BLOG ARCHIVE: ALL POSTS FOR March 2013

Shipping Survey: Shoppers More Concerned With Costs Than Fast Shipping

Shipping Survey: Shoppers More Concerned With Costs Than Fast Shipping

There’s been a lot of buzz about same-day shipping lately, but how much do consumers really care about receiving their online orders that quickly? Or are there other factors, such as shipping costs or cheap returns, that are more important to them?

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March Madness Survey: Nearly Half Use Technology to Check Scores and Results

March Madness Survey: Nearly Half Use Technology to Check Scores and Results

March Madness is back, and basketball fans and non-basketball fans alike are glued to their TVs, smartphones and computers to see the results of each game. How many Americans filled out brackets this year compared with past years? And how many are using technology to keep up with games and results?

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YouTube Survey: Website’s Already Large Visitor Count Continuing to Grow

YouTube Survey: Website’s Already Large Visitor Count Continuing to Grow

Online video site YouTube recently hit an impressive milestone, announcing that it now averages over one billion monthly users. The Google-owned site has been one of the top places for people to watch content online since its launch about eight years ago. Is its popularity still continuing to grow steadily?

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Crowdfunding Survey: Current Supporters Plan to Keep Donating

Crowdfunding Survey: Current Supporters Plan to Keep Donating

Crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter have been around for years, but some recent high-profile projects have more people talking about the power of crowdfunding. Has the popularity of these kinds of sites grown over the past year? And what types of projects are most likely to draw in supporters?

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Brand Recommendations Survey: Nearly All Trust Personal Recommendations

Brand Recommendations Survey: Nearly All Trust Personal Recommendations

Consumers have always gone to friends and family for advice when buying new products or services. And social media adds another way for consumers to share their favorite brands and products with their friends and family. How much do consumers trust these recommendations compared with advertising and other materials?

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Pinterest Survey: Social Media Users Less Likely to Follow Brands on Pinterest

Pinterest Survey: Social Media Users Less Likely to Follow Brands on Pinterest

Social media platform Pinterest has been steadily gaining popularity for the last couple of years. Recently, Pinterest has made some changes to make the site more beneficial for businesses and brands to connect with their target audiences. How does Pinterest’s user base compare with other social media sites? And how much has the site’s popularity grown in recent months?

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Road Work Survey: Americans Support More Infrastructure Projects

Road Work Survey: Americans Support More Infrastructure Projects

The American Society of Civil Engineers released a report card for the nation’s roads and infrastructure this week, giving it a D+. Although that is actually an improvement over the previous grades, it indicates that there is still a lot of room for improvement. How would Americans grade the roads in their area? And what do they think about future infrastructure projects?

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Google Reader Survey: Vast Majority of Users Were Satisfied With Reader

Google Reader Survey: Vast Majority of Users Were Satisfied With Reader

Google just announced the end of its Google Reader service that allowed users to subscribe to blogs and similar sites. Do people use similar feed subscription services to keep up with blogs and news sites? And have past users begun finding alternatives to Google Reader?

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College Savings Survey: More Than Half Want to Help Relatives Pay for College

College Savings Survey: More Than Half Want to Help Relatives Pay for College

Recent reports have shown that Americans are putting more money away for college, both for themselves and for their children and grandchildren. How many Americans plan to help their relatives pay for higher education? And how many have already gotten started with college savings?

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Social Updates Survey: Users Prefer Unfiltered Updates From Twitter

Social Updates Survey: Users Prefer Unfiltered Updates From Twitter

Facebook has been changing the way it decides what updates each user sees in their main news feed. Not all updates show up on Facebook, while other sites like Twitter show an unfiltered stream of updates. Which method for social updates do users prefer?

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Online Privacy Survey: Concerns Don’t Alter Much Common Online Behavior

Online Privacy Survey: Concerns Don’t Alter Much Common Online Behavior

Online privacy remains a complicated issue for many Americans. With things like online shopping and social media, many have expressed concerns that their information will be shared with third parties and somehow find its way into the wrong hands. How do privacy issues actually impact the way Americans use the internet?

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Facebook Videos Survey: Most Video Creators Have Already Shared With Facebook

Facebook Videos Survey: Most Video Creators Have Already Shared With Facebook

Facebook just unveiled a new look for its news feed, which it has said will include more of a focus on media like videos. The site already allows for users to watch and upload videos, but the new news feed could include some additional collaboration and sharing features. How many Already use Facebook’s video features?

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Music Streaming Survey: Vast Majority Already Happy With Streaming Services

Music Streaming Survey: Vast Majority Already Happy With Streaming Services

Recent rumors have surfaced about new music streaming services from prominent companies Apple and Google. There are already a lot of players in this market. Is there room for more? How happy are the consumers who already stream music? And what do they think of Apple and Google?

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Spam Text Messages Survey: One Quarter Receive Text Spam Daily

Spam Text Messages Survey: One Quarter Receive Text Spam Daily

The Federal Trade Commission this week said that it plans to crack down on spam text messages and the groups that send them. It has been illegal for groups and companies to send these types of messages to consumers without having them first sign up to receive the alerts, but not everyone even knows they can report the numbers. How big of a problem is text spam?

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Workplace Happiness Survey: About Half Hope to Stay at Current Jobs Permanently

Workplace Happiness Survey: About Half Hope to Stay at Current Jobs Permanently

With the current state of the economy, many Americans are still looking for jobs. But are those who already have jobs happy with where they work? What factors are most likely to have the greatest impact on workplace happiness?

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Airport Wait Times Survey: Some Travelers Would Stop Flying If Wait Times Increase

Airport Wait Times Survey: Some Travelers Would Stop Flying If Wait Times Increase

With recent cuts to the federal budget, airport wait times are expected to go up significantly. Some already have. So what do travelers think about current wait times and what would they do if those times increased?

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Daily Deals Survey: More Than Half of Subscribers Rarely Purchase Offers

Daily Deals Survey: More Than Half of Subscribers Rarely Purchase Offers

Daily Deals sites like Groupon have been struggling over the past year, losing subscribers and revenue and even cutting staff. Why aren’t these services as popular as they once were? And how many current subscribers find value in these daily emails?

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Spending Cuts Survey: Most Support Federal Spending Cuts, Undecided on Current Situation

Spending Cuts Survey: Most Support Federal Spending Cuts, Undecided on Current Situation

A number of automatic spending cuts recently went into effect at the federal level as Congress and the President failed to come up with an alternative plan. While they are still working to find a solution, many of the current cuts are expected to become permanent. What does the American public think about the current situation and federal spending in general?

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Real-Time Marketing Survey: News Events Don’t Impact Much Social Media Use

Real-Time Marketing Survey: News Events Don’t Impact Much Social Media Use

Last month, Oreo released an online ad during the Super Bowl that read “You can still dunk in the dark,” referencing the loss of power during the game. During big news events such as the Super Bowl and the Oscars, many companies have tried this type of real-time marketing technique. But how does it resonate with consumers?

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E-Readers Survey: Tablets Due to Gain More Customers Than E-Readers

E-Readers Survey: Tablets Due to Gain More Customers Than E-Readers

With the growing popularity of tablet devices, some consumers have shied away from buying more niche devices such as e-readers. But how much has the e-reader market really been impacted by tablet sales? And how many consumers plan to buy either device within the next year?

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Work From Home Survey: Majority of Home Workers Say They Are More Productive at Home

Work From Home Survey: Majority of Home Workers Say They Are More Productive at Home

Yahoo recently enacted a new rule that will no longer allow employees to work from home. While telecommuting has become more common in recent years because of technology that makes it easier for people to collaborate remotely, some still worry about productivity issues. Is it a good idea for companies to let their employees work from home? And how many home workers have issues with productivity?

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Insider tip: autofill of survey response text

Insider tip: autofill of survey response text

When we see surveys come together on our platform, with our sleek user interface and super cool features, it’s pretty exciting. For most of us at AYTM we think it’s one of the best parts! We want everyone to be as excited as we are when using our platform, so we’ve decided to share one of our favorite insider tips.

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