If you’ve used PickFu before, you’ve witnessed the magic of valuable insights pouring in. Are invisible internet hamsters running around? Have elves toiled away to help your research? Today, we’re pulling back the curtain to explain what happens once you hit Submit.Continue reading
May old acquaintance be forgot. It’s that time of year when we resolve to better ourselves. Whether it’s to lose weight, quit smoking, or floss more, New Year’s resolutions tend to come and go as January turns to February and beyond. Or maybe not…
We asked 100 people whether they have had success with resolutions. See what they said!
If you’re like me, you saw Star Wars: The Force Awakens this weekend. As I watched actor Adam Driver inhabit the character of Kylo Ren, I couldn’t help but giggle at the satirical headline from The Onion‘s offshoot StarWipe that read, “Our Spoiler-Free Star Wars Review That’s Just About Whether Adam Driver Is Attractive.” It’s not the first media outlet (albeit a humorous one) to delve into the controversy. Since his role on the HBO series Girls, entertainment fans can’t seem to decide whether Adam Driver is hot or not.
What else to do but turn to PickFu? We asked 100 females whether they thought Adam Driver is sexy. Here’s what they said!
Not only can PickFu help discover products and services that will or won’t work in the market, it can give you insight into how potential customers would prefer to pay for those products and services.
One PickFu user recently asked respondents whether they would prefer to pay for an adventure itinerary put together by locals, or pay a higher price to have that itinerary include gift cards to restaurants and activities within that itinerary.
Businesses use PickFu to validate their ideas, and one PickFu user had a particularly memorable idea – coffee mixed with fruit juice.
The user polled 50 people to see whether they would try it. See the results here!
It got me thinking, what are some other memorable product combinations that probably could have used more validation before launching?Continue reading
What does the future look like? Is it a bleak dystopian hellhole? Or is it a time full of promise and possibility?
One PickFu user wanted to know, so he polled 50 respondents to see what they had to say. See the results!
It’s Thanksgiving week, and we at PickFu certainly want to wish you all a happy holiday.
Do you serve a traditional meal, or are you willing to stray from the pack? That’s what we wanted to know when we asked 100 respondents, if you could only choose one protein (turkey or ham), what would you rather have on your Thanksgiving table?
Do you agree? See the results here!
99designs is a great site for startups and small businesses – for just a few hundred dollars, you can launch a design contest for a logo, WordPress template, PowerPoint deck, signage, and more. Graphic designers around the world compete to win, you provide feedback, and after seven days, you pick a winner.
Here at PickFu, we crowdsourced our own logo using 99designs. Once the contest began, however, something became clear: even though receiving over 350 designs was valuable from a cost perspective, choosing a winner among them all was beyond overwhelming.
“We’re programmers, not designers,” said Justin Chen, PickFu co-founder. “Other than my own visceral reaction, it was hard to judge the value of all the colors, typefaces, and icons.” Continue reading
A short while ago, I wrote about Twitter’s new polling feature. I was excited when the feature was rolled out to me so I could try it myself.
Now, I’m not the world’s biggest Twitter user. I’m certainly no celebrity. But I’ve been active on Twitter for over five years and at the time of this writing, I have 423 followers. (Want to boost my ego and add to the total? Follow me @kimkohatsu!) My 400+ users are comprised of professional contacts, brands I’ve mentioned or contacted via Twitter, and some friends and family. According to a 2012 study (the latest I could find), the average Twitter user has 208 followers. I’ve got over twice as many — not bad, right?Continue reading
PickFu is a great way to discover pain points. With holiday travel season upon us, one PickFu pollster wanted to know what users’ biggest frustration was when it came to travel sites – finding the cheapest price, or the fact that the information isn’t all in one place. Interestingly, the results were tied, which could mean that people are just frustrated all around! That’s when respondent comments become handy and insightful, not to mention the ability to broaden the respondent pool.
What would you say is your biggest beef with travel websites? Do you agree with what the respondents said?