The Marketing Research Guide, Second Edition

Author: Robert E Stevens

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 446

View: 235

Get the tools you need for effective market research—including Internet surveys! The Marketing Research Guide: Second Edition is the newest edition of the Haworth marketing research classic that now includes Internet sources of data, Internet surveys, and an added advanced statistical analysis chapter. Step-by-step instructions take practitioners through the entire marketing research process. Worksheets, sample proposals, questionnaires, and a copy of a final report foster complete understanding of the tools and techniques of marketing research. The Marketing Research Guide: Second Edition contains the accessible writing, comprehensive coverage of major topics, and helpful supplementary materials that made this book the sought-after classic in 1997 that was chosen for Choice Magazine’s 34th annual Outstanding Academic Books (OAB) list. Marketing professionals now have an updated, essential guide through the complete marketing research process for the twenty-first century. Techniques and concepts are clearly explained and illustrative of the role marketing information plays in decision-making. Descriptions of the major forecasting, sampling, and analysis techniques are designed for optimum understanding without the reader needing to posess advanced mathematical expertise. Appendices include sample questionnaires and a sample marketing research report. The Marketing Research Guide: Second Edition provides practical information on: Internet sources of data and Internet surveys advanced statistical analysis decision-making information, planning, and forecasting test marketing developing valid and reliable measurement instruments data-collecting methods designing a questionnaire determining sampling frame and selecting sampling method data-summary methods and research reports mail survey design and mailing procedures full product testing techniques and procedures The Marketing Research Guide: Second Edition is an essential reference for anyone who needs to review or find illustrative marketing research procedures and techniques. Managers will find this source invaluable as they negotiate, evaluate, and use marketing research as part of the decision-making process.

Marketing Information

A Strategic Guide for Business and Finance Libraries

Author: Wendy Diamond

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 342

View: 341

Help your patrons create effective marketing research plans with this sourcebook! Marketing Information: A Strategic Guide for Business and Finance Libraries identifies and describes secondary published sources of information for typical marketing questions and research projects. Experts in the field offer a guided tour of the signposts and landmarks in the world of marketing information--highlighting the most important features. This extensive guide serves as a strategic bibliography, covering over 200 printed books and serials, subscription databases, and free Web sites. Marketing Information contains several useful features, including: basic bibliographic descriptions with publisher location, frequency, format, price, and URL contact information for each source listed special text boxes with practical tips, techniques, and short cuts an alphabetical listing of all source titles an index to subjects and sources Unlike some research guides that recommend only esoteric and expensive resources, this book offers a well-balanced mix of the 'readily available' and the costly and/or not widely available, so that researchers who lack immediate access to a large university business research collection still has a core of accessible materials that can be found in a public library or on the Web. This book will help you provide top-notch service to clients such as: marketing instructors in developing assignments and other curricula which incorporate a business information literacy component students whose assignments require library or other research to identify and use key marketing information tools entrepreneurs and self-employed business people writing marketing plans, business plans, loan applications, and feasibility plans marketers who wish to consult and/or incorporate standard secondary sources in their marketing plans or research projects experienced market researchers who need relevant secondary sources as a preliminary step to surveys, questionnaires, and focus groups reference librarians who advise these groups in academic, public, or corporate library settings collection development librarians selecting material for public, academic, and special libraries Marketing Information is a practical tool for marketers and for those studying to be marketers. The authors are seasoned academic business librarians who have helped doctoral candidates, faculty researchers, MBA and undergraduate students, marketing professionals, entrepreneurs, and business managers all find the right information. Now, in this resource, they come together to help you!

Marketing Information

A Strategic Guide for Business and Finance Libraries

Author: Michael R. Oppenheim

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 374

View: 206

Help your patrons create effective marketing research plans with this sourcebook! Marketing Information: A Strategic Guide for Business and Finance Libraries identifies and describes secondary published sources of information for typical marketing questions and research projects. Experts in the field offer a guided tour of the signposts and landmarks in the world of marketing information—highlighting the most important features. This extensive guide serves as a strategic bibliography, covering over 200 printed books and serials, subscription databases, and free Web sites. Marketing Information contains several useful features, including: basic bibliographic descriptions with publisher location, frequency, format, price, and URL contact information for each source listed special text boxes with practical tips, techniques, and short cuts an alphabetical listing of all source titles an index to subjects and sources Unlike some research guides that recommend only esoteric and expensive resources, this book offers a well-balanced mix of the 'readily available' and the costly and/or not widely available, so that researchers who lack immediate access to a large university business research collection still has a core of accessible materials that can be found in a public library or on the Web. This book will help you provide top-notch service to clients such as: marketing instructors in developing assignments and other curricula which incorporate a business information literacy component students whose assignments require library or other research to identify and use key marketing information tools entrepreneurs and self-employed business people writing marketing plans, business plans, loan applications, and feasibility plans marketers who wish to consult and/or incorporate standard secondary sources in their marketing plans or research projects experienced market researchers who need relevant secondary sources as a preliminary step to surveys, questionnaires, and focus groups reference librarians who advise these groups in academic, public, or corporate library settings collection development librarians selecting material for public, academic, and special libraries Marketing Information is a practical tool for marketers and for those studying to be marketers. The authors are seasoned academic business librarians who have helped doctoral candidates, faculty researchers, MBA and undergraduate students, marketing professionals, entrepreneurs, and business managers all find the right information. Now, in this resource, they come together to help you!

Information Sources on Marketing Research

Selections from Marketing Information Guide

Author: United States. Business and Defense Services Administration

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Marketing research

Page: 26

View: 665

Information Sources on Marketing New Products

Selections from Marketing Information Guide

Author: United States. Business and Defense Services Administration

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Marketing

Page: 24

View: 796

Marketing Research with SAS Enterprise Guide

Author: Kristof Coussement

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

View: 766

Many marketing researchers, companies and business schools need to use statistical procedures and accurately interpret the result, that's why the SAS® Enterprise Guide software, which uses a user-friendly drag-and-drop menu to extract statistical information, is so popular. Marketing Research with SAS Enterprise Guide includes 236 screen shots to provide a detailed explanation of the SAS® Enterprise Guide software. Based on a step-by-step approach and real managerial situations, it guides the reader to an understanding of the use of statistical methods. It demonstrates ways of extracting information, collating it to provide reliable knowledge, and how to use these insights to solve day-to-day business and research problems. SAS ® offers a stand-alone marketing research tool by means of the SAS® OnDemand Enterprise Guide solution for academics and business professionals. This straightforward, pragmatic reference manual will help: -

AMA Complete Guide to Marketing Research for Small Business

Author: Holly Edmunds

Publisher: Ntc Business Books

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 176

View: 334

"This book is a 'must-have' for any company interested in knowing more about its market. It contains very practical and proven strategies for powerful results." -- Fred Gerdes Director Business Services & Events Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce "This easy-to-read book answers a lot of questions and will make future research projects for us much less expensive-and much more effective." -- Carol Matheson Marketing Manager Pacific Northwest Ballet "In today's marketplace, research is a tactical necessity, and this book is a wellwritten 'how to' on the subject. I would have saved myself time, money, and frustration had I read it before attempting the research projects I've done in the past two years. Even the most experienced marketing professional will learn something new from the AMA Complete Guide to Marketing Research for Small Business. -- Jonna Lee Hough National Director of Customer Service AEI Music Network, Inc. "A much-needed book. It is equivalent to a top-quality marketing research course or textbook, but it is presented in a user-friendly, easy-to-follow format for business owners and managers. Examples and guidelines are excellent." -- Sharon Galbraith, PhD Assistant Professor of Marketing Seattle University "One of the most important messages in this book is that any business, regardless of size, can easily gather the information necesary to make informed business decisions. Businesses that follow the step-by-step approach presented here will learn about their business environment with a relatively low dollar investment. Research does not have to be complicated. The AMA Complete Guide to Marketing Research for Small Business proves it. -- Harriet Gallu Manager, Research Services Kelly Services, Inc.

Information Sources on Sales Management and Training

Selections from Marketing Information Guide

Author: United States. Business and Defense Services Administration

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Sales management

Page: 25

View: 782

Information Sources on Packaging

Selections from Marketing Information Guide

Author: United States. Business and Defense Services Administration

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Marketing

Page: 26

View: 790

Information Sources on the Negro Market

Selections from Marketing Information Guide

Author: United States. Business and Defense Services Administration

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: African American consumers

Page: 18

View: 334

Marketing Information

A Professional Reference Guide

Author: Hiram C. Barksdale

Publisher: Georgia State University Press

ISBN:

Category: Marketing

Page: 473

View: 380