No more talking to the hand

This paper concerns itself with market research used in the development of mainstream advertising. It takes as its specific remit that part of the process called ‘creative development research’, an area of market research activity which, despite being a small element in the whole research arena, is often highly contentious, punching far above its weight in terms of the controversy it frequently generates.

No More Talking to the Hand

Roddy Glen

“Creatives in one way or another are, or should be, among the main users of research, although they may not be directly perceived as such by the research supplier. It's deplorable that they have this image of...