GMI's IT Panel Reaches 120,000 Members

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GMI (Global Market Insite, Inc.), a provider of global market intelligence solutions, today announced that, its online IT panel, has reached 120,000 members in over 150 countries around the world. Techsay gives IT professionals and purchasers the chance to shape the future of technology by sharing their opinions with corporations through online surveys. With TechSay, market research firms and enterprise clients alike get virtually instant input on new ideas, products and services, resulting in program upgrades, better hardware or new platforms. is one of many specialty panels from GMI, which also include gamers, medical professionals, ethnicities and youth to name just a few.

"When we launched our GMI IT Panel in March 2006, the response was overwhelming, from both panelist and client standpoints," comments Mitch Eggers, GMI's CTO. "Techsay's focus and rigorous profiling enables customers to send their surveys to the right type of IT specialists, saving time and money. Our profiling also ensures that our panelists aren't inundated with surveys they don't qualify for. The result is happier panelists and much higher response rates for our clients."

"We use many sources for sample development when conducting international studies," explains Carey Azzara, COO at Management Insight Technologies in Southborough, Mass., a market research consulting firm dedicated to helping technology companies find answers and insights that lead to superior business performance. "GMI is a source we've used repeatedly, and one we will no doubt continue to use in the future for studies large and small."

For each completed survey, GMI's IT panelists receive at least $10, and even if they don't qualify, they still receive some compensation for their time. TechSay has seen response rates in excess of 60%, well above the industry standard.

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About GMI
GMI (Global Market Insite, Inc.) is the only provider of integrated solutions for global market intelligence for market research firms and Global 2,000 companies. Solutions include market research software, desktop analysis tools, 24x7x365 service bureau, and one of the world's largest, highly profiled, double opted-in managed panels, providing reach to millions of consumers in more than 200 countries and territories. Founded in 1999 with world headquarters in Seattle, Wash., GMI has operations on five continents. In 2007, the company ranked #229 in Inc. Magazine's Inc. 500 and #7 in Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 for Washington State. For more information, please visit us online at or email us at info @


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