Category Archives: Focus Groups

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  1. Do you want to be like Nike?

    The following blog post was written by Sara Cruz, Research Associate at RMS. What do many multi-million or multi-billion companies have in common? They truly know and understand their ideal customer. They see the value in learning everything possible about what they like, don’t like, want, don’t want, as well as their struggles, preferences, and Read more

  2. What makes a GREAT focus group facility?

    The following blog post was written by Sara Cruz, Research Associate at RMS. First, let’s define what a focus group facility means. A typical focus group facility is a space consisting of a customized setting. One example would be a conference room, where an observation room is connected to the focus group setting by a one-way mirror. The one-way mirror allows Read more

  3. Focus Group Commercials

    Did You Know Focus Groups Are Being Featured In Commercials?

    The following blog post was written by Sara Cruz, Research Associate at RMS. Have you seen this Domino’s commercial? Or this one from Febreze? Or this commercial from Chevy’s “Real people, not actors” campaign? Or this funny commercial advertising Snickers’ Peanut Butter Squared? Did you know you were watching a focus group in those commercials? Read more

  4. 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 Read more

  5. 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, Read more

  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 Read more

  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 Read more

  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 Read more

  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 Read more

  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 Read more

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