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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

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Lies, damn lies and Bigfoot

By Richard Smith.
Director of Qualitative Research at BDRC Continental.

Lurking in the shadows and the worst nightmares of market researchers across the world is the monster which we call Big Data. 1,123 more words

BDRC Continental

So who’s taking the decisions round here? System 1 or System 2?

By Tony Wornell.
Director, Financial and B2B sector research at BDRC Continental.

Behavioural economics has moved centre stage since the financial meltdown of 2007/8. 607 more words


Market Research Love on Youtube

With thanks to Laetitia Smith I happened upon a very special Youtube video called Market Research Love – three guys who have written and performed a song about why they love the market research industry. 52 more words