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

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

4 Ways Insights Professionals Can Help Their Organizations Grow

Zappi officially launched their Zappi Insiders program on the coat-tails of an exclusive dinner at Eleven Madison Park after The Quirks Event in NYC. The program is designed with the hopes of fostering an environment of growth and collaboration among...

/ March 12, 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’s love got to do with it? How you can use negative emotions in ads to drive behavior change

In advertising, it’s a common misconception that the best ads are happy-go-lucky, full of fun, and generally inoffensive. However, our data shows that uncomfortable or distressing ads, aiming to shock or upset the viewer, are some of the most effective...

/ February 15, 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

The marketer’s toolbox: an A-Z guide to digital market research solutions

So you’re in marketing. You’re looking to get started in the world of market research, but you’re not sure where to begin. You don’t have an enormous budget, and you don’t know which tool or product will help you figure...

/ January 11, 2018