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Secondary Research (Desktop Research)

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Recent Articles

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: A 4-dimensional view of the digitally-engaged consumer
This paper examines work that has been carried out in support of a single-source methodologyto understand how, when applied to consumers’ devices, new research tracking technologies complement and enhance the traditional survey question approach.
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.
How will Americans spend their money this holiday season?
With the 2014 holiday season right around the corner, the author discusses how Americans are planning to shop for the holidays according to household income and the generation to which they belong.
Meta-analysis offers research on research for MR
Meta-analysis is a relatively new research-on-research tool that marketing researchers can use to examine a collection of results across multiple primary studies. This article covers the basics of meta-analysis and addresses some criticism toward it.
6 essential steps for successful global segmentation
This article looks into the challenges faced in developing market segmentations that work both globally and in diverse local markets and explores ways of overcoming these challenges.

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Related Articles

There are 57 articles in our archive related to this topic. Below are 5 selected at random and available to all users of the site.

Trade Talk: Researching the Web's wonders
A guide to using Hennepin County Library's online resources to conduct secondary research on the Web.
By the Numbers: Conducting research in an extraordinary economic climate
The authors offer several suggestions for maximizing research budgets during tough times, including eliminating projects that don’t add value, changing methodologies and using free or low-cost Web-based resources to keep tabs on the competition.
Qualitatively Speaking: Harnessing the power of hindsight
Revisiting previous qualitative studies is worthwhile but researchers are better equipped than computers to analyze the data, the author feels.
6 essential steps for successful global segmentation
This article looks into the challenges faced in developing market segmentations that work both globally and in diverse local markets and explores ways of overcoming these challenges.
Trade Talk: Are your competitive secrets worth protecting?
A review of two books that offer tips on keeping tabs on the competition and keeping your own company's secrets away from prying eyes.

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