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Tags: | Attitude & Usage Studies | Home-Use Tests | Product Testing Research 
Qualitative-Online | Technology Commercialization | Usability Testing | Web Site Evaluation 

 

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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.

An online community keeps beverage firm Cafédirect close to its customers
Cafédirect’s online community serves as a tangible expression of the coffee and tea maker’s core values and has also demonstrated a healthy ROI.
Sponsored Content: Get Them Talking: Five Innovations in Qualitative Market Research
In this white paper from Encuity Research, the authors discuss five qualitative research developments that can help marketers affect behavior, overcome barriers to adoption and develop creative materials and messaging that get results.
Facebook Graphs: Charting a new course for MR recruiting?
The author provides an overview of Facebook's Graph Search function and examines its application for marketing research, specifically how Graph Search can be used to find and recruit qualified respondents.
Qualitatively Speaking: Seven things you don’t know about usability testing
The author offers tips for conducting more useful usability studies.
Marketing research trends to watch in 2013
Insights in Marketing LLC conducted research on research to create a list of potential trends for 2013. This article details six predicted trends and offers advice on how to navigate them.

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A maker of work scheduling software uses a telephone survey to meet varied information needs
TCS Management Group conducted a telephone survey with current customers of its TeleCenter System, which helps companies optimize work schedules. The study’s main objectives were to update its customer database, measure the level of satisfaction among software users and their managers, and determine the likelihood of attendance at the upcoming Users Forum.
The Missouri Lottery tests new games with focus groups
The Missouri Lottery and research firm Market Directions tested new potential lottery games and monitored public attitudes toward the lottery in general by conducting numerous quantitative and qualitative studies. This article describes one focus group research effort aimed at choosing games for a particular year. Participants from several locations in the state were asked to "shop" among 15 mock-ups for $30 worth of tickets.
Regaining a foothold
Spreckels Sugar Company conducted one-on-one interviews with a cross-section of both light and heavy users of sugar to delve into their attitudes and behavior towards sugar. It then developed product concepts based on this input and tested them in a second round of one-on-ones. Mock-ups of new packaging concepts were then subjected to in-home use tests. During test-marketing, survey cards were distributed to get reactions from consumers in the marketplace.
The case for a control cell
When developing studies to test a new product, researchers often only measure reactions to the new product. The author argues that researchers should also compare these reactions to those related to a control product in order to truly understand consumer acceptance of the new product. Two possible methodologies are discussed.
Focus groups, conjoint analysis help develop the Ameritech/Household Int'l. Complete MasterCard
Ameritech and Household International relied on qualitative and quantitative research strategies to develop a credit card concept combining the features of a MasterCard and a telephone calling card. The study involved focus groups and a conjoint analysis in which participants completed a computerized questionnaire in which they isolated the combination of features that most appealed to them by keying their answers to a detailed series of questions.

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