Consumer Behavior

  • Blog: Eye-Tracking Market Research: How to Execute a Successful Shelf Testing Study

    Eye-Tracking Market Research: How to Execute a Successful Shelf Testing Study

    Today, shelf testing studies used to test the appeal of packaging design in real-time (either virtually or in-person) to get customer’s opinions. As a result, more and more brands are leveraging eye-tracking market research. Why? The use of eye-tracking in conjunction with other biometric devices provides an objective measure of product packaging performance. In this blog post, our CPG market research company discusses how eye-tracking works, tips for designing a proper shelf test with eye-tr

    Read More

  • Blog: 4 Best Metrics To Measure Brand Loyalty with Market Research

    4 Best Metrics To Measure Brand Loyalty with Market Research

    Brand loyalty is critical for the success of any company. Scratch that, it’s imperative. Brand loyalty (not to be confused with customer loyalty, which is a separate concept but equally as important) ensures the future return of customers time and time again. With customers that are loyal to your brand, you won’t have to waste time with expensive marketing or promotional campaigns. Instead, you can focus your precious time on building out your brand to attract even more long-term customers.

    Read More

  • Blog: What are Market and Customer Profiling Surveys? | Market Research Company

    What are Market and Customer Profiling Surveys?

    When it comes to our customers, businesses are often left wondering about key aspects of their demographics, buying behaviors, pain points, and more. Can you confidently answer simple questions such as: Who are your customers? Who aren’t your customers? What makes your customers different from non-customers? If not, it is time your company conducts market and customer profiling surveys. Luckily, the name does a great job at describing what this type of survey is, but there is a lot more to

    Read More

  • Blog: Brand Health Tracker Surveys: How to Create a Baseline for Awareness and Interest

    Brand Health Tracker Surveys: How to Create a Baseline for Awareness and Interest

    Building awareness for consumer products viewed as commodities can be a challenge. As a result, many businesses rely on brand health tracker surveys to accurately measure buyer awareness, perception, and likelihood to purchase. For example, fresh fruit has very few household brand names that your average consumer would be able to recall top-of-mind. If you’re trying to grow your brand in this space, what is your best option? You always have to start somewhere, so our market research compan

    Read More

  • Blog: The Long-term Impact of COVID-19: How Have Consumer Perceptions Changed

    Long-Term Impact of COVID-19: New Survey Shows How Perceptions Have Changed Since April

    As we approach the end of 2020, we are still living in what seems to be a never-ending pandemic. There is no doubt that consumer behavior has changed as a result of COVID-19, but our market research company wanted to better understand if consumer perceptions have changed for better or for worse since April. In April of 2020, Drive Research conducted an online survey about the COVID-19 pandemic. We measured how Coronavirus shifted consumer perceptions, attitudes, concerns, and purchasing beha

    Read More

  • Blog Image: How Many People Plan to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine? New Survey Reveals 1 in 2 Americans

    How Many People Plan to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine? New Survey Reveals 1 in 2 Americans

    On December 14, 2020, Sandra Lindsay was the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine outside a clinical trial. As the week went on more and more healthcare professionals across the country were vaccinated in hopes of stopping the spread. This begs the question, as the injection becomes readily available in the coming months, how many people plan to get the COVID-19 vaccine? Our market research company conducted a survey with over 1,000 United States residents to measure the level of concern w

    Read More

  • Blog: Consumer Research Surveys: Definition, Process, and Sample Questions

    Consumer Surveys: Definition, Process, and Sample Questions

    Wondering what consumer surveys are? The truth is, this a broad term that can refer to testing a variety of topics such as: Unaided awareness Aided awareness Perception Price Purchase history In this blog post, our consumer research company will dive into the details of this methodology. We will review the definition, process, sample questions, and a case study for consumer research surveys. If you are looking to conduct a consumer survey with a market research company, Drive Research is rea

    Read More

  • influence-consumer-spending-market-research-09072018

    7 Psychological Strategies to Influence Consumer Spending

    Psychology is not typically top of mind when people think about marketing and advertising, but the truth is, successful marketing includes an essential psychological component. Market research involves systematically gathering data and then analyzing the data, with the objective of gaining knowledge about a company’s ideal customer and target market wants, needs, and preferences. In other words, it defines psychological strategies to influence consumer spending. Understanding persuasive strate

    Read More

  • Blog: Beauty Market Research: Measuring the Effectiveness of Advertising

    Beauty Market Research: Measuring the Effectiveness of Advertising

    Finding success in the highly competitive beauty industry is becoming increasingly difficult as consumers continue to evolve. Beauty market research is helpful in understanding target consumers and measuring the effectiveness of advertising. Beauty market research answers key questions before launching an advertising campaign including: Wondering what ad makes customers most likely to try your product or service? Wondering what offer is most appealing to customers? Wondering what resonates wit

    Read More

  • Blog: Marketing Budget Planning for 2021: How to Prepare for the Unpredictable

    Marketing Budget Planning for 2021: How to Prepare for the Unpredictable

    With the New Year right around the corner, many of us have been tasked with creating a marketing budget or plan for 2021. It's time to think outside the box. When planning a marketing budget, there are the staple items most organizations include each year. Most marketers plan for costs associated with digital advertising, email marketing, website costs, etc. However, when creating your 2021 marketing budget – especially after a year of uncertainty – try and think outside of the box. In other

    Read More

  • Blog: How to Conduct In-Person Shelf Testing | CPG Research Firm

    How to Conduct Shelf Testing Market Research | CPG Research Firm

    As consumers’ preferences and purchasing behaviors continue to rapidly evolve, the need for consumer packaged goods (CPG) market research has never been more relevant. A great methodology to consider is in-person or in-store shelf testing. Our CPG research firm recently completed a qualitative recruitment project for a client involving in-person shelf-research at their facility. We had to navigate several unique obstacles that came with onsite research in the midst of COVID-19. Below are the p

    Read More

  • Blog: What are Brand Awareness Surveys? | Market Research Company

    Brand Awareness Surveys: Process and Example Questions | Drive Research

    One of the best ways to gauge how recognizable and distinguished an organization is among a target market is through brand awareness surveys. Every successful brand reaches that threshold where it starts becoming top-of-mind among its target audience. Your products or services are defined, your reputation is expanding, and there is a strong foundation for your business. Once you feel like you have an established brand, where do you go from there? If one of your goals is continued growth, your

    Read More