Now, conveniently making coffee at the comfort of your own home just got more complicated due to the sheer amount of coffee makers that are available in the market today.
If this is your first time purchasing a home coffee maker, you might find the task a bit daunting, since you are faced with the task of choosing one among a very long list of coffee makers that address different needs.
Making coffee maker comparisons and choosing the correct coffee maker is fast becoming an art form. Should you get a thermal coffee maker, a single serve coffee maker, or an automatic drip coffee maker?
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Apart from that, there are so many brands of coffee makers out there. Should you get a DeLonghi coffee maker, a Capresso MT500 coffee maker, or a Cuisinart coffee maker? So how do you choose which coffee maker is the best for you?
Here are 3 easy steps to ensure that you are getting coffee maker that best suits your needs.
Know your profile. Choose the correct coffee maker based on your lifestyle.
Set a budget and follow it religiously to avoid overspending. How much are you willing to spend for a coffee maker?
Choose the brewing capacity that would be best for you. How many cups of coffee would you normally consume in one sitting? Are there other people in your household who drink coffee?
If there’s only one or a couple of people in your household who drink coffee, then a single serve coffee maker might be the best coffee maker for you.
Make a list of features that are essential for you. For instance, if you don’t want to be bothered with getting and stocking up on disposable paper filters for your coffee maker, then getting a coffee maker that comes with a wire mesh or gold tone filter would be ideal.
If you live in an area that has hard water (water that has a higher mineral content), then getting a coffee maker with a charcoal water filter would be best to ensure that the coffee maker won’t break due to lime and mineral buildup within the machine.
And finally, to make better coffee maker comparisons among the coffee makers that fit in your criteria above, read coffee maker reviews.
Find out which among these coffee makers perform up to expectations, and which ones do not. Read coffee maker reviews written by coffee connoisseurs and experts, and also make sure to read those written by other customers like yourself, who have purchased and used the coffee makers in your list.
This will give you a better inkling on which of these coffee makers are the most worthwhile to have, and which ones are not.
Choose a platform. Are you buying a coffee maker from an online store or a local retailer? Believe it or not, this might drastically change the list of coffee makers that are readily available to you.
Therefore, if it is an option, it might be better to purchase a coffee maker from an online store, solely due to the fact that there are more coffee makers available online, which you might not be able to find at local retailers.
Furthermore, it is easier and more convenient to browse at different reputable online stores in front of a computer than having to leave the house and going to different local retailers just to check which machines are available for purchase.
Don’t look back. Once you have made your final decision and are about to make the purchase, don’t ever look back and doubt on your decision.
Believe it or not, you have made every small step to ensure that you are getting the best coffee maker for you. Just continue to learn how to maximize the use of your chosen coffee machine and how to maximize your coffee experience and enjoyment at home.
With these three simple steps, you can make better coffee maker comparisons and choose which among the sheer amount of coffee makers available in the market is the best one for you.
OCM (OnCoffeeMakers.com) was started in 2007 with the first webpage about coffee machines. And for a number of years, we focused on helping people find their desired coffee machine (we still are helping folks with that! So, if you are looking for coffee machines for office or restaurants - check out the link).
In 2010, we started getting enquiries on restaurant marketing and we start to help food and beverage brands with their marketing. Below are campaigns and events that we have done over the years:
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Check out this restaurant marketing guide to learn more about the many campaigns and companies we have worked with.
Since then, we have also created many marketing workshops and classes for the F&B industry. Many of these modules are still running in tertiary institutions such as Temasek Polytechnic Skillsfuture Academy and also ITE College East COC classes, below are some snippets of our lectures and workshops:
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So, if you are looking for industry practitioners to help you scale your coffee or F&B businesses, do drop us a message or book an appointment. Do also check out our various social media platforms on regular F&B and coffee market updates:
For regular coffee (F&B) related videos: OCM Youtube
For Daily Coffee Inspiration (fun coffee content): OCM IG
For insights into the coffee (F&B) industry: OCM LinkedIN
PS: For the coffee lovers, we continue to share coffee articles (and videos) and have also started a free coffee class section (with free online coffee training supported by coffee partners).
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