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15 tips and techniques for survey research
This article offers 15 tips and techniques to think about before beginning survey research to obtain useful and valid information. Some areas discussed include survey design and wording, sampling issues, statistics tools, timing for telephone surveys, strategies for increasing responses to mailed surveys, and issues related to anonymity and confidentiality.
A method for finding 'virgin' respondents
The researchers used a sample of their mailed survey respondents to a “Get Paid for Your Opinions” direct mail effort to explore the makeup of study recruits. Participants responded to a questionnaire through phone or mailed responses. This study is one of the first to combine information about lifetime experience in focus groups with reasons for wanting to participate in them, as well as demographic data.
Dairy calcium ads change attitudes
Representatives of the dairy industry knew that the calcium in milk helps build strong bones and ward off osteoporosis, they just needed to let medical professionals know the benefits of the popular drink. So the dairy industry released a series of ads targeting medical professionals. Market research, including pre-testing by telephone and post-testing by mail, proved these ads effective in spreading the good word about milk.
Diskette-based surveys for qualitative research
This article describes several advantages of using diskette-based qualitative research compared to phone interviews, focus groups and paper-based surveys to collect qualitative data.
Research steers nightclub's respositioning
Horsefeathers nightclub conducted computer-assisted surveys and focus groups with customers and employees, performed a market analysis, and reviewed club operations in its efforts to reposition itself in the marketplace and subsequently increase its popularity with and sales to evening customers.

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Sponsored Content: 11 Easy Ways to Improve Your Survey Response Rates
You can learn a lot from your customers and employees - if you can get them to fill out your survey. Surveys are a powerful and cost-effective way to not only gather information, but also identify and diagnose problems as well as uncover any new and emerging opportunities. However, one of the biggest challenges that many companies face in conducting surveys is getting enough people to take their survey (i.e. getting a high enough response rate) to ensure that their survey results are accurate. While there is no single, silver bullet for improving response rates, there are some easy steps that companies can take that, when combined, will help them improve their survey response rates. This white paper from Allegiance discusses what those steps are.
Appreciating the value of traditional research in a digital world
This article details the benefits unique to face-to-face research, including group bonding and access to nonverbal cues and metadata.
Iowa city finds mail survey fits its needs
The author details how a mail survey was the best way for North Liberty, Iowa to measure citizen opinions on existing and potential city services.
An analysis of the past 20 years of client-side research buying
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.
A report on the 2010 Globalpark Market Research Software Survey
This iteration of the annual survey of research software users added questions on social media usage and deployment of sample routers and found that CATI seems to be holding its own.

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