Posts by Christian Vanek

European Union’s new Cookie Law and what it means for EU SurveyGizmo Users

This morning while reading the news on the BBC website I came across a very interesting article about a new law coming into effect for the EU about cookie usage and tracking (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-12668552). In an effort to protect the privacy of their citizens using the internet the EU has now passed a law that will…

Best Buy’s Innovative Customer Insight Program

The Market Research Event: Today has been packed with amazing information. The highlight of the day (so far) has been a Keynote by Bill Hoffman, a SVP in the Consumer Insights group from Best Buy. The focus of the presentation was a new program at Best Buy which was created to solve a problem common…

How 3M Created a Cost-Saving Internal Survey Research Company

The Market Research Event: 3M is the type of company apparently that will spend millions on R&D to develop a product, but really only wants to spend a few thousand on market research to figure out if it’s the *right* product. It’s no wonder that Deb Hartman and Sandra Kelly of 3M found that back…

The Market Research Event: Day One Recap

It’s the start of the second day here at IIR’s Market Research Event. I already have two additional posts I’ll write today — but wanted to catch up on yesterdays’ deluge of information. Many of the sessions I attended were quite good. Though I think the first session I blogged about Leveraging Facebook at Taco…

August Data Center Migration

Dear Gizmo User, Starting this week, SurveyGizmo will be migrating our data and services to a new data center located in Denver, Colorado. For the most part this entire migration will take place behind the scenes — no need to change your survey deployment plans. Our new data center is part of a larger change…

SurveyGizmo Scales Up to Keep Pace with Thousands of New Customers

Thousands of new customers are flocking to SurveyGizmo every month and some of them are really big. Really, really big. That’s fantastic and we are all very happy. Though, in order to handle the increased traffic from all the new users we decided to make some changes. Some big changes actually… Last week we put…

SurveyGizmo listed in Idealware Survey Software Guide/Blog

First let me tell you, Google Alerts are a *wonderful* thing. Today for example Google sent me a link to a short blog article/guide that compares four survey tools for not-for-profit users. The guide is quite brief and concise — well worth a look. The blog post was on Idealware who, in their own words,…

An Independent Review

Today, we stumbled upon a great review of SurveyGizmo on a blog about marketing research technology. Mark Kupferman goes into great detail about us (actually, it might be even better than the guide one our own website!) starting with this statement: “SurveyGizmo is among the most easy to use, best priced, feature packed internet survey…