Purple Day Survey: Personal Connections Likely to Increase Participation

Purple Day Survey: Personal Connections Likely to Increase Participation

Each year, people are encouraged to wear purple articles of clothing on March 26 to raise awareness about epilepsy. Some organizations and individuals even host local events to help spread the word about epilepsy’s impact on people around the world. So how many have heard of this grassroots effort? And how many are likely to participate this year and in the future?

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Waffles Survey: Many People Prefer Homemade Waffles

Waffles Survey: Many People Prefer Homemade Waffles

March 25 is known as Waffle Day in some parts of the world. That means that plenty of people will be enjoying their own today. But with so many other popular breakfast foods to choose from, waffles can sometimes take a backseat. So how many people enjoy them on a regular basis? And how do they stack up against other breakfast foods?

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Caffeine Survey: Most Are Comfortable with Caffeine Intake

Caffeine Survey: Most Are Comfortable with Caffeine Intake

Caffeine is part of many daily routines. Whether it’s a morning cup of coffee or some cans of soda throughout the day, caffeinated beverages can help people stay awake and alert. But that doesn’t mean the substance is without its drawbacks. In moderation, it can be fine to consume, but plenty of people consume caffeine a bit more often than they should. That’s why March is known as Caffeine Awareness Month, to call attention to some alternatives that might be healthier. So how many people consume caffeine on a regular basis? And have they ever considered alternatives?

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Credit Education Survey: Schools, Banks Could Provide More Information

Credit Education Survey: Schools, Banks Could Provide More Information

March is Credit Education Month. That means it’s a time for financial institutions to provide information and guidance about the proper ways to use credit and manage finances. Credit and loans can be tricky for some consumers. But there are some tools both online and off for learning about credit and how to use it wisely. So how many people feel confident with their credit knowledge? And how many would like to see more credit education from various sources?

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Nintendo Mobile Survey: Current Gamers Likely to Try New Nintendo Games

Nintendo Mobile Survey: Current Gamers Likely to Try New Nintendo Games

Nintendo is working on creating a new series of mobile games that include its classic Super Mario characters. Mobile gaming has drastically increased in popularity in recent years. But Nintendo has stayed away from creating smartphone games until this point in favor of games for its own dedicated mobile gaming devices. So how might this new mobile game affect Nintendo? And how many people are interested in playing it?

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Worker Satisfaction Survey: Pay, Benefits Most Important to Employees

Worker Satisfaction Survey: Pay, Benefits Most Important to Employees

Today is Companies That Care Day, an annual holiday aimed at celebrating companies that provide a positive work experience for their employees and encouraging more companies to do the same. There are many different factors that can contribute to overall worker satisfaction. So how do the majority of employees feel about how they are treated in the workplace?

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March Madness Survey: Fewer People Filling Out Brackets This Year

March Madness Survey: Fewer People Filling Out Brackets This Year

Today marks the beginning of the annual March Madness tournament, where college basketball fans and others tune in to see which teams will make it to which rounds. Some people even create their own brackets to guess the winners of each match-up. So how many people are participating in March Madness this year compared to previous years?

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St. Patrick’s Day Survey: About Half Plan to Wear Green Today

St. Patrick’s Day Survey: About Half Plan to Wear Green Today

Today is St. Patrick’s Day, an annual holiday where people celebrate the Irish culture. People tend to celebrate the holiday in a variety of different ways, from large parades to small get-togethers. So just how many plan to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year? And what are the most common ways to celebration?

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Selfie Survey: “No Selfie Day” Could Be a Welcome Change

Selfie Survey: “No Selfie Day” Could Be a Welcome Change

Self-portraits have been around for years, but the term “selfie” just started gaining notoriety in recent years. For the most part, they are photos that people take of themselves with cameras or cell phones. And people often post them online or on social media platforms as well. But some people have argued that taking these photos regularly isn’t the healthiest activity. Today has even been designated as “No Selfie Day” to encourage people to take a break from the constant self-portraits. So what do people think of these photos and the impact they can have on self-esteem?

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Digital Learning Survey: Online Learning Likely to Gain Popularity

Digital Learning Survey: Online Learning Likely to Gain Popularity

The internet has definitely had an impact on the way people learn. From online classes to the ability to simply look up a variety of facts on different subjects, it’s become a huge resource for information. In fact, today has even been designated as Digital Learning Day, a holiday created to call attention to the benefits of technology in the education process. How many people have taken advantage of these online learning methods?

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Nutrition Survey: Most Would Like to Improve Eating Habits

Nutrition Survey: Most Would Like to Improve Eating Habits

March is National Nutrition Month, a designation aimed at educating people about the importance of having good personal nutrition. Though Americans seem to be more health and image conscious than ever, there are also so many different stores and restaurants selling large and unhealthy food options. So just how satisfied are people with their healthy food options and with their own personal nutrition?

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Apple Watch Survey: New Device Could Triple the Current Smart Watch Market This Year

Apple Watch Survey: New Device Could Triple the Current Smart Watch Market This Year

This week, Apple made the highly anticipated announcement about its new smart watch. Many think that the Apple Watch could be the device that really gets people interested in the wearable tech market as a whole. So just how big of a deal was Apple’s announcement to everyday consumers? And how many have plans to purchase the new Apple Watch?

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Napping Survey: Most Appreciate Benefits of Napping

Napping Survey: Most Appreciate Benefits of Napping

Getting enough sleep is important to maintaining good health and productivity throughout the day. But not everyone has enough time to get the recommended amount of sleep each night. That’s where napping comes in. Yesterday was National Napping Day, to promote recuperation from the daylight saving switchover, so those people who love to take naps can celebrate by taking a rest in the middle of the day. How many people enjoy taking naps? And how does napping correlate with nightly sleeping habits?

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Print Publications Survey: Online News Greatly Impacting Readers

Print Publications Survey: Online News Greatly Impacting Readers

Online and mobile news outlets have completely changed the way people consume media. And many traditional print publications like newspapers and magazines have been hurting because of it. But some have been able to withstand all of the changes in the industry and thrive anyway. What do consumers think about print media? Is the print industry dead or just in a state of flux?

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Unplugging Survey: Most Take Periodic Breaks from Technology

Unplugging Survey: Most Take Periodic Breaks from Technology

Today is a National Day of Unplugging. Americans have been consistently increasing the amount they rely on different types of technology. And many now find themselves constantly connected. But taking a break from all that technology can be beneficial for a variety of reasons. So how many take regular breaks from all their technology?

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Wearable Tech Survey: Few Have Plans to Buy Wearable Devices

Wearable Tech Survey: Few Have Plans to Buy Wearable Devices

The wearable tech market is growing. Though Google Glass and the first few smart watch models haven’t taken off as some had hoped, there are other devices in the works that could lead to more buyers. Smart wristbands and wearable cameras have already gained some customers. And rumors of a new Apple smart watch have been consuming the tech community for several months. So how many people currently own wearable tech? And how many are interested in buying these devices in the future?

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Telecommuting Survey: Majority Think Working from Home Will Increase

Telecommuting Survey: Majority Think Working from Home Will Increase

Lots of workers and businesses are starting to realize the benefits of telecommuting. When employees work from home rather than in an office, it can mean fewer costs for businesses and more flexible schedules for workers. But not everyone is a fan of the whole telecommuting idea. So how many workers have had the opportunity to telecommute? And what do people think about the concept?

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The Pinterest of Home Searching

The Pinterest of Home Searching

Mar. 3, 2015

Trulia, a leading home search resource for buyers and renters, has just launched Trulia Boards in tandem with results of their home searching survey, and we’re proud to have been their market research partner! Finding a new home can be stressful, and the process can potentially be better organized and made more entertaining with the Trulia Boards app.

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Economic Outlook Survey: Focus Shifting Away from Job Market

Economic Outlook Survey: Focus Shifting Away from Job Market

Many people agree that the US economy is in recovery mode, however slowly that recovery may be happening. Unemployment rates are falling around the country, businesses are finding more ways to obtain funding, and other economic factors are slowly coming together. But that progress might not be enough for some people. How do people feel about the current state of the economy and about the potential for improvement?

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Read Across America Survey: Childhood Reading Can Affect Adult Reading Habits

Read Across America Survey: Childhood Reading Can Affect Adult Reading Habits

Today is Read Across America Day, an annual holiday aimed at getting more kids involved with reading. Developing an early love of reading can be important for helping kids succeed in school and later in life. But just how big of an impact can childhood reading have on adult reading habits? And how many parents are working on developing that early love of reading with their kids?

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The Dress Survey: Everyone Split Over Dress Colors

The Dress Survey: Everyone Split Over Dress Colors

Yesterday, social media was abuzz thanks to a simple photo of a dress. The dress appeared to be white and gold to some people and blue and black to others. People argued well into the night about the over-exposed photo, which apparently depicts a dress that is black and blue. So what did most people see when they looked at the dress?

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Bacon Survey: Bacon Craze May Be Losing Steam

Bacon Survey: Bacon Craze May Be Losing Steam

Today, Americans are celebrating National Bacon Day. For the last couple of years, bacon seems to have gained some popularity, at least in a novelty sense. Some might even argue that the whole bacon craze has been somewhat of a fad. But there are certainly people who love it regardless of its popularity. So how do people feel about bacon? And is the whole craze on its way out?

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Google Wallet Survey: Google Looking to Expand Mobile Payment Platform

Google Wallet Survey: Google Looking to Expand Mobile Payment Platform

Google just announced that it has acquired new technology from mobile payment system Softcard. The technology is intended to help the company make improvements to the Google Wallet payment system, which will also soon come pre-installed on all Android smartphones. Though the payment system has been around for years, it isn’t getting as much attention as more recent addition Apple Pay. So how many people have used these mobile payment systems? And how many are likely to do so in the future?

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Cupcake Survey: Chocolate and Vanilla Remain Favorite Flavors

Cupcake Survey: Chocolate and Vanilla Remain Favorite Flavors

Today is National Cupcake Day in Canada. Cupcakes have been a favorite dessert of many for years, but they seem to be gaining popularity recently. There are also plenty of different varieties that dessert lovers can choose from. So what are the most popular cupcake flavors? And how do they stack up against other desserts?

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Mobile Chat Apps Survey: Nearly Half Have Used Apps for Communication

Mobile Chat Apps Survey: Nearly Half Have Used Apps for Communication

It’s been a year since Facebook purchased the mobile chatting app WhatsApp. The app is part of a growing trend of mobile tools that many, particularly young people, are using to communicate. The apps allow for both one-on-one and group chatting, in most cases. And though there are a lot of different mobile chat apps to choose from, there are definitely a few standouts in terms of popularity. So just how big are these apps getting?

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