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How to find out if people really want your product or service
April 18, 2020

How to find out if people really want your product or service

Moving from ‘thinking’ to ‘knowing’

New opportunities to learn about online research during a crisis
March 17, 2020

New opportunities to learn about online research during a crisis

We’re living in unprecedented times.Things are shutting down all around.But it’s essential you don't shut down too. To stay sane, you need (among many things) to keep your mind and body active.

Coronavirus Needn't Stop Your Concept Testing
March 16, 2020

Coronavirus Needn't Stop Your Concept Testing

Don't let the fact that you can't sit down with your participants in-person stop your concept testing

What B2C and D2C brands can learn from the insurance sector
November 13, 2019

What B2C and D2C brands can learn from the insurance sector

As disruptive technology businesses sweep through sectors like a game of tech-enabled dominoes, we've seen first-hand the transformative role that research and human insight is playing in these evolutionary times. Demand for change is being..

Seeing through the half-truths
October 30, 2019

Seeing through the half-truths

We lie. Not deliberately. It’s not that we try to deceive, it’s just that we bear poor witness to our own behaviour. If you ask anyone why they did what they did, the answer that comes back won't often be an accurate indication. But here's the..

How to minimise your research costs and maximise your human insight
October 22, 2019

How to minimise your research costs and maximise your human insight

You’re under pressure.. to do more, with less, to meet deadlines and to get the insight to make the critical decision that will provide the winning-edge for your client. At the current speed of business, insight has never been more important, but..

Storytelling and the data-to-insight creative pathway
October 8, 2019

Storytelling and the data-to-insight creative pathway

Media and creative agencies adopted storytelling aeons ago as a means of showing brand consumers that they 'got them' in a nod and a wink kind of way. Since then, culture and the consumer landscape has shifted - vastly. Vague notions of 'who'..

Why you need 3D buyer personas in your life
September 5, 2019

Why you need 3D buyer personas in your life

At Further, we think that businesses may be missing a trick when it comes to developing their buyer personas. They’re settling for shallow 2D representations, based on certain assumptions, that could actually be harming their customer acquisition..

How forward thinking brands use insight
June 12, 2019

How forward thinking brands use insight

If your brand and your role involves dealing with consumers, then you probably understand how qualitative research works. Whilst big data and quantitative testing can highlight what consumers are doing, it takes qualitative exploration to..

How Foxtel's service design lead uses insight
May 15, 2019

How Foxtel's service design lead uses insight

On a recent trip to Australia, I met up with Further client Greta Leropoulos who is the Service Design Lead for Foxtel (a media company, who provide a premium pay per view TV service of streamed and live, sport, movies, drama, news and..

Keep your brand off the progressive bandwagon: Using insight to avoid tone deaf marketing plays.
May 8, 2019

Keep your brand off the progressive bandwagon: Using insight to avoid tone deaf marketing plays.

In 2019, it can feel like every brand with a budget is running a progressive campaign to tap the equality-hungry hearts of millennials and Gen Z. Empathic, experiential, and (of course) authentic engagement is the conscious marketing of the..

March 8, 2019

Disruptive marketing trends already shaping the future for brands

2019. A time where social capital and ethical consumerism can underpin or undermine your brand. A time where advancements in tech give CMOs more data to work with than the average human brain can handle. A time where audiences are demanding..

November 21, 2018

Why every brand needs a social psychologist on their team

A lot has changed over the last 10-years or so, but three major shifts have occurred that highlight why brands need a social psychologist on their staff.

November 20, 2018

#WhatWomenWant

This year marks the centenary of women getting the right to vote in Britain. To acknowledge this landmark, Kantar TNS set up a programme to showcase the developments in advertising that have helped to empower women over the last 100 years. The..

March 23, 2018

Introducing Quantitative Semiotics

I could start this blog about semiotics by telling you that it’s about meaning and how this is interpreted through signs and symbols. But you can read that elsewhere, and it’s a bit dull, often cloaked in dry academic language and impenetrable..

June 8, 2016

Why context is key for NPD and innovation

Contextual relevance is absolutely crucial when evaluating scope for innovation and (new) product development opportunities.  

May 24, 2016

The rise and rise of open-ended questions

Open-ended questions are the lifeblood of qualitative research. They enable the respondent to give you an open, free-form response, devoid of limitations. They don’t limit how someone can respond, whereas closed questions typically only allow..

February 8, 2016

5 Tips For Surfacing Insights From User Research For Innovation

Much of what we do here at Dub is support designers and strategists in capturing fresh insight from their user research. Our clients do a lot of in-person interviews but they also reach out and engage people online using our software, to ask..

January 4, 2016

What's next for people research at Dub

Hi, I’m Stephen and I’m the founder of Dub. If you don't know us then we enable researchers and designers to understand and act upon what people do, and what they think and feel about products, services and brands by providing qualitative..

October 20, 2015

Facebook Reactions - What's Not To Like

For some time now, the folks at Facebook have been dropping hints of the impending release of a Dislike button. Last week, they took the wraps off the project and released not a Dislike button, but a series of new emoji’s they call Reactions -..

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