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25
July

The Art of Motivation: How to Create Employee Incentive Programs that Work

Happy and engaged employees are one of the best investments a company can make. But let’s be honest, no matter how much you love your job, your monthly paycheck is your biggest motivator, right? Employee incentive programs are like mini pay days. They give your employees one more reason to push forward. Here’s a statistic …

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20
June

Instant Gratification is the Secret Ingredient that Your Customer Incentives Program Is Missing

Since almost every American with internet access has made an online purchase, it’s no surprise that customer incentives programs have gone digital too. As more and more people choose websites over brick and mortar stores, physical cards are quickly becoming an unnecessary second step (like that one coworker who still prints out his emails!). Since …

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13
June

The Top 5 Characteristics of Effective Employee Incentives Programs

The world of rewards is changing, and there’s no better time to take a look at employee incentives programs that are leading the way to more engaged employees. In today’s fast-paced work world, traditional employee incentives are lagging behind, with weeks-long delays between achievement and reward. Similarly, catalogs full of plastic gadgets now offer employees …

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06
June

Virtual Visa Reward Cards: What Are They and Why Should You Care?

Lately, there’s been a lot of buzz about Virtual Visa Reward Cards. We may assume we know what they are, but do we really understand their full potential? Today, we hear the term “virtual” associated with so many different types of products that we sometimes forget to think about what “virtual” actually means in context. …

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30
May

10 Affordable Survey Incentive Ideas that Boost Response Rates

Running out of survey incentive ideas? As a market researcher, you know that investing in incentives is not an option, but a necessity. In today’s busy digital world, survey respondents are not motivated by empty promises or vague benefits. In short, “we’ll use your feedback to improve our service” just doesn’t cut it anymore. Without …

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15
December

4 Changes We Can Expect for the Future of Rewards

For companies to be successful now and in the future, they must be one step ahead of what their customers need, want and demand. And the same is true for creating an engaging rewards and incentives program.   That’s why we partnered with Koski Research, Ask Your Target Market (AYTM) and Lenny Murphy of GreenBook …

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16
November

The Future of Rewards Has Arrived

We recently teamed up with Koski Research, Leonard Murphy, and Ask Your Target Market (AYTM) to better understand the future of rewards. Specifically, we surveyed 1,000 U.S. consumers and examined how and why consumers value rewards and incentives in the following ways: Delivery Channel Preference Consumers’ Perceived Value Role in Brand Engagement Virtual Incentives CEO …

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02
November

Without Incentives, What Drives Survey Respondents?

Most of us don’t choose to spend our free time taking surveys. So what are the driving factors (aside from incentives) that get people to engage? Below, we’ll explore the hidden motivators that could lead to higher response rates and better results. How do I get them to open my survey? Before you can start …

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16
October

Year-End Bonuses: Give Employees What They Actually Want

Most employees look forward to a bonus or some display of appreciation around the holidays, and there’s a number of ways that employers can approach this end-of-year expectation. But be aware — gifts aren’t always received the way you might hope. For all you bosses and HR departments out there, we’ve outlined the good, the …

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29
August

The Dos and Don’ts of Incentives

Whether you’re rewarding research respondents, employees or customers, a good incentives program reaps big returns. But if it’s done wrong, it could leave you in the lurch with bleak response rates, disgruntled employees or apathetic would-be brand loyalists. That’s why we’ve put together a convenient list of dos and don’ts when it comes to incentives. …

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