AMSRS 2015: Power and the Passion Conference

Hello All, How’s your March going?  I love this time of year.  The industry picks up (does it ever slow down anymore?), we are getting close to roll into end of financial year, and momentum is building. We’re starting to plan for the rest of 2015.  I’m on the AMSRS conference committee again this year,…

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Working the room: Making the room set up work for you

“You can always tell a qualitative researcher, by the fact they reorganise the room as soon as they go in there” So the other night I went to do groups and I was faced with this…   Now, there are different schools of thought and different personal preferences on how we like to have our…

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Market Research in a Social Media Landscape

This week (Tomorrow Night in fact) the wonderful Kate Tribe and I will be speaking at Social Media Women on Market Research in a Social Media Landscape. The presentation is designed to help small business and larger businesses who do not currently do market research understand a little bit about how Market Research works, how…

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Semi-WHAT?-ics

A couple of weeks ago I attended a Winter School training course on Semiotics, run by the most excellent Susan Bell (you can find her here). She started the session with a video clip that I love, and had used before to ‘define semiotics’ BBT: Sheldon Explains Semiotics   I think Semiotics is a fascinating…

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Today I will write a blog post

Each morning, as I slowly wake up and get my wits about me again I think, “Today, yes today is the day I’ll write that blog post”. But then, a phone call comes in – ‘urgent work, we need this done yesterday’ or the email ‘can you send me this’ or something else and life…

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