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.

General questions

  1. What is Global Catalog?
  2. How does Global Catalog work?
  3. Who can use Global Catalog?
  4. How much does it cost to use Global Catalog?
  5. Is Global Catalog really free? What’s the catch?
  6. If Company Profile and all the features are free, how does Global Catalog make money?

Visitor questions

  1. Do I have to pay to search in Global Catalog?
  2. How do I search more effectively?
  3. How do I search locally?
  4. How do I search globally?
  5. Are there any search limits? How many listings do I get?
  6. I like a product I found on Global Catalog and I want to buy it. How do I contact the company for more information?
  7. I don't have a business. Can I still contact and buy from companies in Global Catalog?

Member questions

  1. Who are Global Catalog’s members?
  2. What do I get as a Global Catalog member?
  3. Are there any other benefits to being a Global Catalog member?
  4. How do I get started as a Global Catalog Member?
  5. Will my Company Profile always be free? Are there sign-up fees or any other hidden fees we should know about?
  6. If the Company Profiles are free, are there any requirements and obligations for members?
  7. On which Global Catalog search result page will my Company Profile appear?
  8. Will my Company Profile be found only in Global Catalog, or everywhere on the Internet?
  9. Is it possible to arrange for my Company Profile to be on the first page of Google / Bing / Yahoo / Baidu search results?
  10. Why do we need a Company Profile in Global Catalog when we already have a company website?
  11. Can we link our existing website with our Company Profile in Global Catalog?
  12. 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?
  13. Why do I need to put my Company Profile under industrial or business categories?
  14. I can't find the appropriate category for my business, what do I do?
  15. Is there a limit to how many categories our business can be registered under?
  16. Are you going to bombard our Company Profile with ads like profile pages on Facebook, Linkedin and other social networks?