Study Tasks

Edit a Study Task

Duplicate a Study Task

There are times when you’ve put a lot of work into a task, and you want to use again & again in your study, but those tasks are not related (i.e., not repeating tasks). To save yourself some time, you can...

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Use Coupon Code or Promocode Functionality in a Research Study

The coupon or promo code is ubiquitous across most forms of commerce. This article will tell you how you can use existing coupon code or promo code functionality in your own systems or those of a partner in a ProofPIlot...

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Previewing a Reward a Participant is Working Towards on a Task Intro Page

Participants join studies on ProofPilot to contribute to knowledge (about what works), learn about themselves, get important treatments and interventions AND earn rewards. The rewards are particularly important for participants who are healthy and/or in control arms of an interventional study. ProofPilot...

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Creating a Promocode in an External System

ProofPilot allows studies to include a discount coupon on promotion codes as either a reward or an intervention. Participants redeem the code for a free or highly discounted product or service. If you use an e-commerce or point of sale...

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Automatic task time estimations

Study designers will notice some uneditable text on the task intro page as they design their study: “Based on 250 others, this task should take 30 minutes,” This is automatically generated text that, as you preview, and live participants engage,...

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What are Orphan Tasks?

An orphan task is a study task that is not assigned to a study arm. Orphan tasks will not activate to participants in a study – even if there are activate or expiration rules. To correct the issue, and place...

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What is an Expiration Rule and Why Would I Use One?

Expiration rules determine when a study task is no longer available to be completed. You’ll notice that all tasks include a default expiration rule … they expire when the task is completed. You can add additional rules here as well....

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Trigger a task based on day, date and time of day

In addition to creating rules that trigger based on previously collected data or task behavior in a study, you may also add activation and expiration criteria based on date and time, date, day of week, month, and time of day....

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Showing Participants the Reward they are Working Towards

Participants join studies on ProofPilot to contribute to knowledge (about what works), learn about themselves, get important treatments and interventions AND earn rewards. The rewards are particularly important for participants who are healthy and/or in control arms of an interventional study. ProofPilot...

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Identifying Who Completes a Study task

By default, all ProofPilot tasks are set as “participant self-service.” This means that participants can complete the tasks when and where is most convenient for them to do so. However, there are situations when a task must be completed in person,...

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