Qualitative Recruiting

  • Blog: How to Recruit Participants for a Study in 8 Steps

    How to Recruit Participants for a Study in 8 Steps

    One of the first steps in a market research study is often the most crucial: participant recruitment. Think of it as assembling the dream team for your project. In this guide, we're breaking down the process into eight straightforward steps to recruiting participants for a study, plus common ways to find people. From defining your target audience to sending out friendly reminders, we share everything you need to know to find, schedule, and retain market research participants. Need help with

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  • Blog: Ultimate Guide to Recruiting Participants for Qualitative Research

    Recruiting Participants for Market Research [2024 Guide]

    A critically important piece of market research is recruiting reputable, high-quality participants. But why? The group of people recruited for focus groups, in-depth interviews, in-home usage tests, or other types of market research methods represents a much larger target audience that a company or brand is trying to reach. To provide some guidance, this ultimate guide offers our greatest thinking about all elements of qualitative recruiting: best practices, common mistakes, step-by-step pro

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  • Blog: Conducting Market Research with Alternative Medicine Patients

    Market Research with Alternative Medicine Patients

    Alternative and complementary medicine is not that far out of the norm for the United States. In fact, studies show 38% of adults use some form of complementary and alternative medicine that's nearly half! With this on the rise, many healthcare professionals are looking to conduct market research with alternative medicine patients to learn more about their preferences, factors in choosing providers, and more. All with the intention of using the data to drive decision-making. For instance, ou

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  • Blog How Alcohol Brands Can Conduct Market Research with Target Consumers

    Conducting Market Research for Alcohol Brands [With Examples]

    Market research is a vital tool for alcohol brands seeking to understand their target consumers, identify emerging trends, and make data-driven decisions in a highly competitive industry. With ever-evolving consumer preferences and a dynamic market landscape, conducting thorough research is crucial to gain a competitive edge. From surveys and focus groups to observational research, this blog post explores the various market research methods available to alcohol brands and highlights their va

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    How to Recruit for Focus Groups in 5 Steps

    The process to recruit for focus groups is similar to many other types of qualitative market research. Whether it is a focus group, an online bulletin board, or an in-depth interview (IDI) by phone, qualitative research describes exploratory methodologies that explore the mindsets, perceptions, and decision-making processes of participants. However, these projects are only as good as the people you find to participate in them. In this blog post, our market research recruitment agency detail

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  • Qualitative Recruiting in 2023: Current Trends and Challenges

    Goodbye, 2022! As with most types of market research, qualitative recruiting has certainly evolved over the last few years, and 2023 will be no exception. To help brands and fellow market research recruiters prepare, this blog outlines the qualitative recruiting trends, challenges, and best practices to watch for in 2023. 2023 Qualitative Recruiting Trends #1. Research is Going Virtual This is a qualitative recruiting trend that has been taking over for years, but one that was especiall

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    Conducting Qualitative Research Interviews: 7 Steps to Follow

    Qualitative research interviews (often called in-depth interviews or IDIs) are an excellent methodology to dig deep into a topic, product, service, or brand with your target audience. They aim to fully explore mindsets and beliefs whereas quantitative surveys aim to measure. In this post, our market research company will walk you through a 6 step process of conducting qualitative research interviews. Article Contents The qualitative interview steps we'll discuss in this blog include: Defi

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  • Blog: 6 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Qualitative Recruitment Firm

    Choosing a Qualitative Recruitment Firm: 8 Factors to Consider

    One critical step when conducting qualitative research is determining how you will find the participant. For many brands, this may mean hiring a qualitative recruitment firm to source, vet, and schedule qualified people to join the study. But, not all market research firms are created equal. In this blog, we share 8 critical factors to consider when choosing a qualitative research recruiter. For a super in-depth rundown of the process, read our Ultimate Guide to Recruiting Participants for

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  • Blog: Surveying Families: How to Recruit Parents & Kids for Market Research

    Surveying Families: How to Recruit Parents & Kids for Market Research

    After working in recruitment for so many years, I’m no stranger to challenging audiences. There used to be one audience that would make my stomach drop: parents. And that's because parents and kids come with many factors that may dissuade them from participating. However, that was before I learned a few tips and tricks for surveying families, which I’ll outline below. Continue reading this blog to learn more about the challenges of recruiting parents and kids, and suggestions on what you sh

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  • Recruiting Consumers for In-Store Research: Step-By-Step Process

    When one leading U.S. supermarket chain decided to conduct in-store research on their shelf displays in the coffee aisle, Drive Research was contracted for the study. Though there are many ways to replicate a shelf display or aisle, some studies require in-store research. Lucky for them, there are many market research options for grocery stores. One of the biggest industries worth over $800 billion, supermarkets are constantly changing due to consumer demand. And we couldn’t think of a bett

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  • Blog: How to Conduct Market Research with Military Veterans

    How to Conduct Market Research with Military Veterans

    While almost everyone knows a military veteran, this audience can be tricky to reach and recruit for market research. Especially on a large scale! Luckily for one client who contacted Drive Research, our team has experience with this audience and knows just how to reach them. This case study outlines the step-by-step process for our most recent veteran recruitment project. Step 1: The Kickoff Once a signed contract is in place, our market research firm held a 30-minute kickoff meeting to

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  • Blog: 5 Tips for Conducting Market Research with Content Creators

    5 Tips for Conducting Market Research with Content Creators

    It’s a content creator's and we’re just living in it, right? It’s no secret that influencers, bloggers, and social media personalities are some of the best marketers out there. In fact, a recent study revealed that up to 17% of businesses spend half of their yearly funds on influencer campaigns. Chances are if you’re reading this, you already know your way around influencer marketing strategy, at least a little bit. But do you know how market research can play into it? Types of market resea

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