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Keeping Kids Engaged

Keeping Kids Interested: Tips for Sustaining Child Engagement in Qualitative Research

By Child Research, Consumer Insights, Focus Groups, In-Depth Interviews, In-Person Qualitative Research, In-Person Research, Kids and Family, Kids Market Research, Moderation, Online Qualitative Research, Qualitative Recruitment, Qualitative Research, Uncategorized, Youth Market Research

  Whether parents want to admit it or not, kids have an influence over what is purchased in the household.  From snacks to clothing brands—kids have preferences, and they make their parents fully aware of those preferences which can influence household purchasing behavior.   As a result, kids play a pivotal role in the consumer marketplace, which also makes them an…

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Virtually Seamless: How to Conduct Remote In-Headset VR Usability Research

Virtually Seamless: How to Conduct Remote In-Headset VR Usability Research

By Augmented Reality, Consumer Insights, Cultural Insights, Focus Groups, In-Depth Interviews, Moderation, Qualitative Research, Technology & Strategy, Touchstone VR, Usability Research, VR Research

As the VR landscape continues to widen for both functional and recreational use cases, understanding user experience in VR is growing increasingly vital. Using a VR headset, while becoming more widespread, is still a new experience for many consumers, making first impressions and experiences critical in determining user trajectory for VR apps and devices. The pool of VR headset owners…

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Touchstone Research Promotes Sara Sidlowski to Senior Project Director

Touchstone Research Promotes Sara Sidlowski to Senior Project Director

By Augmented Reality, Child Research, Consumer Insights, Cultural Insights, Focus Groups, In-Depth Interviews, In-Person Qualitative Research, Kids Market Research, Market Research, Moderation, Moderator, Online Qualitative Research, Qualitative Fieldwork, Qualitative Recruitment, Qualitative Research, Reporting & Analysis, Research Analyst, Technology & Strategy, Touchstone Research, Touchstone Staff

Connecticut – July 6, 2023 – Touchstone Research announced today that Sara Sidlowski has been promoted to Senior Project Director on TSR’s Qualitative Recruitment research division. In her new role, Sara will serve as a senior leader on TSR’s qualitative and recruitment project management teams as well as continue to support TSR’s core technology, media and entertainment, and youth and…

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Unlocking the Wonder Years: Tips and Strategies for Conducting Qualitative Research with Kids

Unlocking the Wonder Years: Tips and Strategies for Conducting Qualitative Research with Kids

By Child Research, Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), Focus Groups, In-Depth Interviews, In-Person Qualitative Research, Kids and Family, Kids Market Research, Market Research, Moderation, Qualitative Recruitment, Qualitative Research, Reporting & Analysis, Touchstone Research, Youth Market Research

Children can be quite influential in family purchasing decisions, and in some cases are key drivers of purchase, particularly in product categories that they have a strong interest in. Although kids may not make the actual purchases themselves, they should not be overlooked. The thought of conducting research with little ones can be quite daunting, however, but with a little…

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Elecia Allen has joined Touchstone Research as Senior Project Director

Elecia Allen has joined Touchstone Research as Senior Project Director

By Careers, Consumer Insights, Cultural Insights, Custom Research Panels & Communities, Focus Groups, In-Depth Interviews, In-Person Qualitative Research, Market Research, Moderation, Moderator, New Hires, Qualitative Research, Touchstone Research, Touchstone Staff, Uncategorized, Usability Research, UX

Georgia – January 30th, 2023 – Touchstone Research announced today that Elecia Allen has joined the firm’s growing talent pool as a Senior Project Director on TSR’s qualitative team.  Elecia will work closely with TSR’s youth and family, media entertainment, and technology clients to help execute a wide range of innovative qualitative research studies. Prior to joining Touchstone, Elecia worked…

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Connor Desmond Joins TSR as Research Associate

Connor Desmond Joins TSR as Research Associate

By Careers, Consumer Insights, Focus Groups, In-Depth Interviews, In-Person Qualitative Research, Market Research, New Hires, Qualitative Research, Touchstone Research, Touchstone Staff, Usability Research

California – December 15th, 2022 – Touchstone Research announced today that Connor Desmond has joined the firm as a Research Associate on TSR’s qualitative division.  Desmond will work closely with TSR’s youth and family, media entertainment and technology clients to help execute a wide range of innovative qualitative research studies. Prior to joining the firm full-time, Connor worked for Disney…

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Tips for Conducting Qualitative Research In-Person

On the Road Again – Tips for Conducting Qualitative Research In-Person

By Consumer Insights, Cultural Insights, Focus Groups, In-Depth Interviews, In-Person Qualitative Research, Market Research, Moderation, Qualitative Fieldwork, Qualitative Recruitment, Qualitative Research, Uncategorized, Usability Research

Okay, so we’re back to face-to-face research…now what? Whether you are new to research in a facility, or it’s been a hot minute, here are some tips to consider when getting back to in-person research. Before the Sessions When it comes to the facility, remember, YOU are “the client”. Obtain the spec sheet and checklist from the facility and complete…

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