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Bryman & Bell: Business Research Methods International 4e

Chapter 21: Web links

Internet Usage Stats
There can be little doubting that the Internet and online communication have proliferated since the early 1990s. For the UK, it has been estimated that internet usage between 2000 and 2009 increased by 203%. If you are looking for some global internet statistics then this site may be for you:

www.internetworldstats.com/stats4.htm#europe

Survey Monkey
Survey Monkey is a fast and efficient online service that enables you to create your own research surveys and questionnaires in your preferred format, and may help to save you time when distributing and collating data for your research:

http://www.surveymonkey.com

Just how effective are online questionnaires? If you?re considering how best to prepare a questionnaire for your research then this is a useful site that explores the effectiveness of online surveys, and considers the advantages and disadvantages of various online survey methods. To find out more visit:

http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/geography

Finding and Using On-line discussion groups
http://managementhelp.org/groups/discussion.htm

This is more information provided by Carter McNamara for the Management Assistance Program for non-profit making organisations. It looks specifically at how to locate online discussion groups that can be used for research purposes.