Community activities include weekly surveys, and periodic home-use tests, contests, focus groups, and online discussions.
We value your opinions and know that your time is valuable. Whenever you take a survey, post an idea on the idea board, or participate in an online discussion or event, you will be rewarded with points that can be redeemed for Good Cook products.
Online surveys with between 5 to 20 questions that take between 5 and 15 minutes to complete.
We may ask you what you think of a new product that we are developing, how you feel about the kitchen gadgets and tools you currently own and use, or how you use certain gadgets and tools. You are invited to participate in a survey via email; some surveys may only be open to select Community members. You earn between 10 and 25 points for taking a survey. Surveys are posted on your Dashboard.
Short online surveys with multiple choice questions that take less than 5 minutes to complete.
We may ask you which color or design option you prefer, how much you would pay for a particular new product, or what your favorite kitchen gadget or tool is. You earn between 5 and 10 points for taking a Quick Survey. Quick Surveys are posted on your Dashboard.
Every now and then, we'll take a really quick poll. Sometimes for fun, for interest, or to see what everyone is thinking. These are of course, something you choose to do, but no points will be given, since they take about 10 seconds to do!
Topics are online conversations that are initiated by the Community moderator.
Community members comment on the Topics and on comments made by other members. Topics are posted on your Dashboard. You earn 1 point for every comment you make (limit 25 comments per month). The points you earn from commenting on Topics are added to your account at the end of every month. Topics are posted on your Dashboard.
Product use tests conducted in home.
From time to time, we select fifty panel members to test 5 to 10 products for a couple of weeks in the real world environment of their own homes. Testers take two online surveys, one at the beginning of the test and one at the end. You don't earn any points for a home-use test. Instead, you get to keep the test products. You are invited to participate in a home-use test via email.
Online live chat sessions where Community members interact with each other and a moderator online.
Participants brainstorm, generate and share ideas, and discuss a variety of topics. Online live focus groups are conducted periodically. You earn 10 points for participating in an online live focus group. Online focus groups are posted on your Dashboard.
In-person group discussions where Community members interact face-to-face with each other and a moderator.
Participants brainstorm, generate and share ideas, and discuss a variety of topics. In some cases, participants actually use the products under discussion as well as talk about them. Focus groups are conducted in our offices or a focus group facility. You don't earn any points for an in-person focus group. Instead, you receive a cash incentive to cover your time and travel expenses. You are invited to participate in a focus group via email. POLLS Every now and then, we'll take a really quick poll. You can tell a poll is a poll since it only has one question. Sometimes it's for fun, for interest, or to see what everyone is thinking. These are of course, something you choose to do, but no points will be given, since they take about 10 seconds to do!
Your chance to win cool Good Cook products.
A photo, video, essay, or recipe contest, giveaway, or sweepstakes may be held periodically. Contests, giveaways, and sweepstakes are posted on your Dashboard.
Check out the Rewards page to find out more about how the Rewards program works.