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Sourcetool featured as "Rising Star" at InfoCommerce 2006

Philadelphia, PA- October 11, 2006 "A sage once said that change brings either jeopardy or opportunity. Hear from these up and comers -- both industry veterans embarking on new ventures and entrepreneurs entirely new to data publishing - how they turned change into successful products by not only thinking outside the box, but developing their data-driven businesses outside the publishing"...See article

ComScore Ranks as #2 fastest growing website

ZDNet Research - April 20, 2006 ComScore, the leading online audience research firm, found that ranked #2 on a listing of fasting growing web sites, with a 58% percent increase over the previous month. ComScore estimated that 3.4 million users visited during March...See article


Direct - April 12, 2006 When Thomas Publishing elected last August to put the plug on ThomasB2B, its business-supply directory joint venture with FindWhat (now Miva), the three top executives at the project were left holding onto their vision of what an online directory for businesses could be. That notion wasn't exactly the one Thomas had been shooting for, but Dan Savage, Michael Doyle and Dennis Jones thought it was time to put it to a real-world test.

Now has been up and running for about five months, and the real world's verdict is in: You can operate a business directory that doesn't sell its own ads and relies on businesses to do a lot of the heavy lifting in matters of taxonomy and categorization; the things that are necessary for SourceTools algorithm to find what searchers are looking for... See article

Former ThomasB2B execs unveil new vertical search model

B2B Magazine - March 7,2006 The month after ThomasB2B, the 16-month-old joint venture of Miva and Thomas Global Register, was quietly dissolved last August, three of its former executives formed a company called Tradecomet. Just three months later, the new company unveiled its first product, a vertical search engine called

While SourceTool is somewhat similar to major directory-type vertical search sites such as GlobalSpec, ReedLink and Hanley Woods eBuild, there are several distinct differences... See article

What is vertical search?

Computerworld - Jan 19, 2006 Google's eye-popping success in making its search engine an attractive advertising platform has prompted many companies to try their luck in this space.

Because of the stranglehold Google and a few others have on the general-purpose search-engine market, new entrants have created vertical search engines. Unlike their general-purpose cousins, such as the ones run by Google and Yahoo Inc., vertical search engines contain information in their indexes about a specific topic. There has been some moderate buzz surrounding this week - a vertical business directory which links buyers and suppliers... See article -- UNSPSC

WebServices Magazine - Dec 9, 2005 There has been some moderate buzz surrounding this week - a vertical business directory which links buyers and suppliers. ...See article B2B Directory Launched

Marketing Vox News - Dec 8, 2005 ...TradeComet, formed by former executives from B2B search directory, have launched a new supplier directory at, which contains 12.5 ...See article

SourceTool Launches as Business Supplier Directory

ClickZ News, NY - Dec 6, 2005 Former executives from business-to-business search directory have launched a new supplier directory at, under the corporate ...See article

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