Category Archives: Focus Groups

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  1. How To Get The Right Participants For Focus Groups

    When it comes to focus groups, it’s crucial to recruit the right participants. Typically a focus group includes a small number of people, often between 8 to 12 participants, plus a moderator that helps guide the discussion. The moderator’s goal is to get participants to answer the pre-defined questions in the moderator’s guide, but also

  2. What Is The Difference Between Qualitative and Quantitative Research?

    The following post was co-written with Zach Shaw, Panel Associate at RMS What is Qualitative Research? Qualitative research is a non-numerical method used to discover and understand consumer behavior, beliefs, attitudes, experiences, and interactions. Qualitative data is often implemented during the exploratory phase of the research, using unstructured or semi structured techniques to facilitate an open

  3. Image and Awareness Focus Groups Case Study

    This blog post is a summary of a recent project completed by Research & Marketing Strategies, Inc. (RMS).  Background: An advertising firm partnered with Research & Marketing Strategies, Inc. (RMS) to conduct image and awareness focus groups for their client, an international quick service restaurant. The end-client wanted to better understand consumer perceptions of the restaurant’s menu,

  4. K-12 Community Perception Research | Case Study

    This blog post is a summary of a recent project completed by Research & Marketing Strategies, Inc. (RMS). Background: In Spring 2015, Baldwinsville Central School District (BCSD) partnered with Research and Marketing Strategies, Inc. (RMS) to conduct a stakeholder community perception study to explore learning concepts and identify the district’s strengths and areas of opportunity. Approach:  RMS

  5. Market Research Can Help Meet DSRIP Goals

    The following blog post was written by Karen Joncas, a Healthcare Transformation Coordinator at RMS. Across the country, health care and community resource providers have joined together to transform our health care delivery systems, reducing the upward cost curve of Medicaid spending while ensuring access to appropriate, quality care. States have been given the opportunity to

  6. Focus Groups: A Window Into Your Customer's Mind

    This article was written by Mark Dengler, President of Research & Marketing Strategies (RMS) in Syracuse, NY. It was featured in a prior edition of RMS News. Focus groups are a tried and true way to engage populations to learn in-depth information about opinions, perceptions, and experiences. They are a form of qualitative research that

  7. Focus Group Facility and Market Research Firm in Syracuse NY

    Research & Marketing Strategies, Inc. (RMS) offers a focus group facility and is also a full-service market research firm in Syracuse NY. The focus group facility named QualiSight is located on-site is  and is currently the only focus group facility available for qualitative research rentals in the Central New York area. For more information on how to

  8. Focus Group Facility Syracuse | QualiSight

    RMS QualiSight is the only focus group facility in the Syracuse area. The RMS QualiSight focus group facility is located in Syracuse, NY. It offers the convenience of many nearby hotels, restaurants, and local area attractions. The focus group facility is located in Baldwinsville, NY – just outside of the city of Syracuse. Due to

  9. Focus Group Facilities in Syracuse NY

    Research & Marketing Strategies (RMS) and our QualiSight focus group facility in Syracuse, NY recently completed a video for our website. The focus group video details all aspects of the focus group process at our facility for potential participants from the recruitment call straight through to participation. Click on the YouTube video link below to

  10. Qualities to Look for in a Focus Group Moderator | NY

    A previously published post on the RMS Bunker Blog discussed top qualities of a master moderator. The blog post was based on a book written by written by Naomi Henderson from Riva Market Research & Training Institute. That blog post discussed traits 1 through 12, while this blog post will serve as a part two, addressing moderator