In the tradition of Siskel and Ebert, we adopted the “thumbs up/thumbs down” rating system for Target Reviews for both it’s clarity and simplicity.
Note: If you’re too young to know who Siskel and Ebert were, your loss! Click on the link and read about two icons of the movie review industry.
When we reviewed WordPress Crash Course, I was tempted to modify the rating system to allow for the exceptional. The course was so well organized and presented that giving it just a “thumbs up” didn’t seem enough. Nevertheless, I stuck to my guns and resisted the temptation. Little did I know what was in store for me with this next review.
Now this next product fell so far out of the range of “thumbs up/ thumbs down” we had no choice but to do something – well different. It’s not really a “rating”, but rather an “award”.
Additionally, we’ve decided that this award should carry with it some special benefits for homeless children. Yes you heard me right – homeless children!
And one last note. If you thought our mission with Target Reviews was just a bunch of fluff, then you best be wearing your seat belt and hold on to your hat because you’re in for a ride! I guarantee you’ll find this review eye opening …