1. SF Upcoming PAID in-office study on SMALL BUSINESSES - April 9, 2009

Thank you for taking the time to answer these brief questions. As always, we appreciate your input as a valuable Plaza Research respondent. We have a new study on SMALL BUSINESSES that you maybe in interested in.

PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND IF YOU HAVE DONE A STUDY WITHIN THE LAST 6 MONTHS.

We are looking for small business owners, partners or operation managers. This 3-hour IN-OFFICE interview will be held between Monday, April 13th thru Thursday, April 30th with times convenient for you. There is an incentive of $300 American Express Gift Check. There is also a short 5 day diary you must complete in order to participate and be paid.

Recruiters will be calling responses in the order received until the study is full.

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* 1. Contact Information

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* 2. Employment Information

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* 3. Have you recently been involved in a focus group, usability, or market research project of any kind?

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* 4. What city and state is your company located?

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* 5. How many employees (including you) work full-time for the company?

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* 6. What is your role in the company?

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* 7. What tools does your company use to manage its finances? (select all that apply)

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* 8. If your company uses financial management software, please specify which software or application you use.

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* 9. Is this an online tool or an installed application?

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* 10. Do you, personally, use the financial management software or tool in Question #8? Or is someone else in the company responsible for that?

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* 11. Who is responsible for determining which tools you and others at your company use to run the business?

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* 12. Are there any online tools or web-based services that your company uses or subscribes to that support key business processes for your company?

For example, online tools or services to help with scheduling, managing contact or customer information, project management, sales management, marketing, time tracking, document management, budgeting, expense tracking, etc.

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* 13. Which of the online tools or web-based services do you personally use?

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* 14. How frequently are you using the online tools or web-based services to do your work?

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* 15. Are there others in your company who use the online tools or web-based services in Question #12 more frequently than you?

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* 16. What is your gender?

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* 17. Which category best describes your age?

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* 18. What is your highest level of education?

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* 19. What is your ethnic background?

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* 20. What is your total gross annual household income?

Thank you for participating in our survey. IF you qualify based on the answers provided THEN you will receive a call back. However due to the popularity of our surveys and groups, we can't contact everyone. Please note that all responses will be returned on a first come, first served basis until the studies are full.

*****REFERRALS ARE GREATLY APPRECIATED!*****

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