By: PRWeb
Advantages of the New Online Directory Over Printed Directories

There has been a massive growth in the use of phone look up directories in the recent past and it is easy to understand why when people look at the advantages that these directories have over printed directories. shares how their newly updated directory beats the printed ancestors.

One of the biggest limitations of printed directories is that they are likely to have outdated info, shared company representatives. Most such directories are only updated once each year (some actually take longer) with the result that the changes that take place after the directory has been placed in the market are never reflected. By the time the next print copy is available, there is no knowing what could have changed.

An online phone directory on the other hand is updated as frequently as necessary. With an Internet phone directory customers are assured that they are dealing only with the latest and most relevant information.

Accessing a printed directory is limited to only a number of places. A person might have received a copy of a printed directory from their phone company (and they probably keep this directory in their home or office). Unless they are where the directory is, they will not be able to access it.

White pages phone directories on the other hand are available online. Regardless of location, anyone can get the info they need so long as they have Internet connection.

While printed directories require users to search for info using names, a reverse phone directory requires only a number. Searching by use of numbers is much easier than searching using names. Moreover, by merely searching the number, the phone directory will give the kind detailed information that the manual directory might not have.

When considering the details, ease of use and accessibility of reverse phone directories, it is easy to see why they are getting more and more popular.

About offers a form of caller ID that can trace people and telephone numbers in North America. Customers can either enter a landline phone number and find out who has called, or they can enter a person's name and get their telephone information.

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