Raise your Survey Response Rates

Organizations use surveys to achieve many different goals. Whether they want to measure employee satisfaction, conduct market research, administer training assessments or gauge customer satisfaction, a well-executed survey is an important business tool for making more informed decisions. However,...read more

Matching Distributions with Quotas

Since very few of us have the option to conduct a census of our customers, prospects or panelists we need to rely on the sampling process. For most consumer and B2B market research studies, one of our goals is to provide data that mirrors the population(s) of interest along the lines of these...read more

What Was Missing at Content Marketing World (And 5 Content Suggestions)

What was missing from this week's Content Marketing World?  Data and Feedback Collection! I don't mean that they didn't collect feedback from attendees. They had a survey for every session in their mobile app. They incentived attendees to complete the surveys by gamifying them. Attendees were...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

Linking House Files to Survey Data

Making the connection between survey data and information stored in transactional data warehouses or CRM systems allows the consumer or B2B market researcher to exponentially grow the value of the customer insights they deliver. As with most survey-related topics, there is more than one way to make...read more

How representative is my sample?

The question that lies in the back of any researcher’s mind centers on what degree is their sample a reasonable measure of the population of interest? All aspects of the survey project can be spot on, but if the respondents do not form a representative sample then all bets are off for the quality of...read more

The Demo in Geo-Demographics

Demographics are a critical component of consumer behavior. They do not explain the whole of the story, but they can be quite useful in identifying and predicting consumption patterns, voting habits, media usage, and charitable donation likelihood amongst other uses. Demographics can be asked via...read more

Using Research to Outpace the Economic Cycle

If you believe the pundits then the slew of bad economic news points back to a recession. Regardless of your thoughts on whether or not we will limp along or fall back, we must take the time to rethink our approach to how we market our products and services. This is the case for B2B marketers as...read more

Automating Data Collection Efforts

Consumer, as well as B2B market research, has long been thought of as a strategic tool best suited for segmentation, positioning and brand awareness measurement. However, consumer survey research can be used for tactical support of sales and customer service. In concert with CRM systems, online...read more

Rethinking Incentives

If you are not on LinkedIn and following one of the many marketing and online survey research groups then I highly suggest you do so. There are good nuggets to be found. I recently came across an interesting post by blogger Akshay Kanyal on ways for increasing online response rates. Much of this is...read more
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