CHARLESTON, S.C. (PRWEB) October 25, 2006
With the approach of Veterans Day, VetFriends.com - the largest Web site for reuniting veterans, active military, family and friends - encourages Americans to take a moment to remember the brave men and women who have served our country. Carrying this spirit and tradition of supporting U.S. veterans, VetFriends.com has created a nationwide online directory of veteran-owned companies and professionals free for all to view at http://www.vetfriends.com/business.
Currently, there are more than 1.5 million businesses owned by U.S. veterans, with 80% of these veterans having served during a time of conflict. This Veterans Day, 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 VetFriends.com allows users to search a free, 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 company description and full contact information including phone, fax, address, web address, e-mail 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. All registered businesses will receive up to 10 free Veterans Business Directory logo stickers to display and show their pride. 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.
VetFriends.com currently has more than 700,000 members, attracting more than 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 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 VetFriends.com, spanning from World War II through to Operation Desert Storm and the present. Since that time, more than 12,000 businesses have registered in the Veterans Business Directory. For further information and/or interview opportunities please contact founder Dale F. Sutcliffe.