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Marketing Research Articles Related to the Internet and Web Industry

Marketing Research Articles Related to the Internet and Web Industry

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10 reasons why you should go mobile right now

Published
July 2013
Authors
Bob Yazbeck and Susan Scarlet
Abstract
The authors offer a mobile research manifesto, addressing some common complaints against mobile and outlining the many factors in its favor.

10 tips for creating a great content marketing strategy

Published
April 2014
Author
Lorie Loe
Abstract
From white papers to social media, a survey of business-to-business buyers sheds light on the types of corporate-generated content that drive sales.

15 easy, low-cost marketing and sales tactics for 2014 – Part II

Published
February 2014
Author
Steve Henke
Abstract
In the final installment of a two-part article, the author outlines seven additional ways a company can boost its marketing and sales efforts without breaking the bank. The list focuses on gathering competitive intelligence and talking to current and former clients about what they like - and don't like - about your offerings.

5 marketing trends and how MR must respond

Published
April 2014
Author
Brian Fletcher
Abstract
Insights in Marketing LLC conducted research on research to create a list of potential MR trends for 2014. The author outlines five predicted industry trends and discusses how researchers can make the most of them.

A marketer's guide to proposed COPPA changes

Published
October 2012
Author
Emily Goon, Quirk's Content Editor
Abstract
Online privacy expert Ray Everett explains the Federal Trade Commission's proposed changes to its Children's Online Privacy Protection Act and offers advice on what marketers trying to reach children online should know and how they can prepare.

A report on the Confirmit Market Research Software Survey

Published
August 2012
Authors
Tim Macer and Sheila Wilson
Abstract
The annual study of research software users finds curious levels of resistance toward smartphone-using respondents and a growing need for skilled data visualizers.

A successful research community requires a mix of strategies

Published
April 2012
Author
Manila Austin
Abstract
Communispace’s Manila Austin draws from the firm’s research-on-research studies to offer tips on keeping community respondents engaged.

A taxonomy of digital advertising

Published
March 2012
Authors
Abigail Dufay and Ratna Tandavan
Abstract
This article presents a framework for defining and understanding the many types of digital ads, with the goal of making it easier to measure their effectiveness.

Ad agency uses Web-based qualitative with teens to help develop public-service campaign

Published
May 2009
Authors
Dana Slaughter and Kristin Schwitzer
Abstract
The authors used online qualitative research to test several facets of a proposed public-service campaign aimed at getting teens to stop using the phrase “That’s so gay.” Respondents created and posted photo-journals, evaluated potential celebrity spokespeople, reacted to ad concepts and offered insights on how to motivate teens without coming across as preachy.

Ad research and the element of emotional surprise - the tale of Susan Boyle

Published
May 2010
Author
Charles Young
Abstract
The overnight success of Susan Boyle may provide insight into what marketers and advertisers can do to promote emotional engagement with a brand. The author dissects Susan Boyle's television performance to determine the point where her "brand" began.

All chatter's not good chatter - tips for monitoring negative online media

Published
November 2012
Author
V. Kanchana
Abstract
Awareness of what media, investors, customers and competitors are saying about your brand online is critical in a new media age. Consistent media monitoring gives insight into how your organization, product, service and competition are performing and perceived by the public.

Americans put trust in time-honored brands ... and Google?

Published
March 2010
Author
Quirk's Staff
Abstract
Harris Interactive's 2010 EquiTrend study indicates that consumers most trust brands that have stood the test of time and provided comfort in earlier years. In a poor economic climate, volatile and new brands struggle to keep up with the likes of Hershey's, Heinz and Hallmark.

An analysis of multichannel marketing campaign performance

Published
July 2011
Author
Molly Elmore
Abstract
The author explores the effects of frequency on commonly applied awareness and intent metrics for various advertising channels.

An analysis of the past 20 years of client-side research buying

Published
October 2011
Author
Emily Goon, Quirk's Content Editor
Abstract
Two decades’ worth of data from the Quirk’s circulation database is examined to discover what shifts have taken place in the research industry - including the advent of online and the latest economic crisis - and to predict where it might be headed.

An overview of Web site assessment techniques

Published
January 2006
Author
Tema Frank
Abstract
A look at the drawbacks and advantages of several methods of testing Web sites, from focus groups (online and offline) to lab-based usability testing and unsolicited customer feedback.

Analyzing the content of social media data

Published
October 2013
Author
Ann Veeck
Abstract
The author provides a framework for analyzing social media data, drawing comparisons to qualitative data analysis while also outlining how and where social media data requires a specialized approach.

Are we getting ahead of ourselves?

Published
July 1999
Author
Joseph Rydholm, Quirk's Editor
Abstract
Turner Entertainment Group developed Digital Dashboard, an Internet-based diagnostic product to help managers of Turner Web sites track performance issues related to the Web sites. The company learned the endeavor was more problematic than helpful.

By the Numbers: Are Internet access panels a lemon market?

Published
August 2010
Author
David Haynes
Abstract
The author argues for a way to allow users of access panel research services to pre-judge the quality of their suppliers' products and eliminate the uncertainty that is harming both buyers and vendors.