ASHBURN, Va., Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As corporations nationwide struggle to measure the temperature of the U.S. Hispanic consumer, talk of one online consumer research site continues to heat up industry circles.
QueOpinas.com – using an exclusive, in-house proprietary recruitment model – is approaching 200,000 US Hispanic panelists. The site collects traditionally hard-to-capture profiling data such as acculturation level, education level, media habits, regular grocery purchases, automobile type, household demographics, other buying habits and more.
"Our recruitment method ensures our clients have access to high-quality, vetted Hispanic panelists for their market research needs," said Andrew Lissak, president and CEO of Offerwise, which owns QueOpinas.com. "Offerwise prides itself in that we do not use any outsourced or third-party provider to recruit panelists to QueOpinas."
Developers of the groundbreaking recruitment system crafted a formula for drawing panelists from all three acculturation levels – Spanish dominant, bi-cultural and acculturated – in a nationally representative distribution. The Spanish dominant group is usually categorized by market research firms as "un-acculturate" and represents the most difficult to reach. As a result, very little is known about their lifestyle and purchase habits.
Enter Offerwise with QueOpinas.com. The survey site's ongoing findings look to level the cultural barrier that exists between sellers and the largest-growing population segment.
Recently released Census data shows the U.S. Hispanic population accounted for more than half of the growth in the total U.S. population from 2000 to 2010. This population segment grew from 35.3 million to 50.5 million – or 1 in 6 Americans. Initially, officials doubted the participation level of the Hispanic population. However, the 2010 Census count came in nearly 1 million higher than expected, according to the Pew Hispanic Center.
This willingness to become involved also is apparent on QueOpinas.com, where recruitment of Hispanic panelists continues to reach levels unheard of in the market research industry.
"With the latest census figures showing the explosive growth of the U.S. Hispanic population, companies large and small are eager to learn more on how to reach and market to the Hispanic community," Lissak said. "We're excited to see our QueOpinas panel grow into one of the largest and most representative U.S. Hispanic samples in the industry."
Founded in 2001, Offerwise is a full-service research and sampling firm specializing in the U.S. Hispanic market. Our QueOpinas research panel is home to 200,000 Hispanic panelists providing our clients access to one of the largest and most representative U.S. Hispanic samples in the industry. Our proprietary in-house recruitment method ensures the quality our clients demand. In addition, our panel recruitment services have helped build panels for the top market research and sample providers in the world. http://www.offerwise.com