Webinar Q&A: Crimes in Survey Design

Last Thursday, I hosted the Crimes in Survey Design webinar. We had many great questions come in that we unfortunately did not have time to get to, but have answered below! If you missed the webinar or would like to watch it again, the recording is available here. What is the ideal rating scale: 5...read more

Top 15 Blog Posts of 2013

I can’t believe 2013 is almost over! There are so many great blogs that we’ve posted over the past 12 months, that I wanted to keep up with tradition and give all of our readers a recap of the most popular blog posts of 2013! Enjoy! Samples at Random Sometimes being random is exactly what your...read more

Drawing a Line in the Sand

As B2B and B2C market researchers we should always ask how long is too long for a survey? The answer to this question depends primarily on two factors, the nature of your client’s problem and the engagement level of your intended survey audience. More complicated problems and more engaged audiences...read more

Which is Best: One Pole or Two?

One pole or two is not a question commonly asked outside of market or survey research. In this case I am referring to survey rating scales which can be either unipolar or bipolar. With a unipolar scale we are asking respondents to think of the presence or absence of a quality. For example...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

Climbing the Pricing Ladder

Pricing is one of those tricky P’s that we speak of in marketing. Getting the right price can add serious coin to the company’s bottom line. Missing the mark could lead to lost sales, lower earnings and the proverbial albatross around the neck of being the “high” price player. So, can marketing...read more

Understanding the Decision

Making decisions can be a challenging process. Understanding how customers navigate their decision process is a key function for both consumer and B2B market research professionals. One technique that is useful for understanding the decision matrix is CHAID analysis or known formerly as Chi-Square...read more

Rightsizing Rank Order Length

My interest as of late as turned to surveys that support employee loyalty, however, today’s topic applies just as well to consumer or B2B market research. As a research professional, I find it useful to keep my feet on the ground and participate in surveys where feasible. This keeps me grounded in...read more

Measuring Feelings with the Semantic Differential

When it comes to generating consumer insights market researchers have many options in their toolkit. The types of data that can be created run the gamut from nominal (e.g. city, hair color, etc.) to ratio (age, income, home prices, etc.) The scales we implement in our surveys include Likert scales,...read more

Where the Wild Things Are

Seldom is there a customer experience that doesn’t have an underlying emotional dimension. Harnessing this fact is an issue that Big Data has yet to fully resolve. However, for decades those in the consumer behavior camp have understood this. The emotional component to a decision or experience is...read more
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