Start a Business, Grow a Business: Using ReferenceUSA


If you are a small business owner or an entrepreneur starting a new business, the library can help with your information needs. Check out our Business Answers page for an overview of our resources and services for local business people. And, from now through the end of September, you can join a webinar from ReferenceUSA, one of the fantastic free resources for CRRL library card holders, on how to use their database to:

-Find new business opportunities

-Locate suppliers, and find key business people's contact information

-Analyze competitors

-Conduct market research

-Target new customers, identify new residents in a specific area, and increase your customer base

-Discover customer preferences

-View prospective individual customer demographics, and analyze community demographics

Take one or both of these webinars in your home or office:

Entrepreneurship: Research for Starting, Managing, and Growing Businesses
Tuesdays, 11:00 AM
Entrepreneurs and business owners will learn how to use ReferenceUSA to find mission-critical information to start, manage, and grow a business. 

Search Essentials 
Wednesdays, 11:00 AM
Designed for anyone new to using the database, this session will cover all the basics of getting started with ReferenceUSA.

For assistance with ReferenceUSA or any of our resources, give us a call, or drop by!