, the business information Web site operated by ECNext, this month announced the availability of in-depth company profiles of more than 45 million companies--both public and private U.S.-based and international organizations. aggregated several sources of information about each featured company into these complete profiles. The profiles include overviews, analysis, deeper executive profiles, emerging trends and opportunities, press announcements and news coverage. Users don't purchase a subscription to Instead, they pay only for the content they want. also offers access to company news, industry analysis, contact information and job postings. The site recently added a community feature that enables site visitors to add content to company information.

These new company profiles are a perfect--and necessary--addition to While is geared toward individuals who can't or won't purchase an expensive business information subscription, these customers still want the same type of content. has to offer similar content offerings to remain competitive and give customers a reason to try, make that initial purchase--and return.