Market Research Surveys

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Market Research Surveys

Are you interested in gaining the inside track on your competition?  Market Research Surveys might be the right choice for your organization.  These types of surveys provide targeted insights into consumer perspectives and can be used to guide an organizational strategy that helps your organization develop or maintain a competitive advantage.

Market Research Surveys help your organization access critical key information and features, such as desirable product/service attributes, likelihood of using a specific product/service, intended frequency of use, effectiveness of marketing or advertising strategies, and the extent to which a product/service adequately meets the needs of a target group.  The information gathered during this process allows you to better assess market size, market needs, and the strategy your organization should adopt to meet customer needs.  Market Research has other uses as well, such as to clarify or communicate product or service offerings to a target market.

The correct administration of a survey can build a solid foundation for decision-making that provides business executives with the information they need to develop sound organizational strategy.  The data gathered by NBRI’s market research surveys has proved invaluable to a diverse group of organizations with many different product offerings and objectives.  When developing a market research survey, some of the key issues that could be addressed include:

  • What are the identifying features of a target market?
  • What product/service features are most appealing to the target market?
  • What are the purchasing intentions of the target market?
  • Why is a product or service important to the customer group?
  • Are we effectively communicating the value of the product/service to consumers?
  • Will consumers use our products in the quantity and manner we anticipate?
  • Where is the target market most densely populated?

NBRI can help you answer all of these questions and more, by ensuring you ask the right questions to get the data you need.  Our methodological rigor will give you the confidence you need to know your data is accurate and truly reflects the opinions and beliefs of your target market.  The information gathered during this process can help you:

  • Accurately assess market need.
  • Quantify the market size.
  • Quantify current and future competition.
  • Assess economic factors.
  • Discern the perfect price point between volume and profitability.
  • Position your brand.
  • Test product names.
  • Differentiate your products’ or services’ unique selling propositions.
  • Identify the best advertising medium.
  • Identify a creative strategy to market your product or service.

Market research surveys can help drive development of your company’s products and services, facilitate strategic development, improve profit margins, and help guide organizational change.  To ensure you maximize your returns on this type of survey, it is critical that you first develop an appropriate question set and analyze the results in a way that allow you to identify key differences and preferences in your target market.  By helping you make sense of the information that is gathered during the survey process, NBRI’s ClearPath Analytics make it easy for your organization to confidently address consumer needs and preferences.

NBRI also assists you in understanding how to move forward with the data once you receive it.  After your data has been analyzed by an Organizational Psychologist, ClearPath Action can be used to help you implement key findings and recommendations.  We help you quantify your current and future competition and assist you in identifying the best ways of positioning your brand.  We help you understand how to adjust your organizational strategy to accommodate consumer perspectives.

Whether you are a start-up or an established business, market research is a critical component to your long-term success.  Well-designed and thorough market research surveys give you the information you need to both implement and execute the most appropriate organizational strategy.  By working with NBRI, you obtain unique insights that empower future success.

When you hire NBRI, you’re hiring more than a company to conduct survey research.  You’re hiring a business partner with a sincere interest in the health and success of your company.

Give us a call.  We’re confident that you’ll find us a valuable partner capable of fulfilling your survey research needs, and exceeding your expectations.

Case Study: Market Research Survey

As the market research indicated, leveraging their brand identity to resell related products was very profitable.

A large nationally known farming equipment manufacturer who had engaged NBRI for over a decade to conduct their employee and customer surveys wanted to know if they could leverage their brand image to related products that were manufactured by other suppliers. Could they buy, rebrand, and then resell these products at a premium? Would consumers equate brand trust and their existing support infrastructure with higher value? If so, how much higher value?

NBRI designed a Market Research Survey, customized for the Client. The survey was deployed world-wide in 10 languages via an online methodology. Enough responses were collected to insure a 99% confidence level in the results. NBRI psychologists and statisticians then analyzed and reported on the research study.

The results of the study indicated that the Client could leverage the trust of their brand and their existing support infrastructure to resell other products at a significant premium. But, that this marketing strategy would only be effective in the United States. Per NBRI recommendations, the Client scratched their world-wide marketing plan, concentrated only on the United States and the revenue began to flow. The Client’s new marketing plan was successful and potentially poor financial results in the rest of the world were avoided.

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