Interested in sampling/reviewing products but don't know where to begin? Well, you've come to the right spot! I've been sampling for about 2 years now, and I have learned a lot of things along the way! These are just some things I have come across, but by no means is the only way...it may not even be the best way, but at least it gives you something to think about! Feel free to go to the "contact" tab if you have any questions about this and I'll email you within 48 hours with an answer! :)
3) Make sure the review site is legit.
I have spent a lot of time on sites that were scams and sold my info so now I get a ton of calls. Just do a simple search if you are not sure. Like is "______ a scam" and then, if it is, you will see some links to people ranting about it being a scam. This has saved me countless times and I wish I did it sooner!
If you are starting out, I would do one of the free-sample sites I mentioned on the main "Info on Free Sample Sites" tab. These are sites have only a few requirements for reviewing!
2) Whenever you review, include pictures or videos.
Many people who are curious about the product find this helpful and you will likely get more helpful votes this way!
1) Review everything you purchase on Amazon.
Only review things you have purchased, but this will help improve your review writing skills!
--plus, if you write Amazon reviews, one day you may be invited to the Amazon Vine Program (which is one of my goals to one day be a part of). The Vine program is a somewhat secretive program on Amazon where people get REALLY nice products to review on Amazon. This can range from a much anticipated book, to a super nice camera, vacuum cleaners, etc. Every time you write a review on Amazon you get rating and you also may get helpful votes that boost your rating. Amazon has not explained exactly how to get in the program, but people who are in it note that they have written a lot of reviews with helpful votes and have high Amazon rankings.
***NOTE: YOU CAN NOT WRITE REVIEWS ON AMAZON FOR PRODUCTS YOU GET FOR FREE/AT A DISCOUNT. If a company asks you to do it (but not leave a disclaimer) this is illegal and your Amazon account could get banned. Only review products on Amazon you paid full price for (or if you took advantage of the "deal of the day" that was available to anyone, that is okay too). Do NOT risk getting your account banned for wanting to get some cheap items, especially because the company's are not following the rules. Make sure you comply with Amazon's new reviewing policies. :)