TrendSource Offers wINput Mobile App Users More Survey Opportunities with Addition of Craft Stores and Casual Dining Locations

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TrendSource, a market research and strategic consulting company, has added two new industry categories to wINput, its interactive mobile survey app. The free app offers consumers the opportunity to win prizes by providing their input through a variety of surveys.

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TrendSource’s consumer survey app, wINput, has added “Craft Stores” and “Casual Dining” locations to its existing array of industry categories in which users can choose to take surveys. Since the launch of the app in October 2012, wINput has grown into one of TrendSource’s premier tools for gathering relevant consumer insights data from real customers.

With the addition of these two latest industry categories, app users now have access to a plethora of survey opportunities across the United States including:

  • Craft/Hobby stores
  • Casual dining restaurants
  • Quick-service/fast casual restaurants
  • Grocery stores
  • Specialty retail chains

In addition to industry-specific location surveys, users can also choose from a selection of “Fun Surveys”, which include “Casual Questions” and various seasonal or themed questionnaires (i.e. Super Bowl, Valentine’s Day, Easter, NCAA March Madness Tournament, Mother’s Day, etc.).

Through their voluntary participation, wINput users have the opportunity to win various prizes in weekly and monthly random drawings. Weekly prizes include gift cards for Amazon, Papa John’s, Chili’s, Best Buy, Macy’s, etc., and monthly grand prizes include high-end electronics such as a Kindle Fire.

wINput was developed by TrendSource as a research tool designed to collect information from consumers in a fun, interactive way. Anyone can use this free app by registering with a valid email address. wINput users are empowered to share their preferences, perceptions and experiences with an engaged community while having regular opportunities to win prizes for their input. TrendSource uses the data to identify market trends and help clients better understand consumers through powerful insights. Learn more about wINput and how to sign-up at

Application features include:

  • GPS-enabled searching to provide instant access to available “Location Surveys” nearby in various industries including food service, grocery and specialty retail locations
  • Ability to upload digital photos of receipts for “Location Surveys”
  • Access to "Fun Surveys" anytime, anywhere
  • Opinion sharing via “Casual Questions” with instant feedback on how fellow app users answered
  • “Prizes” section showing prizes available in current drawing and past prize winners
  • “My Stats” page with individual activity compared to the rest of the wINput community

About TrendSource, Inc.

Since 1989, TrendSource has supported Fortune 500 companies make data-driven decisions by providing high-quality data that is relevant, reliable and actionable. TrendSource’s customized solutions deliver efficient Customer Experience Management Programs that quantify service gaps, provide prescriptive/corrective solutions, identify trends, and close the loop in missed opportunities to increase program ROI, generate revenue and develop relationships that cultivate lifetime customers.

TrendSource is a founding member of the Mystery Shopping Providers Association (MSPA) and has the unique distinction in the industry as an ISO 9001:2008 certified company.

About MSI Services, Inc.

MSI Services is the exclusive Field Agent database provider for TrendSource, Inc. Field Agents, commonly referred to as mystery shoppers, are independent contractors for MSI Services. TrendSource employees utilize the MSI database to recruit Field Agents for specific projects. Learn more about MSI and how to become a Field Agent at

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