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I welcome small research budgets

Back in the day I managed the research department of a charity, and I was always seeing interesting tendering opportunities in the third sector coming and going because we could not afford to bid for them.  340 more words

The DIY of self employment

People sometimes ask me about running my own business, and what it is like doing all of the extra tasks that being self employed entails. 487 more words

Getting a sole trader bargain

There are many benefits of employing a large multinational research agency to undertake your research projects and having worked for two myself I’d be more than happy to recommend them.  173 more words

About competitive tendering for research contract work

People often ask me how I go about finding research contract work as a research consultant.

Sometimes I find research contract work through my networks – I’ll meet someone and they will have a need for some research, or they will recommend me to someone they know who needs some research. 403 more words

Is Surveymonkey the new Hoover?

Just a quick observation really, no particular opinion or judgement.

Lately I’ve noticed people (well, those for whom research is not their full time job) using the brand name ‘Surveymonkey’ where previously they might just have used the word ‘survey’. 95 more words

Tendering for work: Pick me! Or don’t!

I was recently interviewed for a freelance research position, which I didn’t get.  The feedback was:

“We think this project may require a less formal approach than you described.”

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Real Estate Research- Is it really dependable?

It is quite fascinating to see the fast growing role of the internet in the Indian real estate sector. According to recently released numbers by Google more Indians log online to seek information before entering into property deals, Internet today is estimated to be influencing decisions worth about USD 43 billion. 610 more words

Real Estate