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

Having trouble getting traction with your surveys?

Surveying: everybody’s doing it. But how many responses is everyone getting to their surveys? I’m sure you, like myself, receive hundreds of survey invitations to your inbox each year – whether it’s from the hotel you just stayed at, the store you purchased your holiday party outfit from or your...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

Fast Follow Up Matters (Best in Class Secret is Instant Alerts)

Think about your own experiences, when you are unhappy with a product or service and tell the company, what do you expect to happen? If you're thinking, "Nothing. Companies don't listen to customer feedback" I wouldn't blame you. But I hope you're more like me: I expect a response. But not a generic...read more

Keeping Up the Good (CRM) Work

Your business doesn't have an end date, so why should your CRM system innovation? Christopher J. Bucholtz authored a piece for CRM Buyer about recognizing the need to continue cultivating your CRM even after the initial implementation phase has ended. Bucholtz offers a two-part path to successful...read more

What's in a Score

What goes into a score? In a previous post, it was relayed that one of the primary differences between a survey and an assessment is that questions are scored. There are other differences of course, but assessments, be they employee assessments or knowledge checks before a training course, typically...read more

A is for Assessments

What is the difference between a survey and an assessment? The short answer is not much. If you think back to your days in school, the tests you took were nothing more than a scored survey. Chances are the survey design had both structured and unstructured questions with the intent of measuring your...read more

Employee Engagement to Boost ROI

Many organizations are big fans of publicizing slogans about how their people are their number one priority, yet constantly increasing shareholder value is more often their biggest concern. Luckily for most of the workforce, recent studies have found that actively engaging (and not just satisfying)...read more

Where's Your Skeptic's Hat? Analytics Needs Customer Feedback Mechanisms

Recently, I came across a very interesting article in New York Times, How Company Learns Your Secrets.  In this article, the author Charles Duhigg describes the application of analytics and behavioral science to large retailers’ marketing efforts. The real fascinating part of the article was the...read more

Revisited: Additional Comments are a Survey MUST

Just like the 2009 Mountain Dew Throwback campaign, I'm bringing back the sentiments from this post: Offering An Additional Comment Section Is An Online Survey Must Have additional comments, concerns, ways for us to improve? Let us know! Seems super simple to add this example survey question to any...read more
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