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Looking for help using Business Services Finder? Start with these frequently asked questions.

If you need further assistance, please contact us or call (855) FINDER-5.

About Business Services Finder

Can I search for marketing and creative services here, too?

Absolutely. Business Services Finder features creative and technical specialists in every category of business growth and promotion – from creative design and photography to website and application design to video production and talent.

How do firms get listed on Business Services Finder?

Firms can join Business Services Finder here to put their listing in front of companies in their local area and beyond that are looking for specialists to help them overcome the challenges of building, running and promoting their business in today’s marketplace.

Is there a fee to use Business Services Finder to find a firm?

Never. In order to help you find the most qualified specialists to help you build, run and promote your business, Business Services Finder gives you unrestricted access to search for firms, compare firm profiles, ratings and reviews, and peruse the Creative Portfolios and BSF Magazine without ever paying a fee or signing up for an account.

What is Business Services Finder?

From accounting to marketing, finding the best partners to help you build, run and promote your business was never possible until now.

What types of services can I find on Business Services Finder?

From the technical and logistical to the creative and tactical, if there’s a specialist you need to help you build, run and promote your business in today’s marketplace, you’ll find them on Business Services Finder. 

Where do I start?

There are many ways you can use Business Services Finder to pinpoint the most qualified specialists to help your business run more efficiently and compete more effectively:

Finding a Firm

Help! My search did not yield any results. What did I do wrong?

Your search criteria may be too specific. Try broadening your search to find a firm that meets your needs. Remember, new firms are joining Business Services Finder every day, so if you didn’t find exactly what you’re looking for today, check back again soon.

How can I find a firm in my area?

Search by location to view firms located in your city or state. 

How can I find a firm that's worked with a company like mine?

Simply use the Industry search option to view firms with proven experience in helping companies like yours.

How do I contact a firm?

Just visit the firm’s page and click the green Contact button to send a message to that firm requesting more information. 

I'm looking for an independent contractor. Can I find one on Business Services Finder?

Absolutely. You can find all types of business specialists, from major national firms to professional independent contractors and everything in between. Just narrow your search using the Firm Size option to find the right fit for your needs. 

If I find a firm, do I have to work through Business Services Finder to request a bid or retain their services?

No – not at all. Once you’ve identified the right match, you’re free to contact and hire that firm on your own terms. You’ll never pay a fee or commission to Business Services Finder.

When something is highlighted in orange in my search results, what does that mean?

Anything highlighted in orange represents a match to the search criteria you entered.

BSF Magazine

Can I submit an article to BSF Magazine?

Only member firms of Business Services Finder can submit articles for publication in BSF Magazine.

What is BSF Magazine?

With insights and inspiration delivered daily from seasoned professionals across the nation, BSF Magazine is your essential resource for the business intelligence you need to outsmart, outperform and outsell the competition.

Creative Portfolios

How can I see a specific type of work in the Creative Portfolios?

There are many ways you can search the Creative Portfolios to find the projects that are most relevant to your interests.

What are Creative Portfolios?

Creative Portfolios is a collection of all types of creative projects published by our member firms, from audio production to website design. It’s a great resource for finding ideas and inspiration as well as identifying firms that produce the best work in their field.

Business Services Finder Ratings

Can I search for a specific firm to find their Business Services Finder rating?

Yes. Use the Advanced Search options to search by firm name.  

How are client recommendations verified?

To protect the integrity of our rating system, every client recommendation is reviewed and approved by Business Services Finder’s staff to ensure that it represents an authentic testimonial from a client who has experience working with that firm.

What does the Business Services Finder rating mean?

Business Services Finder takes all of the essential elements that qualify a firm’s experience and expertise – including recommendations from their clients, articles they’ve published and creative projects in their portfolio – and combines them into one simple, streamlined rating system that makes it easy for you to compare firms side-by-side to see how they measure up. 

Why does each firm in my search have two ratings? What do these numbers mean?

The first number represents a rating of that firm’s qualifications based on your search criteria.