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

 

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Sponsored Content: 11 Easy Ways to Improve Your Survey Response Rates
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Going mobile with your survey? Get off the grid (questions)
The author explores why grid questions are not working as a data collection method and provides steps researchers can take when designing surveys.
Inter-rater reliability and coding consistency
The authors outline their firm’s efforts to check internal coding practices on a project involving a health care client.
Understanding the challenges of cross-cultural scaling
SSI’s Pete Cape offers some guidance for approaching problems related to cultural differences in scale usage.
Why open-ends hold the key to customer satisfaction and loyalty
In this retailer and brand perception case study, the analysis of previously unexplored open-ended survey responses revealed drivers of customer satisfaction and loyalty ratings.

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There are 257 articles in our archive related to this topic. Below are 5 selected at random and available to all users of the site.

Questionnaire design - some general considerations
As with any research method, questionnaires have advantages and disadvantages. The following article is an excerpt from the paper “Designing and Using Questionnaires” that addresses the advantages and disadvantages of using a questionnaire and the importance of having well-defined goals for the research.
By the Numbers: Survey of researchers reveals concerns about benchmarking
While most researchers use benchmarking, many have questions about the best ways to do so, a survey found. The authors explore the survey findings and offer tips for more effective benchmarking.
Software Review: SurveySwipe
Tim Macer reviews Survey Analytics' SurveySwipe and its associated modules for mobile research.
By the Numbers: How to improve your segmentations with max-diff
The author uses a checking-account example to show how maximum difference scaling, or max-diff, can deliver finely-tuned segmentations without subjecting respondents to an onerous number of comparison questions.
McGraw-Hill shows it's the place to get market information
McGraw-Hill, publishers of Electrical Construction & Maintenance magazine and Electrical Wholesaling magazine know the value of market research. Using a variety of techniques, including mailed questionnaires and telephone surveys, the company gathers information for the editorial and advertising sections of the McGraw-Hill magazines.

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BURKE DESIGNING EFFECTIVE QUESTIONNAIRES: A STEP BY STEP WORKSHOP
January 27-29, 2015
Burke Institute will hold a workshop focused on designing effective questionnaires on January 27-29 in New York.
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February 23-24, 2015
The Quirk’s Event is a two-day experience that flips the traditional conference model and centers around the exhibit hall. In Brooklyn, February 23-24.

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