How to Gather Customer Satisfaction Data Using Crowdsourcing

Measuring customer satisfaction with your goods, services and customer experience (CX) is exceptionally important to increase sales and gain market share. The happier your customer, the more likely they are to become permanent brand advocates, providing word-of-mouth referrals to their friends, family and social media networks, saving you on marketing spend in the long term.

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Which is Better? Traditional vs. Crowdsourced Mystery Shopping

Every single business that currently operates in the free market wants to know exactly how their customers feel about their products or service and the entirety of their shopping experience. If a business did not care about their customer’s experience, it is likely to fail faster than you can say “big mistake.” You or one

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Why You Need to Monitor Planogram Compliance with Crowdsourcing

What is a Planogram? We discussed planograms and their importance in our blog Visual Merchandising: What Is A Planogram And Why Is Compliance Important? but as a refresh: a planogram is a visual representation of the proper placement of all displays, merchandise and shelving used as an in-store “guide.” Planograms are generally developed by the sales

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How to Measure Customer Satisfaction

It’s Friday night and you decide to visit a new restaurant recommended by a good friend. The staff was attentive, drinks were well-made and the house special left you with a delighted pallet and a content feeling in your stomach. You left the restaurant satisfied and plan to return in the coming weeks with a

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How to Choose the Best Research Methodology

Once you’ve chosen to conduct primary research, you might be wondering what’s next, and in this blog post, we will cover how to select the best method for your market research needs. Correctly choosing your research methodology is highly essential for your company, since it clarifies the purpose and goals of the project for both

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Improve Your Customer Experience (CX) with OOS Monitoring

Whether you work in supply chain, marketing, sales, finance or customer service, a casual mention of the term “out-of-stock” can send shivers down your spine, erupting massive goose pimples on every limb. OOS is a terrifying, anxiety-inducing horror story. While it is difficult to nail down the true monetary loss of OOS, your business (and

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Is Your Organization Complying with COVID-19 Regulations?

COVID-19 has caused widespread changes to the retail and restaurant industry. For businesses that are dealing with new guidelines and recommendations to keep customers and employees safe, it can be hard to ensure that every business location is taking the same precautions.  Over the last few weeks, there has been a lot happening around mask

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How Monitoring OOS Helps Increase Sales

Picture this: it’s Sunday morning and the birds are chirping. You head into the kitchen to brew a pot of coffee when halfway into the brew cycle your coffee maker breaks. What a ghastly situation! Off to Target you go to replace your Morning Toast* coffee maker. You get to the store and head to

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Gathering Competitive Intelligence Through Mystery Shopping

You now understand “Competitive Intelligence” or CI, a key market research terminology, after reading our article “What is Competitive Intelligence?” You also know the many benefits of incorporating and executing a CI strategy into your business planning after reading our article “The Benefits of Robust Competitive Intelligence.” Now you want to know how to collect

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How to Execute a Mystery Shopping Program in Four Easy Steps

Traditional shopping programs require a lot of effort for recruiting, qualifying, scheduling, training and managing shoppers, but by using a crowdsourcing solution, like Premise, it can be a lot easier and more efficient. Here are the four steps to get your the data you need:  Design: Based on your needs we work together to design

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The Benefits of Robust Competitive Intelligence

What is Competitive Intelligence? Competitive Intelligence (CI) is the sister of market research, sharing many of the same characteristics and techniques for information collection. CI, however, specifically targets competitive brands, market data and consumer response to said data. The result of effective analysis of competitive intelligence data is the anticipation of emerging trends, new technologies

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What is Competitive Intelligence?

“If you ain’t first, you’re last” – Ricky Bobby The Twenty-First Century introduced unmatched innovation, built off the back of key internet players like Google, Microsoft and Yahoo, who created a whole new market for businesses to explore. Barriers to market entry are the lowest they have ever been, which creates incredible opportunity to pursue

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