In closing, it is important to note that their is no one right way to research a cryptocurrency project. Whatever you do to investigate a project, be sure to stick to your guns. There are many instances when fear of missing out may tempt you to skip your steps and make a decision based on impulse.
There are many ways to research a coin, but the above list is a great start.
Be sure to utilize Google, Youtube, social media and more to get an overall “feel” for the project. The more data points you have the better. Remember to make data based decisions and not fear of missing out (FOMO).
Take everything with a grain of salt and if somebody is excessively promoting a coin to you, ask yourself “why?”.