CUSTOMIZED RESEARCH SOLUTIONS

While we launched Good Run in 2010, we’ve got over 70 years of experience with consumer research.

We're passionate about translating what people do, think, and feel into actionable business insights. To do that, we craft creative consumer research solutions. And because every research challenge is unique, we believe the solution should be as well. Every project is customized based on your learning objectives and budget.

Our bag of tricks includes both qualitative and quantitative methods and we’ve been known to combine approaches and innovate methodologies from scratch to build the perfect fit for even the most complex challenges.

WHAT WE DO

Good Runners have professional backgrounds that line up with various types of organizational research challenges. Though project specifics are highly unique, we customize based on a starting foundation of best practices gained through experience.

Some of the research challenges we've mastered over the years include:

Concept Testing

New Product Innovation And Prioritization

Path To Purchase

Shopper Research

Targeting And
Segmentation

Communication and Messaging Development & Testing

Usability Testing

Go-To-Market Studies

Channel Strategy

Brand Development

RECRUITING THE RIGHT PEOPLE

We believe that getting the right mix of people is fundamental to the success of your consumer research question. So if we get a little anal about recruiting, it’s because we care. You tell us who you’re looking to talk to and we’ll find them and chat them up.

Here's what we do to find the GOOD folks for you:

METHODOLOGICAL APPROACHES

If we can dream it, we can figure out a way to do it. We have a big bag of tricks and tools that include both qualitative and quantitative methodologies. And while we go with tried & true methods when that’s what would work best, we’re also known for finding novel ways to uncover the actionable insights your company needs.

  • Small group format

  • Individual interviews

  • Self-directed/virtual ethnography kits

  • Parties and confessionals

  • Shopalongs

  • Immersion sessions

  • Influencer investigations

  • Co-creation and maker workshops

  • Intercepts

  • Mock showers, parties, and potlucks

QUALITATIVE APPROACHES INCLUDE...

  • Online surveys and polls

  • Concept testing

  • Ad testing

  • Market feasibility

  • Innovation pipeline prioritization

QUANTITATIVE APPROACHES INCLUDE...

  • Flashqual

  • Co-creation workshops

  • Tasting labs

  • Fit clinics

  • Closet and cabinet audits

QUALI-QUANT HYBRID APPROACHES INCLUDE...

SUPERSTAR COMMUNITY

We've developed an eye for GOOD people. From projects past, we curate people who are engaged, creative and offer an interesting perspective. Residing all over the US, they are in every way representative consumers, who just happen to be super-articulate and expressive. If you want to talk with a pool of potentially passionate consumers, this is your jam.

MEETING WHERE IT MAKES SENSE

With phone-based research, your consumers can put us in their pockets and share insight into their behavior and habits at different points in their daily routines and activities from wherever they are.

MOBILE

Sometimes it makes sense to meet consumers at their gym, on the job site, or in the grocery store and talk about their habits, preferences, behaviors and barriers as the action unfolds in real time.

IN-CONTEXT

We have conversations in consumer homes, peek into their cabinets and report truths based on the realities of their lives.

IN-HOME

In January 2017 we opened a
first-of-its-kind research and event space. Our facility, located in midtown Richmond, Virginia, combines the technological capabilities of traditional focus group facilities with a casual and comfortable environment that enables participants to feel at home during sessions.

THE REC ROOM

Oh, the places we'll go to ensure we speak to the people who fit your needs. Whether it's across the city or across the country, we go wherever you need us.  

AROUND THE COUNTRY

Good Run Research & Recreation          

4116 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA, 23230

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