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27 Million Businesses and Growing – is the Largest Free Business Directory in the World; with Cutting Edge Features and a New Way of Thinking is a website that people and local businesses alike can use to list, promote and review their local services. Based on wiki principles and built upon harnessing the power of peer production; Brownbook puts buyers in touch with sellers for free. Businesses can even add photos, videos, descriptions, highlighting and priority search results to their listing.

Winchester, United Kingdom, August 02, 2008 --( Firstly, has gone international and is growing rapidly. In today’s society people both require and demand information from all over the world. We no longer only interact within the parameters of where we live but instead use the power of the web to “go global”. thrives on the idea that people wish to engage with global communities and access information on a worldwide scale and has therefore developed a global business directory platform. launched in the UK in May 2008 and has since added base data for America, Canada and Australia. More countries are set to follow as continues its international expansion. is based on Wiki principals; anyone in any country can edit, add or review any business anywhere. harnesses the massive creative power of peer-production to put together the most comprehensive free online business directory to date. The directory works as you would expect, displaying all the contact details of businesses, but with the added bonus of word-of-mouth reviews and testimonials. Furthermore, a business listing can be enhanced by adding pictures, videos, rich text description, highlighting and priority search listings. encourages all types of business to add themselves; from sole traders, through multinationals, to the businesses that we don’t normally associate with traditional business directories like Yellow Pages and Internet Yellow Pages (IYP). Such businesses include baby sitters, dog walkers, gardeners and the ‘moonlighters’ that provide services and products outside of their normal day jobs. has adopted a totally open ethos, incorporating technologies like OpenSearch and Micro Formats so that data can be used everywhere by anyone.

For more information about please contact Sarah Warren on +44 (0)208 1235 466 or email sarah[AT]brownbook[DOT]net alternatively see the blog:

Brownbook Limited, London Road, Sayers Common, West Sussex, BH6 9HS, United Kingdom.

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