ELLO challenges all social nets. WOMMA’s value of conversation study (RBDR 9.29.2014)

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Today on RBR: 1) The new social network, Ello, takes on all established sites by talking up its advertising-free state. 2) WOMMA, the Word of Mouth Marketing Association, will release an important study this November that it says determines the value of a consumer conversation. 3) UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office says that app developers are asking users for too much personal information.

SM assesses brand health. Sales predictor looks for commercial testers. (RBDR 9/5/2014)

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Today on RBDR: 1) Under pressure to dramatically increase its number of users, Twitter revamps its new user signup procedure. 2) A new study shows that social media can match more expensive and time consuming brand trackers early on in assessing a brand’s health. 3) Blue Marble Enterprises is looking for CPG brands to use its Blue Horizon tool to predict sales, one, two or more years out, plus Customer Lifetime Value and Future Customer Brand Equity.

Proof mobile MR is catching on; 25%+ of Web traffic is non-human (RBDR 8/12/2014)

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Today: 1) Mobile market research is really catching on? We know because of the very focused questions being asked about validating its current modes and comparisons with other MR methods. 2) How bad is the problem of Non-Human Traffic for advertisers? They may be completely wasting 30-50% of their ad investments. 3) Read “This Man worked at Google, Microsoft and Facebook – Here’s what it’s like to work at those companies” for a terrific basic understanding of how those powerful organizations work and are structured.

OKCupid also admits user experiments; 2 Critical Emerging MR Trends (RBDR 7/31/2014)

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Today on RBDR: 1) In the wake of Facebook’s revelation that it conducted an emotional contagion study of almost 700,000 of its users, OKCupid confesses to experiments of its own on users of the free matchmaking service. (Here is the link to the Microsoft Research study into the Facebook user experiment: http://www.fastcoexist.com/3033369/why-did-we-care-about-the-facebook-contagion-study-or-did-we-even-care-at-all)

2) Marketresearch.com’s Managing Editor Ashlan Bonnell comments for RBDR on 3 important, emerging market research trends, whose details you may not understand.

TNS’ 48-hour concept evaluator; Honomichl Top 50 becomes “Gold Top 50″ (RBDR–7/17/2014)

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Today: 1) TNS’ eValuate Express can reportedly assess the positive or cannibalizing impact of an innovation in as little as 48 hours. 2) Inside Research’s 36-year Honomichl Top 50 has a new
moniker, the Gold Top 50. 3) Facebook and Nielsen Media are expanding their TV viewing monitoring work, adding mobile phone and tablet TV viewing. 4) Strata’s study of individual’s attitudes towards video advertising found a pronounced difference of opinion about the intrusiveness of targeted advertising.

Germany’s World Cup Big Data edge; 27 DMAs band together into Global DMA (RBDR–7/16/2014)

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Today: 1) Germany’s winning World Cup squad seems to have an edge, a Big Data edge, provided by the “Match Insights” tool which delivered player and team metrics/tendencies. 2) 27 direct marketing associations from all over the world have banded together to form the Global Direct Marketing Association. 3) The UK’s Marketing Research Association has launched a sugging and frugging hotline that can be used by organization and individuals to report that sort of abusive behavior.

FB’s “emotion contagion” study; P&G mktg reset; AURA supplier honors (RBDR–7/02/2014)

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Today on RBDR: 1) Facebook has angered a substantial portion of its members after disclosing a 2012 “emotional contagion” experiment or study that manipulated news content in order to assess whether week-long positive or negative news feeds altered the mood of those receiving them. 2) Procter & Gamble changed its internal marketing structure beginning July 1, converting marketing personnel to brand or associate brand directors. 3) AURA honored various supply-side research agency at its annual conference in London last week.

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