Help | Frequently Asked Questions
The following is a list of our most frequently asked questions. Click on a subject heading below to view the questions and answers relating to your selection. Should you not find the answer to your question listed below, please contact us directly.
- What is Global Catalog?
- How does Global Catalog work?
- Who can use Global Catalog?
- How much does it cost to use Global Catalog?
- Is Global Catalog really free? What’s the catch?
- If Company Profile and all the features are free, how does Global Catalog make money?
- Do I have to pay to search in Global Catalog?
- How do I search more effectively?
- How do I search locally?
- How do I search globally?
- Are there any search limits? How many listings do I get?
- I like a product I found on Global Catalog and I want to buy it. How do I contact the company for more information?
- I don't have a business. Can I still contact and buy from companies in Global Catalog?
- Who are Global Catalog’s members?
- What do I get as a Global Catalog member?
- Are there any other benefits to being a Global Catalog member?
- How do I get started as a Global Catalog Member?
- Will my Company Profile always be free? Are there sign-up fees or any other hidden fees we should know about?
- If the Company Profiles are free, are there any requirements and obligations for members?
- On which Global Catalog search result page will my Company Profile appear?
- Will my Company Profile be found only in Global Catalog, or everywhere on the Internet?
- Is it possible to arrange for my Company Profile to be on the first page of Google / Bing / Yahoo / Baidu search results?
- Why do we need a Company Profile in Global Catalog when we already have a company website?
- Can we link our existing website with our Company Profile in Global Catalog?
- We are just starting a new business, and we already have our unique company domain, but we don’t have a website. Can we use our own domain name for the Company Profile?
- Why do I need to put my Company Profile under industrial or business categories?
- I can't find the appropriate category for my business, what do I do?
- Is there a limit to how many categories our business can be registered under?
- Are you going to bombard our Company Profile with ads like profile pages on Facebook, Linkedin and other social networks?