Dr. Liana Epstein
Dr. Liana Epstein is the Senior Methodologist at SurveyMonkey. She spearheads the integration of solid survey science into every aspect of SurveyMonkey's business. She always likes to say that "a survey is like a conversation," and blogging has become her way of kickstarting those conversations.
Dr. Liana's Posts
This year we reprised our election project to predict the outcomes of the Virginia and New Jersey gubernatorial elections. We are proud to report that we correctly predicted the winners, and were within a... Read More →
You’ve heard of the raw foods movement? Well, we here at SurveyMonkey are officially launching the raw data movement. We're pleased to announce that our Internet poll successfully predicted the winners of the gubernatorial... Read More →
Imagine this. You're a product engineer for an automobile company; you've just finished designing the latest lineup of cars (congrats!) and now you need to figure out how to market your new brand to... Read More →
“Short cuts make long delays.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring Shortcuts definitely have their appeal. But when you use them in surveys it’s a disaster waiting to happen. Here are three of the most common... Read More →
Pop quiz! Read this list of words quickly: pen, airplane, shell, butter, duct, blueberry, wrapper, zebra Now cover the list with your hand. Now list all of the words you remember. If you’re like most people, you’ve remembered... Read More →