Tag: Birmingham

  • An ideal taster into the world of market research

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    I graduated from University with a BA in History and a hazy vision of how I wished to develop the learnings from my degree. What I did know was that I loved the research element of my course and wanted to explore how this could be translated into a business...

  • An insight into the role of a market researcher

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    Research by Design offers a fantastic work placement to students who wish to gain experience in market research. RbD initially appealed to me as they work with variety of sectors and employ both qualitative and quantitative methods in their research. ​Having recently completed a BSc in Psychology I was unsure in...

  • RbD's 2017 New Year Resolutions

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    The team at RbD are looking forward to another very fruitful New Year. Here are some of our New Year resolutions… professional and personal! Heather Work – Spend more time with the RbD team, helping each person develop and achieve their goals. Improve my leadership skills. Personal – Declutter my house. Empower my children to...

  • RbD's 2015 highlights!

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    As 2015 draws to a close the team at RbD have been reminiscing about our highlights of the past year… A new home RbD’s 2015 began with an office move into a bigger premises to house our growing team. In the same building and in an ideal location on New Street, we’ve...

  • When is direct advertising too direct?

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    A recent article from Marketing Week discussed how Macmillan Cancer Research is using direct, targeted adverts to increase fundraising for the charity, using; 'social pressure… showing how many people are donating on that day in [your] location.’ In a world where we’re constantly connecting and sharing more than ever, where...

  • What's the most trusted trade?

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    RbD works with a number of brands that support and sell to the nation’s tradespeople and thought it might be fun to understand which trades were the most trusted by homeowners.  In a study compromising 500 consumers, the electrician was found to be the most trusted tradesperson, followed by decorators and...