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The quality of business information can vary greatly from provider to provider, and most providers will not let you see any information until you pay something up front. So if you're looking to access a company profile as part of a business background check, find an information provider that will at least let you see a sample report first. At Manta.com, you are always able to see a sample PDF from any of the business information publishers Manta.com uses. These are complete reports, too. Often, you can also see a summary on the specific business or industry. Both of these give Manta.com customers a good chance to evaluate content before purchasing.