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MeL Minute: AtoZdatabases

by Sonya Norris on 2019-05-30T11:09:00-04:00 in Business | Comments

MeL faviconAs one of MeL's top 5 most used eResources, AtoZdatabases has proven to be a useful tool for reference, marketing and job search needs. This simple, user-friendly, web-based solution provides details on businesses and households within the U.S. making it the ideal tool for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!

With some of the most comprehensive coverage on businesses in the U.S., the AtoZdatabases product provides users the ability to email profile information to patrons and co-workers, and the ability to download 1,000 records per search, with no limit on overall download.

  •  30 million U.S. businesses and executives’ listings are compiled from sources such as annual reports, SEC filings, corporate registers, public records, national directory assistance data, thousands of yellow and white page directories, and business directories. 
  • 240 million residential listings are compiled from data sources including national directory assistance data, real estate deed and tax information, voter registration data, mail order data, thousands of white pages, warranty cards, and many other sources.

AtoZdatabases partners with Indeed.com to provide the one of the largest job databases in the world. Indeed.com obtains job postings from employers posting direct to their website and aggregating from thousands of employers’ websites. The jobs database also contains résumé templates, personality tests and preparation guides for the interview. Patrons can learn more about a potential employer by linking to the comprehensive business profiles.

Webinars and training videos are available to help users get the most out of AtoZdatabases.

  • Principles of Basic Searches in AtoZdatabases webinar covers the three quick search options, goes through key features of each database, and teaches how to generate lists, as well as printing, downloading, or emailing them.
  • Principles of How to Find a Job, Resume Writing & Ace an Interview webinar shows how to generate lists of job opportunities, goes over job tips and looks at various résumé templates.
  • Principles of How to Find New Customers & Grow Your Business webinar teaches about generating lists, emailing data, creating matrices, and learning about competitors. These tools can help strengthen client lists and increase foot traffic.

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