International lists are, in many cases, far less accurate than domestic lists, yet many must rely on them. Of course searches of lists of lists should be performed to identify every potential source, and then they must be scrutinized at least as closely as any domestic lists, simply due to the increased postage and other marketing costs.
Please read “Tips on How to Buy a List” for advice on utilizing the most appropriate list selects and on avoiding the common pitfalls of many selects.
While InfoUSA also covers Canada, their consumer lists rely heavily on modeled data as privacy laws prevent household targeting. Further, their Canadian business lists have the same pitfalls as their US lists with skewed sales and employees and the inability to avoid most branch locations.
Beyond Canada, the largest business list compiler dominates the international business list community. In fact, a majority of advertised international lists are their lists re-packaged. Instead, we’ll obtain the data for you directly from their current-month international files at 20% to 30% off.