Ceramic Industry Blog

Survey Says!

March 7, 2011
In last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked readers if rising gasoline costs are affecting their businesses. Do you agree with their responses?

In last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked readers if rising gasoline costs are affecting their businesses. The majority of respondents (71.4%) answered yes, while the remaining responses were split evenly between no and unsure (14.3% each).

One reader said, “Absolutely, higher gasoline prices translate to decreasing travel budget, increasing product costs to customers, and generally cutting back on all discretionary expenses. This is a MAJOR problem that will delay any economic recovery.”

Another reader disagrees: “The duration of these increases has been far too short to judge any realistic effects on business. Your question would be more appropriate in 3-6 months from now.”

Are you interested in taking the industry’s pulse on a particular topic? Send your suggestions for CyberPoll questions to Kelsey Seidler at seidlerk@bnpmedia.com.

Many thanks to all of the CI CyberNews readers who have participated in our CyberPolls. Not a CI CyberNews subscriber? Follow this link to sign up for your free subscription!


You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

2015 Ceramics Expo

Snapshots from the 2015 Ceramics Expo, April 28-30, Cleveland, Ohio. Posted: May 14, 2015.


Ceramics Expo podcast
Editor Susan Sutton discusses the upcoming Ceramics Expo with event director Adam Moore.
More Podcasts

Ceramic Industry Magazine

June 2015 ceramic industry

2015 June

This issue features our first annual Supplier of the Year Awards. Be sure to check it out!
Table Of Contents Subscribe

Daily News

We know where you find the latest ceramic industry news (ahem), but where do you catch up on the rest of your daily news?
View Results Poll Archive


M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\Ceramics Industry\handbook of advanced ceramics.gif
Handbook of Advanced Ceramics Machining

Ceramics, with their unique properties and diverse applications, hold the potential to revolutionize many industries, including automotive and semiconductors.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


facebook_40px twitter_40px  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40google+ icon 40px


CI Data Book July 2012

Ceramic Industry's Directories including Components, Equipment Digest, Services, Data Book & Buyers Guide, Materials Handbook and much more!