Determining the best search terms to use for a specific industry can be challenging. This guide provides several tips for improving your search results.
This guide uses the cellular telphone industry for its examples.
Identifying relevant industrial codes are a useful first step. These codes can be used to develop lists of competitors, locate articles on industries and find industry data.
|237130 Cellular phone tower construction|
|321219 Insulation board, cellular fiber, manufacturing|
|334210 Telephones (except cellular telephone) manufacturing|
|334210 Cordless telephones (except cellular) manufacturing|
|334220 Telephones, cellular, manufacturing|
|334220 Cellular telephones manufacturing|
|423690 Cellular telephones merchant wholesalers|
|517210 Telecommunications carriers, cellular telephone|
|517210 Cellular telephone services|
|517210 Cellular telephone communication carriers|
Search for a company name in any of the followiing databases. The basic information for the company will include the industry codes. Note that some companies will have several codes since they operate in more than one industry.