Free Library of Philadelphia Business Database TrainingCreating Company ListsAn Introduction to Reference USA and Dun & Br...
Reference USA is… <br /><ul><li>A comprehensive database of American businesses.
Searchable by multiple criteria that you can choose and manipulate.
Available at all Free Library locations and online with authentication (FLP card number and PIN)</li></li></ul><li>Dun & B...
Searchable by multiple criteria that you can choose and manipulate.
Less comprehensive than Reference USA, however it includes more information about larger companies
Available at all Free Library locations and online with authentication (FLP card number and PIN)</li></li></ul><li>Find…<b...
Brands and products (Ref USA only)
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Creating Company Lists

  1. 1. Free Library of Philadelphia Business Database TrainingCreating Company ListsAn Introduction to Reference USA and Dun & Bradstreet’s Million Dollar Database<br />Find this presentation on SlideShare at<br />www.slideshare.net/kimbravo/creating-company-lists<br />
  2. 2. Reference USA is… <br /><ul><li>A comprehensive database of American businesses.
  3. 3. Searchable by multiple criteria that you can choose and manipulate.
  4. 4. Available at all Free Library locations and online with authentication (FLP card number and PIN)</li></li></ul><li>Dun & Bradstreet’s Million Dollar Database is… <br /><ul><li>A database of American businesses that earn more than $1 million dollars a year.
  5. 5. Searchable by multiple criteria that you can choose and manipulate.
  6. 6. Less comprehensive than Reference USA, however it includes more information about larger companies
  7. 7. Available at all Free Library locations and online with authentication (FLP card number and PIN)</li></li></ul><li>Find…<br /><ul><li>Companies and their industry groups
  8. 8. Brands and products (Ref USA only)
  9. 9. Business addresses, phone & fax numbers, names of contact individuals, company owners, CEOs, and corporate board members
  10. 10. Corporate family ties (i.e., who owns whom)
  11. 11. Number of employees and estimated sales figures</li></li></ul><li>Customize Your Search and Narrow Results by…<br /><ul><li>Yellow Pages heading or industry codes (SIC, NAICS)
  12. 12. Geography (zip codes, cities, metro areas, states)
  13. 13. Number of employees or annual sales figures
  14. 14. Reverse lookup by phone number or address
  15. 15. … and many other criteria chosen by you</li></li></ul><li>Create…<br /><ul><li>Sales and marketing lists
  16. 16. Lists of competitors
  17. 17. Market research reports
  18. 18. Employer list for job searches</li></li></ul><li>Save Your Data…<br /><ul><li>Download your search results in table formats (Excel, Comma Delimited, Tab Delimited, Fixed)
  19. 19. Download your search results in report formats (HTML, PDF; D&B MDDB only)
  20. 20. Download 50 results per search in Ref USA
  21. 21. Download 100 results per search in D&B MDDB
  22. 22. Save to removable media (floppy disk, flash drive) or send in an email</li></li></ul><li>Contact the Business, Science & Industry Department at Parkway Central…<br />Phone: 215.686.5394<br />Email: erefbsi@freelibrary.org<br />Find this presentation on SlideShare at<br />www.slideshare.net/kimbravo/creating-company-lists<br />

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