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Victor Houghton

Like a librarian, but faster. I run a niche business that relies on short, fast research projects. It's desk research, except using sources you can't afford. I spent years in big business building relationships with suppliers. Now I can help businesses understand their target brand's sector, consumers, and the trends that affect them. And I can do it better than anyone relying on Google and a couple of magazine subscriptions.
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2022
Feb 02, 2022
Feb 02, 2022
A short but deep desk research project to understand the world of really small businesses, and size their sector. It's always a good sign when the client expresses surprise at new insights of which they were not previously aware.
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Feb 02, 2022
Feb 02, 2022
Spent two months at the digital arm of yet another PR agency diving through the Talkwalker social listening tool to understand audiences of a variety of clients. 
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2021
Dec 10, 2021
Dec 10, 2021
I'm on Polywork to see if people need to discover things that will help them win new business.
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Jul 01, 2021
Jul 01, 2021
Took a diversion from desk research to help out a PR firm that needed a bit of qual analysis and social listening. Seeing as I was doing social listening before it was even called that, back in the mid-2000s, it was fun to see how others do it, noting that little has changed apart from the speed. Even with the greatest algorithms, tools like Talkwalker still have difficulty weeding out the spam.
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Jul 01, 2021
Jul 01, 2021
Excited to join VH Insights as Wandering social listening troubleshooter! 🎉
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Wandering social listening troubleshooter, VH Insights
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