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Old 01-28-2013, 04:33 PM
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Dun and Bradstreet?

Wondering if anyone has bought into this? They call me all the time bit registering is like $800? Anyone tried this ? They claim businesses try to pull your rankings from them to determine your credibility. I know the government uses it as a verification process...
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Old 01-28-2013, 04:40 PM
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Wondering if anyone has bought into this? They call me all the time bit registering is like $800? Anyone tried this ? They claim businesses try to pull your rankings from them to determine your credibility. I know the government uses it as a verification process...
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Don't buy into it. You can get a D&B for free.
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Old 01-28-2013, 04:46 PM
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I am pretty sure that the listing and D&B number is free. I know they monitor your business credit and charge for credibility reports for a fee. My other business is listed and they hounded us to purchase their services for years.
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Old 01-28-2013, 11:21 PM
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Thanks. That confirms or at least goes with what i thought
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Old 01-29-2013, 07:52 AM
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How do you get the d&b number for free?
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Old 01-29-2013, 08:34 AM
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Just choose second option on the list here. http://mycredit.dnb.com/get-a-duns-number/
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:12 AM
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Just choose second option on the list here. http://mycredit.dnb.com/get-a-duns-number/
Thank you. Is it worth getting a d & b number?
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:40 AM
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That's up to you. If you are a large LCO then maybe so. I haven't for the my lawn care business. I'm just a one man with a part time wife helper, sole proprietor. We did for our Photography Studio business back in the 90's. Don't think it really made a difference. We just thought it made us look good on paper.
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Old 01-29-2013, 10:15 AM
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I don't remember the details, but I had to have a d&b number either when I was getting registered as a SWAM business, registering to do business with the state, or to do business with the federal gov't. Don't recall exactly because I did all three at the same time.
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Old 01-29-2013, 10:52 AM
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Usgovt requires it to do any business with them. Kinda a verification to make sure you are legit.
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