How To Use Social Media For Market Research?

Social media is for more than just interacting with friends and family members. When your business has a page on websites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Instagram, you can use these pages to conduct effective market research. Finding out exactly what present and potential customers need and want in a company will help you better […]

How To Create Surveys That People Will Actually Respond To?

Do you send out marketing polls and surveys that never seem to get answered? Here are a few tips to make those valuable data-gathering tools more effective: Grab them immediately. You only have a few seconds to rivet your reader’s attention before that mouse hand gets twitchy and clicks on to something more interesting. Put serious […]

Why brands should establish whether topical campaigns will resonate with audiences before committing

As increasingly tangible investments, it is vital that marketing campaigns be underpinned with research to support them. In the quest to be topical and on-trend, brands may turn to news events to make their campaigns more timely and relevant. However, failing to consider whether a real synergy exists between the topical event and the brand […]

Do Your Market Research With Social Media!

Market research can be a time consuming and costly process. The good news is there is a cost-effective tool available: social media. Many businesses are beginning to use this tool to gather information on their target market. Setting up a social media page on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest is only the beginning. In order to […]

Why You Need A Business Blog!

Regardless of the size of your market research company, blogging could become especially beneficial for your business. A blog can provide insight into the products and services you’re gathering data for, using language and examples that you may not have room for on your company website. You can also boost the reputation of your business […]

What Questions to Ask and Avoid When Doing a Survey

It may not be the most logical thing to comprehend but surveys are a vital cog in the machine of industry. They give companies accurate feedback as to where they and their products stand in the market from the people who they most need that information. This information has taken on even greater importance over […]

How to ensure brand sponsorship resonates with a target audience

Sponsorship is a useful channel for brands with large marketing budgets to raise awareness of their products and services among the public. There is a plethora of different sponsorship opportunities available, ranging from securing a celebrity ambassador to front a product to headline sponsorship of a sporting event or music festival. However, in order to […]

Is mobile the future for market research?

Market research has been aided hugely by the development of the internet, allowing large groups of respondents to be targeted in a cost-effective fashion requiring a relatively low level of human interaction. Developments in smartphone technology are now creating further opportunities to extend this area of research. Consumers are now able to provide responses on-the-move; […]

Employee Satisfaction and Your Bottom Line: Tips for Surveying Employees

There may have been a time when employee satisfaction was low on the priority list for organizational leaders, but that time is past.  A wealth of research [1] exists that links the satisfaction of employees to customer satisfaction and the profitability of the organization.  But how do organizational leaders find out if their employees are […]

Is your marketing collateral giving you the expected returns?

This article delves into the measurement techniques that can come handy for a marketing communicator in assessing the return that is derived from the marketing collateral being used for achieving the business objective of the organisation. It is no wonder if you are stuck between selecting one type of collateral over the other such as […]