Category Archives: Market Research Techniques

Choosing a market research methodology

Editor’s note: Louisa Thistlethwaite is research quality manager at market research firm FlexMR, London. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “How to choose a market research methodology.” Businesses are increasingly challenging … Continue reading

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How virtual reality is changing the way you conduct research

Editor’s note: Simon Jones is a U.K.-based UX specialist for market research firm GfK. This is an edited version of a post written by Jones that originally appeared here under the title, “Virtual reality in UX research brings you closer … Continue reading

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7 tips for writing better surveys

Editor’s note: Nigel Lindemann is digital marketer at computer software firm, Survey Anyplace, Antwerp, Belgium. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “7 tips to master the human language in surveys.” Asking … Continue reading

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Dos and don’ts for better patient recruitment

Editor’s note: Huw Davies is qualitative services manager at U.K.-based research firm Gillian Kenny Associates. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Four golden rules for better patient recruitment in market research.” … Continue reading

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How Facebook reactions are changing social research

Editor’s note: Annette Smith is technology development manager at market research firm FlexMR, London. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Will Facebook reactions be a turning point for social research?” Since … Continue reading

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11 mistakes to avoid when running an online MR community

Editor’s note: Stephen Cribbett is founder and CEO of research firm Dub, London. This is an edited version of a piece that originally appeared here under the title, “10 mistakes to avoid when running your first research community.” 1. Creating … Continue reading

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In surveys (or during first dates): Are you asking leading questions?

Editor’s note: Talia Fein is project manager at research firm Chadwick Martin Bailey, Boston. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title,” A data dominator’s guide to research design … and dating.” I … Continue reading

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Q&A: Is your Web site speaking your customers’ language?

Editor’s note: Christine Crandell is technology evangelist and chief customer strategy consultant at New Business Strategies, San Francisco Bay area. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Latest customer-centricity battleground is the … Continue reading

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Q&A: How Xerox is leveraging research to enhance customer experiences

Editor’s note: Seth Grimes is founder of Washington, D.C. – based IT strategy consultancy, Alta Plana Corporation. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Language use, customer personality, and the customer journey.” … Continue reading

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Translating social wisdom into lessons on community engagement

Editor’s note: Rachel Belinky is community strategist at market research firm Ipsos SMX, Cincinnati. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Leveraging social wisdom for better community insights.” As market researchers we … Continue reading

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