This is a 20-25 minute telephone survey about storage technology, such as CDs, DVDs, flash drives, external hard drives, and flash cards for use in your digital camera and cell phone.
Please email me with answers to the following questions and I will call you if you qualify for this survey.
Please do not email me multiple times as that will not increase your chances of being part of this research.
1. What city and state do you live in?
2. How old are you?
3. Are you male or female?
4. What is your profession?
5. How often have you done each of the following in the past 6 months?
a.Backed-up, protected or archived your personal or work files including photo, video, data, and other types of files?
b.Taken digital pictures or movies using a flash card?
c.Bought a flash card for your cell phone?
d.Shared your personal or work files, such as photo, video, and other files?
e.Transported your personal or work content from one device to another?
f.Taken steps to have your files available to you at multiple locations, either by copying files to portable media (such as USB flash drives, CDs or DVDs) – or through e-mail or website servers?
6. Thinking about the portable media and storage products that you purchased over the past 6 months, how many of the following did you buy for both personal and business purposes? :
a)Blank CDs (all types - count individual discs) ____ ____
b)Blank DVDs (all types – count individual discs) ____ ____
c)USB flash drives (all brands / capacities) ____ ____
d)Flash cards (including SD, regular size, mini, micro, stick)____ ____
e)An external portable hard drive ____ ____