tasman1 wrote: Fact about lower number of surveys here or at any site around including top site in last 10 years
No site can and will have so many surveys as one former site ,CS , They was on top list and to be on top list site must be best for many years for surveys , better they are more surveys they get , simple as that
Ysense is very new site , under 30 day old ,same as 100s new site that started life since August 2019 ,,,,,,
ySense is just a new SITE, but the company running these sites is NOT new - They started their flagship site in 2008, they have the resources and status to get business partners and opportunities from 3rd party providers, probably more so than CS ever had. Jim mentioned publicly that he was turned down by some potential business partners due to his site being involved i PTC at the time - so ySense is just ONE site, it is new, the company running it isn't, they have the resources, let's see what they can do for this site in the coming months.
Here is one OLD NEWS so you can understand why CS did have most surveys of any site ,and why lower number here
ClixSense excels in survey data! Ranking first for the last year with the Lucid Supplier Quality Program.
What is the Lucid Supplier Quality Program and what does this mean?
Lucid measures and openly shares, on a quarterly basis, the quality of a sample source. Specifically, we identified three main areas to focus on: quality of respondent data (Q-score), consistency of source composition (Consistency), and overall data quality at the survey level (Acceptance).
•Q Score: Respondent attentiveness and answer quality as compared to offline standards of population behaviors. How normal is the panel makeup? Are there any biases?
•Consistency: Supplier composition stability over time. Trackers live and die on the consistency of a supplier’s panel.
•Acceptance: Percentage of completes ultimately trusted by buyers. If only 2% of responses are rejected, then you have a 98% acceptance rate.
To better understand this, each quarter ClixSense is ranked on the above criteria. For the last year, ClixSense averaged a higher composite score than all other competitors.
I did post something like that on CS, so did Jim. But I do not believe this is the reason for the low surveys, as the declining surveys and quality has been happening the last few months on CS for many, and just to add to this, FYI, Lucid and Prodege have a good business relationship, they both have partnered together - I would not attribute your alleged 70% drop to quality score, unless Prodege had a horrible one - but unlikely as they are partners.
Prodege has a 94.47 score, they are in the top 5. Now P2Sample (company behind YourSurveys), they have a 92.73 score, YET the amount of surveys delivered with them is very high, the amount of surveys they get on their platform is high, they are a top router for tier 1. Tap research has a 90.10, yet you see a large amount of surveys through them. Market Cube (company behind sample cube) 89.13, goes to show you how they have a high reversal rate on that platform, not surprised, yet that company delivers LOTS of surveys and is a big provider of surveys to routers along with LUCID. These quality scores do not affect the impact on amount of surveys, they likely have a threshold and minimum you must maintain, Prodege is well within the threshold, besides, when a client rejects data, they are not paying. The model they use is that clients pay per completion - rejections caused reversal of the payment to the affiliate and then they pass that to us as reversals. Prodege has a healthy score, no reason for them to get less surveys considering other sites are having much lower scores and getting more. Maybe the reason is that Prodege runs multiple sites, and they are rationing the suyrvey invites, the low amount could just very well be the effect of DILUTION - CS was just ONE company ONE site, here we are talking about multiple sites and a very large member base, so dilution % is exponentially higher. There is also BIAS in the quality score, because you cannot say that 100% of client rejection is due to BAD data, there is a % of false positives, when AI is used to reject data, it is inevitable, sometimes there are triggers that cause a survey rejection if the respondent has been honest and the data is clean and useful, in contrast, you can also have bad data slip through the cracks, so there is a margin of error +/- x % on the QScore. Whatever, Prodege's score is very healthy, no given site has 100%.
Proof of concept there were many more surveys during the first week of launch than now, their score did not go down overnight
So my educated guess would be rationing - OR it could be other issues, if we complain enough and request more surveys maybe they will turn the valve and let more surveys in
I hope so.