Via Lenise comes this great look at the current state of the vendor/client relationship. I have so been there…
Is research helping us find the right answer – or just one that isn’t wrong?
With the economy making everyone increasingly risk averse, it seems to me that Jon Steel's adage about clients using research not as a navigational tool but to protect themselves and their career from a fiery end is becoming increasingly apt. With limited research budgets and risk averse clients it can be very tempting to use … Continue reading Is research helping us find the right answer – or just one that isn’t wrong?
Challenger brands have to think smarter
I've just come out of a meeting with a challenger brand who are launching into a market where their competitors spend at least £1M on media alone every year. Our launch budget isn't anything like that, so we're going to have to think a lot smarter. Which is actually more fun. The easy way (chuck lots … Continue reading Challenger brands have to think smarter