How Smart Research Helps Make Fast Food Exciting, Original, and Profitable: Six of the Best and Worst Menu Variations

The speed and price of fast food were, for a short while, enough to satisfy the population. Despite selling 75 hamburgers every second, the simpler days of McDonalds’ original menu are over: cheeseburger, hamburger, fries with that? Customers want variety:...

/ June 21, 2018

Zappi’s Brand Is Changing and Here’s Why: A Message For Our Users and Partners

In 2013, we set out to create an automated insights platform. Our goal has always been to help businesses like yours make better decisions by using the voice of the consumer. So far, we’ve welcomed prominent Fortune 100 brands as...

/ June 8, 2018

Getting Sh*t Done: Do Cross-functional Teams Actually Work?

We recently abandoned our desks in favor of sunshine and beach views in Crete, where we brought the entire business of over 200 employees together in one place. Colleagues from our offices in London, the U.S., Cape Town, and further...

/ June 5, 2018

Video Feedback: How VoxPopMe’s ‘Human Factor’ Helps Reinforce The Decision-Making Process

Do you ever feel as if the respondents to market research surveys are faceless non-entities? You can’t picture them, you can’t imagine identifying with them, and by the time you know what they think, they’ve long since become ones and...

/ May 3, 2018

How to Put Customers at the Center of Your Ads and Optimize Across Media Channels

A recent AdReaction study from our partner, Kantar Millward Brown, found that integrated and customized ad campaigns are 57% more effective. According to this study, consumers feel that over 25% of advertising campaigns suffer a messaging disconnect when promoted on...

/ March 15, 2018

Naming New Products Isn’t As Easy As It Looks: 12 Examples of The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Many new product names aren’t tested thoroughly enough, if at all. 80% of each year’s 30,000 new consumer products fail and inefficient brand building is partly to blame. You might be familiar with the usual process: marketers rely on hunches...

/ March 9, 2018

Concept Testing: 4 Steps to Optimize and Why It’s Important

Launching a new product or modifying an existing one is scary. 80 percent of the 30,000 new consumer products launched each year fail. With that said, a new project has the opportunity to create a new revenue stream for your...

/ March 2, 2018

What can the superhero war between Marvel and DC teach us about advertising?

There is a war being waged between two big superhero franchises. We asked: which brand’s marketing tactics give them the advantage? Marvel (that’s Iron Man, Thor, Captain America) or DC (Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman)? We armed ourselves with facial coding...

/ February 9, 2018

How to Test Your Product’s On-Shelf Performance with Package Testing

One-third of consumer decision-making is based on packaging. For many CPG products, success comes down to standout labeling and design. With dozens of competitors stacked on the shelf next to your brand’s product, it’s difficult to stand out. If done...

/ February 2, 2018