New Beginnings

So, it’s 2015. The keen observer may note that my last blog post was from 2013.  I find it better not to dwell on these little details. I’ve been largely absent from blogging and tweeting and specifically MRX blogging and tweeting in the past couple of years, but 2015 will see me coming back to…

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Social Media Women #MRX Event

Last Tuesday night I had the pleasure of presenting with Kate Tribe at Sydney’s Social Media Women event.  Social Media Women is a networking group based in Sydney.  They hold fantastic monthly events, with speakers from various industries sharing knowledge on how to work within social media / bring social media into your lives or…

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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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2012 QRCA Global Outreach Scholarships Open

I was lucky enough to receive this scholarship in 2011, and I can’t speak highly enough of the experience.   This is a fantastic opportunity for any qualitative researcher and I strongly recommend you apply.  I’m more than happy to chat to anyone who has questions about the application process or QRCA. – Victoria The Qualitative Research Consultants Association,…

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…And so this is Christmas…

  The final Christmas countdown is on.  Deadlines are rushing towards us, holidays are being planned, presents wrapped – all hurtling forward at a frantic pace until December 23rd, when we can all utter a big sigh of relief, and go and enjoy our Christmas Breaks! Hope you all have a fantastic holiday period – wherever you may be!

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Careers Day Ideas – what are your suggestions?

As part of my involvement with the Australian Market and Social Research Society (AMSRS), I’ve been asked to present at a university careers day.  Now, for me, Market research wasn’t even a blip on my radar when I was university – but I’m looking forward to telling these students all the great things about market…

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QRCA Global Outreach Scholarship

Just a quick post to share my exciting news. Later this year I will be traveling to Las Vegas to attend the QRCA annual conference. I’m honored to be receiving the QRCA’s Global Outreach Scholarship. I first heard about this opportunity through the AMSRS’ Independent Researchers group. It is a wonderful initiative – the scholarship…

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Curiouser & Curiouser: More on our paper for #AMSRS 2011 Conference

Over the past month or so, Jo Farquhar over at TNS Sydney and I have been putting the final touches on our paper and presentation on Online Qualitative Research for the AMSRS Curiouser & Curiouser Conference in September.  In the paper we’ve looked to provide some practical information around the ‘How to’s’ of Online Qual and what…

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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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