Beginner Friendliness 🐥
How easy is it to get up and running with this tool? Does the tool have useful documentation that demonstrates how to get started? Is it easy to lookup new information in the docs? How is the community? Do they have a Discord channel and are there a lot of articles and tutorials written about the tool?
How much value do you get out of the tool compared to the value you put into the tool? Does the tool require a paid membership? Does it take a lot of time to get up and running? Are manual tweaks required to achieve the desired output?
What’s the experience like interacting with the tool? Is the user experience pleasant and smooth? Or are there stumbling blocks that prevent people from using the tool effectively?
This is a subjective and weighted score (1.5 vs 1) that factors in how useful the tool is in a soloprenuer/small team’s workflow. Do I reach for this tool before I reach for other similar tools? How often is this tool used to solve recurring problems? Does using this tool achieve meaningful results in the growth of the project for which it’s being used?