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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.
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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Unstructured individual interviewing
This article offers a summarized excerpt of the section of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s report “Approaches to Developing Questionnaires” that addresses unstructured individual interviewing. The discussion includes personnel and skill requirements, respondent selection, preparation, operation, time considerations, cost considerations and data collection.
An approach to selecting online respondents
What can a 12-year-old teach us about developing sample for an online tracking study?
Product placement research moves into the 21st century
An overview of the various methods of placing products with consumers for the purposes of testing, including a look at the current state of what’s possible in terms of product placement for online testing. A number of researchers weigh in with their experiences with the various methods.
Data Use: 'No preference' in paired-preference testing
In simple paired comparison tests, the authors argue that the trinomial approach is fundamentally correct.
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.

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