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Are your research screeners kicking out the most insightful questionnaire participants?

We know who our target research audience is. Or do we?Conducting market research for your product or service usually means targeting your brand users. Who better to explain the good, the bad, and the ugly than those who already use … Continue reading

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Should I worry if a focus group participant contradicts themselves?

Though their use has somewhat declined given the arrival of the accessible internet, focus groups are still a very much needed tool in the market researchers toolkit. Indeed, based solely on a Google Trends chart, we’ve relied on them quite … Continue reading

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What products work well for the IHUT research methodology?

By Kim StorerYour imagination is the limit! While IHUTs are not recommended for very expensive or confidential products, consumers can test nearly anything in the comfort of their own home.Consumables: It doesn’t matter if a product needs to stay frozen … Continue reading

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What are the disadvantages of the IHUT research methodology?

By Kim StorerIt’s a bit difficult to list out the disadvantages of IHUTs as the advantages are so abundant. But, even the best of products aren’t always best for IHUT testing. Let’s consider some reasons why you might choose a … Continue reading

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What are the advantages of the IHUT research methodology?

By Kim StorerMarket researchers and brand managers have many tools available to them, from focus groups, to interviews, questionnaires, communities, facial coding, and more. So why would they choose an IHUT? Well, IHUTS offer numerous benefits.Touchy feely products: It’s always … Continue reading

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How high will you climb to measure your brand activation?

By Jason ZweigThis article originally appeared on the Canadian Viewpoint blog.What do you call a 120-foot tall rock climbing wall in the middle of New York city’s Times Square? Why naturally, it’s a brand activation for Toyota Rav4, a compact … Continue reading

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What exactly is the IHUT research methodology?

By Kim StorerIf you tuned into this post because of an interest in football, I’ll let you down easy by sharing this little-known fact. The pithy cry ‘Hut!’ evolved over the last 100 years as a quick, snappy sound to … Continue reading

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Stories from the Research Field Director: It’s raining turkey jokes!

By Kim Storer What key won’t open any door? A turkey!  [Tweet this bad joke!] Why did the turkey cross the road? It was the chicken’s day off!  [Tweet this bad joke!] Where do you find a turkey with no … Continue reading

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