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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.

Data Use: Marketplace segmentation by demographic characteristics
Researchers today have an abundance of information and sophisticated tools with which to work. Still, the best trained statisticians are not always clear how best to use these materials and methods. This article addresses geo-demographic clusters, which are marketed by their developers as the definitive answer to market-segmentation problems.
Five low-budget market research approaches
Is your research department facing a shrinking budget? Stretch those scarce dollars by mining your company’s archive of past projects, trolling the Web for free or low-cost studies, doing some interviewing yourself, tagging along on an omnibus survey or distributing self-administered questionnaires.
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.
Market structure analysis: What it is and how to do it
This article examines market structure analysis, including a comparison of marketing and economic methods and discussions of defining a market, getting to an overall market structure, marketplaces versus study of important groups, market structures, and market structures versus market segments.
A look at the current market for customer information systems in the North American utility industry
The author examines recent trends in the market for customer information systems (CIS) and explores some of the factors that utilities rated as important in a CIS.

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ESOMAR LATIN AMERICAN CONFERENCE 2015 - CARNIVAL OF INSIGHTS: CELEBRATING RESEARCH
April 26-28, 2015
ESOMAR will hold its annual Latin America conference, themed 'Carnival of Insights:Celebrating Research,' on April 26-28 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.