Archives for December 2011

Customized Online Panel Communities – How many of us are tapping it??

“Those were the best days of my life…” one of the done to death lyrics of Bryan Adam’s Summer of 69 song – ever wondered what were all those things that made that era – the best and the most remembered phase of our lives….hmmm countless reasons (especially if you are reading this article on […]

Which TRIBE does your Panel Respondents belong to?

The Good, the BAD & the UGLY!! It is often quoted that “IF YOU BUILD THEY WILL COME” but the BIG question is “WHO EXACTLY ARE COMING?” How often does a panel company under takes the exercise of knowing what types of respondents they have actually recruited? When I say what TYPE it means their […]

YOU ARE NOT ALONE!!!

Journey of Knowledge starts from ME!! How many times have you felt staring at a WALL for days at end? When was the last time you laughed at a very high decibel? Why is even your favorite restaurant dishing out bland gourmet? What is it that’s STOPPING you to get that well deserved promotion? I […]

Build a PANEL COMPANY you can be PROUD OF!!!

RIGHT APPROACH + RIGHT ATTITUDE!! What is the secret of building a successful panel company? Is it the right employees or the right kind of panels you have or is it a good marketing plan or just simple plain LUCK!! I guess it is a combination of many factors when performed effectively results in a […]

Little Known Ways to Recruit Respondents FREE OF COST!!!!

Think OUT of the BOX! Access panel companies recruit respondents either through Ad networks or database containing lists of emails IDs. Although mentioned methods are effective but they are costly and are unable to fill the gaps in the panel base. Also they are good in case one has CASH 2 BURN for such endeavors. […]

Who Else Wants HASSLE FREE project execution?

Make your life easier & stop missing deadlines!! In survey research as well as with many internet based industry verticals the biggest nightmare any project manager faces is a poor quality productivity output. Once the project is in shambles the only thing you end up working for is the commitment but it leaves a bad […]

Why YOU would NEVER EVER become a CEO???

5 reasons that you won’t make it!! I am yet to find a single soul who doesn’t wants to succeed in life – but strangely why is it that successful people are in a minority where as the general populace languish in obscurity. Innumerable SELF-HELP books are written claiming to provide you the KEY to […]

Now You Can Have a HAPPY CLIENT and make even MORE MONEY!!!

Know them to woe them! The lifeline of any business is CLIENT SATISFACTION. Innumerable articles have been written to understand the psyche of this mysterious breed. This article takes stock of TOP 5 QUICK ways to bring smile on your client’s face and get the cash register ringing! These aren’t sure shot magic darts but […]

What Everybody Ought to Know About INCENTIVE OPTIONS?

Panel performance depends a lot on the incentives being provided for survey participation. A very critical aspect of gifting is the range from which respondents can choose from. Even in a particular demographic group the choice may vary for e.g. some maybe excited to receive a movie ticket whereas some may prefer a meal voucher. […]

The SECRET of INCREASING your Respondent Response Rate

Better Panel Management = Better Response Rates Most often panel companies faces the arduous task of maintaining high response rates for their panel base. It is one of the critical aspects of running a successful online panel business. Although there isn’t any specific formula to help achieve higher response rates but some basic steps will […]