TORONTO, ON, Canada – April 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Trade Pals Inc. today has announced the launch of their new website, www.trade-pals.com. With it the company hopes to drastically reduce cold calling in North America while giving individual business people the opportunity to advertise their services to the mass market for free.

www.trade-pals.com is an inventive business directory/business networking hybrid website. Although there are dozens of business directory and business networking websites, TradePals is unique in that it takes the best features from the two and combines them into one website.

Trade Pals Inc.’s Marketing Director, Gordon Glavan says that “TradePals takes the best features from Traditional business directory and business networking sites and combines them into one.”

The website directory is set up like the Yahoo! directory but instead of being a directory of businesses it is a directory of business people, sales people, trades people, and professionals. It is a way for these individuals to be able to advertise their services to the mass without the costs involved with traditional media outlets, such as radio, TV, and print.

It is free for people to create a profile and become a member and the only cost is if someone sees their profile and wants to contact them, they would be charged a nominal fee to receive the “sales lead.” Buyers have advantages as well; it is always free for people to browse the profiles and contact one of the listed professionals, but they will also have the opportunity to rate and leave public testimonials. This ensures accountability and gives the buyers leverage like they’ve never had before.

The website goes one step further than other business networking websites. Such websites take the traditional model of six degrees of separation and apply it to the Internet. That is, you have to know someone, who knows someone, who knows someone, etc., before you can get a sales lead. TradePals is set up as one degree of separation. So, the buyer chooses who he/she wants to work with and contacts that business professional directly.

www.trade-pals.com launched on April 13, 2005 and in this short time it has received immense interest. The website is positioned for phenomenal growth.

News issued by: Trade Pals Inc.

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Original Story ID: (292) :: 2005-04-0420-005

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