Calculator: Calculate Your Survey’s Minimum Sample Size

Developing a survey and ensuring you have a valid response that you can base your business decisions on requires quite a bit of expertise. First, you have to ensure that your questions are asked in a manner that doesn’t bias the response. Second, you have to ensure that you survey enough people to get a statistically valid result. You don’t need to ask every person, this would be labor-intensive and quite expensive. Market research companies

Typeform: Turn Data Collection Into A Human Experience

A few years ago, I completed a survey online and it was actually not a chore… it was elegant and simple. I looked up the provider and was Typeform. Typeform came about because the founders wanted to change the way people answer questions on screens by making the process more human & more engaging. And it worked. Let’s face it… we hit a form online and it’s typically an awful experience. Validation is often an

Pollfish: How to Deliver Global Online Surveys Effectively via Mobile

You’ve created the perfect market research survey. Now, how will you distribute your survey and get a statistically significant number of responses quickly? 10% of the world’s $18.9 bil market research spend is spent on online surveys in the U.S. You’ve mulled over this more times than you’ve been to the coffee machine. You’ve created survey questions, created every combination of answers–even perfected the order of the questions. Then you reviewed the survey, and changed

6 Best Practices That Will Increase Your Customer Survey Participation

Customer surveys can give you an idea who your clients are. This can help you adapt, and adjust your brand image, and it can also aid you in making predictions about their future wants and needs. Conducting surveys as often as you can is a good way to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to trends and your clients’ preferences. Surveys can also boost your customers’ trust, and ultimately, loyalty, since it shows

5 Reasons Marketers are Investing More in Customer Loyalty Programs

CrowdTwist, a customer loyalty solution, and Brand Innovators surveyed 234 digital marketers at Fortune 500 brands to discover how consumer interactions intersect with loyalty programs. They’ve produced this infographic, the Loyalty Landscape, so marketers could learn how loyalty fits into the overall marketing strategy of an organization. Half of all brands already have a formalized program while 57% said they were going to increase their budget in 2017 Why are Marketers Investing More in Customer Loyalty

Failed Customer Experiences Are Destroying Your Marketing

SDL performed a survey to explore where the single or most prominent points of customer experience (CX) failure and success happen with customers and the impacts to the business. Perhaps the scariest result of this survey is that SDL found that many users that suffered from a bad customer experience actively tried to disparage the company every chance they could by word-of-mouth and that includes social media and other online publishing channels. Yikes… in a

DecideAlready: Capture and Rank Feedback

We love tools that capture information from customers, but there is really no one-fits-all solution. Sometimes you need different question options, sometimes dynamic question and answer, other times you need personalization. I’ve been asked to be a Judge in Indianapolis’ TechPoint Mira Awards for 2014 and Joshua Hall is utilizing the tool for judges to capture information and vote on each nominee. It’s a great tool that’s another output of the innovative incubators at SproutBox.

The CMO Survey – August 2013

Chief marketing officers (CMOs) are increasingly allocating resources to social media, but an alarming number are not seeing concrete return on this investment, according to The CMO Survey. Only 15 percent of the 410 CMOs surveyed by professor Christine Moorman of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business said they have proven quantitative impact on their social media marketing expenditures. Another 36 percent responded they have a good sense of the qualitative impact, but not the