Thursday, March 19, 2009

TOS Crew Looking for More Reviewers

Last fall, I was chosen to participate in a homeschool review/viral marketing program through The Old Schoolhouse Magazine. TOS Crew, as it's called, has been a great experience and I've had the opportunity to receive products that were brand new to me, along with a few favorites. I hope that I've been able to communicate enough information in my reviews to help others decide if the product or program was one that would work well for their family. I've been homeschooling for thirteen years and found that I liked pretty much everything (with a couple of exceptions), as I've come across at least one family over the years who could benefit from each product.

We are winding up this session (I believe the last deadlines are in May) and I'm happy to say that I've been asked to continue on for another year. Twenty-five current reviewers were chosen to be "First Mates" for the next session. There will be even more products to review and we'll also be responsible to help mentor the new "Crew". It's a big responsibility but also a great opportunity!

The Old Schoolhouse Magazine is currently recruiting their next 100 reviewers. It is a Christian homeschool magazine, so I do believe you must be comfortable signing their statement of faith. They will give you a handful of e-books to download and review. You will send your review links to them and they will sort through all the applicants and narrow it down to 100 and the new TOS Crew will be formed. If anyone's interested in applying, drop me an email and I'll forward you the information.

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