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Buying products online is a risk we’ve all become used to. As we pick out items on Amazon and other online retailers, we click the buy button and hope for the best. Any conscientious online shopper knows to look at the reviews first, but a high star rating or a glowing review may not be enough to provide the security needed to feel confident in a purchase.Unfortunately, marketers and manufacturers frequently take advantage of how heavily consumers rely on reviews to make purchasing decisions. If you’ve ever looked for work-from-home jobs, you may have even encountered job opportunities for writing product reviews. It’s become common knowledge that we can only take reviews with a grain of salt.But then, how is it possible to determine the quality or value of a product before you head to the cart to check out?
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