Knowledge centre

Welcome to the our knowledge centre. We regularly blog about current issues and events – these blogs are accessible to all. However, to get answers to our frequently asked questions and download presentations, you need to be a member of BIG.

Blog

New member interview:  David Holmes

New member interview: David Holmes

New BIG Member David Holmes talks to us about what B2B research means to him. Question #1: Tell us a bit about your background After gaining my degree from the University of Portsmouth, I joined the market research industry and worked my way through the ranks, ending...

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New Member Inteview:  Alex Wheatley

New Member Inteview: Alex Wheatley

New BIG Member Alex Wheatley talks to us about what B2B research means to him. Question #1: Tell us a bit about your background I have been working in Market Research for over 5 years previously in the Innovation team at Lightspeed Research and now as Director of...

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FAQs

Q. Why are mixed methodology studies are more common in B2B?

A. The complexity of B2B markets though means that multiple research methods often need to be used in order to provide answers or solutions for strategic decisions.

Q. Why are B2B costs higher than B2C costs?

A. B2B transactions often take more consideration and involve more decision makers. The B2B consumer will more often than not need to be able to prove a return-on-investment for their purchase.

Q. What makes B2B branding different to B2C?

A. Corporate brand more visible, smaller target audience, more targeted communications, sales culture, compete on pricing and longer term contracts in some cases

Presentations

If you’ve been unable to attend our recent Forum evenings then here you’ll find the accompanying presentations from previous sessions.

Desk Research Best Practice

Trevor Wilkinson, Purple Research

Business Minds Survey Magazine – BIG Forum November 2017

Emma Mozley-Allen and Alex Wheatley

Whitepapers

New ways of reaching a business audience

Alex Wheatley, Lightspeed