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A useful resource for business and consumer research, creating business plans, and job hunting. Includes more than 20 million businesses and 200 million consumers in the United States.
Use ReferenceUSA to generate a list of potential employers.
To start select select the U.S. Businesses Database and choose the Advanced Search.
Select options on the Advanced Search screen.
1. Under Record Type, check the Include Unverified Businesses box. (Recommended because it expands search results.)
2. Choose Keywords/SIC/NAICS under Business Type to search for specific types of companies.
3. Choose Geography to limit to companies in a specific geographic area.
4. Choose Update Count to see number of results, or View Results to see the company list.