CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The consumer marketing playbook and marketing research analysis approaches are evolving across industry sectors to better identify winning tools and techniques. Organizations are now examining better ways to engage with and understand consumers, as new technologies are transforming how consumers inform themselves and make critical purchasing decisions.
According to recent research by benchmarking firm, Best Practices, LLC, one area where organizations can observe a deep pool of consumer insights is through online communities. Industries are wrestling with how to best use this tool, but it offers a rich source of insights around brand research, messaging, position and concept testing.
The related report, "Consumer Marketing Research Innovation: Assessing New Tools, Technologies, and Approaches to Understand and Communicate with Consumers," identifies current and evolving approaches for consumer marketing and marketing research techniques and tools. The study also addresses many critical consumer marketing issues, including new media for interacting with consumers, new qualitative techniques for insight mining and new quantitative techniques for market research data analysis.
Key chapters in the study include:
- Innovation in Marketing Research Approaches
- Innovation in Marketing Research Tools
- Using Innovation to Update the Use of Analysis Tools for Key Market Research Activities
- Marketing Research Trend Changes – Qualitative Trends
- Marketing Research Trend Changes – Quantitative Trends
- Emerging Market Research Tools in Non-Pharma Sector
- Communicating with Consumers
- Trends in Consumer Communication
- Evaluating Direct-to-Consumer Marketing
- Lessons Learned and Pitfalls to Avoid
- Secondary Research on Future Trends in Market Research
This benchmarking research drew participation from 59 benchmark survey respondents from 58 companies. In addition, eight interviews were conducted with market research leaders to add qualitative depth to the study.
To access the full report, or to download a complimentary summary containing insights found in this report, click on the following link: http://www.best-in-class.com/rr1299.htm.
For more information on other recent primary research studies, contact us at 919.403.0251. For related research, visit our Best Practices, LLC website at http://www.best-in-class.com/.
ABOUT BEST PRACTICES, LLC
Best Practices, LLC is a leading benchmarking, consulting and advisory services firm serving biopharmaceutical and medical device companies worldwide. Best Practices, LLC's clients include all the top 10 and 48 of the top 50 global healthcare companies. The firm conducts primary research and consulting using its comprehensive proprietary benchmarking tools and analysis. The operational insights, findings and analysis form the basis for our Benchmarking Reports, databases and advisory services to support executives in commercial and R&D operations. Best Practices, LLC believes in the profound principle that organizations can chart a course to superior economic performance by studying the best business practices, operating tactics and winning strategies of world-class companies.
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