HOW TO BECOME A GEAR
TESTER IN THREE EASY STEPS
STEP 1, LESSON 1
JOIN THE BACKPACKGEARTEST GROUP ON Groups.io
BackpackGearTest.org uses several discussion groups to
allow communication between members. The BackpackGearTest group is the mechanism by which you
submit owner reviews, receive test calls, submit test applications, and receive
relevant news and information. In order to be a tester, you MUST belong to the
BackpackGearTest group, and in order to join it, you will have to join the discussion group.
here to jump to the BackpackGearTest group, then click the 'Apply For Membership In This Group"' link.
That's the only group you need to belong to in order to be a gear tester. :
So, that's it. You've now joined the group and will quickly become
a part of the BackpackGearTest community. Welcome aboard!
From time to time the various groups will generate a lot of mail, and you
may wish to create a separate folder in your email software and route these
messages into that folder. Most email software supports this.
Refer to your email documentation for instructions on how to do this.
HOWEVER, in order to be a reviewer and actually receive product for review, you must complete the following steps. We need to know if you are serious about following our guidelines and that you can write a detailed review well and that you can accept criticism from our editors and mentors. What we do is fun and there is great product to review, which you get to keep. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR FIRST OWNER REVUES WITHOUT READING EXISTING REVIEWS ON THE SITE! The reviews we do are NOTHING like what you see on Amazon, so be sure to submit your entry revues with the same detail and structure you see on our existing reviews.
You now have two options:
Return to the Introduction page or
Continue to the second step - Create Two Owner Reviews.