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

 

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How to be a good research client
A veteran research vendor offers his advice to clients on working with research firms, including the RFP process, pricing and what each party should expect from the other.
Gamification 101 - from theory to practice - part I
In part one of a two-part article addressing gamification, the author discusses gamification theory and the several different methods marketing researchers can use to increase the enjoyment and feedback quality from surveys.
Software Review: SurveySwipe
Tim Macer reviews Survey Analytics' SurveySwipe and its associated modules for mobile research.
Gamification 101 - from theory to practice - part II
In the second installment of a two-part gamification article, the author offers insight and examples on how researchers can design questions to be more game-like.

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Related Articles

There are 281 articles in our archive related to this topic. Below are 5 selected at random and available to all users of the site.

Rating scales can influence results
A summarized excerpt of a U.S. Department of Commerce study testing the merits of a seven-point rating scale versus a 10-point rating scale.
3 questionnaire techniques on 'health events' reported
The U.S. Department of Commerce has released a report called, "Approaches to Developing Questionnaires," that outlines the merits of a diary procedure, sample design and effective evaluation in marketing research. A summary is included in this article.
Computer interviewing gaining popularity
Many people fear the idea of a face-to-face interview. Computer interviews can decrease intimidation, elicit more truthful responses and save time for interviewers.
Trade Talk: Employee surveys key to attitudes
Representatives from Hyatt Hotels Corp. and Hewlett-Packard discuss the benefits of conducting research among employees.
Questionnaire helps Owens-Corning Fiberglas examine remodelers market
Owens-Corning, a manufacturer of glass fiber materials, initiated a study to find out how the company was fulfilling the needs of remodelers. A questionnaire was sent out to 450 contractors, had high return and increased awareness in the company of an important segment of the marketplace.

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BURKE DESIGNING EFFECTIVE QUESTIONNAIRES: A STEP BY STEP WORKSHOP
October 27-29, 2015
Burke Institute will hold a workshop focused on designing effective questionnaires on October 27-29 in San Jose, Calif.

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Mail Surveys ARE they antiquated?
03/09/2012 by Matthew Hammett