How a Product Review Affect Your Decision To Buy Something?

Indonesia
December 11, 2009 12:10pm CST
Hola mylotters! We usually read review from another user upon buying something, either an electronic, cell phone, anything. My question is what kind of effect that review give after you read them? Lets say you really want to buy it at the first time because you sure that the product is good enough and it suits your needs. But after you read many reviews about that products, it affect your decision, you now confused to buy it or not even you maybe really need it. Are you like that?
4 responses
@smileonstar (4013)
• United States
11 Dec 09
Hello, well... if I go shopping and it came across me with electronic and I want to buy it then i never pay attention to the Review. I just get what I really want that time... however, if I want to buy something online then I will read the review to see how the product would be. I dont know why but I just want to know other people idea about it and how benefit about it.
• Indonesia
11 Dec 09
Really? So have you ever dissapointed with any electronic product you bought and later you know that many review have similar dissapointment as you do? (for electronic buying because you said you never pay attention to the review) Thanks. Regards.
@clouds0327 (1390)
• Philippines
6 Jul 10
Yes most of the time it does. But I do prefer reading alot of reviews about the product before buying especially when it is expensive. I dont spend that much money on something that is not satisfactory. When I buy something expensive I make sure I know that I really want it, I need it and it is the best quality. So, I wont cry over a wrong decision.
• Philippines
20 Jun 10
I agree with alohagems100. Also, it really boils down to the percentage of the positive and the percentage of the negative reviews and how big or how much the product costs. If I found more negative reviews, I'd think twice. But, being a bit of a shopaholic that I am, I never stop at just leaving my curiosity behind. I'd still buy the product with some precautions. Stupid as it may sound but that's what I do. It's because I usually buy beauty products, makeups, or clothes online and that everything for me is worth trying. However, if we're talking about electronic gadgets and the likes, it's a bit more serious and that needs not only product reviews that we can read online but also feedbacks from the experts or professionals whom we personally know. Good luck :)
• United States
12 Dec 09
I sometimes read reviews in the product website before buying. But I can not trust reviews from other website because there paid reviews circulated around the Internet using paid bloggings. Therefore we don't what to believe. Reading it in the product website is a little safe, my 2 cents.