Using Big Data in Market Research

Many marketers cringe when faced with the overwhelming task of sifting through ‘Big Data’, but as technology grows it is becoming easier and easier to sift through the enormous amounts of information and process it into something both innovative and substantial. In Survey Research, the vast amount of information stored provides unlimited opportunities into understanding consumers […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Is points based incentive system a big fraud?

The concept of giving incentives for participation in research surveys is very simple – for your valuable time and opinions the online data collection company will reward you with some kind of gift – it can be cash/reward points/subscriptions/coupons. Theoretically it all looks great – I mean for clicking on surveys you get rewards – […]

Insight Valley Asia: A Must Attend Event in the Market Research Industry!

Connect the dots and transform insight into winning business strategies. Online MR is proud to be the Media Partner for the Insight Valley Conference! I am also the guest blogger for the event and will be interviewing speakers for the Online MR Blog. Here are the 2 interviews I conducted with Stefan Bruun & Jean-Yves Fargeat. […]

Are you pulling or pushing clients?

Let us be honest here with each other – we all want money and to get that we offer products/services which has to be bought by an entity called ‘client’ – in a scenario where we cannot find enough clients to sustain our production/delivery costs we are in BIG trouble. So but naturally every action […]

What if an online panel company does not have a marketing budget?

To recruit panel members you need money – to hire sales superstars you need money – to buy state of the art panel management software you need money – to participate in offshore research conferences you need money – in fact to even take your client for a lunch you need money. In every aspect […]

How To Spot A Fake Online Data Collection Company in 2 Minutes

To start a data collection company you don’t need any qualification – in fact formal education is also not required – you just need to be ‘street smart’ or to put it in right perspective – you should be able to get the data collection done – somehow, anyhow. This fact along with the lure […]