By Jeff Vedders

In a hurry?  Are you looking for a place to find detailed company information on the web quickly and easily without paying a lot?  Check out Hoover’s

Hoover’s is a free and fee-based online site that contains information on over 50,000 public and private companies in the U.S. and around the world.

Hoover’s Company Capsules are free and they contain a wealth of information on companies including company addresses, phone and fax numbers, web sites, key contacts, brief descriptions, basic financial information as well as links to news articles and press releases.

Looking for more information?  Consider a subscription.  As a Hoover’s subscriber, you gain access to detailed corporate histories, extensive historical financials, product lists, a larger list of executives, and major competitors.  More importantly, you will be able to compile your own list of companies by selecting key criteria such as product type and employment and sales size. 

Go to Hoover’s today and after researching that hot high-tech manufacturing prospect you’re after, you can also find information on all of its competitors.