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Your brand's performance is dipping and you’re under pressure to come up with answers. There are many reasons why, from increased competition and market disruptors to negative PR and the rise of ethical consumerism. But which is it? When the..
Your client wants to understand how and why people are buying their product in retail stores. So you design a shopper research study using mobile technology and ask participants to share their experiences. However, instead of just letting them..
Growing use of social media has increased client appetite to deepen and enrich customer understanding - to reveal the ‘human story’ when it comes to brand, product and service touchpoints experiences and interaction.
Short-term, or pop-up research communities are where recruited participants are invited to take part in private online discussions, surveys and creative activities each day of the community. They last for anything from 2-3 days up to a couple of..
Discussions are highly versatile and used to great effect in online qualitative research, however many overlook the opportunity to deploy online projective exercises to unearth emotional context and enrich their feedback.
Much of what we do here at Dub is support designers and strategists in capturing fresh insight from their user research. Our clients do a lot of in-person interviews but they also reach out and engage people online using our software, to ask..
Asking your employees questions or working collaboratively with them to develop new ideas and concepts is quicker and more financially feasible with the advent of online communities and maturing social behaviours.
Hi, I’m Stephen and I’m the founder of Dub. If you don't know us then we enable researchers and designers to understand and act upon what people do, and what they think and feel about products, services and brands by providing qualitative..
Every day I get to speak with a bunch of researchers in the health, well-being and pharma space. I ask them about their insight challenges in order to help them develop new strategies to their online qualitative research and online research..
Over the past year, I've been asked a number of times how best to engage participants in order to get good levels of participation from them during the research community. In my response, as well as telling them about the importance of..
Here at Further, we not only do we provide our clients with an intuitive market research technology to conduct qualitative online research, we also act as research partner and give great advice to beginners and experts alike.
Customer Experience Management has been with us for some time now, but for most of that time Customer Experience Professionals have been reliant on Customer Satisfaction (CSAT) and Net Promoter Scores (NPS) as the only measures of how well their..
For some time now, the folks at Facebook have been dropping hints of the impending release of a Dislike button. Last week, they took the wraps off the project and released not a Dislike button, but a series of new emoji’s they call Reactions -..
OK, so you've learnt how to create effective research community activity plans and maximise levels of response and interaction within your communities. It’s a fair to say that positive working relationships are essential for achieving project..
Research has shown that both personal space and freedom from peer pressure are vital for creativity. As far back as the 1940s, Alex Osborn, one of the founding partners of famed ad agency Batten, Barton, Durstine and Osborn (BBDO), addressed the..
Working as user research partners with industrial design and engineering consultancy Atlantic Design, Dub was commissioned to capture and analyse the experience of rail passengers in South London. We used mobile ethnography to observe the..
Hot on the heels of last week’s tips for activity development, here’s further recommendations and inspiration to enhance response and promote member to member interaction.
Over the course of the next two weeks we’ll be sharing a series of quick tips to help you achieve best practice and heighten levels of community engagement within your online research communities.