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Business Research Just Got Easier

Posted on April 21, 2014 at 8:00 am

Spokane County Library District is dedicated to supporting local businesses. With these two new additions to our Digital Library, local businesses and non-profits have more tools to develop and maintain successful enterprises.

1. Business Source Complete

This comprehensive collection of business information offers highly targeted searching of millions of resources. You will find more than 4,000 of the top business magazines and journals, such as Harvard Business Review, Business Week, Fortune, industry specific publications, and more. Other features include detailed company information for more than 1.1 million of the world’s largest public and private companies including case studies, industry profiles, SWOT analyses, market research reports, product reviews, and more.

2. DemographicsNow

This powerful business and residential research tool provides detailed demographic reports and can be used to product comprehensive business and residential lists. Use the unique mapping tool to visualize market trends. Examples of what can be accomplished with DemographicsNow include:

  • Assess business viability
  • Perform market and site location analysis
  • Create sales leads and/or marketing mailing lists
  • Find potential sponsors and donors to grow a non-profit
  • Prepare a small business plan
  • Analyze minority ownership
  • Compare macro and micro trends of a selected population
  • Determine business failures by industry type
  • Compare the demographics and market potential of any geographies in the United States

Visit our Resources for Business Owners page for more resources to help your business grow.

Talk one-on-one with a librarian  to learn more about our resources and how we can help you excel in your business goals.

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