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Case Study: Daniel Sutherland Design
Shell LiveWIRE Grand Ideas Award winner Daniel Sutherland tell us of his experience of prototyping in this case study.
The milkistar Baby Bottle is indeed a revolution in terms of product design for baby bottle feeding, however, proving that a revolution could be on the cards is something...
Market Research and Its Issues
This article was kindly written for us by Shell LiveWIRE member Laurence Allen of Smart Setting, a tableware hire company based in Wiltshire.
"To many, including myself, market research seemed like one of the easier aspects of running your own business. However, once I started, it...
How Well Do You Know Your Market?
Article on the importance of research to help you understand your business market.
It may seem obvious to say that every business, however small, should take time to identify its marketplace, its customer types and what benefits these customers are looking for.
However, you’d be surprised how...
If you're a startup, writing a business plan (or project plan) is a great way to gather all your thoughts and ideas together in one place, no matter how poorly formed they might be at this stage.
In this section you’ll find a free step-by-step guide outlining how to write a good business plan,...
Whatever your business it will only succeed if customers like your product or service and are prepared to give you money in exchange. People rarely buy things just for the sake of owning them; they buy things to enable them to do the things they want to do to fulfil their needs.
That is why it...
Case Study: deeg Consultancy
Alun Davies of deeg Consultancy provides his top tips for carrying out market research. Alun won a Shell LiveWIRE Grand Ideas Award for February of 2011.
deeg’s Top Tips for Market Research
One of the most important, and most overlooked, aspects of setting up a new business is a thorough...
Saloukee Funding Case Study
Sarah Kelly, founder of paper jewellery business Saloukee, tells us of the struggle to get noticed and get funding when you're first starting out in business. Sarah won a Shell LiveWIRE Grand Ideas Award in April 2009.
Sarah used her £1,000 Shell LiveWIRE Grand Ideas Award to exhibit at an...
Shell LiveWIRE Research
Free downloads of business research by Shell LiveWIRE UK. Click on the links below to read / download each item:
The Changing Face of UK Entrepreneurism - A Shell LiveWIRE / London School of Economics Report by Don Slater, Reader in Sociology (June 2007), (PDF, 3.08MB)