People Search Archives

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

Is People Search Enough or Do You Need a Professional Background Check?
Jul
20

Is People Search Enough, or Do You Need a Professional Background Check?

Thanks to the Internet, there are many sources of personal information available on demand. People searches and professional background checks are great ways to find out personal details on anyone.  Anytime you register your information, whether online, at school, at work, on social media, etc., that information is stored in some database somewhere. This information […]

How to Find Someone: Tips, Tricks, and Tools for Finding Contact and Location Information
Jul
14

How to Find Someone: Tips, Tricks, and Tools for Finding Contact and Location Information

There are many reasons why you might need to locate an individual or business. We don’t need to know the reasons, we just want to show you how to find someone.  “Find” can mean a few things. Are you looking for someone’s physical location? A mailing address? Phone number? Email? Here we cover ways to […]

Reverse Phone Lookup: How to Navigate the World of Unknown Numbers
Jun
22

Reverse Phone Lookup: How to Navigate the World of Unknown Numbers

There are many reasons to use a reverse phone lookup. It’s especially helpful in identifying unknown callers. So when would you need it and how can it help you? In 1968, Theodore George Paraskevakos began working on a caller ID prototype. He initially proposed that customers pay for the service which would be provided by […]

How To - Halloween Safety
Oct
21

Halloween Safety: How to Find Out Who Lives in Your Neighborhood Before Halloween

Neighbors can be Spooky! Find out which doors you should AVOID before Halloween! Most people think that Halloween safety is just a matter of knowing their neighbors, but how much do you really know? Consider this: Do you know all of your neighbors? Most likely not. How well do you know the neighbors you do socialize […]

What is a CPN Number and How to Spot CPN Numbers
Oct
09

What is a CPN Number, and How to Spot CPN Numbers

A CPN (Credit Privacy Number or Credit Protection Number) is typically marketed as a fix for bad credit or as a way to keep your social security number private. On the surface, this seems like a good idea. And, it sounds believable. The Social Security Administration can issue social security numbers on demand. So, why […]

Complete Guide to OFAC Compliance - Searchbug
Jul
31

The Complete Guide to OFAC Compliance

If you do business with foreign partners or customers, OFAC compliance is a big deal. The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), enforces sanctions against countries and groups of people. OFAC sanctions and programs are in place to prevent businesses from doing business with terrorist and criminal organizations, and countries under U.S. embargos. Obviously, people […]

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 […]