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  • 1. Searching The Web
    Companies & People
  • 2. Introduction
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    Why do we need information about companies?
    Mergers & Acquisitions
    Major deals
    OEM
    New distributor
    Sales leads
    To explore a specific market
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    Pieces of information
    Full name
    Alternative name
    Physical address
    Products
    Technologies
    Customers list
    Suppliers & OEM
    Financial information
    Key executives
    Market share
    Strategic plans
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    Sources
    Formal website
    Search engines (not just Google)
    Advanced options
    News
    Local newspapers
    Information from the authorities
    Stock exchange
    Official company registers
    Intellectual property
    Market research reports
    Commercial databases ($$)
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    Easy to find…
    Public companies
    Big companies
    Market leaders
    Hot trends
    Major regions
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    More difficult to find…
    Private companies
    Small companies
    Niche markets
    Other regions
    Foreign languages (not English)
  • 8. TrackingKey Players in a Specific Market
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    Find the (magic) Key Words
    Merriam Webster
    http://www.merriam-webster.com/
    A classic Thesaurus
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    Find the (magic) Key Words
    Google dictionary
    Find synonyms
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    Find the (magic) Key Words
    Wikipedia
  • 12. Find the (magic) Key Words
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  • 13.  www.mataninfo.co.il  sarit.haim@gmail.com  054-8035645
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    Google Insight for Search
    http://www.google.com/insights/search
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    Organic Search
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    DO NOT ignore ads…
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    Association & Organizations
    • Google search
    • 17. Boolean command
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    Similar Command
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    Google Images
    link
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    Google Images - Products
    • Google images
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    Google Wonder Wheel
  • 20.  www.mataninfo.co.il  sarit.haim@gmail.com  054-8035645
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    Search Locally
    • Google search domain in a specific country
    • 21. www.google.co.uk
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    Search Locally – Google Advance Search
    • Google advance search
    • 22. Search within site or domain
    • 23. Limit by domains
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    Search Locally
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    Search Locally - Global Market Finder
    Helps discover keywords and translate those keywords into other international markets
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    Search Locally
    Use Google local domain to find information about specific country
    Internet country codes extension list – Link
    Language codes – Link
    http://www.google.com/search?q=messi - Default - Search Messi from your local Google
    http://www.google.com/search?q=messi&gl=us&hl=en – Search Google US in English
    http://www.google.com/search?q=messi&gl=sp&hl=es - Search Google Spain in Spanish
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  • 26. Major Competitors
    • Simple Google Search
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  • 27. Major Competitors
    • Google Images
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  • 28. Major Competitors – Cont.
    • MarketResearch.com
    • 29. List of key players in a specific market
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  • 30. Major Competitors – Cont.
    • Google search
    • 31. Mention at least two companies to find more
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  • 32. Social Networks
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  • 36. Facebook
    • Over 600 million users worldwide
    • 37. Search for companies
    • 38. Search for groups
    • 39. Search for people
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  • 40. LinkedIn
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  • 47. Slideshare
    • The world's largest community for sharing presentations.
    • 48. 50 million monthly visitors
    • 49. 90 million page views
    • 50. Search by
    • 51. Content
    • 52. People
    • 53. Other features
    • 54. zipcast
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  • 55. Intellectual Property
    • Google Patents
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  • 56. Professional database – Nexis.com
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  • 63. Professional database – Nexis.com
    • Search by SIC code
    • 64. Create a company list
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  • 65. Search forA Specific Company
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    Google Command Search
    • Two commands:
    • 67. allinurl: ‘company name’
    • 68. allintitle: ‘company name’
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    Formal Website
    • We will probablyfind the following information:
    • 69. Branches & subsidiaries
    • 70. Financial information
    • 71. Key executives
    • 72. Press releases
    • 73. Market research reports
    • 74. Products description
    • 75. Analysts reports
    • 76. Job searching
    • 77. OEMs
    • 78. Conferences
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    Search Within a Company Site
    • Google command search
    • 79. Site: www.companyname.com
    • 80. Search for specific document
    • 81. For example: datasheets
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    Searching the News
    • Articles in the local newspaper
    • 82. List of local newspapers worldwide
    • 83. List of local newspapers in the US
    • 84. Google News
    • 85. Google news archive
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    Searching the News – Cont.
    • Google simple search
    • 86. Timeline
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    Once Upon a Time…
    • Describes companies websites since 1996
    • 87. Information about a company before she was acquired
    • 88. Personal changes
    • 89. Old products
    Surf the web as it was
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    Link to and from a company website
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    Reverse Link
    Google advance search command
    • Link: ‘companywebsite’
    Yahoo site explorer
    Link Popularity
    • Create an alert
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    Reverse Link – cont.
    • Bing command
    • 96. Linkfromdomain: ‘companywebsite’
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    Reverse Link – cont.
    • Blekko
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    Who is?
    Domain Tools
    Search domain ownership records
    Allows you to protect your brand
    Verify your potential partners
    htttp://whois.domaintools.com
    Reverse who is
    discover other domains owned by the same organization
    set alerts to watch for future changes
    To retrieve a report you have to pay
    http://www.domaintools.com/research/reverse-whois/
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    Search Locally - Transliteration
    Elbit – Into Russian
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    Financial Data
    Stock exchange websites
    Yahoo! Finance
    D&B
    BDI
    10kWizard
    Companies house
    Official company register
  • 99. Financial Data – Commercial Database
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    Intellectual Property
    Google Patents
    American patents only
    Espacenet
    70 million patents worldwide
    Covers 78 authorities
    RSS
    Export
    Commercial databases
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    Keep Track of your Competitors
    • Google News
    • 102. Google Alerts
  • People Search
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    Why Search for People?
    Recruit a new employee
    Head Hunting
    Background check for :
    Investors
    potential customers
    business partners
    Business Intelligence
    Experts to penetrate a new market
    Expert to testify in court
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    When is it easier to find the information?
    Famous people
    People who uses their real names in forums/blogs
    People in the academic world
    Freelance
    Executives
    Interviews in newspaper and media
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    Sources
    Search engines
    Social networks
    Blogs
    Forums
  • 106. People Search
    Find your Expert
  • 107. Experts.com
    Founded in 1994
    Experts include authors, consultants, engineers, physicians, professors, scientists, specialists, and more.
    The registry has been a resource to attorneys, businesses, reporters, insurance companies, judges, librarians and the media for simple business consultation or complex litigation
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  • 108. Experts.com
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  • 109. Scholar Sites
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  • 115. Google Scholar
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  • 120. Microsoft Academic Search
    • Sub category by area of interest
    • 121. List of relevant journals
    • 122. Search for one Author, find many more
    • 123. Citations and co-authors
    • 124. Related terms
    • 125. Conferences
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  • 126. Blog Search
    • Technorati
    • 127. Rank expert by popularity
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  • 128. Blog Search
    Google simple search using “show options”
    Direct link Google blogs
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  • 129. Blog Search
    http://www.icerocket.com/
    Simple search
    Advance search
    • For other blog search engines, click here.
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  • 130. Patent Search
    • Search by keywords
    • 131. Rank by number of inventions
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  • 132. Social Networks
    Search groups
    Identify admin / group leader
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    File sharing
    Find experts on a topic
    Find our what companies are doing
    General overview of a topic
    Data and market statistics
    Company structure
    Sources:
    www.slideshare.net
    www.authorstream.com
    www.slideboom.com
    www.slidefinder.net
  • 134. Authoratory
    Expert search
    Name
    Email address
    No. of published articles
    Current position
    Co authors
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  • 135. People Search
    Find Information About a Specific Person
  • 136. Pipl
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  • 143. Intelius
    Information about people who lives in the US
    Includes details about relatives
    In depth report – cost $
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  • 144. People Search USA
    • Similar to Intelius
    • 145. Additional searches:
    • 146. Social network search
    • 147. Property records
    • 148. Criminal records
    • 149. Partial information for free
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    Waapt
    http://waatp.com/
    A real time search engine to find people using their first and last name.
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    Blekko
    General search engine
    /people
  • 152. Peepmail
    • Looks for someone’s company email address.
    • 153. Type in the name of the person and their company or the company’s website URL.
    Link
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  • 154. Wink
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  • 158. Social Search
  • 159.  www.mataninfo.co.il  sarit.haim@gmail.com  054-8035645
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    Social Networks
    • List of social networks worldwide
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    Facebook
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    Linkedin
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    Folowen – Social search
    http://folowen.com/search
    social profile search engine that aggregates the social media profiles of a person from 20 different social sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter… etc
  • 170. Paid Search Engines
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  • 171. שרית חיים
    sarit.haim@gmail.com
    www.mataninfo.co.il
    08-8573171, 054-8035645

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