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Opticks Social Powered by AskingCanadians

Opticks Social Powered by AskingCanadians™ is a comprehensive database that enables businesses and not-for-profits to determine the social media usage and behaviour across all Canadian consumer segments for a range of media and marketing applications. Based on an online survey by AskingCanadians that captures the views of approximately 25,000 respondents, it provides more than 750 variables on who is visiting the leading social media websites, what they are doing and how much time they spend blogging, tweeting, posting photos and sharing online content. The data in Opticks Social are available at the postal code level.

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Create a comprehensive picture of your customers according to their shared demographic, lifestyle and behavioural traits. Discover where they live and understand their preferences to create more effective marketing strategies. In addition to custom segmentation services, we offer four off-the-shelf segmentation systems, including PRIZM, Canada’s leading consumer segmentation system.


Reach your best customers, track neighbourhood growth patterns and forecast trends with demographic data covering age, sex, marital status, education, occupation, income, housing, cultural diversity and more. We offer five proprietary, privacy-complaint databases, which are built from multiple sources.

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