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Tags: | Forms Processing / Scanning | Mail Surveys | Panels-Mail | Questionnaire Design / Writing

 

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Pettit's conversational-approach article got 'em talking
This article includes highlights from social media commentary regarding Annie Pettit's story on writing humanized surveys.
Forget gamification; try writing a humanized survey
Annie Pettit presents a research-on-research report on a test of traditional vs. more-conversational styles of survey-question wording.
By the Numbers: When satisfaction scores go flat
Peter Gurney offers some dos and don’ts for dealing with a stubborn trend line.
Using respondent tweets to fill in survey gaps
The author explains how researchers can supplement survey data by asking respondents to include a social media handle and give permission to access their public postings. Then those data can be used to fill in the blanks of what was not answered, or not asked, in the survey.

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Response scales for customer satisfaction research
A review of the literature on response scales is bewildering. However, certain broad themes and specific findings do emerge. The article outlines the five major factors that influence the choice of response scale properties.
8 tips to help you build successful customer surveys
Creating customer surveys can be overwhelming, particularly if you have never developed one. This article details eight steps for creating successful surveys and becoming a survey expert.
Survey defines lawn mower purchasing habits
This study used a mailed survey to mower purchasers to identify their characteristics and determine factors influencing their purchasing decisions. The researchers grouped the respondents into categories based upon the primary motivators of their decision-making process: brand name, features, price and outlet.
Trade Talk: 851,200 Elvis fans can't be wrong
In this month's column, the author interviewed Jim Timony of Bruskin/Goldring Research to discuss the quantitative research conducted surrounding the U.S. Postal Service's launch of its Elvis stamp.
By the Numbers: Why your customer satisfaction surveys are not actionable
Your internal clients are busy. To give them the customer satisfaction data they need, the authors suggest, you must make the information relevant and easy to act upon and tie it to a specific economic consequence.

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