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Stephanie Douglass

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Market Research Brand Research Research Methods

How Different Market Research Methods Impact Your Brand Decisions

Market research is never a “one-size-fits-all” endeavor. The difference between getting accurate insights you can put to work for your brand and obtaining a volume of interesting but...

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Consumer Insights Research Methods

Using Workshops to Move From Insight to Action

Reworking one last sentence and finalizing a research report can often feel like passing the finish line at the end of a race – for the researcher.

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Market Research Research Methods

4 Low-Risk Studies for Engaging a New Market Research Partner

You finish reading the report your new market research partner has been working on for 8 weeks and slowly put your head on your desk. 8 weeks. 4 weeks longer than what was agreed…for this....

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Brand Research Qualitative Research

Beyond the Brand Tracker

Brand is the personification of your company. Its purpose is to create an identity for your company that people can relate to. In the best of times, it is your biggest asset. In the worst...

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Market Research

How a Brand Health Score Tells You More with Less

“Brand Health” has many interpretations within marketing teams and organizations. For some, it means customer satisfaction with a brand’s products and services. For others, it’s a...

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Consumer Insights Brand Research

Five Signs It’s Time to Conduct Brand Research

Disruption is the new normal for businesses as technological advances across industries occur quicker than ever. As start-ups enter the market and former industry stalwarts begin to lose...

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System 1 Methodology System 2 Methodology Research Methods

System 1 and System 2: Market Research Decision Making

What is System 1 and System 2? System 1 and System 2 are the two decision making processes researched by Professor Daniel Kahneman’s book Thinking Fast & Slow.

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Advertising

Determining Advertising Effectiveness

With the abundance of ads circulating every form of media – all seeking to capture consumers’ attention, hearts, and minds – what is the purpose of the ad that doesn’t directly promote a...

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Advertising Consumer Insights Brand Research

T-Mobile’s “Grandma” – An MDRG Quick Take

T-Mobile’s “Grandma” commercial does a lot of things well and looks like a warm, sentimental hit on the surface, but there are two significant missteps where the ad loses crucial emotional...

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Research Methods

Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods: Keys to Success

Almost a year ago, MDRG conducted an internal study exploring the role of change and stability in the healthcare industry. The project involved both qualitative and quantitative team...

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