Thorough Sourcing, Part VII

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Apr 12, 2011

Here is this Tuesday’s Phone Sourcing Tip. It is also listed in the ASK Maureen group on ERE.

I hope you’ll join and contribute to our discussion!

If you’re phone sourcing the way I want you to phone source, everything you’re hearing on the phone is going into your research document at the time you’re hearing it! That clickety-clack of the keyboard can stop some Gatekeepers from “sharing” with you. You don’t want that to happen.

I recommend you use a silent keyboard if yours is too noisy. Mine are rubbery and last about six months before the key symbols wear off. You can get one under $50. Here’s the one I have at present. It cost $17 plus shipping. An added benefit of this one is that it lights up.

This is an on-going series regarding phone sourcing.Here’s part I, part II, part III, part IV, part V, and part VI, and the full, original post is on

Subsequent portions will appear weekly.

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