Articles with the keyword “online research”

New book on Online Panels – with a chapter from meaning MD Tim Macer

By Newsdesk on 5th Jun 2014.

How good is the quality of the access panel you are using to feed participants into your online research? How would you begin to assess quality? How can you tell good practice from bad practice? How do you create and sustain a panel that will create robust and reliable samples for market research or social […]

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Technology, sustainability and the perils of sat-nav thinking

By Tim Macer on 21st Jun 2013.

I gave a presentation at last week’s Confirmit Community Conference in which I looked at some of the survey results from our recent software survey through an ethics and best practice lens. Confirmit are not only one of the major players in the research technology space, but they also sponsored our research, and were keen […]

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Online samples – where lighting a few fires might help

By Tim Macer on 31st Jul 2010.

Will a new and much-needed initiative to provide industry-wide tools to monitor online sample quality put fire into the hands of mortals?

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Where are the tools to enable Web 2.0 research?

By Tim Macer on 16th Nov 2009.

Researchers cannot afford to ignore Web 2.0 approaches to research, as Forrester’s analyst Tamara Barber makes clear in a persuasive article on Research Live, in which she settles on market research online communities (MROCs) as being the most effective way to achieve this.  How to do Web 2.0 research, from a methodological point of view, […]

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Getting a better response online (and offline)

By Tim Macer on 10th Sep 2009.

The second day of the IWIS09 Internet Workshop in South Korea focused on practical measures and finding in improving response in online surveys (in addtion to those already reported here and

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Korean insights into MR

By Tim Macer on 10th Sep 2009.

More insights into Korean market and social research emerged in day two of the Internet Survey Workshop in Korea.

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Online is the future for national statistics

By Tim Macer on 9th Sep 2009.

I’m at the First International Workshop on Internet Survey at Daejeon, Korea. It is hosted by Statistics Korea (or Kostat) which has put together an impressive roster of presentations on leading edge thinking in using online research for public policy research and other nationally representative surveys: eighteen speakers, fourteen from around the world, and a […]

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Translation on the fly (or on the sly)

By Tim Macer on 7th Sep 2009.

A new plug-in to the Firefox web browser that promises to take webpages in any unfamiliar language and, as you browse, translate them into English or the language of your choice.

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