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Everything You Need To Know About Research Sampling

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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.
Efficiency is key to random digit sampling
This article describes how sampling efficiency can affect research costs and highlights a new approach by Survey Sampling that identifies a large portion of the unproductive numbers in random-digit telephone samples without affecting the samples' integrity.
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.
Data Use: Selection of a stratified random sample
This article explains the benefits of stratified random sampling and demonstrates how to construct such a sample using real data from a study of the market for patient monitors in U.S. hospitals.
Five myths about business-to-business telephone samples
Business-to-business research is valuable and necessary. Growth in this area has led research organizations to enter unfamiliar territory and resulted in myths and misconceptions about sampling aspects of business-to-business research. This article discusses five myths of business-to-business telephone sampling, examines the reality and explains what is needed for successful research.

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Recent Articles

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Incorporating qualitative into package design research
The author shares some basic ideas and best practices for the use of qualitative research as a component in the package design research plan.
Tips for effective community engagement
To get the most from your MROC, use these ideas to make sure that respondents and internal stakeholders alike are fully engaged in the process.
A successful research community requires a mix of strategies
Communispace’s Manila Austin draws from the firm’s research-on-research studies to offer tips on keeping community respondents engaged.
Qualitatively Speaking: The five absolute, no-excuse must-dos for online qualitative researchers
To make your online qual all it can be, you need to plan well, communicate effectively and manage actively, the author says.
By the Numbers: Lessons for using online panels in B2B research
Natalia Elsner outlines how to react when you have questions about the quality of B2B panel respondents.

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