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September 2012 Newsletter

Posted on September 2, 2012 by Andy Jones

SurveyShare September 2012 Newsletter

In this newsletter...

(1) New feature - Purchase anonymous responses for market research
(2) Attend Webinar on market research with SurveyShare - Sep 6th, 2pm EST
(3) Filter your results for better insight
(4) Thanks for 10 years in business and more!

(1) New feature - Purchase anonymous responses for market research

You may now purchase anonymous survey responses through SurveyShare. Paid survey responses are also a great way to get objective feedback anonymously on a number of subjects. You may conduct market research, test brand awareness, and more. 

When you purchase responses, you have complete control over their demographics. Even more importantly, we will start collecting responses immediately upon purchase. You may expect all responses within a 1 to 5 day period depending how many responses you want and the demographics chosen. However, as we collect responses, you can see them in real time so you can analyze data immediately.  

If you want to get started now, go ahead and create your survey. When you're ready to collect responses, head to the "My Surveys" section, then click on "Collect" for your survey. You'll find the link to purchase responses below the Response Link. 

(2) Attend Webinar on conducting market research - September 6th at 2pm EST

We're holding a web seminar on September 6th at 2pm EST. In this webinar we'll talk about market research and how to purchase paid responses through SurveyShare. If you'd like to join us, you can do so at  

We'll also cover the various uses of paid responses, what to expect, and how paid responses can benefit you. We'll end the session with Q&A where you can ask questions about our response panels or any other area of SurveyShare. The session should take about one hour. You'll want to arrive a few minutes before 2pm EST on September 6th at the following URL to get setup:

If you'd like a reminder for the meeting, just drop us a quick note at We'll send you a reminder email the day of the meeting. 

(3) Filter your results for better insight

Response filters are one of the best ways to slice your data into distinct sets. You can then examine the differences and similarities between the sets to gain more insight. For example, do women and men differ in their opinion of a course? What differences exist between employees of different roles? 

Two of the most popular ways to divide data are by demographics or by position. For example. you might divide your employees based on their position in the company, between manager, staff, and hourly employee. Or, you might divide your data by a demographic like age to see if there is any difference in how different ages perceive their work environment or your product. 

If you'd like to divide your data into different sets, add a question to your survey that asks the respondents' position, role, gender, or any other useful demographic. Typically, you'll add a "choose one of many" question type. Be sure to mark the question as "must answer" to force a response and you're ready to go. You can then setup filters in the results section. 

(4) Thanks for 10 years in business and more!

SurveyShare has been in business for just over 10 years now. We appreciate all the feedback and help you guys have given us along the way. We look forward to 10 more year and beyond. If there's any way we can improve SurveyShare for you, please let us know. You can contact us at 888-406-4496 10a-6p EST or by email at any time.