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Why you should use mobile ethno as an extension to your research

Posted by Lisa Boughton on 08-Aug-2018 09:22:33

Ethnographic research essentially turns research inside out: instead of bringing the subject to the researcher, it involves researchers embedding themselves in the respondent's environment so they can observe their experiences first hand. It’s a great research methodology because it allows you to get right to the heart of customer behaviour and sometimes learn things about your consumers that they haven’t even consciously recognised about themselves.

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Topics: Mobile ethnography

Market research - it's more than just data collection!

Posted by Lisa Boughton on 02-Aug-2018 16:03:31

Market research is changing. In today’s digital world, simple questions such as “do my customers like my product?” are no longer enough when it comes to qualitative market research. Clients today want more detailed insights than ever before - which means that market research needs to deliver informative insights so that they can make more educated decisions and stay ahead of the competition. In this digital world, it’s no longer just about perceptions, but also thought processes and stories that resonate with target audiences and drive change. But what exactly does all this mean for qualitative market research

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Topics: Qualitative Market Research

What exactly should I expect from my market research recruitment updates?

Posted by Kelly Barnard on 12-Jul-2018 16:21:07

If you want to get the most out of your market research project, one of the most important steps is briefing your qualitative fieldwork agency. From clearly communicating your goals and objectives to defining dates and key milestones, you need to make sure that you and your agency are on the same page right from the beginning. One thing you’ll need to decide on when initially briefing your agency is how and when you want updates and in what form. From email updates to catch up calls, a good fieldwork agency should always keep you in the loop with exactly what’s going on and when.

In this blog we take a look at what you should expect from your market research recruitment updates and why…

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Five top tips to help you conduct a feasibility test for your qual market research

Posted by Lisa Boughton on 10-Jul-2018 11:47:59

Carrying out a feasibility assessment is an essential part of any successful market research study. In fact, when starting your qualitative market research project one of the first things you need to ask yourself is whether or not your sample size is achievable so you can make sure your study is reliable and representative of your audience. 

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Topics: Qualitative Market Research

Four things we learnt from Gen Z research participants

Posted by Kelly Barnard on 05-Jul-2018 13:57:20

The term Generation Z refers to those born in 1995 or later - making them the generation that are coming of age now. In fact, Gen Z are expected to account for 2.56 billion of the global population by 2020, making them the influencers of tomorrow. That means they are a really important demographic for qualitative market research because we need to understand their habits, behaviours and what makes them tick as their spending power and influence continues to rise. But it’s not just about us understanding them - there’s also some really important things we can learn from Gen Z too…

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Topics: Participant Engagement, Qualitative Market Research

What exactly should I expect from my market research recruitment updates?

Posted by Kelly Barnard on 20-Jun-2018 15:11:46

If you want to get the most out of your market research project, one of the most important steps is briefing your qualitative fieldwork agency. From clearly communicating your goals and objectives to defining dates and key milestones, you need to make sure that you and your fieldwork agency are on the same page right from the beginning. One thing you’ll need to decide on when initially briefing your agency is how and when you want updates and in what form. From email updates to catch up calls, a good fieldwork agency should always keep you in the loop with exactly what’s going on and when.

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Topics: Qualitative Market Research

How on earth does list recruitment work in market research?

Posted by Kelly Barnard on 18-Jun-2018 09:00:00

We all know how important it is to recruit the right people for your market research project. After all, quality participants mean quality results! But often in order to get participants that are the right fit for your project, you’ll most likely have pretty specific criteria to deal with.

It could be that you’re looking for female participants aged between 18-34 who live in a certain area and shop at a particular store, or even customers of a specific company who have purchased a particular product. In these situations, you could well be asked to use list recruitment to ensure you target the right respondents. Read on to find out more…

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Topics: Qualitative Market Research

What are the benefits of using a viewing facility?

Posted by Kelly Barnard on 14-Jun-2018 12:26:14

Focus groups are one of the most popular methodologies in the market researcher’s toolkit. There are tons of benefits to using focus groups: they can deliver in-depth insights, they allow you to observe people face-to-face and they also encourage group discussion and interaction. In order for your focus group to be a success, there’s a lot you need to think about, from the type of respondents you target to when the group will take place - and of course, where.

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Topics: Focus Groups

Seven ways to recruit respondents for your retail market research

Posted by Kelly Barnard on 14-May-2018 09:40:54

When you are carrying out retail market research for your store, one of the first things you will need to do is recruit respondents. This isn’t always as easy as you hoped and it can cause challenges because you might end up with too few people or the wrong type of people to get the insights you need. Here are seven ways to recruit respondents for your retail research:

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Topics: market research, retail

How to get the right amount of respondents for your market research

Posted by Kelly Barnard on 14-May-2018 09:25:42

When you carry out market research for your business, getting everything in place takes time, effort and expense. So when the day arrives, nothing is worse than respondents failing to show up.

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Topics: market research, Market Research Recruitment

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