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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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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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Quelles sont mes responsabilités relatif au RGPD pour des enquêtes ?

En conséquence du RGPD (ou GDPR en anglais), de plus en plus de nos utilisateurs nous demandent ce qu’ils doivent faire pour se mettre en règle. Si vous travaillez avec des données personnelles de personnes qui sont situées dans l’UE ou vous êtes établi ou vous avez des activités dans l’UE, il y a un nombre de choses qu’il faut prendre en compte. Dans cet article nous essayons vous aider.
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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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Check-list pour une enquête géniale

Créer une enquête est facile, mais créer une enquête qui vous permettra d’acquérir des indications précieuses, c’est une autre histoire. Les types de question, la distribution, tester… Il faut garder beaucoup de choses à l’esprit. Heureusement, nous avons créé une check-list très utile qui vous guidera au cours du processus d’une enquête entière.

Maintenant c’est à vous ! Suivez les étapes, cochez-les et créez une enquête géniale.

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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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Net Promoter Score (NPS): Advanced Workflow Webinar

We all know Net Promoter ScoreSM but how do you get it to the next level? How can you effectively set up a feedback program? To give an in-depth answer on these questions, we hosted a webinar on May 22nd: Net Promoter Score: Advanced Workflow.

Alexander quickly touched on the basics of Net Promoter Score explaining why NPS® is gaining more and more popularity. He shared some insights into the calculation of NPS. These insights showed the best improvement techniques such as: what group (detractors, passives, promoters) should you focus on to improve your NPS score, how can you involve everybody in your organization and how does the power of the customer influence the Net Promoter Score.

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Give real-time feedback to respondents

The concept of “gamification” and “market research” has been gaining traction for several years. You can use gaming techniques to improve the quality of feedback from online research.

When you create a survey you want respondents to fill in your entire survey and to answer the questions correctly. Research shows that the more you engage with the respondent and the more respondents enjoy the experience, the better the quantity and quality of feedback.

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4 stages of Net Promoter Score (NPS)

Many realize the strengths of Net Promoter ScoreSM but few exploit the full potential of NPS® in an automated feedback program. In this blog we will go in depth on how to get NPS to the next level and effectively set up an automated feedback loop. We illustrate this with the ‘the 4 stages of Net Promoter Score’. Starting from inviting your customers to a classic customer satisfaction survey going to integrating the Net Promoter Score approach as an early churn detection and prevention mechanism into your Business Intelligence Software.
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Pitfalls of “don’t know/no opinion” answer options in surveys

In this new blog article we dig deeper into the use of the “don’t know” and “no opinion” (“DK/NO”) answer options in closed questions. After all, there is some debate in the scientific literature on whether to include or omit them. After extensively discussing the pros and cons of adding/omitting these answer options, we will provide you with some recommendations on how to deal with these answer options.

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CheckMarket makes SSL encryption the default

Our users have always had the option of using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) to create a secure encrypted connection between their computer and CheckMarket. If it is now turned on by default for all users and all surveys.

What is SSL (or HTTPS)?

SSL verifies the identity of a company (CheckMarket) over the internet with a certificate authority. If everything checks out, CheckMarket and your computer establish an initial connection called a handshake. During the handshake the connection will determine which kind of encryption or scrambling it will use. The agreement created during the handshake is used to set up a secure connection between CheckMarket and your computer, called a Secure Socket Layer (SSL). Now the connection between CheckMarket and your computer is secure, and not at risk from third party infiltration.

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Build custom dashboards

An important phase of the research process is the presentation of results. One of the more engaging ways to present research results is through online dashboards. A dashboard provides a summary of the most important results or findings related to a particular subject in a visual way, arranged on a single web page.

Dashboards can be connected to live data that is automatically updated in real-time with results coming from one or more survey projects. So you are able to visualize and share key information, whenever you want and quicker than ever. A dashboard is easy to access via internet or intranet.

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How to embed a survey in a mobile app

Mobile app usage has exploded in the last few years. Just like their website counterparts, app makers need feedback from their users.
While there are great systems for tracking how your app is used, connecting that info to who those users are and finding out what their motivations are, is what surveys do well.

But how? You could reinvent the wheel and write custom code to get the answers or use CheckMarket’s powerful survey tool to generate a survey and then embed the survey in your app. Using the same kind of code you would use to request a review for the app store, ask users to fill in a survey. Since the survey is coming from our servers, you can change the questions without updating your app!

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Mediafin changes strategy based on a survey among 16K readers

Mediafin and Trustmedia, the publisher and the media sales house of the Belgian financial newspapers De Tijd and L’Echo presented their new strategy, Trust 3.0.
The new commercial approach is in a nutshell, “from paper to pixel”.
To gain insights for their new strategy, they organized the Digital Newspaper Survey via the CheckMarket platform. This study asked more than 16.000 readers about their media usage (paper, pc, smartphone, and tablet).

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How to deal with sensitive topics in a survey?

Suppose you are the Employee Satisfaction Manager at a European multinational and you would like to conduct an employee satisfaction survey. More precisely, as you have heavily invested into an equal opportunities policy in the past year, you would like to find out if your investment is starting to pay off. In other words, if there are any differences in satisfaction between socio-demographic minority and majority groups. As a result, in order to be able to study this, you have to identify your minority groups. Consequently you have to ask your respondents/employees about some potentially sensitive topics such as sexual orientation, religious beliefs, … In other situations, subjects such as political preferences, income, various attitudes and behaviours, etc. are also considered to be sensitive issues.

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