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
Category Archives: Focus Groups
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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
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
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
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
Tips for Conducting a Successful Focus Group – Part 2
This is Part 2 of our series on successful focus group implementation. Review Part 1 tips here. Moderating Approach The skill of the moderator can make or break the focus group. It’s best to hire a professional who has experience managing the dynamics of a focus group. It’s not uncommon for discussions to go off Read more
Tips for Conducting a Successful Focus Group – Part 1
Focus groups are an insightful research option for businesses embarking on the exploratory phase of a project. Implementation of a focus group requires a moderator with the skill necessary to obtain rich data that will allow the client to take the next step in their project. Below are tips for conducting a successful focus group. Read more
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
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
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