People Search Archives

These blogs include free resources and tips on completing people searches whether for personal or business use.

The Ultimate Guide to Batch Skip Tracing for Real Estate - Searchbug
Jun
20

The Ultimate Guide to Batch Skip Tracing for Real Estate

Not long ago, skip tracing and direct mail had a battle in the real estate colosseum. Skip tracing won. But, many tried batch skip tracing for real estate and returned to direct mail after struggling to get the results they’d hoped for. Why did this happen? How did the skip tracing train get derailed? Even […]

What Happened to the First Online People Search Services? via Searchbug.com
May
21

What Happened to the First Online People Searches?

Finding people has been a popular online activity for decades. There have been a lot of companies which offered online people searches for finding various pieces of personal information over the internet. Personal information databases specialized in everything from DNA histories to shipping addresses to death records. Each people finding service evolved throughout their lifetime, […]

Find Where Someone Works via Searchbug Blog
Feb
25

How to Find Out Where Someone Works

So, you need to verify where someone works. This can be an unfortunate situation, since it’s typically only necessary to find out where someone works once they’ve skipped out on some financial obligation. Fortunately, there are ways to find out where people work, either on your own, or with some help. As a general rule, […]

Get Better Real Estate Leads - Blog via Searchbug.com
Oct
15

How to Get Better Real Estate Leads

There’s a common theme in advice for getting real estate leads: use your network. However, when you’re just starting out, your network may not include anyone who’s looking to buy or sell their house. Or maybe you don’t want to go around hitting up all your friends for business. In this case, you may have […]

How to: Skip Tracing
Aug
20

What is Skip Tracing and How You Can Use It [2019 Update]

Skip tracing seems like pretty serious business, right? The term sounds technical. And you may have heard it tossed around by bounty hunters or private investigators on TV. However, skip tracing is useful for more than hunting down fugitives. Skip tracing can be handy for harmless things like finding a friend from high school that […]

How To Guide: Reverse Address Lookup
Aug
13

How to Do a Free Reverse Address Lookup (and What to Do if It Doesn’t Work) [2019 Update]

Reverse address lookup is a super useful tool for most businesses. Having an address for a lead or business contact opens up a lot of possibilities for marketing and follow up conversations. If you have addresses for your entire customer base, you can do even more advanced analytics and make your advertising more targeted. So, […]

Job Opening
Feb
18

How Can You Tell if You’re about to Hire a Turkey?

More of us have experience interviewing for a job opening in the hopes of landing the job, but imagine what it’s like to sit on the other side of the table. Imagine you’re in charge of your company’s well-being. It’s up to you to hire the right person for the available job. If the new […]