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Research tips for 2012

Dec. 1st | Posted by 0 comments
Re-searchWe are all researchers at some time during the day. Over the last few years, it has been a pleasure to share some ideas with readers around the world on practical ways to help you with your everyday research. In 2011 research tips has covered the four basic elements of research that help you to find what you are looking for and connect the dots. Read more...

Go to who cares about the information

Nov. 1st | Posted by 0 comments
who cares (very small)Many years ago, I picked up a helpful tip from Mary Ellen Bates ( on where to start looking for information when you are stumped on a research request. Go to who cares about the information. It’s a simple point, but it’s very helpful in pointing you to the industry bodies, regulatory agencies and experts who can help you to start piecing together some reliable information. Read more...

Researching beyond your borders

Jun. 1st | Posted by 0 comments
iStock_000005244732XSmall_globe & newspapersImporters and exporters are encouraged to seek out good information about the overseas markets they are looking to do business with. It is quite easy to find broad information for overseas markets and industries. Finding more detailed information about overseas companies, markets and their people often requires the subtle insight a local researcher can uncover. For reliable overseas market information, it is ideal to tap into research experts in the local area or country who can provide valuable context and texture about the market in their region. The Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP) has over five hundred members located in over fifteen countries around the world – a great resource of expert researchers from Europe, Asia Pacific, United States, Canada and Latin America. Read more...

Finding competitive business information in six steps

Apr. 1st | Posted by 0 comments
Finding competitive business info in six steps_FUMSIPeople in business are always looking for information – for current and future projects, to pitch for new work, and to help them to understand the market in which they are operating. There are six key steps to keep in mind for finding competitive information for business. The steps bring together elements of the searcher’s professional interest as a specialist in their field, research know-how, knowledge management and networking. Read more...