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Faith, and the Complexities of Being Human

Shayne Looper | Posted 01.20.2017 | Religion
Shayne Looper

According to the Pew Research Center, while "the vast majority of Americans still believe in God ... there are strong signs that many are less certain...

Create what people need or go broke

Ceyhun Yakup Özkardes | Posted 11.15.2016 | Business
Ceyhun Yakup Özkardes

Thousand ideas, many products and no money. A lot of people create things but can`t sell anything of them because nobody needs these products. It is n...

Using Customer Satisfaction Survey Results to Grow

Melinda Emerson | Posted 08.24.2016 | Business
Melinda Emerson

Measuring, analyzing, and tracking customer satisfaction is essential to sustained business growth. Small business growth demands that you keep a fin...

Fundamentals of Land Surveys and Boundary Disputes

Brad Reid | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Brad Reid

Land surveying and boundary disputes date from the earliest European settlers in what is now the U.S. This comment provides a brief and incomplete edu...

Surveys That Work: How to Get Real Feedback From Your Customers

David Wither | Posted 04.13.2017 | Business
David Wither

There are a lot of split opinions on whether you should make your surveys overly simple in order to make the questions stand out or to make them more engaging in order to encourage more people to actually fill them out.

What the King of France and a Fortune 500 CEO Have in Common

Hippo Reads | Posted 12.18.2016 | Business
Hippo Reads

By Trevor Madigan, CEO of The Vision Lab What do Louis XIV and a Fortune 500 CEO have in common? For most of the 20th century, it was their style of...

How to Leverage Customer Feedback to Improve Your Ecommerce Store

Danny Wong | Posted 08.19.2016 | Business
Danny Wong

Brands that spend more time listening develop a competitive advantage by re-engaging consumers, marketing their business and developing better products.

Mark Blumenthal

Why So Many People Still Don't Like Obamacare | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics

The Supreme Court could issue a ruling in King v. Burwell, the lawsuit threatening to undermine a key part of the Affordable Care Act, as early as Thu...

Mark Blumenthal

How Wrong Were 2014 Polls, Really? | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.24.2015 | Politics

The following is an excerpt from a chapter on the state of the polling industry in The Surge: 2014's Big GOP Win and What It Means for the Next Presid...

Mark Blumenthal

The 'Margin Of Error' Is More Controversial Than You Think | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 02.03.2015 | Politics

If you read polls in the news, you're probably familiar with the term "margin of error." What you may not know is that pollsters disagree fiercely abo...

Things We Agree On... Or Should!

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 12.29.2014 | Politics
Dr. Sten Odenwald

Although many survey questions you hear about show close to a 50/50 split in public opinion, there are still many questions that offer nearly unanimous agreement and probably help to define who we are as a Nation in terms of core values and beliefs.

Here's a Round-Up of Small Business Surveys That'll Cheer You Up

Gene Marks | Posted 12.21.2014 | Small Business
Gene Marks

There is some good news. There is one group of people out there feeling successful and optimistic, even in the midst of all these alarming events. Who are these naïve, yet hearty souls?

Who's in Your Country's 'Social Network'?

Angel Hsu | Posted 11.15.2014 | Green
Angel Hsu

Leaders from around the world will gather at the United Nations this month to tackle some of our most complex challenges - from climate change, to sustainable development, to the future of cities.

Why Small Companies Need Big Data

Daniel Newman | Posted 06.16.2014 | Small Business
Daniel Newman

With so much available information, there is a tremendous opportunity for companies that can identify and isolate key pieces of information that can help them improve their business.

New Polls Show Surge in Public Support for Marriage Equality (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

2014-03-03-afermarriagepollsvidsmall.pngLast week saw the release of a large volume of polling data, and the results are perfectly in keeping with trends dating back at least a decade: a steady climb in support for the freedom to marry.

Would You Give Up Sex For Your Cell Phone? Most Americans Would!

Posted 02.06.2014 | Technology

What's more important than sex? Turns out a whole bunch of things, according to an online poll conducted by Harris Interactive. On a list of 1...

What Do Customers Really Think of Your Brand? Find Out With Perceptual Mapping

Matt Cohen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Matt Cohen

Perceptual maps are based on how consumers view brand personalities, but this method doesn't require any new market research. Instead, it's simply a way to visualize and refine your current understanding of your market.

Survey Finds People Who Believe in God Less Likely to Believe in Extraterrestrials (VIDEO)

Alejandro Rojas | Posted 11.27.2013 | Weird News
Alejandro Rojas

The likelihood of extraterrestrial life is rising with each new discovery. Some feel that if the discovery of life is just around the corner, this may be an issue for religious dogma.

Monkey See Monkey Do: A Challenge From SurveyMonkey

Elizabeth Denham | Posted 08.26.2013 | Business
Elizabeth Denham

SurveyMonkey, the world's largest survey company, is leading with its heart. And they are challenging other businesses to follow.

Three Ways Your Voice Can Be Heard

Rand Strauss | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics
Rand Strauss

In the end, the only way to change our satisfaction levels is to do something about issues. Only then we will make our voices known, influence politicians, and see real results.

An Idiot's Guide to Employee Engagement

Ed Lawler | Posted 01.27.2013 | Business
Ed Lawler

Simply setting goals for individuals can make a major impact on their motivation. If individuals accept the goals and see the behavior as worthwhile, they will be highly motivated to pursue these goals.

Finally, The Truth About Focus Groups!

Sandy Thompson | Posted 09.29.2012 | Media
Sandy Thompson

Instead of focus groups, we're letting relationships drive our research. If you want someone to tell you what she really thinks about how she looks and how she feels about getting older--or anything else that matters--you need to get to know her first.

9 Out of 10 Americans Despise Being Asked Survey Questions

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.06.2012 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

"I mean, asking survey questions is our bread and butter. I always felt folks enjoyed giving their opinions about all sorts of things. But now, to find out that they hate what we do -- well, as you might think, it's depressing."

Survey Sez: Dream Big When You Take The Kids

Eileen Ogintz | Posted 12.18.2011 | Travel
Eileen Ogintz

Sixty percent of travelers said that what matters most when thinking about a dream trip is to have an authentic experience. We want to show the kids the world, traveling to foreign cities. We want to share the excitement of seeing exotic wildlife. We want to cruise and kick back on a beach, enjoying first-class service all the way. It's easier than you think.

Keeping the Sheep Dogs at Bay

Warren Adler | Posted 11.06.2011 | Business
Warren Adler

Our individuality is broken down into sub-atoms of attitude and preference. Our uniqueness has been erased by the tsunami of the marketers.