Launch Makes Finding Business Contact Info Easy

Johannesburg, South Africa (PRESS RELEASE – May 5, 2009) –, an online business telephone directory with maps, a robust search engine and a carefully categorised directory, has been launched by South African web entrepreneur Saul Frank.

Frank started to be a cost effective solution for businesses to have their own internal contact database where colleagues can quickly find one another. For to be more scalable, the technology was adapted to serve contact details to the public allowing customers to quickly find their local stores.

“Traditional paper phone books are obsolete the day they are published, are tedious to use and waste natural resources,” said Frank. “This new site is a way for businesses of all sizes to showcase their businesses to the world and keep their information current. It is also free, which is a significant added benefit to promoting your business in this economy.”

Business listings on include location and contact information as well as an “About Us” section. Interactive street maps help customers find business locations easily. Navigation is simple, with businesses categorised by type, geographical location and large businesses with multiple stores are grouped together. By merging the “what” and “where”, the site’s unique search engine has a single input field to make search tasks intuitive, quick and easy.

In addition, includes a customer survey feature that enables businesses to get valuable ratings, reviews and feedback directly from their customers.

Businesses can post listings for free by visiting

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Anita Campbell Anita Campbell is the Founder, CEO and Publisher of Small Business Trends and has been following trends in small businesses since 2003. She is the owner of BizSugar, a social media site for small businesses.

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