GeoPoll App or SMS: Which is better?

“Please send me more surveys on SMS.” “I am getting more surveys on SMS than the App.” “I used to receive more surveys on SMS than I am now.” A common question we receive from our community [...]

GeoPoll Launches SMS API for Africa, Asia and the Middle East

GeoPoll is pleased to announce the launch of our SMS API, which will allow companies to leverage GeoPoll’s wide SMS connectivity throughout emerging markets. Over the past 7 years, GeoPoll has [...]

Interest in AFCON Runs High in Benin through the Quarter Finals

Interest in the AFCON has been high across Africa, and as the tournament has progressed into the quarter-final matches, countries have continued to root for their national teams. This is [...]

Mobile Phone Penetration Throughout Sub-Saharan Africa

Slowly but surely, mobile phone penetration in Africa is improving. In this article, we discuss the current state of mobile phone usage, the implications of this technology, and what future [...]

Cyclone Idai: On the Ground Data from Mozambique

In order to support the humanitarian response following Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe, GeoPoll has deployed a remote, SMS-based survey to the regions hardest hit in Mozambique [...]

Autism in Kenya, A GeoPoll and Kaizora Study

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects an individual’s ability to interact with others, communicate and display or repetitive behaviours or interests.  Since [...]

Examining the Rural to Urban Exodus in Sub-Saharan Africa

Young people in rural sub-Saharan Africa are rapidly moving to urban centers—hoping to start their lives anew. Studies conducted by GeoPoll show that SSA’s rural population decreased while urban [...]

Testing Survey Modes to Collect Taxpayer Data in Liberia

GeoPoll regularly works with partners looking to conduct remote mobile surveys with extremely targeted populations, and our team has become experts in the survey modes and research techniques [...]

How Market Research Can Innovate with Integrity in 2018

Doing rapid, cost-effective, and high-quality market research across multiple countries has never been easy, but as businesses become increasingly global, gathering actionable data from all over [...]

Why SMS Surveys are Still King in Africa

In a vast continent such as Africa, data collection for research purposes has been a huge challenge not just for market research agencies but also for organisations who seek to better understand [...]

GeoPoll On Demand: Collect Fast, Custom Data from Africa

Since 2011 GeoPoll has been conducting mobile surveys in emerging markets on topics ranging from food security to mobile phone usage: in 2015 alone we sent over 90 million surveys to our 200 [...]

Tips for Integrating Mobile Data Collection into International Development

When I was at the MERL Tech (Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning) conference recently, I heard something that resonated with me and my work at GeoPoll: using mobile technology – [...]

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