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About Our Awards


  • About Our Awards

    This section is dedicated to providing information about each of The Toy Man® awards.  Each award is unique not just in design, but in purpose as well.  Each award is featured below with a brief description of the criteria to be met to be a recipient of it.

    The objective behind this is to enable our readers to gain a greater understanding of the value and signifigance of each award. With a greater understanding of our awards as well as our Seal of Approval, you can make more informed and effective buying decisions.

    The Toy Man® Award of Excellence



    The products and online services which become recipients of "The Toy Man® Award of Excellence" acheived an evaluation category rating average of [5] Stars, the highest level of rating available on a 1-5 scale evaluation model.  The average is based upon the overall average from all applicable evaluation categories, not just the 6 evaluation categories featured in this summary.

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    The Toy Man® eChoice Award


    The Toy Man® An image of the editorsChoice logoAward serves as an emblem of recognition for products & online services that contribute substantially to positive skill growth and/or productivity.

    This distinguished award is exclusive as well as unique, with the editor's signature which represents a product being selected as an An image of the editorsChoice logo.

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    The Toy Man® Award of Recognition


    "The Toy Man® Award of Recognition is the very latest award created to give recognition to the products and online services which The Toy Man® personally designates as meeting his own strict standards of quality and many other factors.

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    The Toy Man® eco-Recognition Seal


    The Toy Man® eco-Recognition Seal™ embodies the highest recognition for products and services which provide a significant contribution to ecological concerns.

    * The eco-Recognition™ Seal is part of The Toy Man® eco-Recognition Project™ to promote greenBusiness™

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    The Toy Man® S.T.E.M. Award


    The Toy Man® S.T.E.M. Award - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (S.T.E.M.), play a vital role with innovative new ideas being transformed into a reality. The Toy Man® S.T.E.M. Award has been created to give recognition to those that have held their course in completion of graduate studies with an end result of a valuable contribution to society and/or industry needs.

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    The Toy Man® Recommends... Award


    "The Toy Man® Recommends...™" Award is by far, the most challenging of our awards to acquire. Products and Online Services that receive this award are officially "recommended" by The Toy Man® Product Guide.

    These products and online services are given recognition as being one of the limited few judged as having the best return on investment.  This includes yet not limited to both immediate and long term benefit from use."

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    The Toy Man® Top 50 Award


    "The Toy Man® Top Fifty Products Award" - (The year shown on each "Best of 20** Award" is specific to the year for which it applies.) - This award is given to the Top Fifty Products in any given year which are selected from our inductees for that specific year only.

    The selection process involves a continuous monitoring of all products inducted by our own staff and our qualified independent industry evaluators, for products which they feel may qualify for selection. This includes Q1-Q4 award recipients.


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    The Toy Man® Top Ten Products Quarterly Awards


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    "The Toy Man® Q1-Q4 Top Ten Products Awards" - (The Quarter shown on each "Q* Award" is specific to the quarter for which it applies.) - This award is given to the Top Ten Products in any given quarter which are selected by our staff from our inductees list for that specific quarter only. The selection process involves a quarterly monitoring of all products inducted during each quarter which are determined to qualify for selection. This includes Q1-Q4 award recipients.

    On the 27th of the last month in each quarter, all staff are notified to create their lists for their picks for they deem to be the "Top Ten Products", On 28th, the results are compiled and published for public view on the 1st day of the following new quarter.

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    The Toy Man® Seal of Approval


    There are several more commonly used awards programs available to consider.  Although they do not meet the standards we have set to be recommended by The Toy Man® Product Guide, they are still available for consideration.

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