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  1. Question classifications

    Questions fall into three classifications. Only two classifications, value and profile questions, are used for research. News/pop culture questions The first question presented to a respondent is usually a news/pop culture question. News/pop cu...
  2. Creating a question

    Media partners are able to create and launch questions specifically for their sites. Before creating a new question, please refer to the question creation guidelines . After that, there are a couple of other things to consider. Identify what ...
  3. Poll unit detection bookmarklet

    The bookmarklet below can be used to search a webpage for the presence of the poll unit. Drag and drop the link below into your browser's bookmarks tab.  Please disable any adblockers you use, then reload the page before attempting to ...
  4. Introduction to Sage

    What is Sage? Sage is CivicScience’s consumer insights AI assistant. It uses generative AI technology to allow users to leverage CivicScience’s database of 5+ billion consumer insights to find answers to their questions. You can p...
  5. Exporting a dashboard

    It is very simple to export your dashboard to a PowerPoint file. Simply click the  Export  button to the right of the dashboard's title. A PowerPoint file will be generated and downloaded. Before you hit that button, though, if ...
  6. Webinar videos

    We are presenting a series of brown bag webinars on various topics.  March 15, 2024: Dashboards February 15, 2024: Segments and a brief introduction to Sage Let us know  if there's a topic you would like us to cover! ...
  7. Dashboards webinar

    We hosted a brown bag webinar about dashboards on March 15, 2024. We discussed why you'd want to use a dashboard, how to design one, and how to create one. Your browser does not support HTML5 video. Here is the slide deck . ...
  8. Segments webinar

    On February 15, 2024, we had a lunch-and-learn webinar on segments. Here's the video! Your browser does not support HTML5 video. Here is the slide deck . ...
  9. Responses shown in the poll unit admin tool

    If you are logged in to InsightStore 1, responses for the question currently displayed on your site can be viewed in the poll unit admin tool. Click on the gear in the lower right corner of the poll, then go to the Current Question tab. Response t...
  10. Introduction to weighting

    Weighting is a statistical technique that involves mathematically manipulating data after the fact (i.e., following data collection) to bring the demographics of the survey sample more in line with the demographics of a given population (e.g., the U...