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3 Best Practices for Polling Your Region

Posted on April 17, 2013

Do you need to know your district’s views on current issues such as gun control legislation? Maybe you run a business and want to see the value of a new service to those in your area. We can determine that …

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Customer Survey: Adding personality to your script

Posted on April 16, 2013

Automated Polling can be a wonderful thing for several reasons. #1 It helps to solve the problem of sample bias. #2 It allows for more efficient use of time. #3 It provides exact standards of comparison. The Greeting of your …

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How To Run a Poll: The Sample Bias Problem

Posted on February 19, 2013

How To Run a Poll: Handling Sample bias First, let’s define the term. Sample bias is the tendency to sway the poll results and/or responses by polling groups of people who are more inclined towards a certain opinion or position. …

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How to Run a Poll: Avoiding Sample Bias

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Sample Bias Danger Zones Online polling: Sample bias is more likely in online polls and surveys posted on websites. There is no way to control for bias of any type in online polls. This “passive” polling is there any time …

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The Impact of Cell Phone Usage on the Polling Industry

Posted on January 8, 2013

Cell-phone usage is something considered by both polling and consumer research centers to be a new and substantial consideration in the world of public opinion. It must be noted that polling and survey callers may only legally use cell-phone numbers …

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Opinion Polls: Finding the Answers

Posted on September 14, 2012

In election year polling news, polls reveal that Americans uniformly believe the country is on the “wrong track.” The number has grown since May, with 80% now answering “wrong track” and only 20% responding with “right direction” consistently. A question …

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How to Make a Poll Work for You

Posted on July 19, 2012

How to Make a Poll Work for You “Know where to find the information and how to use it. That’s the secret of success.” -Albert Einstein A poll is an excellent tool for gleaning information using well-thought out questions. But many …

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Polling Results Explained: Voter Fraud Poll

Posted on June 28, 2012

Poll Interpretation Previously, we examined the collective answers from the respondents in the “Voter Fraud” poll. Today we are looking into the internals of the poll and giving some interpretation. Of the respondents who: View the problem of voter fraud …

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Poll Results: “Voter Fraud Poll”

Posted on June 25, 2012

Poll Details With election news sweeping the nation, voter fraud has becomes a heated issue for many Americans. We asked 1,500 voters where they stand on this issue, and how they feel about requiring photo IDs to vote. Results: 68% …

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How To Create Polling Questions That Work

Posted on May 29, 2012

Poll questions are all about excellent communication. A well-written question will deliver a genuine, precise answer where a poorly-written one will result in an answer you only think is genuine and precise. Save time and money following these tips before …

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