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  • Conducting Stadium Experience Surveys: What Do Fans Really Want?

    There are many factors that contribute to a spectacular stadium experience. Good food, comfortable seating, clean bathrooms, and available parking to name a few. For fans, it's more than just the sport they are watching or the music act they are seeing that impacts their experience. Stadium experience surveys are an excellent tool to truly understand what specific factors drive attendance to a venue outside of the entertainment act. They can also provide insight into areas of satisfaction,

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    How to Conduct Employee Pulse Surveys [+ Example Questions]

    Conducting employee pulse surveys is something to seriously consider practicing if your organization is not already. Assuming that everything is going well with your employees will jeopardize your business’ growth. And without surveying employees, how can you expect to develop a complete understanding of your business? What’s more, how can you understand your staff better to increase engagement? You can't! In this blog post, we’ll answer the following questions: What is an employee pulse?

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  • Blog: Measuring Brand Equity in 5 Steps (With Examples)

    Measuring Brand Equity in 5 Steps (With Examples)

    It’s obvious that customers tend to buy a product or service they recognize and trust. So, ask yourself: Is your brand the first that comes to mind with consumers? By measuring brand equity, your organization can rely on data-driven insights to improve awareness, perception, and usage. And with, 77% of B2C consumers making purchasing decisions based solely on the brand name, you can’t afford not to. In this blog, we’ll discuss the importance of measuring brand equity, key metrics to focus

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    Using a Third Party for Employee Surveys: Costs, Benefits, & Process

    Considering using a third-party employee survey company? This article guides you down the path of conducting an employee survey with an outside firm or in-house. The good news is you’re here! This means you already find value in or understand the need to conduct employee surveys.  Remember, happy employees = happy customers 🎉 Your next choice is deciding between hiring an employee survey company or conducting the staff survey in-house. This article answers everything you need to know fro

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  • Blog: What is a Good Net Promoter Score (NPS)?

    What is a Good Net Promoter Score (NPS)?

    The value of calculating your organization's net promoter score is important to measuring, benchmarking, and improving customer satisfaction. Though, creating strategies to improve customer retention can only happen if you have a better idea of what a good net promoter score is. While we dive more into how to know if your NPS is good, average, or bad below, I'll start by saying this: average net promoter scores vary based on industry and business type. Keep reading as we explore this custom

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  • Blog: Healthcare Net Promoter Score: Definition, Formula, & Benchmarks

    Healthcare Net Promoter Score: Definition, Formula, & Benchmarks

    Has a friend ever recommended a new doctor or healthcare provider? If so, you’re like the majority of people who strongly value first-hand healthcare recommendations. Up to 80% of patients take other patient experiences and recommendations seriously. After all, aren't you more likely to visit a doctor from a glowing, first-hand recommendation? Whether people will recommend your healthcare facility is important when evaluating your strengths and weaknesses. Thankfully, these insights are e

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  • Blog: Ultimate Guide to Market Research for Startups in 2023

    Market Research for Startups [2023 Ultimate Guide]

    Do you have a great business or product idea? Are you entertaining the idea of launching a startup? Perhaps there is no more exciting time than the spot you are in right now. How do I know? I’ve been there. My startup idea just happened to be a market research firm, so I am very excited to share my expertise on both of these topics. Startup market research can answer the common questions racing through your mind. Combatting the excitement and potential of your startup idea are likely some s

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    What is Mobile Ethnography? [Definition, Examples & Benefits]

    In the market research industry, mobile ethnography provides valuable insights and can have several key advantages over other types of market research methodologies. The flexibility of mobile market research approaches combined with the above benefits creates a strong return on investment. Our market research company details more about what mobile ethnography is, the benefits of using it, and example studies. Interested in conducting a mobile ethnography study? We can help with that too. Co

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    What is Regression Analysis & How Is It Used?

    Regression analysis helps organizations make sense of priority areas and what factors have the most impact and influence on their customer relationships. It allows researchers and brands to read between the lines of the survey data. This article will help you understand the definition of regression analysis, how it is commonly used, and the benefits of using regression research. Interested in using regression analysis? Drive Research can help with that too. Reach our market research company

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  • What is a Pilot Study? [+ Benefits, Examples, & Process]

    What is a Pilot Study? [+ Benefits, Examples, & Process]

    A pilot study sets the stage for a long-term successful market research project. Walk before you run. Don't bite off more than you can chew. Start small. You've heard them all and a pilot market research study employs the same approach. In this post, we'll cover everything you need to know about pilot surveys – their importance, examples, and steps to completing a successful study. Interested in conducting a pilot study? Get a quote from Drive Research. Contact our market research compan

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  • What is Group Effect? [Examples & How to Avoid It]

    What is Group Effect? [Examples & How to Prevent It]

    It's important to be aware of group effect when performing market research. This bias can negatively impact a person's answers when taking part in qualitative research studies. Keep reading to learn more about the group effect, including what it is and how to prevent it from occurring when conducting focus group studies for market research. What is Group Effect? Group effect is a type of bias that primarily affects focus groups. It is also referred to as group bias. It can occur during

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  • Blog: Multi-Sponsor Surveys: What They Are and How to Use Them

    Multi-Sponsor Surveys: What They Are and How to Use Them

    It's no secret that market research adds value to organizations' business and marketing decisions. That said, we know it can be intimidating to use for the first time. Luckily, multi-sponsor surveys are a great methodology for those looking to cut costs and test the value of market research. Also known as piggyback or omnibus surveys, multi-sponsor surveys are simple to implement, especially for those new to market research. This blog will outline: Definition of multi-sponsor surveys Mul

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