Unlike many other sites that publish product reviews, we do not accept financial compensation for reviews, publish advertorials, or publish guest posts on behalf of brands. In fact, we often review products from brands that do not have an affiliate program, and sometimes we even buy the tested products ourselves.
Not many websites can claim the same.
So, how do we make money? To support our work, we primarily rely on ads on our website, though this generates less income for us than if we did things like most other websites do. But that’s fine by us – Durability Matters is a passion project, and maximizing profits is not our main concern.
This allows us to maintain our editorial independence and choose the products we feature on our website.
We receive many requests from brands wanting exposure for their products, but we only work with a small fraction of them.
While we may earn an affiliate commission on sales, we only get paid if you keep the purchased product. Therefore, it’s in our best interests to provide the most accurate reviews, so you keep your purchased product, we keep your trust, and we can continue to maintain Durability Matters.
The Reviewing Process
The Durability Matters team consists of writers who are passionate about electronics, computers, flashlights, watches, everyday carry (EDC) gear, clothes, and more.
While we do not claim to be experts in every topic that we cover, we conduct in-depth research about every product that we review. If necessary, we consult the actual experts in any given field, so we can present the most accurate and informative reviews.
When we review products, we first consider what the product is designed for. We then look at the build quality and materials used. Is it built to last? How does it compare to similar products on the market? We also consider the price point. Is it a fair price for what you’re getting?
Once we’ve considered all those factors, we put the product to the test. We use it in our everyday lives and see how it holds up. We take note of any problems we encounter, and how the product performs under different circumstances.
Finally, we write up our thoughts on the product and publish our review. Our goal is to give you an honest and unbiased opinion about the products we review, so that you can make the best decision possible when making a purchase.
Your trust and our objectivity are the top priorities of Durability Matters.
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