How secure is your customer base?

How do you define loyalty? This is a concept marketers have pondered on for as long as there has been competition in the marketplace. As a topic loyalty has been thoroughly researched by academics and practitioners alike. A few things that we know about loyal customers: They tend to be satisfied...read more

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

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

Heard It On The X(tab)

There are a few go to techniques that we use for survey data analysis. The primary tool used for analyzing survey data is the crosstab. There are fancier multivariate techniques, and those have their place, but for everyday use the crosstab is the preferred method for analyzing nominal and ordinal...read more

Creating a Winning Website

How would you rate your organization's online customer experience? If you think you deserve a passing grade, congratulations; according to a Forrester study, your website is among only 3% that do. The Huffington Post breaks down some of the key offenders: The information on the website isn't what...read more

Best of the Blog: Happy 4th Birthday!

The Survey Blog turned 4 this month! Reflecting back over the last year, we wanted to share some of our favorite posts from the last year. Enjoy! ABC's for Trainers Sarah has tips for every letter of the alphabet from ADDIE to Metrics aren't evil to Perceptions are not always Reality to Zinc. Pick a...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

Has CSat Got You Down?

As I have reported recently there are trends afoot in customer satisfaction (CSat), loyalty and retention that will make marketers jobs more challenging in the years to come. Yet should we throw in the towel and give up measuring customer satisfaction and its impacts upon loyalty, retention and...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

Web Survey No-No's: One, Two, Three Strikes You're Out!

The sands of time work against survey researchers. This what brought to my mind this morning by a survey that my wife received. It was a typical customer satisfaction survey, but it has asked her to recall events that took place over eight months prior. The two things that took me aback about this...read more
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