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How do YOU look up a phone number online?

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by SodKing, Dec 27, 2003.

  1. SodKing

    SodKing LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,641

    I was just trying to track down a former clients phone number online and then started browsing the advertisements on the site (www.switchboard.com) when I realized I was not a listed advertiser. Now, before I plunk down $36 per month I wanted to know how popular any of the search engines were. so the question is,

    How do you look for phone numbers or products or services on line? Which online yellow pages do you use?
     
  2. ElephantNest

    ElephantNest LawnSite Bronze Member
    from La.
    Messages: 1,878

    I use google
     
  3. Cheryl

    Cheryl LawnSite Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 95

  4. gene gls

    gene gls LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,213

    Reverse Lookup-Infospace

    There are several selections under this tital.

    Gene
     
  5. EDP

    EDP LawnSite Member
    Messages: 4

  6. lawnMaster5000

    lawnMaster5000 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 591

  7. Soupy

    Soupy LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,125

    I use anywho to find out who a phone# belongs to or if someone calls for an estimate but doesn't leave their address.

    I use reverseadress for compiling data for direct mailing. I will drive a neighborhood writing down address then enter them into the white pages to get names. I only do this for newer developments with less then 100 homes.
     
  8. o-so-n-so

    o-so-n-so LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Alabama
    Messages: 1,218

  9. SodKing

    SodKing LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,641

    I asked the question to find out who uses what. I did find the answer on switchboard. Does anyone pay to advertise on the web, other than your own website?
     
  10. o-so-n-so

    o-so-n-so LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Alabama
    Messages: 1,218

    Nope.....I don't pay to Advertise on the web. I don't think it would target the people I want to service.
     

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