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MaxDiff Analysis

MaxDiff analysis is a technique for robust ranking of items. It can be used for ranking:

  • Flavours of your product by consumer preference
  • Usage occasions by frequency
  • Aspects of your brand by customer satisfaction
  • Features of a product by importance

MaxDiff is a statistical relative of conjoint analysis. It derives its name from “maximum difference” scaling, also called best-worst scaling.

Traditionally, MaxDiff treats each product as an individual item, whilst conjoint treats products as a combination of attribute levels. As such, conjoint analysis produces rankings for particular products by summing the preference scores for each attribute level of that product whilst MaxDiff produces rankings by polling the respondents directly. However, Conjoint.ly’s novel robust approach to MaxDiff allows for:

  • Testing of multiple attributes in the same survey
  • Brand-Specific combinations of attributes for when each brand is substantially different (to enable that, first create a Brand-Specific Conjoint and then convert it into the MaxDiff variety)
  • Simulation of preference shares, at a highly indicative level

Using MaxDiff Analysis to find out which colours are the most popular for the customers.

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MaxDiff polls the respondents directly about each product as an individual item.

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Main outputs of MaxDiff Analysis

Relative importance of levels

Relative value by levels

How do customers rank the potential phone colour options?

Each level of each attribute is also scored for its performance in customers’ decision-making. In our example, navy is the most favourable colour (relative to the other colour options), and displays as positive. Yellow is relatively the least preferred colour and therefore displays as negative. It's important to remember that performance score of each attribute is only relative to the other options shown to respondents. For instance, it is only certain that the colour red will display as negative when it is compared with this specific set of colours (levels) — testing red against a different range of colours, could yield a positive result.

Ranked list of product constructs

Ranked list of product constructs

List all possible level combinations and rank them by customers' preference.

Conjoint.ly forms the complete list of product constructs using all possible combinations of levels. They are then ranked based on the relative performance of the levels that they combine. This module allows you to find the best product construct that your customers will prefer over others.

Market segmentation

Segmentation of the market

Find out how preferences differ between segments.

With Conjoint.ly, you can split your reports into various segments using the information collected automatically by our system: respondents' answers to additional questions (for example, multiple-choice), simulation findings, or GET variables. For each segment, we provide the same detailed analytics as described above.


Complete solution for features and claims research

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Feature and claim selection and pricing in markets where product characteristics vary across brands, SKUs, or price tiers.

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Product Variant Selector

Feature and claim selection and pricing in markets where product characteristics vary across brands, SKUs, or price tiers.

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MaxDiff Analysis

MaxDiff analysis for robust ranking of flavours of your product by consumer preference; or usage occasions by frequency.

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General survey with standard question types, randomisation blocks, and image standardisation.

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Brand-Price Trade-Off

Test pricing of new and existing consumer goods in a competitive context using elasticity charts, revenue, and profitability projections.

DIY Experimental Design

Allowing advanced choice modellers to upload their own experimental designs and perform data collection on Conjoint.ly.

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Determine price elasticity for a single product and identify revenue-maximising price level.

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The Price Sensitivity Meter helps determine psychologically acceptable range of prices for a single product and approximately estimate price elasticity.