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  • Blog: In-Store Surveys: Definition, Benefits, and Example Questions

    In-Store Surveys: Definition, Benefits, and Example Questions

    When most people and brands think about surveys, their minds immediately go to an online questionnaire. However, in the world of market research, surveys come in all shapes and sizes. Take in-store surveys for example. This type of marketing research is conducted in-person at establishments such as retail stores, restaurants, college campuses, concerts, sporting events, and more. Interested in learning more about in-store intercept surveys? In this blog post, I’ll discuss what an in-store in

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  • Blog: Business Competitive Analysis: What Is It and How To Conduct a Successful Assessment

    Business Competitive Analysis: What Is It and How To Conduct a Successful Assessment

    Most businesses are well aware that they compete with others for a share of their market. But how many really understand the full picture of their competition? Enter a business competitive analysis. There may be plenty you have learned about your competitors over time through... Hearsay through customers Intel from industry contacts Your own informal research and poking around Because of this you probably have shaped a general profile of your top competitors. However, there is real valu

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  • Blog: How to Recruit Social Media Influencers for Market Research Studies

    How to Recruit Social Media Influencers for Market Research Studies

    Content creators and bloggers have taken the marketing world by storm. As a result, many brands are recruiting social media influencers for market research studies. Market research is a great first step to mastering influencer marketing. It provides brands with the insights needed to target, plan, and launch a successful influencer referral program. Because this is a newer marketing strategy for most businesses, it is critical to rely on data-driven insights and not best guesses or assumptio

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    What is Market Survey Research? | Defining the Benefits and Process of a Market Survey

    Entrepreneurs developing a product or service often create exciting strategies to advertise and introduce their new concept to the market. Unfortunately, their marketing and advertising efforts are not always met with a successful outcome. Before moving forward with spending advertising dollars on their new brand, product, or service, entrepreneurs need to take a step back and properly evaluate the market or space they are trying to enter. Market survey research assures the success of a new

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  • Blog: Product Feedback Surveys: Definition, Example Questions, and Process

    Product Feedback Surveys: Definition, Example Questions, and Process

    Product feedback surveys are a great type of market research to measure customer satisfaction and areas of improvement before or after launching a new product. It is the best approach to understanding exactly what customers think and perceives about your new business venture. In this blog post, our market research company will explore what product feedback surveys are, what they can be used for, and survey questions examples! Still in the initial phases of product creation? Read our blog post

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  • Blog: 5 Reasons Why You Should Ditch Mall Research

    5 Reasons Why You Should Ditch Mall Research

    With major retailers permanently closing their doors and consumers opting for online shopping (an issue only exacerbated by Coronavirus), the future for shopping malls is grim. According to CNBC,  25% of malls expected to close over the next 5 years. As mall foot traffic declines, that puts a hindrance on mall market research. For decades, retailers relied on mall market research methodologies such as: Kiosk surveys Intercept surveys Mobile ethnography However, this type of market research

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  • Blog: How to Conduct a Market Analysis with a Third-Party

    How to Conduct a Market Analysis with a Third-Party

    A higher education institution was looking to evaluate a new market to launch a new educational program. The client partnered with our third-party market research company to understand the landscape and identify market(s) for expansion. Check out this post to learn more about the objective, approach, and results of this market analysis research project! Objectives of the Market Analysis The objective of the market analysis research was to identify a favorable market(s) for the school and

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    Traditional Focus Groups or Online Focus Groups: The Choice is Yours

    A focus group is a common methodology used in market research. A traditional focus group involves a small group of people coming together at a location to share needs, preferences, opinions, and experiences about a specific product or service. The facilitator of the discussion, called the moderator, leads the discussion. The goal is often gaining insight for the company through spoken feedback of consumers and potentially B2B professionals. Typically focus groups are held at a brick and mor

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  • Blog Post: Pricing Sensitivity Surveys: How to Successfully Price Your Products & Services

    Pricing Sensitivity Surveys: How to Successfully Price Your Products & Services

    Deciding on a price for your new products or services can be tricky. Consumer expectations are constantly changing on the demand side. Logistics and internal resources largely determine what is possible on the supply side. So how do you make an informed decision on pricing? Enter pricing sensitivity surveys. This type of market research offers you and your organization a reliable, accurate way to land on a price tag that works for customers, you, and your bottom line. This blog post cover

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    Using Surveys to Qualify Leads? Use These 8 Best Practices

    Surveys are a window into your prospects’ and customers’ minds. A well-designed lead qualification survey can lend insight into the decision maker's thoughts and how he or she will approach a purchase. The survey can even delve into the importance of specific criteria when choosing a product or service. A lead qualification survey company can work with you as a strategic partner to gather these insights to help you drive customized sales approaches. In this blog post, our market research com

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  • Blog: How to Measure Product Awareness and Purchase Intent | Market Research Company

    How to Measure Product Awareness and Purchase Intent

    When it comes to promoting products and services, there are a lot of unanswered questions as it pertains to your target audience. What percentage of Americans are aware of your product or service? What percentage of Americans are aware of your competitor's products and services? Are certain demographics more aware of your brand vs. a competitor and vice versa? As with solving most business objectives, market research can help. Product awareness and purchase intent research provide brands with

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  • Brand Equity Survey: 4 Questions You Need to Be Asking

    Meeting and exceeding customer expectations is an important factor to measure for any organization. Without properly measuring customer satisfaction, how can you be sure they are satisfied with your brand, product, or service? How can you be sure customers will remain loyal and continue to give you their business? That is where brand equity studies come into play. Garbage in = garbage out. To execute a successful survey, you must ask the right questions. Use these sample brand equity survey

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