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Published 04/27/2010 and rated Ratingstars2 2 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
What can you use the app for?

Lead411 is one part web application and one part service offered for businesses and professionals. Users can access accurate and valuable information compiled by Lead411. Those who utilize this service can spend less time researching important business-related information and more time expanding and growing their customer base. Information is requested by users then gathered using Lead411 technology and actual, human researchers.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Initially founded in 2001, Lead411 has expanded from its home base in California. Today, the company has grown to include separate offices as well as further feature development. Both on and off the internet, Lead411 provides corporate information and news as well as awards and vital lists. Although the website comments that additional features will be added in the future, no details are provided as to what direction those features will take the site.

What are the differences to other apps?

Lead411 provides businesses and corporations a single go-to location for important research data. Rather than searching through automated features, Lead411 incorporates a human aspect into the information gathering process. The site prides itself on offering businesses accurate and up to date information that has been thoroughly researched.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

It is all business, right down to the clean cut site design offered on Lead411. Users are greeted with a solid banner and bold logo. Lead411 gets right down to business with easy to locate tabs presenting vital portions of the site. Customer testimonials are also included and help create a view of Lead411’s abilities and the quality of data offered through this business research service. A large search bar and lead alerts are also included, easily found upon first glance. The site is an ideal example of a neat, organized website layout.

How does the registration process work?

Registration is also easy and accessible by clicking the sign up tab in the top navigation bar. New users will have to select their desired account type and make payment if necessary. An email address and password must be entered to complete the registration process. Once the basics have been added, the user is taken to a more detailed account creation page. Here, name, phone number, address, title, company, industry, and employee counts must be added. Other required details include the type of phone and whether or not the company utilizes customer relationship management software.

What does it cost to use the application?

Aside from the free core trial account, Lead411 offers three paid membership options for users. For about $30, a core account can be accessed, and includes over 94,000 company profiles, over 580,000 executive listings, executive email addresses and custom lead alerts. The midrange core plus account is priced around $40 and upgrades to over 303,000 company profiles, over 1,400,000 executive listings, and additional lead alerts. The highest membership level, called pro, offers Excel list export features, access to all company and executive listings, and all lead alerts as well as unlimited downloads. No cost is listed for a pro membership.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Business owners from many industries can utilize the information offered through Lead411. The website is especially appealing to the busy professional who may have limited free time to delve into important business-related research. Although Lead411 is priced slightly higher than other business applications, it is still easily affordable for a new or small size business. Free trials are also offered and allow new users a way to check out Lead411 features without paying first. Even on a tight budget, the application is easily accessible.

  • Accurate business data that includes emails and all available information which can be purchased rather than rented or leased
  • Protection for old or bad emails with a replacement guarantee for all account types
  • Can-Spam Act adherence requirements to help improve email marketing for businesses and everyone else
  • Free trial option for most membership levels that allows new users to test out features prior to committing through payment
  • List builder and vcard features to help maintain and market business highlights
  • Alert search and lead alerts for new hires, resignations, funding and other important changes

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Lead411 pricing

Cheapest plan (per month) : $29.95
Most expensive plan (per month) : $39.95




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