Qualitative Recruiting

  • Blog: Market Research with Vloggers: Best Practices for Recruiting YouTubers

    Market Research with Vloggers: Best Practices for Recruiting YouTubers

    Social media vloggers, bloggers, and influencers are one of the more popular audiences in research lately. Lucky for many of our clients, Drive Research is highly experienced in recruiting this audience. When an agency reached out to us on behalf of a large international video tech/equipment brand, we knew we were the right fit for the project. This case study blog outlines our step-by-step process of recruiting YouTubers and vloggers. Project Overview Our goal was to recruit 10 social m

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  • Blog: 7 Mistakes Recruiters Make and How to Avoid Them

    7 Mistakes Market Research Recruiters Make (& How to Avoid Them)

    Recruiting research participants can be challenging. While I’ve always said there’s no single way to find participants willing to be part of market research recruitment (we’ll get into that later), there are definitely things that you can be doing wrong. This blog outlines some common mistakes I’ve witnessed recruiters make, and how to avoid them. Recommended Reading: Ultimate Guide to Recruiting Participants for Qualitative Research Mistake #1: Lying To or Misleading the Participant Lo

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  • Struggling to Get People to Attend Qualitative Research? Use These 7 Tips

    7 Ways to Improve Show Rates For Your Qualitative Research

    We’ve all been there. Yes, even a qualitative recruitment company like Drive Research has struggled to find qualified participants to attend market research studies. Sure we’ve learned from past mistakes and with these mistakes we now understand what does and does not work. With great qualitative recruitment experience, Drive Research was able to create a streamlined process for finding participants, even those who are hard to reach. Plus! This process helps with getting our dream participan

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    What are the Challenges of Cold-Calling Recruitment?

    Cold-calling is an old-school market research technique to reach potential participants. At a first glance, it seems simple enough. You find a contact’s phone number, call them, and recruit them for your project. However, as telemarketing and scam calls have increased over time–along with everyone’s annoyance with them–cold-calling has become a challenge for market research recruitment. Continue reading this blog to learn more about the challenges of cold-calling recruitment in market resea

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    6 Step Process to Conducting Qualitative Research Interviews

    Qualitative research interviews (often called in-depth interviews or IDIs) are an excellent methodology to dig deep on a topic, product, service, or brand. They aim to fully explore mindsets and beliefs whereas quantitative surveys aim to measure. When determining the best type of market research to utilize for your study's objectives, it is important to talk to a market research expert. These experienced industry professionals will guide you with choosing an approach, steering you to quali

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  • Qualitative Research Methods and Participant Recruitment

    Qualitative Research Methods That Need Participant Recruitment

    We can see it now: your company has a brand new idea for a service or product you’re certain consumers will love. But you need people to test it out to see if it really is just that cool, and you don’t know where to start. Or, perhaps you have an existing brand, product, or service that isn't getting the attention you think it deserves from your target market. There are several qualitative research methods that can help with these business challenges. And with qualitative market research,

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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 turning to social media influencers to promote their brand, products, and services. If you're new to influencer marketing, you likely have a lot of questions. Where do I recruit social media influencers to partner with? How much does influencer marketing cost? How can I build a successful influencer marketing program? We'll ask you one question in return: Who better to answer these question

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    How to Increase Participation in Qualitative Research

    Participants are the bread and butter of any kind of research study. Unfortunately, it can be a daunting task to find a group of people that match your target audience who want to willingly provide their in-depth feedback. However, simple tasks from reminders to open communication to snacks can take the stress out of recruiting participants for your qualitative research. We’ll walk you through the specific steps for recruitment below, and pinpoint key areas to focus on. You’ll also be able

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  • Blog: 3 Benefits of Hiring Market Research Recruitment Agencies

    3 Benefits of Hiring Market Research Recruitment Agencies

    The scene: you’re super pumped about a new product or service your company has. You’re excited about all the positive feedback, sales, and potential exposure it’ll bring to your brand. But before launching your new concept, you’d like to host an online focus group with target consumers to gauge their interest level, suggested areas of improvement, and discuss what product similar to yours they are currently using. That’s where your new best friends (market research recruitment agencies) come

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  • Blog: What Impacts the Feasibility of a Market Research Study?

    What Impacts the Feasibility of a Market Research Study?

    Deciding on your target audience is an important step when constructing a plan for your market research project. In most instances, brands interested in conducting research have an idea of who they want to target in their future marketing campaigns or product and service offerings. However, there are a few things to consider before settling on your ideal participant. How does your target audience impact feasibility?  How do study requirements impact feasibility?  What does a low feasibility

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  • Blog: International Market Research: How to Survey Markets Across the Globe

    International Market Research: How to Survey Markets Across the Globe

    Conducting business internationally, while profitable, isn't short of challenges. Engagement differs across markets, aligning sales and marketing efforts needs extreme coordination, the list goes on. Luckily, market research can help. Learn more about a recent study our market research company conducted on behalf of an international healthcare company that wanted to learn more about their members and non-members across Chile, Mexico, and the U.S. Challenge: Improving Customer Retention &

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  • Blog 6 Market Research Participant Red Flags to Look for in Qualitative Recruiting

    6 Market Research Participant Red Flags to Look for in Qualitative Recruiting

    The quality of your market research findings is a direct correlation to the quality of your research participant. A few weeks ago we talked about the characteristics of a good research participant, but what should you avoid? In this blog post, our qualitative recruiting company describes 6 red flags that would make someone a bad candidate for research projects. The quality of your market research findings is a direct correlation to the quality of your research participant. Don't overlook thes

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