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How forward thinking brands are using insight
June 12, 2019

How forward thinking brands are using insight

If you work for a brand and your role involves dealing with consumers, then you probably understand how qualitative research works. Whilst big data and quantitative testing can highlight what consumers are doing, it takes qualitative exploration..

Online Research Communities vs Online Focus Groups
May 20, 2019

Online Research Communities vs Online Focus Groups

Leading the Customer Success team here at Further, I get asked a lot by researchers about Online Focus Groups (OFGs). Sure, they have some benefits, but more often than not, researchers can achieve more with their asynchronous cousin, the Online..

How Foxtel's service design lead uses insight
May 15, 2019

How Foxtel's service design lead uses insight

On a recent trip to Australia, I met up with Further client Greta Leropoulos who is the Service Design Lead for Foxtel (a media company, who provide a premium pay per view TV service of streamed and live, sport, movies, drama, news and..

Thinking about a market research project? Here's how to brief an agency.
April 2, 2019

Thinking about a market research project? Here's how to brief an agency.

Slow is smooth, smooth is fast - or so the saying goes. Taking the time to brief a market research supplier properly will save you time and money, no matter how close to a deadline you are. It will make sure your research is feasible and achieves..

How trust can help reduce your insurance costs
February 15, 2019

How trust can help reduce your insurance costs

Do you think you’re a good driver? Would your family and friends be prepared to stake their money on it? VouchForMe think so, in fact, they’re banking on digitalising the trust between friends and turning it into something valuable. VouchForMe is..

Research communities are in demand, according to The British Research Barometer Report
October 18, 2018

Research communities are in demand, according to The British Research Barometer Report

A brand new report landed on our desks just last week, called The British Research Barometer, compiled by publisher MrWeb and B2B research experts Circle Research The report explored the views of 140 market research professionals that reside..

How and when to use online qualitative research for better insight
October 4, 2018

How and when to use online qualitative research for better insight

With the continued advancement of digital technology, analytics and online market research platforms like Together and Tandem, brands and their research and insight teams now have more tools, methods and options available to conduct consumer..

When to invest in a long-term online research community
August 21, 2018

When to invest in a long-term online research community

At Further, we get proposals through on a daily basis to set up and run short term online communities. However, in some cases there may be great benefits to running extended or long-term online communities of a more qualitative, exploratory..

How we roll (part 3)
June 25, 2018

How we roll (part 3)

We caught up with Lorrin Etka-Shepherd of US based qualitative research specialists, Marketry who use our Together platform to run online communities for their clients all over the world.

How we roll (part 1)
February 14, 2018

How we roll (part 1)

We consider ourselves very lucky at Further.  We get to work with interesting clients in different sectors all over the world. They use our tech and expertise for online market research in applications that are many and varied. 

Engagement - The First Step to Great Insight
October 27, 2017

Engagement - The First Step to Great Insight

Our online research platform IdeaStream™ (now Together) has plenty of cool functionality designed to spike interest and engagement from study participants. Platform tools let the community manager approach research questions creatively. From..

July 5, 2017

Understanding and improving the participant experience

The research you do is only as good as three things: your research design, your analytical capabilities and the people you recruit. Get any one of these wrong and you’ll likely find yourself being misled and making the wrong decisions. 

April 19, 2017

Redefining the research expert and giving a voice to challenging groups

Conducting great market research is tough enough, even when working with mainstream social groups. It can seem darn right impossible when you are tasked with reaching out to ‘hard to reach’ or ‘challenging’ communities. But giving a voice to..

March 31, 2017

Giving the right people a voice and a say

Living here in the UK as I do, I’m all too aware of the impact of not reaching out and giving the right people a voice. Brexit, and the surprise surrounding the country’s vote to leave illustrated this point, and we’re now in a bit of a mess..

March 20, 2017

Ever thought of researching ethnic minorities online?

I simply cannot recall the number of times clients have ruled out conducting online research with people from ethnic minority backgrounds on the grounds that, somehow, ‘ethnic minorities are not online’. As face-to-face research is too expensive,..

February 20, 2017

Battling for mindshare in the age of the attention economy

Much to the dismay of our Marketing Manager, and his hopeful outlook on 2016 being the “era of engagement”, clickbait, post-truth news, questionable political polls and lengthy and repetitive surveys have done little to enhance the image of..

November 25, 2016

6 Steps to building a successful research community

In previous blog posts we’ve taken a look at tactical aspects of running a community such as Moderation and Community Management, and how to garner structured collaboration. With a well designed and run research community you can do more..

June 2, 2016

Research communities find their niche

Quirks MagazineIt’s always pleasing to learn that the very thing that you’ve invested your time and energy in for so long continues to thrive. That’s exactly how I felt when I read the latest edition of Quirks Magazine and it’s take on research..

May 24, 2016

The rise and rise of open-ended questions

Open-ended questions are the lifeblood of qualitative research. They enable the respondent to give you an open, free-form response, devoid of limitations. They don’t limit how someone can respond, whereas closed questions typically only allow..

May 13, 2016

Further's Blog | Research Community Moderation and Management

Research communities frequently run the danger of becoming resource-hungry beasts, with moderation one of the greatest demands placed on researchers’ time. Therefore your approach to moderation and activity planning should always be contingent on..

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