Staying Ahead of the Curve

Are we a thing of the past? Will big data replace survey research as we know it? This question is being thrown about through all of the marketing research circles. There is no doubt that big data will impact the way marketing moves through its next evolution. For context, the same questions arose in...read more

Using Research to Maximize Success

Not all product or service launches will be successful. There are statistics aplenty that will confirm the challenges faced when starting a business or launching a new product. More will fail than will succeed. Market success is an equation with an ever changing slate of variables, yet one will...read more

Attitudes drive behaviors

There isn’t a marketer out there that hasn’t at some point wondered if their consumer and prospect bases are identical or if there are differences which can be leveraged. This may be a stretch, but market segmentation has been around a long time and is a staple for researchers in consumer and B2B...read more

Q & A from The Voice of the Customer: From Feedback to Action Webinar

Last week, we hosted a webinar with Senior Research Analyst from Aberdeen Group, Aly Pinder, and Global Client Experience Senior Program Manager from Cornerstone OnDemand, Jen Maldonado. We had TONS of great questions. We've gone through the all questions and answered them here. If you missed the...read more

Timely Response is Critical

In the voice of the customer world it is our role as market researchers to listen and follow through on what the customers are saying. Quite often this puts us in the position of ‘middle men’ between the customers and internal groups (e.g. sales, marketing, finance, customer service, etc.) ...read more

How Well Do You Know Your Customers?

How much do you know about your customers? I mean do you really know them? At the heart of consumer market research lays a wealth of attitude data that is seldom tapped into. Leading marketers have taken the time to delve into this pool because they realize that attitudes precede behavior. How we...read more

Using secondary data

The joy of the Internet, amongst many, is that it has made the job of being a market researcher just a bit easier. It has also complicated many aspects of our daily lives - but that is a tale for another day. Here’s an example: I have been tasked with creating a survey to measure attitudes of...read more

Data Chemistry for Stronger Segmentation

There isn’t a marketer out there that hasn’t at some point wondered if their consumer and prospect bases are identical or if there are differences which can be leveraged. This may be a stretch, but market segmentation has been around a long time and is a staple for researchers in consumer and B2B...read more

Customer Insights Comes from 3 Streams: Tips for Measuring Social Media

At one point, not too long ago, marketing research involved the collection of quantitative survey data and in-depth opinions through qualitative focus groups and interviews. Oh, how that has changed! The second stream in this river of consumer insight came when data mining became economically...read more

Introducing Extra Survey Security: Encrypted Contact Fields

In today’s hi-tech world, everything is done online. As more and more of our personal information passes over the Internet, security is critical. Whether it’s our birthday or our social security number, we want to know that our personal information is safe and secure.The Cvent address book has...read more
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