|Business Information Resources|
|Monday, 25 January 2010 08:06|
The information revolution is here – take advantage of it! It creates a competitive advantage by providing companies with new ways to outperform their rivals. Knowledge is power, and business information companies provide just that. Reliable business information companies include:
Hoover's, the publisher of this profile, offers proprietary business information through the Internet, data feeds, wireless devices, and co-branding agreements with other online services. The Hoover's Web site features a database of information on more than 65 million corporations and organizations, and more than 85 million people. Offering both free and for-pay content, the firm focuses on selling subscriptions (the majority of its revenues) to marketing, sales, and business development professionals. Hoover's also publishes its information in reference books. The company is a subsidiary of Dun & Bradstreet (D&B).
Manta is the largest free source of information on small
companies--offering data on more than 60 million firms worldwide.
Manta enables business professionals to promote their companies,
sell faster and make business connections.
In addition to accessing detailed company information, Manta members also can:
Premier business information search engine, with profiles on more than 45 million people and 5 million companies. ZoomInfo delivers fresh and organized information on industries, companies, people, products, services and jobs. ZoomInfo constantly searches the web for information, collecting and analyzing millions of company websites, press releases, news feeds, SEC bulletins and other online sources, and uses this data to create an automatic profile. All users with ZoomInfo profiles have the option to claim their profile, edit and complete the information contained therein.
The List is a subscription-based, sales intelligence solutions resource to clients throughout North America. It provides businesses direct access to over 105,000 marketing, advertising, and media decision makers. A proprietary telephone verification process occurring every 120 days has made The List renowned for topicality and accuracy. The List is also used to initiate strategic partnerships, secure corporate sponsorships, and recruit top marketing talent.
Ideal for students and professionals, HighBeam is the premier online research tool for business and academic use. Here, you can search more than 80 million articles from the archives of over 6,500 newspapers, magazines, journals, and other publications.
HighBeam also provides an in-depth, online library of reference works. This collection includes online dictionaries like Webster's New World Dictionary and The Oxford American College Dictionary, encyclopedias from Columbia, thesauruses, maps, almanacs, and photos from AP Images.
New articles are added to HighBeam daily. Plus, we have an extensive article archive that includes newspapers, journals, and magazine back issues dating back more than 20 years.
HighBeam Business gives you all the power of HighBeam Research and more. With nearly double the number of publications of HighBeam Research, HighBeam Business offers one of the most extensive collections of local and national newspapers, business magazines and trade journals online.
Whether you’re looking to find business articles to help develop business strategy, start a new business, run your small business or shape business planning, the HighBeam Business archive has got you covered.
The world's largest database of up-to-date, downloadable, and complete contact and company information. With a directory of more than 20 million business contacts and over 25,000 contacts added and edited daily by a dedicated user base of over one million, the quality, content, and scope of Jigsaw's world-class contact directory is unrivaled. Every Jigsaw business contact is complete with a phone number (over 70% of which are direct dial), position, company, mailing address, and business email address. Jigsaw also offers free tools for researching companies as well as a user generated company research wiki pages.
CreditRiskMonitor is a commercial credit information service that collects and analyzes detailed financial statements for more than 40,000 publicly traded companies around the world. Use this FREE directory to browse through those companies by country or by industry. We also collect trade payments on more than 1.5 million public and private businesses in the United States and public filings (suits, liens, judgments, and bankruptcy information) on more than 6 million public and private businesses in the United States, which are not included in this directory and are accessible only to subscribers. Covering $49 trillion of revenue worldwide (World GDP is $70 trillion)
OneSource, delivers business information and sales intelligence on millions of companies and executives worldwide – delivering targeted sales leads, actionable company reports, and company research. The OneSource LiveContent™ platform combines content from over 50 world-class suppliers and thousands of information sources, providing unparalleled data accuracy and depth, delivered through the Web, CRM integrations, and information portals. OneSource has offices in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia.
Quarkbase provides an easier way to find website information. You can find out how good a site is, get comprehensive website details, discover competitors and analyze them. One can call Quarkbase 'whois on steroids' or 'imdb for websites'. Quarkbase saves you from spending hours on search engine finding website details, as it provides you with up-to-date information in seconds for free!
Great tool for getting hard to fond info as well as whether or not they are BBB accredited, contact info, locations, and any possible company complaints filed under the BBB.
Let me know if there's others that I may have missed and I'll add them to the list.
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