Survey best practices

Systematic Sampling Method: Definition and 7 Pros & Cons

Organizations worldwide use surveys to gain insight into how their business is perceived by others and how it’s performing overall. The United States Census Bureau alone conducts more than 130 surveys a year to ensure communities are receiving the resources and services they need to thrive. When gathering feedback, sampling can simplify the process by providing data on a subset of your audience. This allows you to make inferences about the population as a whole. Systematic sampling is an effective way to gain input for market research, clinical studies, political polling, and more.
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How Timing Affects Survey Responses (and How to Take Advantage of It)

We’re currently living in the attention economy. Everywhere we turn as consumers, things are fighting for our attention. Colorful apps on our phones hit us with regular buzz notifications, enticing us back to their platform. Late-night talk show hosts, backed up by a jazzy band, give us a glimpse into what glitzy celebrities are really like. And how could you forget the many on-demand streaming services full of addictive series designed to hook us?
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6 Ways to Make Employees Fill in Your Surveys

Employee surveys are key tools for any business. They can measure the mood in a company, allow employees to give input and see how an employer is doing on certain issues.

To make employee surveys work, however, you need a sufficient amount of employees filling them in. Having high degrees of non-response can cause your survey to be less reliable and can cause biases to arise.

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What are my GDPR Responsibilities for Surveys?

As a result of the GDPR, more and more CheckMarket users ask us what they should do to be compliant. If you are working with personal data of data subjects in the EU or are located in the EU or have activity in the EU, there are a number of things that you have to take into account. In this blog article we will try to give you a good head start.
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Survey Contacts Simplified!

Surveys have changed a lot in the last fifteen years. For instance, customer satisfaction has gone from a long once-a-year survey to short continuous longitudinal surveys spread across the customer journey. CheckMarket has evolved too, introducing new features and best practices along the way.

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5 Easy Ways to Fight Online Survey Fatigue

More and more companies ask their customers for feedback nowadays. We at CheckMarket think that the increase of customer-centricity is great, but unfortunately there’s not only good news attached to it. People are getting a bit tired of filling in surveys, because they simply receive lots and lots of invitations on a regular basis. Survey fatigue is coming to the surface. Since getting valuable feedback is essential, how do you make people open your invitations? These 5 tips will help you get your feedback requests clicked on more easily.

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In app surveys, finally learn who your users are

App builders often do not know a lot about their users. They have all kinds of behavioral data, such as how often the app is opened, how long the user spends, …

But they don’t have demographics (age, gender, …) and very little feedback about the user’s experiences or grievances. It is possible to conduct a survey in app, without sending their user away to the browser.

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The art and science of writing survey questions – do’s and dont’s

Probably the hardest part of surveying is coming up with the right questions and finding the right words to do so. What you ask is a matter of understanding the psychology of your target audience. Wording your questions is a different matter. It requires talent, skills and practice (and lots of it). So let’s share the knowledge and give you some tips and best practices to help you write better survey questions which in turn will improve survey response rates significantly. 

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Customer satisfaction questionnaire: 4 commandments

A customer satisfaction questionnaire is a double-edged sword. Companies need customer feedback in order to make better products and guarantee better service. But they also don’t want to annoy loyal customers with yet another survey. The gist of it is this: if you’re going to do it – and you should! – do it right …

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Customer survey design and the impact on brand equity

A great customer survey acts as a conversation starter between a brand and its (potential) customers. Its main goal is to deliver great customer insights but just like more traditional corporate communication channels it also serves brand equity. Furthermore, a branded survey drives response rates and makes for more reliable results. This article will explore in detail some essential customer survey design aspects to leverage your survey.

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Use a customer survey to increase customer loyalty

How good is your company at helping customers solve their problems quickly and easily? That’s, essentially, the question a customer service survey is set to answer. So how do you go about setting up a customer service questionnaire? What are the best practices? Which questions do you need to ask? And, more importantly, how to follow up on the incoming data? The key is to come up with a system that allows you to easily monitor and implement customer feedback into your services. Time to increase customer loyalty. We’ll tell you how to achieve this …
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Sending out a better survey email invitation? 5 best practices to increase response rate  

One of the biggest benefits of sending out a survey email invitation is scope – you’re just one click away from gaining an insight into your entire customer base! This presupposes, however, that your respondents actually read and click your email. And there’s the rub … The average response rate for surveys sent via email is around 10-15 percent. Boosting that number should be any market researcher’s goal. And here’s how …
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4 tips to get everyone involved in your Net Promoter Score Program: Webinar

As we all know, just measuring Net Promoter ScoreSM is not enough. The true goal of an Net Promoter Score program is to raise customer satisfaction which requires getting everyone in your organization involved. Just because the upper echelons of management decide that NPS is important, doesn’t automatically make it so for everybody.

Today, we give you 4 concrete tips you can apply immediately.

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