Doing Market Research with Internet Directories

In a realm where data is king, our guide empowers you with the means to sift through vast amounts of information, ensuring that your research is grounded in relevance and accuracy. Whether you’re looking to delve into specific industry verticals or seeking comprehensive global market perspectives, the directories and tools curated here are designed to elevate your research methodologies.

Spacergeneral Marketing Research Directories

Market Research Tools and Resources

GreenBook Market Research
GreenBook Directory helps you find marketing research suppliers,
facilities, and consultants as well as providers of related services.

QUIRK’S Marketing Research Media
The Researcher SourceBook® directory contains detailed
listings of more than 7,000 market research companies
providing marketing research products and services.

dmoztools – The Open Directory Project
This website is a good place to start your research, because
you can continue the search on many different search engines
without having to retype anything.

ESOMAR Global Market Research
ESOMAR is the essential organisation for encouraging,
advancing and elevating market research worldwide.

Know This
This website offers a great research section, tutorials, links and
articles on Market Research and Internet Marketing Research.

Library and Archives Canada
Library and Archives Canada (LAC) preserves and makes accessible
the documentary heritage of Canada. It also serves as the continuing
memory of the Government of Canada and its institutions.

Jayde Search Engine and Directory is a Business to Business Search Engine and Directory that
helps users to find company names, products, services and information.

Specific Industry Research Directories

Worldwide Market Research Professionals

Floral Markets
Floral Market Research articles and information.

Extensive listing and database of epidemiology subjects.

Logistics World
Portal with information on Logistics.

University of Amsterdam
The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is a leading international research
institution that values, promotes and rewards excellent research.

Marketing Research Articles
Over 650 common and uncommon marketing
research articles.

Dun & Bradstreet
Leading company for 160 years supplying information and
data on any company in the world.

Thomas Net
Products and services from 550,000 industrial distributors,
manufacturers, and service companies.

International Market Research Directories

Tools and Resources for Local Country Research

Detailed research on individual countries.

Cities of the World
Population of the 150 Largest Cities In the world.

Corporate Information
Economical information for more than 35,000 companies.

Country Profiles
Quick basic information on any country.

Information on exhibits, events, and fairs.
Data base updated daily.

Flags of the World
Country flags and the basic information.

World maps, population rankings, country data, currency converter.

Governments online
Comprehensive database of governmental institutions on the World Wide Web.

Guide to Internet Statistics
Internet statistics and research guide.

Internet World Stats
Internet usage statistics for 233 countries and regions of the World.

Kelly Industry Search
Search over two million Companies and ten million Products.

Information about Latinamerica from Texas University.

Thousands of free research tools for journalists.

Ref Desk
Links to many web sites.

The Economist Reports
From the Economist surveys on Countries and Regions,
Business, Economics and Fiance, Science and Technology.

United Nations Case Studies
Useful social and economical information for
all the countries of the world.

University of Oregon
Link directory and guide to publications useful for
market research and international trade.

ISO country codes.

World Bank
Links to WB Research work on economic issues.

World Bank
Economic data and statistics for 208 countries.

World Fact Book
Very detailed country information, includes flags and maps.

World Newspapers
World newspapers, magazines, and news sites in English,
sorted by country and region.

World Population
U.S. Census Bureau web site with population data.

Geographical Market Research

Locate towns and countries

Bing Multimaps
Click here to open the search form, type your city
or country of choice and you will be directed there.

World Atlas
World maps and country data.

Map Quest
World maps and country data.
World maps in English.

Map Maker
National Geographic map service.

Technical Standards – Norms

Research and information on the Standards

The Official U.S. Time
Get the rigth time in all the U.S.A. time zones.

The World Clock – Time Zones
Current local times around the world.

Technical Standards site.

ISO Standards
International Organization for Standardization – ISO – news.

In essence, this list is more than just a collection of resources; it is a strategic ally in your quest for market research excellence. It’s an essential component in the toolkit of any serious market researcher, strategist, or business leader looking to make data-driven decisions in today’s competitive business environment.