Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) July 20, 2006
Carrying the spirit and tradition of supporting U.S. veterans, VetFriends.com - the premier Web site reuniting veterans, active military, family and friends - has created a nationwide online directory of veteran-owned companies and professionals for all to view at http://www.vetfriends.com/business.
Currently, there are over 1.5 million businesses owned by U.S. veterans, with 80% of these veterans having served during a time of conflict. This year, people can honor a veteran in a new way: Thank them for their military service and then do business with them.
The Veterans Business Directory at http://www.VetFriends.com allows users to search a free, easy-to-use online directory to find services and products both locally and nationwide. Visitors can browse by city, state and specific category of interest, ranging from plumbers to realtors to security experts and information technology, through hundreds of categories. Listings provide a brief company description of services and full contact information including phone, fax, address, web address, email and more.
Veterans interested in listing their business or service along with companies who currently employ veterans, can learn more by visiting http://www.vetfriends.com/business and clicking on the “Business Listing Options” link. For veterans interested in information on starting a new business, VetFriends.com offers a free Business Resource section with guides, links, business tips and more to further assist veterans.
http://www.VetFriends.com currently has over 680,000 members, attracting over 150,000 visitors per month to its Web site. Members have been raving about the Veterans Business Directory - a unique and effective tool available only on http://www.vetfriends.com.
Other features available on http://www.VetFriends.com include: search the member database to make contact with old friends; information on how to obtain military records and medals; message boards; upload past and present photos; military jokes; search and post reunions; military products and discounts; along with a variety of other features and services.
Founded in 2000 by Marine Corps veteran of Desert Storm, Dale F. Sutcliffe, thousands of people have been reconnected through http://www.VetFriends.com, spanning from World War Two thru to Operation Desert Storm and the present. Since that time, over 12,000 businesses have registered in the Veterans Business Directory. For further information and/or interview opportunities please contact founder Dale Sutcliffe.