So I get an email today from
Federal Buyers Guide
Subject: Amtower and Co. listing update - DoD Buyers Guide
SUPPLIERS LISTING APPLICATION Complete & Return By Wednesday, June 17, 2009 Fields in red are required.
for the appently low price of
The cost of a listing is $595 for 6 months and $995 for one year.
Then there is a long form to fill out, giving them more information about you than you give to your spouse. The information they have on me (name, address, email etc is largely WRONG).
Alright. It's an offer. But it does NOT tell me who the directory is going to, how many will go out, when it will go out, or how it is to be delivered.
They also offer a GSA Buyers Guide, Federal Government, Homeland Security, State & County and more.
This is not the first time I have seen this and I am sure it will not be the last. I have not and would not recommend this as a method of advertising to the government - Federal, state of local.
According to web survey tool http://www.alexa.com/, the web site associated with this directory - http://www.dodworld.com/, is ranked 2,837,858 in web traffic.
My advice is save your money.