing style.
  • Use a photo to illustrate the product. People like to see what they’re getting and especially if the photos is of you (or your kids) using it.
  • Disclose what you received for doing the review – product, money, airfares to BlogHer (OK, that was someone else, not me!).

If you’re a blogger or business owner with a giveaway you want to link up, please read the below. For readers, simply start clicking the links and enter. I’ve got my lucky hat on this week. Fingers crossed…

If you’re a blogger wanting to take part in the Aussie Giveaway Linkup:

  1. Only link directly to the giveaway post/s and include the prize and end date in the linky tool below. Link each giveaway separately.
  2. Giveaways must be open to Australian residents.
  3. Grab the button to add to your post.
  4. A new list is added each Sunday so bloggers need to add their links weekly.
  5. Start entering the giveaways!

This linkup is a combined project with the wonderful Tina Gray, so don’t forget to pop on over and say hi. You can link up your giveaway on either of our sites – it all goes into the one linky.

Aussie Giveaway Linky
Hosted by Three Lil Princesses and Tina Gray {dot} Me

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