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Pondering Panda in the media

techgirl

The blogger benefits of reader insights

20 July 2015

There are a host of blogger benefits of reader insights and they are so incredibly important. Asking for feedback is great but it isn’t the only way to generate reader insights. You can determine reading patterns from your Google Analytics but you can also utilise data that is interpreted from surveys and questionnaires. I spend a lot of my time searching for poll and survey results to determine generalised behaviours and attribute them to my readers.

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timesl

‘Schools need outside whistle blowing services’

2 July 2015

Whistle blowing lines normally used by businesses could help tackle “sexual abuse‚ bullying and even drug use at local schools”‚ a company calling itself “SA’s largest independent whistle blowing service provider” has claimed.

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iol

Youth aspire to healing, serving careers: survey

17 June 2015

The medical profession and other healing disciplines dominate the job aspirations of young South Africans.

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timesl

Good news: SA could have fewer politicians

17 June 2015

Only 1% of young South Africans dream of becoming politicians, according to a recent Pondering Panda study.

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IOL

Bullying ‘a major problem in schools’

28 May 2015

Bullying is a global phenomenon prevalent across cultures and creeds, irrespective of social standing or age.

It is particularly common among schoolchildren and negatively affects the physical, emotional, psychological and social well-being of countless victims. In extreme instances, victims harbour suicidal thoughts.

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Bizcommunity

Exposed: Today’s biggest market research sampling practice flaws

27 May 2015

Pondering Panda’s new CEO Diane Gantz hit the new role running with a talk at the recent annual SAMRA conference, based on her paper titled: Sampling – The Acid Test

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ventureburn2

Does the future of instant messaging apps lie in bulk?

25 May 2015

The instant messaging space is a tough nut to crack. Add a couple feature and it becomes cluttered and the users become uncomfortable. Remove a feature and the product risks falling behind the pack.

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The_Red_Zone

Take Surveys With More Than a Pinch of Salt by Jeremy Maggs

20 May 2015

Apart from Ed Miliband’s awkward mastication of a bacon sandwich, which no doubt will inspire a ribald advertising campaign of some sort, the UK election raised a far more important issue – the veracity of believable market research.

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Bizcommunity

Pondering Panda CEO to expose major flaws in market research

13 May 2015

Pondering Panda CEO Diane Gantz will be tackling one of the biggest challenges facing the research industry at this year’s Southern African Marketing Research Association’s annual conference – unrepresentative samples, which lead to invalid results being delivered to clients.

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ventureburn2

WeChat, Pondering Panda ink deal to expand research capabilites

20 April 2015

Mobile social and instant messaging giant WeChat has inked a deal with digital research agency Pondering Panda, which will allow both to offer businesses and other third parties access to both the fast-growing WeChat userbase and new kinds of digital research.

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