MR not trusted. WOM: 6 Trillion impressions? Mix Modeling Client of the Year (RBDR 12.9.2014)

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Today on RBDR: 1) A survey by the Global Research Business Network of 24,000 global respondents reveals a disturbing number who do not trust market researchers with their privacy. 2) The Word of Mouth Marketing Association’s promised study claims 6 TRILLION impressions and significantly more valuable impressions than are left by paid services. 3) RBDR announces the winner of its Client of the Year Award for the Mix Modeling category.

B2B cos. knowingly misapplying insights. Top uses of text analytics. (RBDR 9/11/2014)

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Today on RBDR: 1) B2B companies are, bizarrely, misusing a lot of their available insights in trying to do business with their customers. 2) A questionnaire with users of text analytics shows a one top-heavy use of the information. 3) Google public meetings throughout Europe interact with consumers about compliance with EU court mandates about privacy.

Google Glass’ privacy problem; Online community startup tips (RBDR–4/09/2014)

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Today: 1) Google has been roundly praised for its targeting release of Google Glass to many individuals for testing purposes. However, out of nowhere, a consumer concern over privacy has emerged. 2) Toluna VP Online Communities Julie Paul tells RBDR some basics of her research specialty, including startup costs, what to focus on and more.

Birthdate + zipcode + gender can identify 87% of U.S.; Study insights on wearable technology, price sensitive shopper groups & unplanned purchases; David Marans retiring from ARF

1) Understanding how easy it is to identify an American using only their birthdate, zipcode and gender, two potential solutions are in development.

2) Three noteworthy studies: A) TNS reports the public is well aware of wearable technology, but few are very interested. B) dunnhumby presents surprising data about groups that are highly price sensitive. (It doesn’t include Moms.) C) Truly revealing “Unplanned Purchase” insights have been released by researchers at four universities.

3) David Marans, a giant in media research circles, has announced his retirement from ARF, effective next week.