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

 

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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.

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.
Conjoint goes mobile
SKIM's Gerard Loosschilder explores how conjoint and its many positive attributes can be successfully moved to the mobile environment.
What does the ‘quantified self’ movement mean for health care researchers?
The author discusses the effects the influx in new and affordable quantified self technology methodologies has on traditional research methods.
When it comes to mobile respondent experience and data quality, survey design matters
Nicole Mitchell looks at the importance of survey design as respondent use of smartphones and tablets increases.
Thoughts on how to add a strategic layer to tracking studies
We love our tracking studies but James Rohde argues that there are ways to improve their ability to do more than just track.

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Machine-readable surveys make it easier for utility’s customers to express their satisfaction
Northern States Power (NSP) took advantage of new technology to improve surveys. This article discusses how NSP switched to and uses machine-readable image/OCR (optical character recognition) forms to survey customers.
A quick test in methods to increase mail response rates
There has been a fair amount of debate about how to increase response rates in consumer mail studies. This article offers a short true/false test about mail response rates. The questions and their answers are meant to serve as guidelines for conducting consumer mail studies.
Satisfying no longer: Part I: Satisfaction research needs to return to focusing on the customer
In part one of a three-part series, the authors outline how satisfaction measurement has gone wrong. What started as a well-intentioned, customer-focused endeavor has in many instances become an exercise that is more concerned with, and subject to corruption by, corporate needs.
Data Use: Controlling non-response bias and item non-response bias using CATI techniques
This article describes how computer-assisted telephone interviewing (CATI) techniques can help reduce non-response bias and item non-response bias in survey research. The author presents mixed-mode surveying, which combines telephone and mail surveys, as one approach to controlling and measuring non-response bias.
How to design research for public release
Planning on using survey findings as fodder for a press release? Take these tips into consideration to make sure the information has impact, relevance and longevity.

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BURKE DESIGNING EFFECTIVE QUESTIONNAIRES: A STEP BY STEP WORKSHOP
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