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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.
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.
Think you know segmentation? Think again! A close look at 4 core analyses
This article addresses four different kinds of segmentation analyses - a priori, post hoc, brand and drive - and goes on to offer examples and explain what each accomplishes.

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Related Articles

There are 56 articles in our archive related to this topic. Below are 5 selected at random and available to all users of the site.

Data Use: Predicting housing value from income: a simple example of the logit response model
The housing industry has grown tremendously in the 1980s. This article describes a way to analyze the table of households cross-classified by housing value and housing income from the 1980 Census by using the logit response model.
Seeking the right blend: Part I: What happens when you mix panel respondents and social network respondents?
In part one of a two-part article, the authors examine findings from an experiment in which sample from an established panel was blended with sample drawn from a social network population.
Databases help companies with target marketing efforts
Market research suppliers, like National Decision Systems of California, are helping businesses keep up on customer demographics quickly and easily. Aetna Life and Dunkin' Donuts are among the NDS success stories.
Ethnic marketing: Can researchers be agents of social change?
Ethnic marketing and research can be an effective way to target and ad and empower ethnic communities themselves by revealing their collective buying power, but the practice of ethnic market segmentation can also be divisive and exclusive. The author calls on researchers to check their biases and revisit the ethnic marketing model.
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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