Find A Business Address

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A business address is the address of where a business is located. Usually, you can find the address of a business through a search engine or on its website, often on its "Home" page or the "Contact Us" page. This tutorial will teach you how to locate branches of business in your place.

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Instructions

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    Open a browser and go to a reputable search engine such as www.google.com or www.yahoo.com.
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    Type the name of the business, including a general location, in the search box to make sure you are getting the right business.
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    Scan the results and locate the correct business.
    Basically, the business shows up as the first result if the general location is provided. If the business is not in the results, continue searching.
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    Once you've found the website, go to the business's website.
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    Check the home page, especially along the bottom and sides, to see if the address is listed anywhere on the main page.
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    If you can't find the address on the home page, scan the website for a "Contact Us" page (or something similarly named).
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    Locate the address and contact information of the business.
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Tips

  • If you can't find the address on the business's website, you may still be able to find the contact number of the business. Then you can call and ask for the address.
  • Never make any important official transactions if you are not 100% sure that you are talking to the right business or office. Do not trust the first information that you get online right away. Tread with a good level of discretion before making any further transactions.
  • Do not divulge important personal information if you are talking to a business for the first time via telephone only. You may make calls to inquire, but when you have to provide sensitive information already, proceed with a lot of caution.
  • Consider that not everything your find online is valid. There are a lot of scams out there who make bogus sites just to be able to attract people that they will make illegal transactions with. If it's a very important transaction, it's best to do it face-to-face in the actual office of the company.

Other Things You Can Do Online Once You Have a Business Address

Not only will you be able to use the internet to search for a business address, you can also explore further information the more you are able to generate bits and pieces of details. The following are some of the things that you may be interested to look at, once you have generated a business address:

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    Company history.
    There are companies with almost the same names or similar names. In this case, if you are only typing in the name of the company to search for background information, you may not be able to find very accurate results. You may be reading something else that pertains to a totally different company. However, once you know the name and business address, your search will be more targeted and the likelihood of you getting results that pertain directly to the one you are looking for is higher.
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    Scam alerts.
    The more precise the information you have is, the better. Not only will you be able to know the history of the company, you will also get alerted by some people who has written a review about that company. In most cases, people who are sharing their experience about a certain company, whether as a customer or as a client, will give as much details as possible. Be alert for these types of reviews before making any important transactions with that company. However, you also have to consider the fact that not everything you read about a company is 100% true all the time. You need to weigh the available information as well. If you notice that there are more negatives rather than positives, you may want to be more careful in transacting with that company, if you really need to. Otherwise, you may want to search for an alternative company instead.
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