Tag Archives: Quantitative Research

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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. 9 Questions You Need to Know as a Business Owner

    The following blog post was written by Sara Cruz, Research Associate at RMS. Owning a business is not for the faint of heart, the meek, the uncertain, or the unwilling. Business owners are strong, bold, driven, committed, and resilient. Starting and growing a business takes a certain type of person, and creating a successful business Read more

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Customer Experience Satisfaction Surveys

    Here’s What You’re Doing Wrong With Your Customer Surveys

    And 3 easy ways to fix them for enhanced customer experience & brand engagement. The following blog post was written by Maggy Stewart, Graphic Designer & Marketing Coordinator at RMS. It happens every day and most of us, as ever-evolving consumers, are so used to it that we think nothing of it. After you hit Read more

  6. Data Collection in this Digital Age

    Market Research: More Than Data Collection in this Digital Age

    The following blog post was written by Mark Dengler, President & Owner of RMS. Over the past several years, the market research industry has sought to identify relevant consumer data and turn that into decision-making, informational knowledge for clients. However, no longer is it sufficient to simply analyze data and answer questions like “Are my Read more

  7. What is VoC Research?

    The following post was written by Mark Dengler, President at RMS. In the market research world, the voice of the customer (VoC) is key to understanding and managing customer experiences as well as enhancing product/service design. You should always be listening to your customers and what they are saying, whether it be directly to your organization’s Read more

  8. 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 Read more

  9. The Golden Rule of Qual Before Quant Explained in 4 Points

    When budgets get tight and businesses need to get answers fast, many will immediately jump to a survey or other form of quantitative design. Decision-makers just don’t have the time to wait for a lengthy process of in-depth interviews (IDIs), focus groups, or shop-alongs. The trade-off of a lengthier and more in-depth study does not outweigh Read more

  10. Qualitative vs. Quantitative Research

    This post was written by our Guest Blogger Mark Dengler who is President here at Research & Marketing Strategies, Inc. (RMS). When doing market research, businesses often wonder whether they should conduct qualitative or quantitative research. Qualitative research is used to explore and understand people’s beliefs, experiences, attitudes, behavior and interactions. It generates non-numerical data – Read more

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