BLOG ARCHIVE: ALL POSTS FOR November 2015

Cyber Monday Survey: Amazon Named Most Popular Destination for Shoppers

Cyber Monday Survey: Amazon Named Most Popular Destination for Shoppers

Each year, once Black Friday shoppers have had a chance to organize and evaluate their holiday purchases, many turn to online retailers for the rest of their holiday gift shopping. Cyber Monday is an increasingly popular shopping holiday that takes place the Monday after Thanksgiving. So today, how many people plan to take advantage of great online deals?

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Black Friday Survey: Walmart, Target Most Popular for Deals

Black Friday Survey: Walmart, Target Most Popular for Deals

Today is Black Friday, long considered one of the busiest shopping days of the year. While the tradition has changed a bit in recent years, due in part to online shopping and the introduction of even earlier shopping hours on Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday remains a popular shopping holiday for deal seekers. So how many plan to venture out this year? And what are the most popular stores for deals?

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Holiday Sales Survey: More Likely to Shop on Cyber Monday Than Black Friday

Holiday Sales Survey: More Likely to Shop on Cyber Monday Than Black Friday

As retailers are preparing for major holiday sales, consumers are gearing up for the busiest shopping season of the year. Events like Black Friday and Cyber Monday tend to entice a lot of shoppers with deep discounts. But plenty of businesses offer holiday sales through the rest of the season as well. So how many shoppers are likely to be influenced by these sales and shopping holidays?

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Small Business Saturday Survey: Increase in Shoppers Expected in 2015

Small Business Saturday Survey: Increase in Shoppers Expected in 2015

Small Business Saturday, an annual shopping holiday that takes place the Saturday after Thanksgiving, is slated for this weekend. The holiday encourages people to support their locally owned businesses and other small retailers online. Many even offer discounts, events and other promotions to bring in customers. So how many plan to shop on Small Business Saturday this year? And what do people think about supporting small businesses in general?

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Thanksgiving Travel Survey: Slight Increase in Travelers This Year

Thanksgiving Travel Survey: Slight Increase in Travelers This Year

Thanksgiving week includes several of the busiest travel days of the year. As people plan to head home or to visit friends and family for the holiday, there are lots of things to take into consideration. Different travel methods come with different costs and potential traffic or wait times. So how many plan to travel over Thanksgiving this year? And how many are planning to use popular tools or apps to help with their travels?

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Consumer Drones Survey: Interested Consumers Likely to Buy Soon

Consumer Drones Survey: Interested Consumers Likely to Buy Soon

Drones might seem like a product from the future. But they’re becoming more and more common for both individuals and businesses alike. Consumer drones are usually small flying devices, some with cameras, similar to remote controlled planes but usually a bit smarter. So how many people have interest in owning consumer drones at some point? And how many think they will gain a lot of popularity in the near future?

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Holiday shopping, brought to you by smartphones

Holiday shopping, brought to you by smartphones

Nov. 19, 2015

Wanderful Media, a retail-focused mobile media company, has just published their 2015 Annual Holiday Shopping Survey, and we’re proud to have been their market research platform! Smartphone use during holiday shopping is as big as ever, offering a wide array of options.

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Thanksgiving Shopping Survey: Some Not Happy About Shopping Hours

Thanksgiving Shopping Survey: Some Not Happy About Shopping Hours

Thanksgiving is one week away. For most Americans, that means family gatherings, turkey, football, parades and other celebrations. But for others, it’s an opportunity to get an early start on Black Friday shopping. However, some people don’t like the idea of stores opening on Thanksgiving and making employees miss out on their own celebrations. So how many people plan to shop on Thanksgiving this year? And how many don’t like the idea of Thanksgiving shopping at all?

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iPad Pro Survey: About Half Interested in Hybrid Devices

iPad Pro Survey: About Half Interested in Hybrid Devices

The long awaited release of the iPad Pro is finally here. The high-end tablet offers many of the features of both tablets and laptops, making it a sort of hybrid device to challenge other big names in the market like the Microsoft Surface device. So how many consumers are interested in a laptop tablet hybrid? And how many are likely to choose the new iPad Pro?

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Entrepreneurship Survey: Many More Interested in Business Ownership

Entrepreneurship Survey: Many More Interested in Business Ownership

Today is National Entrepreneurship Day, a day created to celebrate entrepreneurs and encourage other interested people to start their own business ventures. Entrepreneurship can be a challenging journey, but also a rewarding one for a lot of people. So how many people currently consider themselves entrepreneurs? And how many are interested in doing so in the future?

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Fraud Awareness Survey: Concerns Could Impact Holiday Shopping

Fraud Awareness Survey: Concerns Could Impact Holiday Shopping

This week is known as Fraud Awareness Week. And with the holiday shopping season coming up, fraud is a big concern for many people. Things like credit card use and online shopping can potentially lead to fraud or security incidents. So how many people are taking steps to protect their information? And how many are changing their shopping habits due to concerns about fraud?

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Friday the 13th Survey: Not Many Consider Themselves Superstitious

Friday the 13th Survey: Not Many Consider Themselves Superstitious

Today is Friday the 13th, a day known for being less than lucky among those with superstitions. But it’s also become somewhat of a holiday, even extending into some business sales and promotions. How many consider themselves to be superstitious and how many of those superstitions extend to Friday the 13th?

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How to create a video ad in a few days

How to create a video ad in a few days

Check out our latest ad, featuring playful graphics created in FiftyThree‘s Paper app, music from PremiumBeat, and animations in TechSmith‘s Camtasia! We took the ad from storyboard concepts to completed video within a matter of days, and kept it 100% in-house.
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Peanut Butter Survey: Classic PB More Popular Than Alternatives

Peanut Butter Survey: Classic PB More Popular Than Alternatives

November is National Peanut Butter Lovers Month. Since peanut butter is a favorite ingredient in everything from sandwiches to candy, we asked people about their peanut butter eating habits and their favorite foods that include it. How many people prefer the traditional pb&j over desserts like cookies and candy? And how many prefer alternatives to peanut butter?

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Starbucks Cups Survey: New Cups Unlikely to Really Impact Sales

Starbucks Cups Survey: New Cups Unlikely to Really Impact Sales

Starbucks made headlines recently by unveiling a new plain red cup design for the holiday season, rather than one with Christmas themed symbols like the company has used in past years. This move has elicited strong opinions, both positive and negative. So what do people think about the Starbucks cups and about holiday marketing and branding in general?

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NaNoWriMo Survey: Accountability Can Help Many Achieve Goals

NaNoWriMo Survey: Accountability Can Help Many Achieve Goals

November is National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, a monthlong event that encourages writers to complete an entire novel over the course of a month. Participants are encouraged to share their progress and offer motivation and accountability to their fellow writers. So how many plan to participate in NaNoWriMo this year and in the future?

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Daily Deals Survey: Few Likely to Subscribe in the Future

Daily Deals Survey: Few Likely to Subscribe in the Future

Amazon recently announced that it will close its daily deals service, Amazon Local. The service, which rivaled the likes of Groupon and LivingSocial, struggled in recent years. But the other players are struggling as well. Could this once thriving industry be on its way out? How many still subscribe to services like Groupon and Amazon Local and how many actually purchase deals?

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The new 2016 survey experience by AYTM

The new 2016 survey experience by AYTM

We’re happy to announce that we’ve just released a brand new survey-taking experience. This update brings streamlined, cleaner design and perfect optimization for different screens. Check it out for yourself!

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Movember Survey: Current Participants Likely to Continue

Movember Survey: Current Participants Likely to Continue

Movember is becoming an increasingly popular movement during the month of November each year. The foundation behind Movember encourages people to spread awareness and raise funds for men’s health issues. For some men, this means growing mustaches throughout the month to get people talking. But the foundation has also started a month-long fitness challenge to help others get involved as well. So what do people think about Movember? And how many are likely to participate?

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Twitter Hearts Survey: Stars More Popular on Twitter

Twitter Hearts Survey: Stars More Popular on Twitter

Twitter caught the attention of many of its users yesterday when it changed the symbol for favoriting tweets from a star to a heart. It may seem like a small change. But plenty of Twitter users seemed to have strong opinions in one way or the other. So how many prefer Twitter hearts over stars and vice versa? And how do those opinions compare with those of other social media users?

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Early Holiday Shopping Survey: Early Shoppers Likely to Go Online

Early Holiday Shopping Survey: Early Shoppers Likely to Go Online

It’s about that time when people around the country are starting to get serious about their holiday gift shopping. While the traditional start of the holiday shopping season is thought to be the day after Thanksgiving, it seems that shoppers and businesses are increasingly focusing on earlier efforts. So how many people are taking part in early holiday shopping? And how might that impact businesses?

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Election Day Survey: Local Elections Receive Smaller Turnout

Election Day Survey: Local Elections Receive Smaller Turnout

Today is election day in communities across the US. While it’s not a high profile presidential election, there are plenty of local candidates and issues for voters to consider in their respective cities and states. So how many people make a point to go vote in local elections versus national ones? And how might voter turnout look for today’s election?

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Daylight Savings Survey: People Split Over Effects of Time Change

Daylight Savings Survey: People Split Over Effects of Time Change

Over the weekend, most Americans got an extra hour of sleep due to the end of Daylight Savings Time. The time adjustment was originally created to help people save energy by using less artificial light throughout the day. But some people don’t see the point of Daylight Savings Time anymore, and would rather all states just stick to the same system all year round. So what do people think about Daylight Savings in general? And how many would be in favor of a change?

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