Hi my name is Quentin Rademaker, founder and author of Quentin Rademaker Dot NL, i am a part-time blogger and full-time tech junkie. I have run a tech/hardware review website before called HardwareXL which was founded in 2004 and ran up to 2009 and was successful at that. Sadly my house wasn’t big enough and due to some pesonal stuff i had to going in my life and taking care of my new born daughter i had to decide to call it quits.
Now after getting my personal stuff in order and got myself a bigger house and my daughter reaching the age of 5 years old, am getting back in the game. Well I must admit my daughter had a big influence in that decision as well. She being 5 years old and all, she plays around with her 17′inch samsung laptop like she was born with it and beats players in Dirt3 in multiplayer numerous times. Imagine that; u logged in playing Dirt3 with your buddies and hearing a little girl in the background yell “get out of the way u noob!” and getting your butts kicked. This crack me up every time:-)
Ok back to my story, well been reviewing products for 5 years with success and build up a good relationship with companies like Thermaltake, Intel, Crucial, PNY, JingTing, and Razor to name but a few.
Also over the years I had build up a affiliated network of about 128 websites like TweakTown, TheInquirer, T-Break, PCStats, Bit-Tech, TechPowerUP, HardwareHeaven, TechGage, Techzine, Tweakers, TechARP and Guru3D to name just a few. Now starting of from scratch again, checkout my current affiliate list here.
If you see a dot blinking it might be you:-)
The reason for this network is that every time I publish a new article like a review for example these website publish a link (with or without quote of the article) on their website as well, this is a very good solution to get a bigger coverage of the article and attracts more visitors all over the world to read the article. Having said this it works vice-versa as well so it a win-win situation for all parties.
The way I write and do reviews, well it very basic. I try to make the review from my own prospective starting from unboxing the product to testing the product with products (like software) the average user has acces to aswell. The most imprtant thing about my reviews is that they are easy to understand without the number crunching and technical jargon. The average pc user isn’t looking for test results they don’t understand or don’t even use so write about them.
If a hardware review is good and well written it might persuade a potential reader in to buying the reviewed product if not it will at least give the user a good and easy understanding on how the product works and its functionality which in turn might educate the user checking out the review to learn a lot more about hardware in general.
If I can contribute to any of this then my mission is successful, and the more reason to keep on doing reviews…