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Moderating MROCs - the Art of Participation Encouragement
After one of our recent Marketing Research Online Communities (MROC), a participant revealed the secret of her active involvement: I liked the freedom and the encouragement of imagination. Going outside the box of asking "do you like this product" to "how does this product make you feel" was refreshing and fun for me in expressing my points. This platform allows me to feel like I can give my honest feedback without being judged by others. Okay, but how exactly do you engage your MROC participants? Here are six tips to help you master the art of participation encouragement. Read more
I am no superhero, but allow me to use my projective techniques!
I am a big fan of the Marvel universe. After rushing to the movies this weekend to enjoy the franchise's latest release, I started quizzing my boyfriend on which superpower he'd like to have. Time control would be his thing, as I myself contemplated the idea of telepathy. Telepathy is sadly not a tool marketing experts can count on. To help them dive into someone else's psyche, they instead use specific interview techniques called projective techniques.These were greatly inspired by clinical methods from the psychology field. Read more