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KLC Online Community Service Levels Explained

Many of you already know what an Online Insight Community is, but for those who don’t, it is a destination where you can foster a collaborative relationship between you and your customers, so you can tap into their needs and bring the right solutions to life on an ongoing basis. For the longest time there …

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Introduction to Market Research Methods: Part 1

It’s no secret that seeking customer insights via market research is vital when releasing new products or services, and, truth be told, expected nowadays. Customers want to be part of the development process and know that they have influence with the brands (or products) they care about. A simple Google search will reveal any number …

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The Rise of Agile Online Communities

Agile Online Communities are becoming the empathetic cornerstone of a new collaborative relationship with customers.  Established in almost every major organization, Insights Communities have become nearly ubiquitous. Their proliferation, driven by cost and timing efficiencies allow Insights Departments to offer a significant ROI over comparable ad hoc spend. Owing to the versatility of insights communities, they …

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Episode 1 of The Co-Creators Podcast: Shoot the Moon

What does a classic 1940’s tabletop game called “Shoot the Moon” that employs the same principals scientists later used to accelerate and decelerate spacecraft when landing on the moon have to do with Co-Creation? It turns out quite a bit! To learn more about how the two are connected check out the first episode of …

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[Watch] “Rank-Choice Voting” Also Makes Sense in Market Research

KLC’s EVP of Innovation Services, Lisa Fuchs, joins RFL Communications, Bob Lederer, to discuss New York City’s first “Rank Choice Voting” Mayoral Primary last month and brought to mind the use of an analogous idea that can be used in consumer research. Want to learn more about the market research services KLC offers? Fill out …

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Online Market Research is the GRIT Report Winner

Twice a year the GreenBook Research Industry Trends Report (or GRIT report) shares an in-depth analysis of the market research industry. It is used by market researchers to better understand what things buyers are interested in as well as which methodologies and technologies are in demand. The first half of this years GRIT report suggests …

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Market Research Online Communities Best Practices Part 1: Building an Online Community That’s Right for You

So, you are interested in learning more about Online Community Management. Maybe you already manage a community and want to expand your knowledge or validate your practices. Maybe you have no idea what Community Management is. Either way, and anything in between, hopefully this article leaves you with some new ideas or welcome validation. There …

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Consumer Insights & The Global Economy: Part 1

When we think about the global economy, it is not often (if ever) that policymakers, academia, or the financial media cover the market research industry. In years since the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), global gross domestic product was growing steadily at about 2.5 percent year over year[1]. Each year the insights industry is able to …

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