How to choose a task or project management tool

On Christmas day of 2020, over a 4 hour period, I poured out a bunch of my thoughts on how to choose task/project management tools and posted it to my blog (and elsewhere). For now I’m just going to link to it here and use this topic as a place for people to post replies. Long-term I may simply move it here so it’s easier for people to quote, etc. if desired. (let me know if that’s something you’d appreciate)