Writing a detailed and polite review is the receipe for making great sales. Reviews can boost or drag your sales depending on how it’s constructed.
A lot of people ain’t patient to read through a book’s introduction and all. People are drawn by reviews. They want to know if the book was helpful and useful to them before they buy it. Therefore writing a good review is the receipe for boosting sales. Here are some basic tips to consider when writing reviews;
- Know what the main argument of the book is all about and draft it down.
- Check the title or topic of the book.
Note how the author structured her argument. Is her argument convincing enough? If not then why?
- Note who the author is. What is his Nationality, why he wrote the book etc…
- What is the genre of the book.
- What are the lessons you’ve drawn from the book.
however, while writing down the final draft, in order to make it look more organized and appealing to the eyes, start with;
- An Introduction; you can start with a catchy quip or proverbial words that indirectly delivers your argument. A good introduction should include the name of the author, book title, theme of the book, a small bit of the argument of the book which links it to the topic.
- Body of the work; this should contain a brief but well detailed summary of the book. It should also contain analysis and evaluation of the content. A review isn’t complete until criticisms and assertions are made. Meanwhile, it is good to quote the sentences of the book but avoid excessive quotation.
- Conclusion; This is where you will make your final verdict concerning the book. While concluding, you can include the book’s strengths and weaknesses as well.