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Finding Public Records Isn’t Always Easy.

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009
Collecting public records on your own is difficult. We can help.

Collecting public records on your own is difficult. We can help.

We live in the information age, a time when people are able to get almost any type of data they want from thousands of sources. This wealth of information has generated a new challenge: finding data that is complete, accurate and reliable.

Many companies sell public records, but they are often accused of providing inaccurate, incomplete or outdated information. These companies don’t always own the data they sell, and sometimes utilize a “bait and switch” tactic to get people to purchase multiple reports. They do this by displaying a teaser that indicates a lot of information is available, but when a customer purchases a report they discover that they must buy several more to get all the details. This leaves people with two choices: order reports from a public records company and hope for the best, or try to find the information they need on their own.
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Do employers check up on your social networking sites?

Do you blog, tweet, post bulletins or inform people about your current moods and activities online? If so, then you’re part of the worldwide sensation known as social networking. Whether your social network of choice is MySpace, Facebook, Twitter or all of the above, anything you put on these sites says a lot about you – maybe more than you’d like.

A recent survey taken by thousands of social networkers revealed that a large number of people are embarrassed by their online profiles. Many of these people would not want coworkers or employers to find them on social networking sites, because their pictures, comments or other content may be inappropriate.  Anyone who is wary of a personal profile should be careful; it’s easy to find most anyone online these days. A Social Network Search locates the profiles anyone has all over the Web, and people are looking.

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