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Do you use yellowpages.com ????
Old 12-19-2007, 08:53 PM   #1
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Do you use yellowpages.com ????

Sorry, you all are some of my adopted market researchers. when looking for a service provider (plumber, duct cleaner, etc) or a company in general....and you have none particular in mind...where do you go to find them?

Does anyone use yellowpages.com??
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Old 12-19-2007, 09:20 PM   #2
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I don't. I use the local phone company's Internet yellow pages.
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Old 12-19-2007, 09:27 PM   #3
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I don't. I use the local phone company's Internet yellow pages.
is that book affiliated with one of the larger nationwide companies??
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Old 12-19-2007, 09:32 PM   #4
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I ask around, but if I don't get any recommendations then I go to the paper yellow pages.

How archaic!
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Paper yeller pages for me too.
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Old 12-20-2007, 12:57 AM   #6
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I ask around, but if I don't get any recommendations then I go to the paper yellow pages.

How archaic!
Same here.
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Old 12-20-2007, 08:57 AM   #7
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is that book affiliated with one of the larger nationwide companies??
No, it's an independent phone company. Their online yellow pages is essentially the same as their paper version, so I use whichever is more convenient. They do a nice job and the few times I looked it seemed better than the national yellow page companies.
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Old 12-20-2007, 09:14 AM   #8
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Not me. I use paper yellow pages and I also just google the place I'm interested in or the kind of store or service... A typical search might be "carpet cleaning, my town"

It's more important that the store has a website with contact info, location and hours on the front page of the site. Then I want them to actually answer the phone - no recordings.
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I use Google Maps - enter Plumber near "my zip code"
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Old 12-20-2007, 10:02 AM   #10
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I use Google maps or Yahoo! Yellow pages.
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