Regional Insights Australia can support businesses through the provision of the following services:
Primary market research allows you to see your business through your customers’ eyes. Depending on your research needs, RIA conducts qualitative and quantitative research to ensure you have an honest view of perceptions and expectations from the customer viewpoint.
In addition, our team excels in drawing insights from secondary research; our comprehensive reviews of secondary market and customer intelligence help ensure any primary research we undertake is both focused and cost effective.
Your existing customers are normally those people who know you best and can be your guiding light. Many businesses today collect a lot of data – more than ever before – but find it a challenge to know how to use it effectively. At RIA, we work with you to access, consolidate and draw insights from your existing customer data to help grow your business.
Our overall aim is to help businesses proactively and profitably manage their customer relationships. We use customer analytics and market research to help you acquire more customers, retain your existing customers, and nurture and grow the value of those relationships through relevant up-sell and cross-selling strategies.
Our expertise in business process improvement and change management ensure these strategies are embedded in your operations to deliver meaningful and measurable results.
Customer perception of their experience with your business is your reality. Customer experience is more than a single service point; it is the look, feel, sound and service of your business. At RIA, we can help improve your customers’ experience by mapping your customer touchpoints, understanding the current experience, and identifying improvement opportunities that aim to build customer loyalty and turn your customers into advocates for your business.
Do you have a new product or service idea but not sure if it will fly? We can help you assess and further develop your idea through data analysis, market research and customer insights.
Wanting to grow your current market? RIA can work with you to identify new customer segments, strategic product opportunities or new markets using market research and data analysis.
We love data! We can assess the quality of your existing customer data and help you develop strategies to clean your data, or collect new relevant information from your customers that will help you understand who they are and tailor your services to grow your business.
Founder and Director
Sandra loves making sense of data! Throughout her 25+ year career, Sandra’s expertise lies in utilising customer and market intelligence to develop corporate and marketing strategies, develop new products and services, drive customer-centric business processes, improve customer experience and help businesses maximise the value of their data.
After many years working in large corporate organisations covering a broad range of industries, Sandra started RIA to help regional businesses access the insights and intelligence they need to stay competitive and ensure a sustainable future.
Founder and Director
Kylie loves uncovering insights from research!
Kylie brings to the team a mix of skills in marketing strategy, communications, market analysis and assessments, and both qualitative and quantitative research projects built over 25 years’ experience across non-profit, education, government and consultancy.
Kylie’s reason for starting RIA was to ensure that regional voices get a say when it comes to important issues.
Shari loves to find out what makes people tick!
Shari loves to solve problems by asking the right questions to understand peoples’ needs and expectations. After eight years in customer service roles, in her own business and in financial services, Shari embarked on her dream to study Psychology.
Shari has lived and worked on the Mid North Coast for over 15 years and brings a strong understanding of this region to the RIA team.
Shari joins RIA with a passion for research and help regional businesses push the boundaries of their customer knowledge to ensure a greater connection with their customers.
We currently have research surveys open on:
Some of our surveys provide respondents with the chance to win cash and vouchers for participating.
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