Choose keywords carefully, choose a good database such as Web of Science, choose the time-frame that your review will cover, and read everything that is a match.
Take notes and, if appropriate to your research question, keep track of your findings in a spreadsheet or database.
First, make sure that you are an expert in the subject and aware of the recent literature on the topic you have in mind.
Consider working with co-authors so that together your expertise in the area is broad and deep.
Of course, by “bad” review I don’t mean that they reject or ask for a revision, but because the reviewer (sometimes the associated editors also) does not know to criticize or give feedback in principle.
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Now, I know most of the journals are providing guides for reviewers, among other guides; however, these guides are too formal, and they don’t contain real advice.
Third, I see this review process as a public service. I have also served as an Editorial board member for some journals, like Applied Soft Computing, by Elsevier (I. Over these years, my experience in the review has been improved gradually.
I tried my best to help authors to improve their works by giving useful feedback, and I hope others look as critical and constructive to my own work. I reached to an understanding that, reviewing, criticizing, giving feedback to others’ works is an art.
As with any paper, aim to write clearly and in a way that will be interesting for your intended audience.
Aim to write in a way that makes it easy to find and understand your key messages, even for skim-readers.