Locating and Verifying the
Best Local Experts for the Job.

Our Selection Process

Expertise.com finds and reviews the top service professionals in over 200 industries across the U.S. Each month, we research more than 60,000 businesses to help customers find the best-qualified professional for their needs. Our research process is always evolving to keep up with industry changes, so we're confident that when we say a provider is one of the best, it is.

Identify Potential Businesses

Identify Potential Businesses

Using public databases and customer referrals, we collect an exhaustive list of local businesses.

Analyze Review Data

Analyze Review Data

We scour public records and information to determine each providers reputation using proprietary algorithms to analyze their online presence.

Verify Professional Accreditations

Verify Professional Accreditations

Our research team validates business qualifications such as accreditations, certifications and licenses.

Screen for Professionalism

Screen for Professionalism

We screen our finalists based on their primary area of expertise, the services offered, and their background check.

Mystery Shop

Mystery Shop

Finally, our mystery shoppers call each company to gauge knowledgeability, friendliness and professionalism.

For Service Providers:

Increase your visibility to local customers

Confirm your top-ranked status

Differentiate yourself from competitors

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