Selected as "Website of the Week" by MSNBC's Your Business

Free website helps entrepreneurs, small businesses increase profits, reduce failure

Dec 15, 2011, 15:54 ET from SizeUp

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SizeUp (, a free small business intelligence tool designed to help all companies grow, was featured as the "website of the week" on MSNBC's Your Business.  SizeUp enables businesses to make smarter choices by providing many of the same demographic, industry, geographic, competitiveness, and cost-of-business data that large corporations use.

"As a small business owner, you are making critical decisions every week.  To help you make better choices, check out our website of the week:," said JJ Ramberg, host of MSNBC's Your Business.  "SizeUp will show you where your greatest competition is located and compare your performance against theirs.  SizeUp also includes information on the best places to advertise and offers suggestions for ways to save money."

Specifically, SizeUp provides three core features:

  1. Map of the competition:  Business owners can map where competitors, customers, and suppliers are located, and can use the map to isolate areas with many potential customers but little competition.  
  2. Benchmark a specific business:  Entrepreneurs can see how their business "sizes up" by comparing their performance to all competitors in the industry.
  3. Find the best places to advertise:  Business owners can identify areas with the highest revenue for an industry, the most underserved markets, and can create custom demographic and business reports.

"Big businesses have a competitive advantage because they have access to powerful data insights," said SizeUp's CEO, Anatalio Ubalde.  "SizeUp levels the playing field by providing business intelligence that can help entrepreneurs grow their companies, and reduce small business failure."

To view the clip from Your Business, which first aired Sunday, December 11, visit:

About SizeUp

SizeUp ( is a business intelligence website that helps small businesses become smarter, more profitable, and more competitive. It enables small business owners to benchmark themselves against competitors, find the best places to advertise, and map their competitors, customers, and suppliers.  SizeUp is a service of GIS Planning (, the world leader in online economic development solutions.