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An Ever Evolving Role at an Ever Evolving Company

When Ideba was founded in 2010, we had three service offerings: qualitative VOC research, design/copywriting, and marketing consulting. In years one through eight, our services evolved… adding quantitative research, CSAT, Win/loss, analytics,…

Top 10 Lessons Learned from Win/Loss Research in Q1, 2021

Over the past 12 months, Ideba has seen a significant increase in the volume of qualitative win/loss research, with CROs and executive leadership looking for an unbiased, third-party perspective into why their company is winning and losing…

The Whole is Greater than the Sum of its Parts

Ideba held its first QBR of the year last week, and while we were reviewing all the great work for our clients, it got me thinking about the mechanics of our team. As it stands now, Ideba is made up of eight full-time employees, multiple…

Storytelling Tips for Better Presentations

Storytelling has been used since the beginning of time to derive deeper meanings of situations and life experiences. Storytelling is used frequently in marketing and branding to appear more relatable and engage customers to become more invested…

A Couple Unexpected Perks to Working in Market Research

I noticed something the other morning while I was working on a research presentation for one of our clients, and it made me chuckle a bit. While I was alphabetizing various names of competitors, I realized that I was able to put them in…

Do that. No, don’t do that

I have learned to largely ignore headlines about the latest study proving that “X” is actually bad for you or that you should never do “Y”.  And for good reason: I’ve grown sick of seeing a subsequent study that claims to prove…

The Beauty of Data Over Time

In a sea of data, it can get quite confusing at times sorting through it all.  Especially when in search of the truth where conflicting reports and data sets come into view.  Fortunately, over time the beauty of aggregated data can shine…

Qualitative and Quantitative Research Studies… What’s the Difference?

Market research studies come in every form imaginable, and vary dramatically by size and scope. It is so important for businesses to select the right type of research study to produce actionable insights and effectively inform. An expert…

Staying Trendy

Although I’ve been a geek and early adopter since the 80s of all things tech, I admit to having trouble staying on top of what’s trendy.  So, if you’re young, hip and have a great network of trendy friends, you can pretty much stop reading…
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Remembering Asian Market Diversity

Last year, I was fortunate enough to spend four months living in Singapore while attending a local university. One of the classes I took discussed the huge variances among Asian countries and regions, areas often lumped together and deemed similar…