Nielsen Changes Course, Embraces Advertising | RBDR

January 19, 2017. Today on RBDR:

1) Nielsen reverses its corporate course and launches an advertising campaign designed to explain its work and capabilities to marketers.

2) What is the value to service providers and service users of online ratings services? A Wharton School post-doctoral studying is studying that.

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Improving Researchers’ Communication with Peers, Clients | RBDR

January 16th, 2016. Today on RBDR:

Thoughts as we are underway in 2017 about improving researchers’ communications with their peers AND their clients.

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New Biz Models are better than NPs. Social Media rules for brands (RBDR 10.7.2014)

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On today’s RBDR: 1) University of St. Gallen Professor Oliver Gassmann, writing from Switzerland for The Financial Times, critiques many companies that have missed new business opportunities by failing to alter their business models. Here’s the link to the original story: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/b2ef363c-31c4-11e4-b377-00144feabdc0.html

2) How brands need to take advantage of social media comes down to engaging with consumers on their terms, not the companies.

Facebook alters internal research planning. MIT working w/Twitter (RBDR 10.6.2014)

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On today’s RBDR: 1) Facebook announces what it says are significant internal changes to its research processes to ensure that problems like its recent emotional contagion study do not reoccur. 2) Twitter is partnering with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on a study of social media, a collaboration that will last five years and cost $10 million. 3) UK researchers claim their new study demonstrates that brain injury can result from simultaneous exposure to mobile phone, laptop and newspapers or magazines.