Extending the Marketing and Research Relationship

The question was posed to me earlier today about the use of research in conjunction with marketing efforts. This is a potentially divisive topic and many of the research world’s leading organizations have issued decrees on what is and what isn’t acceptable.Selling under the guise of research seems...read more

Make a Survey That Stands Out From the Crowd

According to a recent Business Insider article, “American adults are invited to take surveys 7 billion times each year, with 24% of respondents indicating they were asked to take part in more surveys this year than in previous years.”Customer surveys are an excellent tool to gauge satisfaction and...read more

Tell Everyone: The New Release is Almost Here!

Cvent is excited to announce our third major release for 2012 that is aimed to help improve your user experience! Lead by the suggestions and feedback of our clients and YOU, this Web Surveys release includes many new features, such as advanced quota management to help you target certain...read more

To Brand or Not to Brand (Your Survey)

To brand or not to brand is the question. Market researchers face this with every survey they release. Should they design the survey with corporate approved colors and logos or should they go plain Jane and avoid the design elements? There are good reasons for both. The advent of online survey...read more

Sticking to your Intentions

What are your intentions? In today’s fast paced world it is all too easy to fall into the trap of marching forward without taking time to consider the direction we need to go. Market researchers are certainly not immune to the “hurry up and get it done yesterday” demands of the market. I am not sure...read more

Oh No, What Do I Test

Setting up a market test is by no means a difficult task, but it does require foresight and patience. In the direct or database marketing worlds, we might test offer, copy, medium (e.g. postcard vs. letter), subject lines, response rates and so forth. In online marketing research, several options...read more

5 Best Practices for Designing Mobile Surveys

When online surveys came on the scene for the first time in 1999, there was initial hesitation. Was online really going to replace phone and mail surveys? As online has become the norm over the last decade, we've learned there's still a place for multi-mode feedback collection. In fact, with social...read more

Survey Panel Design: Is Beauty Skin Deep?

Is beauty really skin deep? The phrase ‘skin’ in terms of survey panels refers to the look and feel of the panel. It is closely related to the concept of user experience in website design.Online survey and panel platform providers such as Cvent offer several templates for creating surveys. These...read more

Surveys Without a Goal Won't Hit the Target

What is a survey without a goal? In these ‘must have it yesterday’ times it is all too easy to lose sight of why we are conducting research. This is the double-edge sword that we work in. Having an online survey platform, and access to potential respondents through online panels, can lead...read more

Market Research Survey Templates Made Easy

While every client wants to feel like they are special, different, and have their own needs, the reality is that what works for one client might work for another client. This can be true of many things, including market research, which is why market research survey templates can help accelerate...read more
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