You’ve conducted your research, what next?

You’ve received your stats and now you’re wondering how to make all these numbers and percentages look interesting...right? The good news is that numbers don’t have to be boring. Here are six things you can do with your research data.

Conducting research with your own customers

So you have a customer or client database and you’d like to find out their thoughts on a number of topics. But where do you start? Read our top tips on how to successfully poll your own customers.

Conducting research with an online panel

American Anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston once said “Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose”. Which makes a lot of sense because if you don’t have a purpose or know what you’re trying to find out, you won’t find out anything at all.

OnePoll research: a few of our favourites from 2016

2016 was a record year for OnePoll. We have conducted an extensive and eclectic mix of quantitative projects - from quick reaction polls, to data-led storytelling, consumer research & in-depth multi-country studies. Here are a few of our favourites...

The panel behind the press coverage

We’ve conducted tens of thousands of surveys for the PR industry. Our research findings have helped to support media campaigns & secured exposure for our clients. The OnePoll panel, the people at the very heart of our research, play a crucial role in helping us to achieve robust data, and craft interesting stories and survey-led content.

6 tips for conducting international research

OnePoll has been conducting international research for almost ten years. Our researchers share some advice and tips to consider when planning and commissioning an international research project.

5 ways research can be used to generate content in 2016

Not only are we consuming more content than ever, but the type of content that we’re exposed to is evolving in equal measure. Research can form a solid creative foundation for generating relevant and highly engaging content.

Not everyone eats eggs

Anna is happily married to Adam, with whom she has two children that attend the local primary school. Each summer, the whole family flies abroad for an all-inclusive holiday. Anna saves up to buy Christmas gifts for her family every year, works 9-5 in an office, and eats eggs for breakfast. Anna is a stereotype, wrapped in a cliché, and she’s a PR survey writer’s dream.

My love for data

The research landscape for PR and media is changing, and I for one am thrilled that data is becoming something we embrace and incorporate at every stage of a project. I have always been fascinated by data, insight and measurements.

The recipe for a perfect PR survey

We have conducted thousands of surveys for the PR industry alone. There have always been constants with each project. There are always areas that the research has to cover in order to ensure clients get the most out of their research and that the stats hold up to scrutiny once they go to press.