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Everything You Need To Know About Research Sampling

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There are 65 articles in our archive related to this topic. Below are 5 selected at random and available to all users of the site.

A common sense approach to dialing costs
This article discusses two methods of estimating the expected savings from eliminating non-working numbers from telephone-based research studies. One method estimates the average number of minutes in each hour that interviewers actually spend administering questionnaires. The second method assesses what the savings would be to develop a dialing rate per hour just for non-working numbers.
The trouble with convenience sampling
Customer feedback is often emotionally-charged. The author reminds researchers that relying on non-representative data in favor of convenient data from established customers can lead to expensive mistakes and poor decision-making.
By the Numbers: Are Internet access panels a lemon market?
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.
Key incidence issues when conducting research among Hispanics
A good field supplier should ask a number of questions before quoting a price for any study. This article discusses special considerations for conducting Hispanic studies, particularly those conducted in Spanish.
Keeping research out of your own backyard
The author discusses the drawbacks of conducting research with respondents too close to or too involved with the topic at hand.

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Recent Articles

Below are the 5 most recent articles on this topic. These articles were published within the last three years and are only available to registered subscribers.

Overcoming the obstacles to effective B2B panel research
Pete Cape offers thoughts on the differences between consumer and B2B research and looks at some of the issues involved in researching B2B respondents online.
By the Numbers: 10 online sample integrity tips
From inspecting IP and e-mail addresses to post-survey telephone interviews, here are strategies for analyzing the quality of online survey samples.
The value of mixing conjoint with qualitative
While acknowledging the limitations of doing so, the author argues that it’s possible to successfully incorporate a conjoint study into the qualitative setting.
An 'enhance'ment to tackle today's tele-sampling challenges?
ReconMR conducted a self-funded study to explore and measure the efficiency of three distinct telephone samples: enhanced cell phone, random digit dialing cell phone and landline.
A report on the Confirmit Market Research Software Survey
Among the highlights in this recap of the annual study of software and technology usage by research companies are ongoing struggles with survey length and a marked commitment to quality control.

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