Everyday, hundreds of new tools appear, often claiming to do the same thing - except better / faster / cheaper than their competitors.
Sifting through these tools to find the hidden gems isn’t easy, but at AllThingsAI we’ve got a solid, battle-tested process we follow.
Here’s what our tool testing and review process looks like:
Great question, it's one we get everyday. While there is a significant amount of subjectivity from review to review, we are particularly stingy with 5 Star reviews and with that in mind, here’s is how we rate tools:
1 Star. We reserve this badge of horror for broken, "scammy" or otherwise terrible tools. To achieve a 1 star, the tool must go far below failing to solve a users problem and be treading into deceptive and malicious territory or be outrageously incompetent.
2 Stars. Don't have a shade of maliciousness but struggle to be a functional product. They often have glaring issues or consistently fail to achieve what they claim. At a minimum, you should expect broken links, and at a maximum, false claims about their product.
3 Stars. These are good tools for one or more reasons. These tools are able to consistently solve users problems but may be lacking verified social proof, often don't have a large amount of traction or may not have a strong product to stand behind.
4 Stars. These are great tools for more than one reason. These tools are above average in what they do, have strong traction, and verified social proof from their own customers. They are consistently solving customers problems, building their product, fixing mistakes and growing their influence.
5 Stars! Excellence, market share domination or one of the top 3 tools in its category. These are the words you should think of when we describe a 5 Star Tool. These tools are few and far between, and always recommended!
If you're not happy with your review, please reach out to email@example.com. We will happily reassess your product from our first principles approach. Keep in mind, that means your rating could go down.