Top 5 Essential Tips for Remote Working Productivity

Top 5 Essential Tips for Remote Working Productivity

Working at home is a big change for many of us in 2020! The Focus Forward team has always been a hybrid of in-office and virtual work. Still, many of us worked from the office most or all of the time. Now, we have been working remotely for a really long time, and we...
The Future of Transcription

The Future of Transcription

Transcription services are more important than ever as time is stretched in 2020. Online corporate meetings, online education, Zoom medical appointments, and legal meetings are happening in the virtual space and are often transcribed.  All industries are finding that...
Save Time!  5 Transcription Tasks to Outsource Today

Save Time! 5 Transcription Tasks to Outsource Today

Time is so important! It is the most valuable asset you have, and how you spend your day moving your company and your clients forward is important. There are many tasks you can outsource, but did you know all the ways a transcription company can help? There are five...
Still At Home – WORKING! OMG…

Still At Home – WORKING! OMG…

Five Tips to Keep Most of Your Sanity Working at home for many can be productive, convenient and even relaxing! Still, to those of us who were road warriors, worked from an office and liked it, or enjoyed a blend of working from home and in an office, the experience...
Online Qualitative: Easing Respondents into New Technology

Online Qualitative: Easing Respondents into New Technology

Researchers are moving to online qualitative when in-person research is not possible.  Brands are embracing this approach for many projects, finding it effective and successful.  Respondents are not always as ready.  Tech savvy respondents may find online easy or even...
Paid And Sent Respondent Care in COVID

Paid And Sent Respondent Care in COVID

Paid & Sent – For over 17 years we have been recruiting respondents for all types of marketing research, including online focus groups, TDIs, in person research, product tests, ethnographies, and whatever a researcher can envision that will have an impact. Part of...
Empathy in Qualitative Recruiting

Empathy in Qualitative Recruiting

Our clients and the brands that have entrusted them to find insights and ways to understand how their products and services exist and are perceived in the market are of great value to us. As qualitative recruiters though, we are truly a hub between many spokes. More...
Verbatim Coding For Open Ends

Verbatim Coding For Open Ends

Being top of mind is so important for a brand, and assessing whether that is happening can provide invaluable insights. Open ended questions are a great tool to understand the thoughts of your audience.  Once you have those questions answered in a survey, what next?...
5 Tips for Virtual Meeting Success

5 Tips for Virtual Meeting Success

While many companies and businesses were trending toward virtual teams and virtual meeting, social distancing has suddenly made Tele and Video Conferencing our new way of life. When we are unable to bring people face to face, video is the next best thing to feeling...