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At Elevated Insights, we start every day with intention. We deliberately push ourselves to be leaders in market research. We are always learning, examining trends, and challenging preconceived notions – so we decided to share our journey with you. (Plus, we like to brag a little and talk about the latest awards we’ve been honored to receive and share about client success.)

Insights into Industry Gatekeepers
      As experts in consumer insights, our go-to approach is to survey consumers – the goal being to understand their mindset/behaviors so we can persuade them to purchase our client’s product or service. …
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      As experts in consumer insights, our go-to approach is to survey consumers – the goal being to…

Market Research in Colorado Springs
Beyond the Boondoggle: Top 10 Factors in Qualitative Market Choice
Choosing markets for qualitative research can be driven by convenience (i.e. the backyard of corporate headquarters) or simply ‘how we’ve always done it’. Other times, market choice is driven by the quest for a boondoggle or…
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Choosing markets for qualitative research can be driven by convenience (i.e. the backyard of corporate headquarters) or simply ‘how we’ve…

In-the-Moment Research: Insights at First Sip
The alcohol industry is one of my favorite categories to research. I was a bartender in college and always enjoyed the social part of the job, as well as the creative aspect of mixing drinks.…
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The alcohol industry is one of my favorite categories to research. I was a bartender in college and always enjoyed…

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  Three key points surprised and concerned me when looking at 2017’s overall client satisfaction ratings on collective research providers…

After a strong 2017, where is the Colorado Springs economy headed in 2018?
While some experts predict Colorado Springs' economy to  "cool down slightly" in 2018, recent surveys show consumer confidence levels higher than the national average. Read more about how Elevated Insights' AskCOS survey helped shed light…
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While some experts predict Colorado Springs' economy to  "cool down slightly" in 2018, recent surveys show consumer confidence levels higher…

Why Colorado Springs?
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Elevated Insights brainstorms with city leaders
We at E.I. continue to monitor the growth in Colorado Springs, as the community continues to rank high in categories such "Fittest City in America", "Big City to Live In," and the "Best Town."  Despite…
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We at E.I. continue to monitor the growth in Colorado Springs, as the community continues to rank high in categories…

Giving Back as a Team – Serving with Generation ME
We need to reevaluate Millennials. They aren’t the lazy, narcissistic Generation Me they have been labeled … and I’m happy to say they are the future. By Debbie Balch, Published 8/24/17 I don’t know about…
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We need to reevaluate Millennials. They aren’t the lazy, narcissistic Generation Me they have been labeled … and I’m happy…

Connecting Insights at a Market Research Conference
Elevated Insights Continues to Grow
We are so excited to announce new additions to our Elevated Insights family! While we are sharing the news today, our team has been growing by leaps and bounds for several months.
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We are so excited to announce new additions to our Elevated Insights family! While we are sharing the news today,…

Market Research in Colorado Springs
4 Reasons to Conduct Market Research in Colorado Springs
If you know anybody from Colorado Springs, you know we have a lot of pride in the place we live. After all, Colorado Springs is listed in the top 15 National Best Places to Live,…
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If you know anybody from Colorado Springs, you know we have a lot of pride in the place we live.…

Connecting Insights at a Market Research Conference
How you should be connecting insights
A funny thing happened at the Quirk’s 2017 – West Coast Marketing Research Conference in Orange County last week: the power and lights went out for a good portion of the event. While I imagine…
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A funny thing happened at the Quirk’s 2017 – West Coast Marketing Research Conference in Orange County last week: the…

3 ways you can be more intentional in life and career
Do you know the signs of staff burnout, an overworked team, and projects that can shift you away from your business goals? Here are three ways to prevent burnout and launch success.
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Do you know the signs of staff burnout, an overworked team, and projects that can shift you away from your business goals? Here are three ways to prevent burnout and launch success.
How to get recruiting right
Finding the right respondents is key to a successful market study...yet it can be difficult. Here are a few ways you can find the right respondent when your database isn’t pulling the results.
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Finding the right respondents is key to a successful market study...yet it can be difficult. Here are a few ways you can find the right respondent when your database isn’t pulling the results.
Moving Beyond Vendor
How can you be more than just a vendor to your clients? Learn how you can become a trusted business partner by focusing on longstanding relationships, high quality of work, and always exceeding client expectations.
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How can you be more than just a vendor to your clients? Learn how you can become a trusted business partner by focusing on longstanding relationships, high quality of work, and always exceeding client expectations.
Elevated Insights wins fastest-growing company
Elevated Insights is honored to be nominated and selected as one of the fastest-growing companies in Colorado Springs for the second year in a row! We discuss our business model, success story, an challenges in…
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Elevated Insights is honored to be nominated and selected as one of the fastest-growing companies in Colorado Springs for the…

The Passion Behind Elevated Insights
“My ultimate goal is to be able to take the experience and techniques I’ve learned from corporate America and reapply them to organizations, nonprofits and efforts that genuinely help. The organizations that I think can…
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“My ultimate goal is to be able to take the experience and techniques I’ve learned from corporate America and reapply…

A Brave New Workplace
Here’s how companies can embrace working with millennials and their unique perspective of the world.
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Here’s how companies can embrace working with millennials and their unique perspective of the world.
Women-owned businesses flourishing in Colorado Springs
EI founder and president Debbie Balch shares why she decided to start her own business – and how she wanted to create an environment for her employees that is relaxed, flexible, and fun. She encourages…
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EI founder and president Debbie Balch shares why she decided to start her own business – and how she wanted…

EI Gets Quirky
Members of the Elevated Insights Team attended the Quirk’s Conference in Brooklyn, New York. As researchers, our goal is always to better ourselves while also enhancing our research techniques. This year we showcased Colorado Springs…
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Members of the Elevated Insights Team attended the Quirk’s Conference in Brooklyn, New York. As researchers, our goal is always…

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Elevated Insights celebrated the official Grand Opening of Elevated Insights at our Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on March 11, 2016. We…

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In December 2015, Elevated Insights was proud to host the first annual Elevate the Springs Summit. Colorado Springs Mayor John…

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