Products & Services
StartSampling concentrates on three core services that leverage its marketing, research, fulfillment, web development and data management capabilities.
- Product Sampling Large scale sampling or coupon programs to targeted audiences find out more >
- Market Research Custom, highly targeted online research programs, using StartSampling’s proprietary consumer panel or client’s database find out more >
- Media Services StartSampling provides customers targeted access to consumers for their e-sampling programs and other marketing campaigns through the Company’s Website and networks. find out more >
- Sample Showcase An innovative sampling product in conjunction with the United States Postal Service, Sample Showcase reaches consumers where they prefer to sample - in their homes. find out more >
We are an integrated ‘one-stop’ solution for your sampling needs. StartSampling actively manages your entire sampling program including creative, Web design, fulfillment, program reporting and data delivery.
StartSampling provides turnkey outsourcing services to both CPG marketers and their retailer customers in the design, execution and fulfillment of online sampling promotion projects. Offering cost-effective and efficient sampling services, we serve as a utility and clearinghouse for CPG clients looking to deploy sampling programs across a variety of online channels, from branded microsites to purchased media on various consumer Websites. As the established online sampling engine powering the top U.S. retailer Websites, StartSampling can provide brands access to a substantially greater consumer reach than any other online solution.
Online Sampling Services and Technology Solutions:
StartSampling creates, hosts and manages large-scale online product sampling programs on an end-to-end outsourced basis. Our turn-key solution includes:
- Branded microsite development
- Campaign consultation and management
- Real-time campaign and media measurement
- Fulfillment and distribution of product samples
- Campaign analytics and research
With over 2,000 programs completed since our inception, our sampling experience exceeds that of any other company in the online arena. We will bring this unique experience at delivering fully integrated sampling programs to your brand. We believe the result will be a thoughtful approach that has its roots in consumer marketing and consumer insights. Our programs are designed to exceed consumer expectations while providing unparalleled control and ease of execution for you and your agencies.
Each e-sampling program contains three distinct components:
- A front-end consumer engagement that attracts and engages consumers so they spend time with your brand message. StartSampling will design, build and manage this front-end engagement customized to your strategies and brand goals.
- Information Services: Our offerings include: closed-loop reporting for online sampling programs, data handling and management services, business rule based targeting, real-time reporting, and custom, stand-alone research for sampling and non-sampling clients.
- Media Services: We provide media planning, publishing and representation services for sampling clients and major retailer websites. These help with consumer relationship and list building programs, including back-end development of unique databases.
- Direct Mail / Fulfillment Services: StartSampling has a full line of fulfillment and mail services including:
- Direct mail / letter shop capabilities
- Pick and Pack Carton and Auto Flat Fulfillment with unique opportunities for postal efficiencies
- List Management and Data Cleanse Services
- List Rental and Procurement