We have discussed many tips and tricks in this series on how to extract the best out of a search engine. Today, we discuss a few traps or common mistakes, blunders and gaffes that happen very often.
Perhaps the biggest mistake that we often commit unwittingly is to search in wrong places. This week, let us see the alternatives if we are to find out brief information or contact details of a business, company or individual.
If you are looking for a business/company in North America
Instead of searching in AltaVista or Yahoo, try the following:
Indian Yellow pages
For similar searching in India - a few options are:
Metro Telephone Directories
Telephone Directory of States
Other Yellow Pages
Wow ! That's a lot of information. And most of it is sure to remain outside general purpose search engines for a long long time. So, you know the options next time there is need for business directory search.
- Newsletter on Business Opportunties from India and Abroad
Vol: 3, Issue 17
August 15' 2002