Intercept Example Screenshot
Intercept Example Screenshot

Intercept Real People for User Research

To find the right participants for your in-person and remote UX research, online exercises, or even surveys, use ethnio to create elegant recruiting screeners. Publish your screener using one of these methods:

Web Intercept (Desktop & Mobile)

Place our JavaScript on your site and control every detail of how the screener appears. Works on both mobile and desktop.

Native App Intercept (iOS & Android)

Use your iOS or Android library, or send out our responsive direct link.

Targeting

Targeting with External Variables

Show your intercept to a specific region, device, or even pass data about your users to Ethnio using our custom targeting filters. Get exactly the right people in the right moment.

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Automatic Scheduling
Automatic Scheduling

Automatic Scheduling

The entire process of scheduling participants for in-lab interview, phone interviews, field visits, or remote moderated sessions is a huge pain. Use our completely automated tool to customize every email your participants receive, send them automatic reminders, and more.

Outlook, gCal, iCal Integration

Subscribe to your Ethnio research calendar to get dynamic updates on confirmed participants.

Custom Email Communications

Every invite, details, confirmation, rescheduling, and group session email can be customized.

Track Research Activity

Track Research Activity Across Your Team & Get Weekly Reports

See total incentive spending, studies, completed participants, and any other indicators of your qual research volume.

Pay & Manage Incentives
Pay & Manage Incentives

Pay & Manage Incentives

Send Amazon US electronic gift cards or Virtual Visa cards to anywhere in the world. You can automatically pay any participant right from ethnio, using either your credit card on file or an invoice payment. Customize the email and the amount. Some restrictions apply.

PayPal, Amazon, Virtual Visa, etc

Choose multiple methods for your participants to redeem their reward.

International and US

Send money anywhere in the world. Localization, different currencies, and cost-of-living adjustments.

Reporting & Limits

Track spending, get weekly reports, set limits per participant across multiple researchers and studies.

ethnio helps with

All These Types of Research

  • In-Person
    Interviews
  • Lab,Field, Home or Office.
  • Online
    Research
  • Usertesting.com, Optimal Workshop, and any tool that exists on the internet.
  • Surveys
  • SurveyMonkey, TypeForm, or even use Ethnio
  • Remote
    UX Testing
  • Scheduled or Live Intercepts
  • Customer
    Panels
  • Upload CSVs or use Ethnio intercepts
437 Million people have seen an ethnio screener, 4,170,099 have responded, and we have thousands of fine...

Customers

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Cool app development tool using Ethnio to screen, schedule, and pay.

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Intercepting civic-minded people on their homepage for phone interviews. 

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The Victoria, Australia Dept of Health and Human Services 💪🏽

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Quick screening for phone interviews from their home page using Ethnio.

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Screening, scheduling, and sending incentive payments using Ethnio screeners

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Our friends at The Zebra are power Ethnio users - Pool, Screeners, Scheduling, etc.

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If you've dealt with PC security, you know AVG. Honored they trust Ethnio JS for research intercepts.

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Getting college applicants in the right moment for conceptual research, phone interviews, and more.

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Mozilla uses Ethnio to direct site visitors to both quick and in-depth surveys.

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Intercepts for in-the-moment research.

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Recruiting for surveys and user testing by placing Ethnio JavaScript on sutterhealth.org.

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Using ethnio's branching logic, Discover sends exactly the right participants to various online tools for research.

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Instagram issues branded global rewards in multiple languages and currencies with Ethnio.

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Using Ethnio Pool to send mobile-friendly screener links and issue incentives.

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Remote qualitative observation of Prezi users via an Ethnio JavaScript intercept.

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C'mon it's the friggin' WEATHER CHANNEL 

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Sends out direct links to screeners to schedule remote moderated research sessions.

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Bose run Ethnio intercepts for light surveys

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Using our JS intercept to conduct quick live phone interviews with their site visitors.

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Before embarking on a major redesign, WWF (not that one), used Ethnio to recruit for card sorts.

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Avast uses Ethnio for mobile intercepts and scheduling participants.

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Fully branding an incentive experience for recipients with Ethnio.

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Surveys and other types of research using Ethnio JavaScript.

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Coordinating internal user research programs.

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Paying participants all over the world, we're proud to support the Pew Research Center

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Recruiting customers for card sorts, navigation testing, and international research

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Steelcase using Ethnio to brand and issue incentives around the country

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Site intercepts, screening, and scheduling for Westfield Insurance members and prospects

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Fairly extensive ethnio user, Addapp recruits and schedules for healthcare issues.

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Sonos uses Pool, Screeners, Scheduling, and Incentives to streamline qual research globally.

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Unique approach to site intercepts by the FEC

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Portuguese scheduling and screening in Brazil

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Ascend uses Ethnio for research in the education and healthcare space.

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Dell uses Ethnio links to screen and schedule participants.

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Scheduling in-person interviews, incentives, and custom feature development.

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Finding realistic (and maybe hungry) participants for phone interviews using Ethnio JavaScript screeners.

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A long-time customer, using Ethnio to recruit, schedule, and pay participants for in-person and remote testing.

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Intercepts and sending the right participants to a third party URL after screening

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The folks at Mule Design are big believers in quick effective UX research, and we're thrilled how much they use ethnio.

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Finding the right participants with Ethnio intercepts.

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Getting the right participants for different clients, using JavaScript and direct link Ethnio screeners.

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A pioneer of the "fishing" method for live site intercepts.

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Recruiting gamers for diary studies and more with the JavaScript intercept.

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A quick site satisfaction survey using an Ethnio JavaScript screener

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Ran Ethnio JavaScript screener to recruit for interviews.

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Site intercepts and screening for different types of research

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Sending incentives all over the world using Ethnio's branded rewards experience.

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The Lane Medical Library at Stanford uses Ethnio JS to display a layer for scheduling user research interviews.

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Educating students using Ethnio screeners 🎓


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Through AWA Digital, Canon has ethnio intercepts in German, French, and UK stores for research.

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Over 11,000 target participants recruited using dozens of ethnio screeners, incentive payments, and more.

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Emailing the ethnio direct link to potential research participants to screen them

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Creating foreign language intercepts for clients using Ethnio JavaScript.

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Subsidiary of T-Mobile, Magyar Telekom, uses ethnio internationally for research recruiting.

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Using direct links, Herman Miller uses ethnio for quick scheduling and research.

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Intercepts and scheduling for a fantastic cause: JSTOR

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OLX runs Portuguese Ethnio intercepts on several brands.

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The Telegraph uses Ethnio as a gateway to send the right participants to online tools, surveys, etc.

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Mobile intercepts to recruit, schedule, and incentivize participants.

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Intercepts, qualifying logic, screening and more on asana.com

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Using ethnio JS, UTHSCSA (acronym game strong) runs full surveys about site experience.

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COVID-19 pandemic research surveys for qualitative studies.

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Recruiting and scheduling participants for moderated studies.

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The SBA uses Ethnio site intercepts to screen and schedule loan applicants in video chats.

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Cisco uses Ethnio to screen, schedule, and pay participants for the complete package.

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Using Ethnio to intercept, screen, and schedule participants.

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Working through an agency, Unicef placed ethnio code on their home page to ask visitors for help improving their site.

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services use an Ethnio JavaScript layer to send qualified recruits to surveys.

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Placed ethnio code to recruit customers for usability testing.

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Intercepting site visitors for OptimalSort exercises, and using the ethnio direct link for craigslist recruiting. 

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Dyson International did remote research in Japanese.



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Screening, scheduling, light surveys, and intercepts on ancestry.com

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PLOS is a nonprofit, Open Access publisher for science and medicine which is AWESOME. Proud they use Ethnio.

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The Obama 2012 campaign used Ethnio for intercepts & live recruiting.

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Applying hundreds of Ethnio screeners for every kind of research.

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Using ethnio JavaScript on wholesale banking pages to recruit partners.

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Recruiting readers of The Verge, SB Nation, and other Vox properties for scheduled research.

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Proud to support government research participant screening & scheduling for many states.

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Tinder used Ethnio for two days and then ghosted us. Classic, right?

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CA Judicial System Use Ethnio to Intercept participants for light survey, and scheduling.

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Home page intercepts for phone interviews

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To find the exact kind of participants, Shopify switched from a recruiting agency.

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Intercepts for participant recruiting, light surveys, scheduling, and incentives.

Security, Performance, and Privacy

Want to transmit via SSL? Ethnio supports whatever protocol you’d like, and we only have access to data stored in your screeners for support issues. We’ve been audited in detail for security by companies ranging from Facebook to Oracle.

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Documentation

Documentation

You have a few options for detailed PDFs and technical information about ethnio. Here they are:

Our API

Our API

If you have a research tool, we make it easy to pass data securely back and forth so that people can use ethnio to recruit and your tool for research.

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