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9 reasons to collect sampling campaign data

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October 10, 2023

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In today’s fast-paced marketing landscape, data is the lifeblood that fuels successful marketing campaigns. As marketers, we know that understanding our audience, their preferences, and their behaviour is key to creating impactful strategies, but so do our product innovation and development teams. When it comes to product sampling, the role of data in driving results is even more critical.

At Sampl, we’ve always been at the forefront of leveraging data & AI to supercharge product sampling campaigns, and to ensure data can support your team post-campaign. Here’s why data is the secret sauce to effective product sampling, and why you should be requesting data from your target consumers:

  1. Personalisation reigns supreme

    In a world where one-size-fits-all approaches are rapidly losing their appeal, data allows you to personalise your product sampling campaigns. By understanding consumer preferences, demographics, and past behaviour, you can tailor your samples to resonate with each individual, greatly enhancing the chances of conversion.

  2. Targeted distribution

    Data enables precision in your sampling strategy, and the utilisation of tools like SamplMatch. You can pinpoint the right audience segments to receive your samples, ensuring that your products end up in the hands of those most likely to become loyal customers.

  3. Real-time insights

    With data, you gain real-time insights into how your product samples are being received. Are consumers excited about your offering? Are there areas for improvement? These insights can guide your campaign adjustments on the fly, optimising your ROI, but also be used by your product insight team for future development.

  4. Post-campaign analysis

    The benefits of data don’t stop when your sampling campaign ends. Analysing the data collected during the sampling process can provide valuable information for future product development, marketing strategies, and even the overall direction of your brand.

  5. Building consumer relationships

    By requesting data from consumers during the sampling process, and in return sending them a reward, you’re engaging in a dialogue. This interaction fosters a sense of connection and can help build lasting relationships with your audience – especially if you use this information to better serve your audience.

  6. Maximising ROI

    In today’s budget-conscious marketing environment, ROI is king. Data-driven product sampling allows you to measure the effectiveness of your campaign with precision, ensuring you get the most out of your marketing spend – this can range from direct purchase impact, to counting exact reviews, engagements and surveys completed, we offer these results directly in our dashboard, but we can also predict and benchmark your campaigns too.

  7. Consumer-centric product development

    With data, you’re not just sampling products; you’re gathering insights that can influence your entire product development process. It’s like having a direct line to your consumers’ desires – allowing you to understand a consumer purchasing habits, preference for products within your market, preferred way to purchase, and more. Often, sampling campaigns have a lower entry cost to consumer research when compared to traditional facilities like Askable.

  8. Environmental responsibility

    Reducing waste is a priority for brands and consumers alike. Data and request filtering can help you ensure that your samples are reaching individuals who are genuinely interested, reducing unnecessary waste and environmental impact.

  9. Staying local

    In a world where globalised products can often feel inhuman and nondescript, understanding your consumers geographic location and how you can best serve them within their local vicinity is key. Sampl offers NearStore to utilise location data to help guide consumers with this approach.


In conclusion, data isn’t just a buzzword; it’s the key to unlocking the full potential of your product sampling campaigns. Embrace data, request it from your consumers, and watch your marketing, and product sampling strategy reach new heights of success. At Sampl, we’re here to help you harness the power of data and take your product sampling to the next level.

If you’re interested in looking at how sampling can support your marketing and product research teams, reach out to us at, or alternatively book a call directly with our agency team here.

About the author

Roland Spencer

Roland serves as the Head of Marketing at Sampl, a dynamic product sampling agency. Based in the vibrant city of Brighton, he brings extensive expertise in marketing and content development. With a passion for guiding tech businesses towards success. Roland thrives on crafting innovative marketing strategies and delivering exceptional results. When he’s not immersed in the world of marketing, you can often find him watching Formula E, playing football, gardening and cooking.

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