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ReferenceUSA Patron/Staff Training Opportunities

Business Owners: Update Your Own Record Here

Consumer Lifestyle Module: View a YouTube tutorial here;
find more training info below.

Title: Search Essentials: the basics of ReferenceUSA
Day/Date: Fridays (January, February, March)*
Time: 12 Noon Eastern (1 hour)

Designed for the patron new to using ReferenceUSA; this hour-long session will cover all the basics of getting started with ReferenceUSA. The training will cover the Four Essentials anyone, particularly anyone new to ReferenceUSA, would want to know in order to be successful using the resource. This is also a great opportunity for current users to learn some new tips, tricks and techniques.
Lots of time will be reserved at the end of the session for questions.
Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate.
To register for any of the session dates, follow the link below:
ReferenceUSA Search Essentials

Title: Uncovering the Hidden Job Market: Career Search Strategies using ReferenceUSA
Day/Date: Wednesdays (January, February, March)*
Time: 3:00 PM Eastern (1 Hour)

Attendees will learn how to use ReferenceUSA as part of their Career Searching Strategy. Included will be information on the importance of having accurate information for applications and resumes, creating engaging cover letters, assembling a network of references and referrers, finding key persons at a business to act as mentors, building datasets of potential employers based on skill set, work history and preferences as well as how to prepare for interviews and interactions through thorough research.

Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate.
To register for any of the session dates, follow the link below:

Uncover the Hidden Job Market

Title: Start, Manage, Grow! Your Business using ReferenceUSA
Day/Date: Mondays (January, February, March)*
Time: 3:00 PM Eastern (1 Hour)

Entrepreneurs and business owners will learn how to use ReferenceUSA to find the mission critical information necessary to start, manage and grow a business. Topics include:

• name-search for business
• locate hard to find vendors, both locally and nationally
• locate subject manager experts and professional services

• find investors, venture capitalists and angels
• network with other businesses in your area or in your industry
• develop relationships with related business for co-branding opportunities
• understand community demographics
• survey locations for expansion
• conduct competitive analysis
• plan delivery routes and service areas
• source new employees

Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate.
To register for any of the session dates, follow the link below:

Start, Manage, Grow! Your Business using ReferenceUSA

Topic: ReferenceUSA Consumer and Lifestyle Data
Day/Date: Select Tuesdays
Time: 3:00 PM Eastern (1 hour)


Ever wonder how marketers and advertisers "target" special messages to you? Find out how you access the same type of data for your neighborhood or city.

Anyone who is interested in understanding the purchase preferences of a community will find this data both interesting and informative.

Learn how to navigate this section of ReferenceUSA and then apply the data to your needs.

Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate.

To register for any of the session dates, follow the link below:

ReferenceUSA Consumer & Lifestyle Data

Topic: ReferenceUSA Big Data
Day/Date: Select Tuesdays
Time: 3:00 PM Eastern (1 hour)


Data visualization is the next BIG thing in data. Going beyond static lists of information, ReferenceUSA can help you "visualize" data elements on a map.

Great for understanding how locations relate to each other or seeing densities within a specific area, the ReferenceUSA mapping tools give you a new and powerful way to better understand the landscape.

Learn how to build a map to display results and how to manipulate the mapping tools to your advantage.

Attendees will need an internet connection and a phone line to participate.

To register for any of the session dates, follow the link below:

ReferenceUSA Big Data


*Due to scheduling conflicts, some dates and times may not be available
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