If you’re not using incentive programs, you’re leaving revenue and business growth on the table. Here's why.
Market research is the stage of product development where you learn everything you can about your target audience.
The right sales promotion can drive a boost in sales around big consumer moments without hurting profit margins. But not all sales promotions are created equal.
Referral programs, cashback offers, and positive online reviews lower CAC and increase customer LTV.
Sending rewards and incentives to prospects for taking a demo or attending your event? An Amazon gift card may not be the most effective option.
Most researchers send Amazon gift cards as a research incentive. But that's not what most participants actually want.
Customer rewards motivate consumer action at each stage of the funnel. We’ll break down which incentives are best for converting new customers, driving greater loyalty, or creating advocates.
Need more customer insights? Sending survey incentives to customers and prospects who give feedback and information boosts response rates and brand perception.
We walk you through the best incentive strategy to increase participation rate and get research done faster.
We've integrated AI into our high-documentation, low-meeting work culture. It's increased the amount of focus time we get in a day.
Looking for a way to pack webinars with attendees, or ensure a successful event? Incentives can increase event attendance and improve engagement.
A great loyalty rewards program can reduce customer churn. Here are some examples of successful loyalty rewards programs employed by top brands.
There are a lot of ways to make people feel appreciated and valued. We’ll tell you how to use both monetary and non-monetary rewards to boost employee satisfaction.
Yes, gift cards sent from an employer are usually taxable. Same with gift cards sent to part-time employees and independent contractors. But the tax rules are slightly different for recipients depending on their relationship to your business. Here's a basic rundown of the rules.
The right employee gift increases job satisfaction for 3 months or more for 75% of employees. Here are 10 gift ideas likely to deliver holiday cheer.
When navigating IRBs, the devil is in the details. This guide offers tips on nailing your application and ensuring your research study kicks off smoothly.
Nonprofits can give community members the gift of flexibility this holiday season by providing financial assistance rather than specific physical items.
Most HR professionals are giving employees the wrong holiday gift. Namely, they’re sending a lot of swag, team dinners, and thank-you notes.
Want to send holiday gifts with Tremendous? It's quick and easy. We'll tell you how to send the perfect gift to employees this season, in just a few clicks.
New original research from us and the folks at The Decision Lab offers evidence-backed recommendations for how much to pay research participants, based on a variety of factors.
Academic and clinical researchers need to navigate IRBs to get their studies off the ground. It can be complicated. In this guide, we explain what IRBs are, and why they're important.
Conducting market research in the healthcare field is becoming increasingly challenging. We'll tell you how to maximize response rates among this limited pool of research participants.
Maui United Way partnered with Tremendous to efficiently distribute over $7 million in relief funds to more than 7,000 wildfire-affected people in West Maui
New research recommends exactly how, when, and what employers should give for employee recognition incentives.
A well-designed customer referral program can yield high-margin growth by reducing CAC and boosting LTV.
This month, we tell you how to boost employee satisfaction even higher by modifying annual employee bonuses.
The right employee gift can improve 46% of workers’ level of job satisfaction for a year or more. It’s absolutely worth the effort.
Knowing how to network can make it easier to land a new job, share learnings, or score lucrative partnerships. Here's how to do it right.
Splitting a big holiday bonus into four smaller incentives, delivered quarterly, is even more motivating to employees.
It’s been a tough year for UX researchers. How can researchers right the ship? By expanding their business knowledge, Learners’ CEO Alec Levin says.
Should marketers discount their product or offer a rebate? According to our research, rebates are usually better for your bottom line.
Building a rebate program using Tremendous is easy and free. We’ll show you in five steps. And use our Shopify template to automate things further.
Why should you launch a referral reward program? Because 92% of customers trust recommendations from family and friends more than any other form of ad.
In our latest episode of "What's in it for them?", we sat down with two Cancer Support Community directors to discuss the importance of communication, speed, and security when sending charitable disbursements.
Tremendous can benefit your business in big ways. This month, we're featuring success stories from YMCA, Fusion, and Evolus.
Oversampling a single pool of UX researchers can create bias. Airtable's research ops specialist, Adele Wallrich explains how she uses the $600 tax threshold to avoid that.
Incentives can help you scale your marketing and UX research initiatives a lot faster, and a lot more efficiently.
Research incentives increase study response rates by up to 19%, and benefit participant retention and quality. We'll tell you everything you need to know to get them right.
Ratings and reviews are now the top factors impacting purchase decisions, and it's common practice to incentivize customers to share their opinions. Here's how.
Being the person to scale a new UX research team from 0-1 is hard. Roberta Dombrowski, Research Advisor at Personify, has done it a few times. We’ll tell you how she does it.
How can you keep your customers happy, and then convince them to refer their friends? This month, we tell you.
An employee wellness program can help 40% of employees feel happier and more productive. Here's how they work.
A lot of companies consider offsites a fun perk. We consider them a necessity, and a tenet of our culture.
Service failures are inevitable. That’s why effective customer appeasement is so important. We’ll tell you exactly how to recover customer loyalty after a mishap.
This month, we learned more about the value of small, prepaid incentives. And we shared some rules for keeping Slack productive.
When you're a high-documentation, low-meeting work culture, every interaction matters. These are our rules for keeping Slack unobtrusive and productive.
Reliably increasing patient satisfaction survey response rates improves your healthcare organization's bottom line. We'll tell you how to do it.
Patient satisfaction surveys are a common indicator for measuring quality in healthcare. Here's why they matter.
Sometimes, administering incentives is easy. Other times, everything that can go wrong does go wrong.
We've just sent 10 million payments. This year, we're working on expanding integrations so it's even easier to send way more.
We've just sent 10 million payments. Here are some of the fun things recipients have done with the money.
Can research incentives be coercive? No. But they can exert undue influence. We'll tell you how to avoid that.
You're overlooking rebates. We'll tell you why they're a great way to increase sales.
The Tremendous API now supports OAuth 2.0. We'll tell you what that means.
This month, we're addressing some burning research questions. For one: do research incentives actually increase study participation? And what are the top mistakes researchers make when administering incentives? We'll tell you.
Do employees actually respond positively to financial incentives? Research shows: yes. The best way to recognize your employees is to pay them. And a little goes a long way.
Context switching is making you way less productive at work. We'll tell you what context switching is, why it's detrimental to your ability to focus, and how we minimize it at Tremendous.
A high-documentation, low-meeting work culture has the potential to significantly increase productivity and job satisfaction long-term. But only if you hire for people who will thrive in this specific environment.
Research incentives do increase participation in studies. But some increase participation more than others. Here's why prepaid incentives are more effective than post-payments.
Research participants gave your company the insights you need — now, it’s time to pay up. Here are some common mistakes researchers should avoid when administering incentives.
We launched a newsletter so you won't miss a thing. Check out the most significant product updates and our favorite content from 2022.
Industry experts report a growing number of research participants are choosing charitable donations instead of cash. And for good reason.
We break down the tax implications for offering incentives and rewards to research participants.
A subpar employee onboarding experience can be a bit deflating after an exciting hiring process. So we designed a more invigorating onboarding protocol.
Why should your company spring for research incentives? There's several reasons, actually. We outline all of them in this post.
Josh Pederson has administered dozens of charitable funds for community-based organizations, including United Way. Here are five things he keeps in mind when distributing funds.
Here's how people at Tremendous achieve a flow state, how it makes them feel, and why it makes work easier and more enjoyable.
Why is ACH so slow, and more importantly, why are we still using it? This post explores a nearly obsolete means of paying people. And suggests an alternative.
We get a lot more done in way less time at Tremendous. Mostly because of our high-documentation, low-meeting work culture. We'll tell you exactly what that means.
How can HR professionals and business leaders make sure they knock it out of the park this holiday season? By sending employees between $50-$100.
A bad employee gift makes people feel worse than getting nothing at all. We'll tell you which employee gift ideas to avoid this holiday season.
Brad Orego produced no research during his first six months at Auth0. By the end of year one, they went from one study per quarter to about one per team per quarter. Here's how.
Lowell Reade is the company’s lone UX research program manager. He ensures the company’s research follows the “three Es.”
Market researchers increasingly target hard-to-reach and global audiences. Their incentive strategies and budgets need to evolve to keep up.
Brazilian software engineers can quadruple their annual salary by working for a US or European tech company. Just not any of the tech giants you’re familiar with.
Companies that want to inform product development with high-quality research need to offer incentives. Learn how 37 top tech companies are approaching UX research incentives.
Surveying customers to find those satisfied with your product helps uncover new customers through referral programs. Reward happy customers and they’ll market for you.
Parenting is full of chaos & uncertainty. Tremendous' culture and work style make it a parent-friendly workplace, both by design & in practice.
The ReOps community has grown into the standard-bearer for the fast-growing research operations profession. Holly Cole has a pulse on the industry, the challenges it faces, and how strategies are evolving.
Working closely with Google, Tremendous overhauled our payout redemption process. It's now easier than ever for everyone to redeem payouts via Tremendous.
It's no secret that customer referral programs help drive hockey-stick growth. How to incentivize customers, though, is up for debate. Here's five clear-cut cases where cash is king.
To celebrate International Market Research Day, Tremendous compiled a round up of recently published research—touching on timely issues.
A merger brought two market research veterans to helm Creative Consumer Research. A year in, their "work marriage" has redefined the 46-year-old firm.
Casper has seen massive success with their referral program — generating 7x higher returns than their average marketing investing. Learn their three-step playbook.
In Q1 2022, we improved invoicing, made W-9 collection mobile-friendly, and simplified drilling down into past payouts. Happy spring!
Consumers have all but abandoned paper checks for faster, more secure digital payments. Businesses also like to save time and hassle, so why aren't they making the change as quickly?
As they build toward a post-Covid world, market and medical researchers point to four trends shaping the industry. But how long will they stick around?
Naviscent, a Silicon Valley-based market and usability research firm, channels the entrepreneurial spirit for which the region is famous. And that's landed the firm a roster of marquee clients.
In Q4 2021, we revamped the reward history functionality, improved email deliverability, simplified accounting and released a bunch of additional upgrades and updates.
In October, we continued investing heavily in the client and recipient experiences. Here's what we shipped.
Tremendous.com saw many upgrades in Q3 2021, including to our homepage, reward previews, billing infrastructure and more.
Expertly recruit and motivate research participants using research incentive programs. Here's how.
Learn the nuances of qualitative and quantitative research and how to incentivize either research type.
Build client gift programs that foster relationships, promote customer loyalty and drive revenue. Start here.
Increasingly more businesses are using (digital) gift card incentive programs. Learn how.
SPIFF programs are short-term sales incentive campaigns. Here's why your business needs SPIFF incentives.
Discover incentive-based pay examples that you can adapt to the needs of your company.